The Cat Star Chronicles, #8

“Stud” by Cheryl Brooks is the latest in her ‘Cat Star Chronicles, featuring another of those remarkable Zetithian males. Tarq Zulveidione has made it his mission to hire out his services to various females across the galaxy so that he can impregnate them and start repopulating his decimated society. His expertise at his chosen avocation has led to his being in high demand despite the learning disability that handicaps his ability to read. A chance meeting in a restaurant leads to his strong attraction to the browbeaten waitress, Lucinda (Lucy) Force, a feeling that is reluctantly reciprocated by the untouched and oppressed virgin. Lucy elects to accept the offer that Tarq has advertised and his sensual initiation of the innocent demonstrates the skills that he has honed by his stint at a brothel and through his travels across various worlds which are enhanced by his race’s physical attributes that are so seductive to females. The pivotal encounter changes Lucy’s life forever as she resolves to shed the emotional shackles that she has worn for so long but it also has longlasting effects on Tarq, both emotionally and physically. A road trip leads to the unwelcome discovery that the anti-alien sentiment has escalated on Lucy’s world with dangerous consequences to non-humans such as Tarq. The two must work together and learn to trust one another if they are going to survive.

An inventive book filled with the sensual scenes that make the Zetithian males so popular. The addictive properties attached to their lovemaking and the talents cultivated for pleasing females are highlighted along with the complications resulting from Tarq’s insecurities about his learning disabilities. The author does a wonderful job of creating new situations for those survivors of the tragedy that struck their homeworld who use the only talents that they can market in order to survive. An imaginative and erotic tale filled with interesting details and sure to attract new fans to the series.

Book Blurb for Stud

Stud is eighth in the hugely popular Cat Star Chronicles, the sexy paranormal romance series featuring heroes from the destroyed planet Zetith. Zetithians have a feline gene that gives the males remarkable sexual prowess and feline beauty.

There is only one thing Tarq is good at, so he sets out to save his species by offering his services to women across the galaxy. Lucinda Force longs for romance, but is resigned to her loveless lot in life, until Tarq walks through the door...

Night Owl Reviews Jan, 2012 4.25