"fine science fiction romance"
Rila is chosen to go to earth as one of nine women to mate
with a selected human so that their species can survive as
their males are sterile or impotent. However, her twin Lila
knocks her out and pretends to be Rila; Lila heads to earth
to mate with Dr. Paul Anderson.
Paul advertises for a nanny to take care of his two year
old twins, Teddy and Rick who are a handful. Their mom
divorced Paul because he spent his whole life performing
plastic surgery for Baltimore's elite ignoring her and
their kids. Now he is a general practitioner in Preston's
Ferry, Virginia raising the kids while his ex spouse has
run off with someone else.
Lila lands near Paul's home where the Eastern Shore Alien
Watch is aware her landing. She arrives with the ad
bewildering Paul who is attracted to her at first sight. He
introduces his twins to Lila and they get along fine so he
hires her. As Paul and Lila fall in love and make love, the
Feds and the ESAW search for the space traveler. Pregnant,
Lila knows she must vanish, but she will miss her beloved
The latest wonderful "Wanted" earthling-ET romance stars
delightful lead couple and matchmaking wild twins with
readers' hearts going out to silent Teddy. The eccentric
townsfolk provide the setting with their aluminum hats and
other shtick. Though the audience will need to accept the
heroine's weak rationalizing her jeopardizing a mission to
save her race and the Feds are pathetic antagonists, fans
will appreciate this fine science fiction romance that also
sets in motion the next book.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted November 24, 2004
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted November 26, 2006