Aries has lived her entire life aboard mankind's last hope, the New Dawn, a spaceship traveling toward a planet where mankind can begin anew- a planet that won't be reached in Aries' lifetime. As one of the last genetically desirable women in the universe,she must marry her designated genetic... show more
Aries has lived her entire life aboard mankind's last hope, the New Dawn, a spaceship traveling toward a planet where mankind can begin anew- a planet that won't be reached in Aries' lifetime. As one of the last genetically desirable women in the universe,she must marry her designated genetic match and produce the next generation for this centuries long voyage. But Aries has other plans. When her desperate escape from the New Dawn strands her on a desert planet, Aries discovers rumors about pirates - humans who have escaped her before its demise - are true. Handsome, genetically imperfect Striker possess the freedom Aries' envies, and the two connect on a level she never thought possible. But pursued by her match from above and hunted by the planet's native inhabitants, Aries quickly learns freedom will come at a hefty price. The life of the man she loves.
Publish date: August 2nd 2011
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
Series: A New Dawn (#1)
Well, I am a bit disappointed that for such a futuristic book (the crew of the New Dawn have been in space for about 300 years and have another 200 years to go) had way too many patriarchal assholes. Men are the ones in power with women (mostly) in a helpmate/breeding role. Ick. Aries was born on th...
Sci fi, Aries is on board a Colonial space ship heading for the future of mankind, but she´ll never reach it, since it´s 200 years away.She´s assigned a job, a lifemate, and she´s not satisfied. No choice, nothing to say about her own life, and she rebels. She escapes and finds herself on a desertli...
What attracted me towards Paradise 21 was the synopsis, I haven't read much sci-fi books and this one seemed good enough to read. So despite the cover which seems to scream steamy romance, I was hooked from the first sentence. Matched with a manipulating, power-hungry Barliss to preserve the gene po...
How would you feel if a computer picked your "perfect" job and mate? What would you do if your "perfect" choices weren't what you wanted? These are questions that face our heroine, Aries in Paradise 21.Born and raised on the spaceship, New Dawn, Aries is one of the "chosen" lifers who have been se...
4.25/5To my profound relief this wasn't an advertised paranormal romance. It was a balanced sci-fi with a splash of romance.The world-building was what really fascinated me, not the relationship between two people thrown together by circumstances. The world-building was vivid and writing felt so smo...
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