"Love is the most unpredictable of all super powers"
Protector Jason Murphy has ability to turn into a dolphin
and to communicate with sea creatures. Although in love
with Lane Kent, Jason felt he must first confront his
father, the evil Outcast Hieronymous which resulted in
Jason being imprisoned for 6 years and missing the birth
of his son, Davy. His time as a prisoner has left him
mistrusted by the Council as well as his true love.
Hieronymous has plans to kidnap his grandson so he can
siphon off the child's superior intelligence and super
powers. Despite the mistrust of all around him, Jason is
determined to save his son. Lane still loves Jason yet
cannot trust that he will remain in her life because he
disappeared the night she told him she was
pregnant. She also is not ready to trust him with her
son's life and insists even though a 'mere mortal' she
will join in the search and rescue.
APHRODITE'S SECRET brings back some characters introduced
in Ms. Kenner's previous books. Deena and Hoop (CAT'S
FANCY) join in to help with Elmer the ferret and Zoe
(APHRODITE'S KISS). Cousin Mordi learns Jason is his half-
brother and continues working undercover for the
Protectors (or is he?).
APHRODITE'S SECRET delivers the same fun and humor as
found in other PROTECTOR stories and Ms. Kenner has
continued with an entertaining and unique vision of the
possibilities within our world. I look forward to seeing
more stories particularly the promise of Mordi finding his
Reviewed by Cy Korte
Posted May 6, 2003