Life on Earth was just getting interesting for Tess MacKenzie. She'd postponed her singing career to support the family business and after eight long years, she finally earned her chance to shine. Her band was hot, her songs were rocking and Tess was on her way to becoming a star.

Things were definitely looking up.

That is until Cohl Travers, alien extraordinaire, swoops out of the night sky and snatches her off her planet. When he says he desperately needs her voice for a dangerous cosmic mission and the fate of two planets hangs on her song, she figures one of them is in for some serious therapy. Tess soon finds herself up to her neck in smelly bad guys, a robot with a superiority complex, an ancient Amulet that could end her singing career permanently and a man who can burn her from the inside out.

Cohl Travers thought he was free and clear of his destiny to become the next ruler of his planet. But when the warring Trakas abduct his father and hold him hostage for the Amulet, Cohl is dragged back to a fate he does not want with a woman he cannot ignore.

Together, they might defeat the Trakas -- but what is Cohl supposed to do about the feelings that Tess has unearthed in him?


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"A Stunning Science Fiction Series Debut"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted April 14, 2003

Present Day Earth After years of sacrificing her dreams to help her parents, Tess MacKenzie had finally gotten her singing career off the ground. Unfortunately that often meant leaving the clubs late at night with her pay in her purse. Getting mugged in an alley was something she Read more...

"Will singing from her heart win her prince?"
Reviewed by Cy Korte
Posted May 6, 2003

Cohl Travers must find the Demisian Amulet as ransom for his father, king of the planet Yre Gault. On a mission to find the perfect voice to activate the amulet, he hears Tess' voice on the radio. Once Tess' task is done and his father is rescued, Cohl will return Read more...

"An exhilarating science fiction romance"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted May 22, 2003

Songwriter and wannabe singer Tess MacKenzie is heading home having just been paid when some street punk accosts her demanding she give him her money. Refusing, she sprays her mugger with hair spray before running for her life. In her haste to escape Tess barrels into another person Cohl Travers Read more...

"A wonderful adventure through space"
Reviewed by Cynthia Eckert
Posted March 30, 2004

Fleeing a mugging, Tess MacKenzie runs into Cohl Travers and ends up getting kidnapped from Earth instead. Cohl father has been kidnapped by one of two warring brothers that will exchange a human life for a magical amulet. In order to free the amulet, Cohl needs Tess to sing Read more...

"A fantastic start to a great Sci-Fi Romance series!"
Reviewed by Mindy Lobaugh
Posted October 30, 2006

Tess MacKenzie is a struggling singer who is about to take a big step toward her dream of becoming a star in her field. It is late night after a gig and she has just left to head home when she encounters a mugger after her latest paycheck. A Read more...

"A wonderful futuristic romance"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 30, 2006

Tess MacKenzie is an aspiring singer. Leaving a gig one night, she is attacked by a would-be mugger. Along comes someone to rescue her, a handsome man and his trusty... robot? Suddenly, she is whisked off to an adventure unlike anything she's ever known. Cohl Travers is an Read more...

"Sizzling romance, super Sci-Fi tale!!"
Reviewed by Deborah Macgillivray
Posted January 3, 2007

Barry, in her first book, shows control, a strong voice and the magical ability to conjure marvelous characters. She 'sees' her alien worlds so she is able to make the readers see them and experience them as well. UNEARTHED is first class romance, but it is also first class science Read more...


(Unforgettable series - Book 1)
by C. J. Barry

Love Spell
May 1, 2003
Available: October 30, 2006
ISBN #0505525402
EAN #9780505525406
320 pages
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