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Alien Mate releases on April 10
Until now, we’ve been in the heroine’s point of view. Although Alien Mate is written in first person, the chapters alternate between her & his POV, In this excerpt, Starr’s alien mate finally shows up to claim her. What you need to know is Starr is an overweight, curvy girl. From Torg’s POV:
Yellow straw like the grasses that fed the kel before the onslaught of winter stuck out from beneath a hood that hid half her face. From the little I could see, she had a tiny chin, well-shaped lips, and a button nose stung pink from the cold. She raised her head and pushed back the hood.
I tried not to recoil, but shock shot through me–the straw covered her entire head! It sprang from her scalp in loose spirals, curling around her neck and brushing her shoulders. Just as shocking, her eyes were blue like the sky during our too-short growing season, an unnatural and disconcerting color to see on a person.
Worse, she was scrawny; her head didn’t reach my shoulder, and even with the added bulk of the thick kel, I could tell she was skin and bones. I’d hoped for a female who resembled a Dakonian but had gotten one who couldn’t have looked more alien if she’d tried.
But she was mine. I had a mate!
I’m Starr Elizabeth Conner. Earth’s government falsely convicted me of a crime, packed me on a ship with other female felons, and sent us to Dakon, a primitive, frozen wasteland of a planet. Why? Earth needs minerals, and Dakon is desperate for females.
But I’m no barbarian’s ‘mail order bride,’ even if he is super tall, muscular, and the chief of his tribe. He doesn’t want a BBW blonde, either–it’s written all over his chiseled face. He’ll be truly angry if he ever learns what my ‘crime’ was.
I am Torg. I have waited 34 rotations for a mate of my own. With this shipment, I was sure to get a fine, sturdy mate who’ll bear me many daughters. Instead, I receive a small, curvy, pale-haired female who looks at me with anger and fear.
It is only when we ‘kiss’ that I believe things may work out between us. But I’m hearing rumors that Starr and her shipmates are law-breakers. To survive, Dakonians must obey all laws … or be exiled into the frozen wasteland. Just when I have found her, will I have to send my mate to die?
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