Awaken Me Darkly : Alien Huntress

  • by Gena Showalter
  • Narrated by Justine Eyre
  • Series: Alien Huntress
  • 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ridding the world of evil, one alien at a time: That's Mia Snow's mission.
Snow is in the forecast.
In a time and place not too far away, Mia Snow is an alien huntress for the New Chicago Police Department. Heading up her expert team of Alien Investigation and Removal agents, Mia's unmatched at battling the elusive enemy among us, and she's the perfect girl for the job. She's seen her brother die at the hands of aliens. She's earned each of her scars. And she'll die before she cries. Now, a series of killings have Mia and her partner Dallas tracking alien suspects - but a sudden blast of violence leaves Dallas fighting for his life.
They are ice and fire.
The chance to save Dallas appears in the form of a tall, erotic stranger. An alien. A murder suspect. Kyrin en Arr, of the deadly Arcadian species, holds the power to heal the injured agent but not without a price. For Mia Snow, that price is surrendering to Kyrin's forbidden seduction... and embracing their electric attraction. She's walking a knife's edge, risking her badge and even her life. The closer she gets to Kyrin, the more Mia learns about her own heart, her human needs - and the shocking secret that will shatter everything she's ever believed.


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After reading the Introduction i was excited to get listening to this book. I enjoy books with Alien/Human romance with some Thriller/mystery thrown in. This book could of been so much better than it was. It is very repetitive in places and i found myself drifting away from the story, a lot. I skipped a few chapters and had no trouble catching up either (Not a good sign). There also could of been more romance between Mia and Kyrin. I found the build up to the sex plain boring. There is not much sex in this story either. Justine Eyre's narration was annoying. Her voice is not suited to the story. With such a hard cold hearted Main lady her voice really needed to be more firm. I found it quite sickly sweet. I don't think i will bother with anymore books in this series. All in all this book was disappointing.

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- karen "Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books"


Now hold on because I'm about to gush here......

Right from chapter 1, as the many gifted voices of Justine Eyre began narrating this compelling paranormal murder/mystery I was hooked and, as the imaginative wonderful multi-layered futuristic world unfolds revealing it's treasures of great characters and an awesome plot that had many twists, turns and shocks, I knew this was going to be another brilliant new series created by a truly talented author. It's an unsociable listen as that's what it made me - where I was growling at people daring to talk to me, letting the ansaphone pick up calls and being in a bad mood because I fought sleep and won in order to finish it.

Mia is a kick-ass huntress character as she thanklessly fights crime within the Alien community, along with her partner Dallas but when she meets charismatic, powerful, handsome and rich Kyrin (ok he's an Alien but so what - right?) sparks fly and awareness sizzles between them which results in an explosive hot sensual Alien, couldn't get any closer, encounter (phew). Kyrin is besotted with her but, unfortunately, there's an Alien villain to catch who's doing some pretty evil things, so their romance just has to wait as this needs an 'all hands on deck' approach.

Worth a credit? Well it certainly would have been and I can't believe it's such an inexpensive listen so I saved my credit for a more expensive, but maybe not such a enjoyable or deserving, listen. As this was written in 2005, and there's been at least 6 books written so far, I hope it won't be too long before Audible delights us with the whole series.
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- CAROLYN "I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-25-2013
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio