All Dr. Rae Ashburn wanted to do was present her latest research to her colleagues—and maybe show up her loathsome ex-boyfriend in the process. Instead, the beautiful scientist is whisked from Earth by the very alien invaders whose existence she sought to prove. Not only do they exist, but a stunning specimen of an alpha male believes it’s his destiny to mate with her.
Dragged to the alien world Ythir and trapped within its sentient jungles, Rae must fight to escape the brute whose savagery both terrifies and intrigues her. While her arrogant captor’s protective instincts keep her safe from feral predators and deadly flora, Rae must guard her heart with care—these enormous alphas mate for life, and demand total submission from the females they care for.
Note: Mature Adults Only!
- Original Title:The Barbarian's Owned (Celestial Mates #1)
- Author:Marla Therron
- Rating:7.26 / 10
- Genre:Science Fiction
- Publisher:Published June 15th 2016
It was a normal Saturday for the rest of the world, but it was supposed to be the most important day in Rae’s life. Not her final most-important day, of course, but one in a series of most-important days, each bigger than the one before.
The last was six months ago when she’d graduated with Ph.D.s in genetics and astrophysics; before that, it was the day she left for university, and before that, the day she dosed Cory Wilson’s Gatorade and turned his urine green, thus establishing her reputation in junior high as “that girl.” The girl who took no B.S. from Cory Wilson, yes, but also who knew the kinds of science her teachers worried about.
To Rae, if science couldn’t be used to turn an obnoxious junior’s urine an alarming shade of neon, it wasn’t worth doing.
She mentally walked through her day in the shower, dressed, ordered a cab t...