Torkel's Chosen : A World Beyond

  • by Michelle Howard
  • Narrated by Michael Pauley
  • Series: A World Beyond
  • 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

*What would you do if Earth didn’t have enough men?*
*Would you take a chance and leave the only world you knew behind?*
This is the decision Faith Reid faces. Placing all her hope in a new government program, she seizes the opportunity that offers a chance for the women of Earth to find love among the stars, on a world beyond the one they know.
*How many times can one man risk rejection?*
*Would you give up on your dreams?*
Torkel Alonson has had enough of being ignored and looked over by females on his adopted home world of Enotia. His pride has suffered and he must accept the painful truth. Females will never choose a male with his evil lineage despite his honorable service to his government's military.
*Can two people looking for the same thing find not just what they want but what they need in one another?*

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I've "Chosen" Another Favorite!

....couldn't resist. :-)

I loved, LOVED both the story and performance, and was so happy to read book two is currently in production! I do hope it will be the same narrator, Michael Pauley, as he did an amazing job on this story. I absolutely loved the epilogue, the "dirty talk," and drums had me laughing out loud....well after I picked my chin up off the floor.....Wow!

I really enjoyed listening to this story, and liked the sound effects. Most were subtle and actually enhanced the story. The only issue I had was the long pause between the chapters, I kept checking to see if I accidently hit pause; however, I did get used to this fairly quickly and just learned to listen closely for the soft music introduction.

The story was well written, flowed nicely with some pretty intense moments, and had great character development. I loved stories where you get to know the characters as the plot and story unfolds. The attraction between Torkel and Faith was instant and there was plenty of steamy romance between them from day one.

I think fans of Evangeline Anderson's "Brides of Kindred" or Laurann Dohner''s "Cyborg Seduction" would enjoy this series. I will definitely be recommending this story and series to my friends, even the ones who don't listen to audiobooks.

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- Cheri

I want ONE TOO!

This was a very interesting audiobook because there were special sound effects woven into the narration. I just listened to this a second time. I love the action this is a fast paced story and was not predictable. The narrator is great and does the characters voices well. I almost forgot to leave feedback because I was caught up in this story a second time. Each time I listen to this audiobook I hear something new that I missed.

On a planet where men outnumber the women 10 to one having a man of your own is impossible. For $20,000 dollars women can pay to marry an alien - paid for by the woman not the alien. Faith/Faye waited 3 years to save up enough for the Singles Program (SP). Faye is denied by the SP agency once because she is 28 and too old, second time because the slots were full, finally on the 3rd try she is accepted.

Torkel has stood in the choosing grounds for 7 years without being chosen. Torkel looks different from the other men. He is not blond haired and fit…he is taller darker and one big hunk of muscle and good looks. He is the head of an elite group of warriors. His warrior team is faithful to their leader Torkel. Neither Faye nor Torkel expected to fall for each other. Faye is kidnapped. Torkel is betrayed and there are so many sub-plots. All I want to say to finish this review is…..Torkel can do a lap dance for me anytime (this will make sense when you hear the story).

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-25-2016
  • Publisher: Michelle Howard