"Superb science fiction"
Special Agent in Charge Tessa Camen is guarding the
President of the United States (POTUS) when assassins
attack. Tessa saves Madam President from the first
assault getting her out of Jefferson Central High School,
but the coordination with her team fails and she is
alone. She gets POTUS to the car, but instead of one of
her men as driver, a killer draws a gun. Tessa leaps in
front of POTUS taking the bullet that kills the dedicated
Tessa wakes up believing she must be in heaven as she
finds herself with a hunk. The man explains that he is
Khan of planet Rystan, the year 2324, and the United
States of North America and earth need her services. Khan
explains she was selected to take the challenge of the
Federation of Planets that earth desperately needs to join
to obtain technology that will save the planet by finally
cleaning the environment. At first disbelieving, then
turning doubtful and cynical, Tessa eventually accepts the
challenge, but has doubts about the psychic skills needed
for success. As Khan prepares her, they fall in love, but
another species wants Earth to fail and interferes with the
THE CHALLENGE is a superb science fiction literally star-
crossed romance that fans of both genres will enjoy.
The story line is fast-paced, filled with action, and
believable multiple species so that the audience will know
they are in the twenty-fourth century. Tessa is a
terrific heroine and Khan is her perfect mentor, lover,
and sidekick. Susan Kearney soars to stardom with this
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 30, 2006
SHE WAS SHOT PROTECTING THE PRESIDENT, AND WOKE UP NAKED, IN THE ARMS OF A HUNK...
...a hunk named Kahn, who told Secret Service agent Tessa
Camen an outlandish story about traveling through time,
saving the world, and a Challenge only she can accept. Kahn
offers her proof she can't refute: Tessa has been brought
forward through time to save Earth by winning an
Kahn only has a few weeks to train Tessa to use the
psi-abilities he insists she has. He is confident in the
success of a time-honored method that uses sexual
frustration to bring out her powers, but Tessa is dubious.
She's a martial arts expert and can fight her way through
anything, but she's never had much luck with emotions.
Luckily for Earth, Kahn can be very convincing...