Ava has been living on Pleasure Planet and works as an
exotic dancer. Unfortunately, she has few freedoms since
she is a half-breed and considered damaged goods. She
wishes to leave, but the planet's leaders have her brother
imprisoned as a way to manipulate her.
Tristan and his crew land on Pleasure Planet not for a
vacation but to find more members of his long lost people.
When Tristan spots Ava dancing, he knows he must have her
even though this trip isn't for pleasure.
Can Tristan balance his need to have Ava but complete his
mission to save his endangered people?
I thoroughly enjoyed this short story that is
blow-you-socks-off hot. From the first page, the sexual
heat radiates off of the pages and does so until the very
Since she is voluptuous, Ava reminded me of a normal,
beautiful woman who happens to have parents from two
different races. She is strong, but has deep fears, which
makes her believable and likable. Tristan is genetically
enhanced and very masculine. He is highly sexual, but
incredibly protective. Therefore, he endeared himself to me
early in the story.
The plot is more than it seems. The pacing is fast and
intense. There was only one part I felt too convenient, but
I gave the author the benefit of the doubt in this novella.
In general, there was more to this story that I had
I recommend Tristan's Woman for someone in mood for a quick,
erotic, sci-fi. With the likable characters and fast
pacing, this story packs a multitude of action into its
Reviewed by Katie Seely
Posted April 6, 2010