Review – Gracie’s Touch by S.E. Smith

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Gracie’s Touch (Zion Warriors Book 1)
By S. E. Smith
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While the author was clearly channeling Independance Day, she quickly steered past it, and only used it as a jumping off point.  I am so glad I kept reading, because I would have been deprived an an outstanding adventure.  

Gracie Jones shows great spirit and determination, while still retaining a few insecurities to make her real.  And Kordon is a drool worthy mix of hard on the outside, yet gooey on the inside.  At least for one miniscule human.

This was a well paced story, whose characters kept me reading well into the night.  Other than the beginning, I found the story original and interesting.  I look forward to reading more in this series.

I highly recommend this book and series.  I know I will be purchasing the next one as soon as possible.  


SYNOPSIS

New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling author of Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, and Paranormal Romance brings another action, adventure, and suspense-filled story to transport readers out of this world.

Gracie Jones was little more than a child when the Earth was invaded by an alien species. Escaping into the subway tunnels of New York City, she hid in fear of being captured. Discovered by four men who became her protectors, she fought alongside them and they became known as the Freedom Five. At seventeen, she made a decision that turned the tide on the war between Earth and the Alluthans but in exchange she gave up all that she knew.

Kordon Jefe is a Zion Warrior and commanding officer in charge of the Confederation of Planets military. When an unknown species begins attacking some of their outer settlements, he is assigned to discover who they are and stop them…at any cost.

Gracie unknowingly finds herself stranded millions of light years and hundreds of years in the future in a distant galaxy on an undeveloped moon. When an old enemy threatens once more, she does not hesitant to use her knowledge to try to stop them once again. Only this time, it is not just Earth she will be saving but the Confederation itself.

When their two worlds are thrown together, Kordon is unsure what to do with the strange, delicate creature that fights and behaves unlike anything he has ever encountered before. One thing he does know, he plans to keep her.


SE Smith and I will both be attending #IBF2016 next month.  Please make sure to come by and say “Hi” if you attend.  There are still tickets available for those who haven’t purchased theirs.  Also, if I get enough comments I’ll hold a drawing for a “Reader’s Ticket”.  So don’t be shy in letting me know if you’re interested.   You can check it out here.

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A party you don’t want to miss!  Wednesday – April 1st, 2015
Contests are open through April 2nd 11 pm EDT

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It’s to introduce readers to Kindle Unlimited authors in all genres of romance, fantasy, and science fiction–from passionate paranormals to curvy girl contemporaries.

All contests and games will be open until Thursday, 4/2/2015 11 pm EDT. (24 hours after the final author takeover).

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