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Old Jan 14 2008, 12:32 PM   #1
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I received an ARC of Moonstruck by Susan Grant last Wednesday and started reading it on Saturday. It is such a good book I was up at 3:45am this morning finishing it

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PEACE IS FOR LITTLE GIRLS.
And Coalition starship admiral Brit Bandar is one tough woman. A mere intergalactic treaty could never get her to trust the Drakken Horde. There was too much bad blood between the Coalition and the Horde and, for intensely personal reasons, Brit wasn’t sure that she was through spilling it! But now a peaceful accord has made Finn Rorkken, a notorious Drakken rogue, second-in command on her starship – and through some grand cosmic irony – front and center in her thoughts…and her heart.
WARLEADER. PIRATE.
Either title sat easily on Finn’s battle-hardened shoulders. Though second-in-command to “Stone-Heart” Bandar? That would take some getting used to. Peace required as much sacrifice as war, so he’d comply even if his reaction to the gorgeous admiral fell decidedly outside protocol. But would he end up kissing or killing her if the galaxy’s tentative truce turned into all out war?

My take on it:
A great plot with believable and compelling characters. The love story in this action-packed science-fiction romance centers around an unlikely peace treaty and a clash of cultures between the Coalition heroinne and the Drakken hero. It is a can’t-put-down read that gripped me from the first page and wouldn't let me go until the final page. MOONSTRUCK is a must read book. I highly recommend it!"
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Nice review - but did it have to be orange? That's kind of hard to read.
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Old Jan 14 2008, 02:54 PM   #3
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Sorry Brenda, but all my posts are orange (except where black is appropriate for sorrow). Glad you liked the review though
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Old Jan 15 2008, 12:37 PM   #4
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Why orange?
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Old Jan 15 2008, 03:28 PM   #5
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I've used orange since the old KT days as one it's my favourite colour and two it makes it easier to find my posts in a thread
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Old Jan 15 2008, 05:27 PM   #6
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I always just look for my avatar.

The orange isn't too bad for short posts, but for longer ones it really is hard to read.
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I don't like reading posts in any color but black.

And that sounds like the synopsis of a romance novel. (Also, isn't Drakken a character on Kim Possible?)
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When I saw the word Drakken and read the synopsis, I thought of S. M. Stirling's Drakka novels.
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The synopsis does read like a romance novel - when I can read it. That orange is very hard on the eyes. Where did you get the ARC from?

Not everyone here has the world's best eyesight - and while I think it's great that you're expressing your individuality, if the net result has others thinking you as inconsiderate - is it worth it?
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