Genre-Sci-Fi Alien romance
Kindle Edition-333 pages
AROKH I broke the rules and stole an auction item from her buyers. Because somehow, they’d managed to abduct a Gryfala princess. Though… she doesn’t look, or act, or sound quite like I thought one of her kind would. But I’m merely a Rakhii gladiator; this is the closest I’ve actually ever been to a princess. I’d be considered lucky indeed if she chose me to guard her. Instead, I want more. I need her to claim me.
Because she doesn’t know it, but now I can’t let her go.
ANGIE Woke up in a freaking auction pen. With no coffee. But there were aliens. And they didn’t bid on me out of the goodness of their hearts. FML. Then this nice alien showed up in the nick of time, but he keeps referring to me as “Princess” and I’m starting to worry what he’ll do when he finds out that there’s been a little case of mistaken identity, that I’m not royalty – see, I’m not even whatever alien he mistook me for…
I’m just a human.
***Note to readers,
This was previously titled ABDUCTED, AUCTIONED, & STOLEN BY AN ALIEN.
Stolen by an Alien by Amanda Milo
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
So this was an interesting sci-fi romance read and this is one for the aliens that look like aliens crowd. This story centres on Arokh a gladiator prime of the Rakhi and Angie who has been kidnapped from earth and taken to be sold on a slave planet. So in a case of mistaken identity or in this case species, Arokh mistakes Angie for an abused gryfala a princess his kind have an almost instinctual trust with despite there lower status. He rescues her from her buyers and vows to keep her safe while escaping from the planet. There’s a language barrier and with this part of the story, its all instinct and trust as the two gradually become acquainted and learn about the other. he is fascinated by Angie as she, in turn, returns this sentiment. So this part of the story was my favourite and I loved it. Especially when he went all primal scent-marking Angie, what should have been Ewww was so very much Ahhh. Now the second half of this I has some slight issues I felt that Angie had somewhat of a personality transplant. She was forever making mountains out of molehills and acting erratic. I had questions like why didn’t she reveal the truth about herself when she realised they had mistaken her actual species. I also thought she should have set firmer boundaries with the added hobs and I was slightly worried that this was maybe heading down a reverse harem route. Thankfully it wasn’t and to clarify I have nothing against reverse harem itself this just didn’t give off that vibe initially and it didn’t feel right for this story and the character dynamic. I just felt that Arokh was getting a pretty raw deal and Angie should have been completely team Arokh and show more trust and loyalty towards him. I was definitely team Arokh all the way and thought Angie needed to step up. So I adored the pure alienness of the hero and how he was utter gaga for his girl. I read this in one sitting and this was a great start to this series with some fabulous world-building. I will certainly be checking out more from this author in the future. Final thought bloody adore the new cover of this and I would have picked this up for that reason alone it’s visually stunning. This one gets my seal of approval as despite some nitpicks from me I still really enjoyed it.
got this one with my Kindle unlimited subscription.
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