Author: Lynda K. Scott
Rating: Four And A Half Siren Stones
Sub-Genre: Romance, Science Fiction
Keywords: Shape-Shifter, Futuristic
Page Count: 229 Pages
ISBN E-Book: 1-60659-233-5
ISBN For Print: 978-1-60659-233-5
Publisher: Mundania Press, LLCBuy-Link: http://www.mundania.com/book.php?title=Heartstone
Eric d'Ebrur is out of time. He must find the legendary Heartstone and fulfill the ancient Gar'Ja bond he shares with the Stonebearer. But when he finds her, he discovers that love can be more dangerous than the Gawan threat. Eric can defeat the mind-controlling Gawan but will it cost him the woman he loves?
After terrifying episodes of hypersensitivity, Keriam Norton thinks she's losing her mind. When handsome shapeshifter Eric d'Ebrur saves her from the monstrous Gawan, she's sure of it. But insane or not, she'll find the Heartstone and, if she's lucky, a love to last a lifetime.
Heartstone is an exciting, well written science fiction romance. The story begins in a small town on the Earth of today, but quickly moves into the realm of foreign galaxies and transportation portals. With an enemy so evil, it could reasonable be referred to as a mind controlling parasite, bent upon universal domination, our heroes have their work cut out for them.
Eric d'Ebrur has been sent from his planet to retrieve a woman known as Keriam Norton from Earth. She is the key to stopping an invasion in their home galaxy. Keriam is an unknowing expatriate who was bonded to Eric in infancy and has no memory of other worlds. The Gawan have also been sent to find Keriam, but for elimination purposes, as she is the only being in the universe that may have some hope of stopping the Gawan advance. Once our heroes meet, their childhood Gar’Ja bonds kick in and then all bets are off.
Ms. Scott’s tale was woven in such a manner as to draw the reader in. As each chapter progressed more secrets were unveiled pulling the reader on. Heartstone was an enjoyable story from start to finish. A wonderfully subtle example of science fiction romance that I would definitely recommend.