Review: Subservience (Universal Defiance #5) by Chandra Ryan

May 6, 2014 Review 0

Review: Subservience (Universal Defiance #5) by Chandra Ryan

Universal Defiance, Book Five

Harlow is a Subservient, created to serve the military’s needs. Even though her kind’s been freed and she’s managed to become a military captain, she still struggles with relating to humans, many of whom hate or fear her. So when a hot new navigator comes aboard her ship and she can’t stop imagining him naked above her, she has no idea how to handle the pleasurable distraction.

Parker is a genetically engineered soldier, modified to be the strongest, brightest and fastest. But not even he is strong enough to fight the pull between him and his new captain.

As their attraction grows and the affair deepens, they have to work together to stop a political coup. If they fail, Harlow will lose the ship she loves. Parker doesn’t know if she’s capable of sharing his feelings, but he’s willing to risk it all to protect her.

A Romantica® sci-fi erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave

Title: Subservience
Author: Chandra Ryan
Other books by this author that we've reviewed: Ulterior Motives, Extreme Circumstances, Hostile Intent, Covert Desires
Series: Universal Defiance #5
Other books in this series that we've reviewed: Ulterior Motives, Extreme Circumstances, Hostile Intent, Covert Desires
Source: Publisher
Published: March 26, 2014
Genres: Erotic Sci Fi Romance
Pages: 90
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Stars: four-stars
Flames: four-flames

This is a thrilling and intriguing erotic sci-fi romance in the Universal Defiance series. Captain Harlow is a Subservient that still struggles with relating to humans, many of whom hate or fear her. A genetically engineered soldier, Parker is modified to be the strongest, brightest and fastest. With their attraction growing stronger and deeper, they will have to learn to handle it and work together to stop a political coup.

The fast paced and smooth flowing plot keeps readers on their toes with lots of suspense, action, drama and passion.  The author brings her futuristic world to life with well written events and scenes that capture the imagination and a dangerous situation to spice things up. The characters are strong, compelling, easily related to and draws the reader deeper into the story.

The attraction between Harlow and Parker radiates heat from every page and the sex scenes scorch the reader with red hot passion. Communication between the two however could use some help as neither knows how to handle their attraction especially during the tense situation they find themselves in.

While I think that the story could have been a better if it had been a little longer, I found the quick read to be enjoyable and entertaining with fascinating characters. I do recommend that the series be in sequential order in order to understand the political dynamics of the universe created by the author.

 

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