After two of her brothers are killed in battle with the relentless alien menace that threatens the entire Interstellar Coalition, Sarah Mills volunteers to join the fight in an effort to bring home her last surviving brother. When she is mistakenly processed as a bride rather than a soldier, however, she rejects the match. But her mate has other ideas…
Dax is an Atlan warlord, and like all the men of his race, a primal beast lurks within him, ready to emerge in the fury of battle or the heat of the mating fever. When he learns that his bride has chosen to fight on the front lines rather than share his bed, he sets out to track her down and take what the beast demands.
Sarah is none too pleased when a massive brute claiming to be her mate arrives suddenly in the midst of a battle, and her displeasure turns to fury when Dax’s presence disrupts her mission and leads to the capture of her brother. But after her commanding officer refuses to authorize a rescue mission, Sarah’s best hope of saving the only family she has left is to accept Dax’s offer to help, even if that means giving herself to him in return.
Though he is thrilled to have located his wayward bride, Dax quickly discovers that Sarah is nothing like the meek, submissive women of his world. If he wants her, he will have to tame her, with a firm hand applied to her bare bottom if necessary. But Dax doesn’t just want Sarah, he needs her. Can she satisfy the fearsome beast within him before he loses control completely?
Heather 4.0 out of 5 stars Warrior Human bride takes on Atlan Warlord Reviewed in the United States on October 16, 2020 Verified Purchase A most unexpected but delightful mistake. Raised by a father and 4 brothers Sarah is not wilting simpering female. She has strength, smart, sass and skills. Joining the collation to fight by her brother Seth's side she doesn't have time for a man. Dax is so close to going berserker his commander demands he be tested for a bride. This Atlan has his work cut out for him. His bride is not some sweet bidable Atlan female raised to sooth the Beast but a warrior. Look forward to some fighting action, mating cuffs, huge alien, spanking, plugs and so many orgasms im surprised she could still talk!
Book Snob Sue 5.0 out of 5 stars Loved Sarah & Dax Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2017 Verified Purchase Damn I love this series. Sarah & Dax are my favorite couple in this series so far. Sarah was trying to get signed up for the front lines of the war and work side by side with her only remaining brother. They accidentally processed her as a bride instead of the war, which she refuses. Dax is starting his mating heat and they get him processed right away for a bride, but his bride was never taken out of the system and is not a part of the program.....so, he goes to get her. Her and her brothers team are in the middle of an op when he lands right in the middle. This causes her brother to be taken and her and her mate to go get him back. This is one of my favorite sci-fi series, it always has some action, it's funny and so damn hot.....the trifecta in my opinion. It's a real addiction.
Ann Shannon 5.0 out of 5 stars Dax and Sarah's story is a great introduction to the Atlan warriors and their world. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2018 Verified Purchase Mated to the Beast- Sarah is a warrior in her own right and she's volunteering for the coalition because her brother's out there alone. Only the new warden at the Interstellar Bride program is mixed up and puts her through the bride testing instead of the warrior testing. And she's matched to an Atlan who's about to go into beserker mode if he doesn't get matched to his mate. Dax is at his limit, he needs a mate and now, or he will face being executed before he's too dangerous to be around. The problem is, his mate is off fighting the Hive instead of joining him. This was my gateway into the Interstellar Bride series. I read it over a year ago and then found my way back recently, deciding to read them in order this time. I love the Atlan warriors and their devotion to their females.
GBoswell 4.0 out of 5 stars Goodwin did a good job here and the story line is very good. The sex is pretty extreme but the story is too. Reviewed in the United States on April 20, 2017Verified Purchase Sarah Mills had three brothers but has lost two of them to the Hive war. She wanted to save the last one. After 19 months of battling the Hive Sara is leading an attack on a Hive supply ship. Then right when they are about to attack an Atlan transports directly into the middle of the fight and starts ripping the Hive warriors apart. Because of his actions Sara lost several men and is furious at him. But the Atlan is suffering from Mating Fever and demands her. Now the Atlan has to tame this woman who has never been tamed before he is lost into beast mode forever. Sara is not tamed easily but she was never faced with a 8 ft hulk of a man with 1% body fate with an sex drive that most Porn stars wish they had.