Miranda Sayers was in a horrible accident that left her in a wheelchair. Her gorgeous neighbor one floor up, Collin First, tries to look out for her, he’s nice, but Randi knows they have no future. A man like Collin would want a perfect woman, a whole woman. What Randi doesn’t know is that there is something extremely rare and special about her.
Collin is an Extinguisher from the planet Sandeflay. His job is to keep the big ugly, dangerous beasts from coming through Ducts that can be made with disks the Extinguishers keep on them. Ducts open from Sandeflay to Earth and our worst nightmares come to life in animal form.
An Extinguisher’s life is a lonely life, but Collin has a pet, Bud. Bud is a tygren—on Sandeflay a tygren is one of those big bads that we try to avoid. But since Collin raised him from a cub, he’s tame—ish. When Randi sees him for the first time, the 800 pound animal terrified. Bud has the ability to blend into his surroundings, but when not in stealth mode, he looks like a bear with tiger stripes. And with one meeting, he makes Randi his new best friend.
An emergency causes and almost fatal disaster, but Collin’s main concern is Randi. Earth women can’t live on Sandeflay, their bodies can’t tolerate the atmosphere. Even though her time might be limited, she wants to spend all she can with Collin. She wants to live and be the woman that he sees her as. But within the first day, Randi starts showing signs of distress. Determined not to lose her, Collin, starts breaking the laws of his planet. He marries Randi in secret, and the two start on their perfect honeymoon. Barely one day into their marriage, Collin decides he’ll do what ever he has to to keep Randi as his wife.
Sandeflay is more advanced in medicine than on Earth, and they find something that helps Randi to walk again. But this isn’t the only miracle that is happening. Randi has the ability to see the creatures of Sandelfay that normal people can’t see until it’s too late. Many question this ability, and then stories from Randi’s childhood, told by her mother come to mind, stories that connect with Sandeflay. Truths come to the surface and proof is needed to back up a claim. But when Randi is set back to Earth, she has to make a deadline or lose the man she loves forever.
Let me tell you, the shocks and wow’s in this book are outstanding. Sandeflay sounds like a place I would love to visit or even live. This book is full of life and the people are wonderfully real. Collin is hunk and in a few paragraphs you fall for him hard. Randi is a strong woman, and when she finds that place inside her, the one that she hid years ago, that lady is one that is so easy to like and in time you cheer for her and Collin. Especially when Linda throws one more extra surprise into the mix. Great book, a definite keeper.
~ Grade A
~ Reviewed by Melisa, Simply Romance Reviews