Christine Pope
Christine Pope
Christine Pope
Christine Pope

The Mandala Maneuver

Book 4: The Gaian Consortium Series

About the Book

Alexa Craig is no stranger to her unflattering nickname, “The Ice Queen,” but in her diplomatic career, her reputation as a cool customer has been an asset rather than a liability. Alien ambassador Lirzhan, representing the enigmatic Zhore, is well aware of the suspicion and curiosity that follow his people within the Gaian Consortium. However, the Zhore have always been protective of their secrets…even they encounter someone as captivating as Alexa Craig.

But when their vessel falls under attack during a routine flight, these two strangers are thrust into an unlikely partnership, forced to rely on each other’s wits to survive on the ostensibly uninhabited world where their escape pod has crash-landed. As Alexa and Lirzhan uncover the hidden truth that lies beneath the untamed beauty of Mandala, they must prioritize duty over their burgeoning desires and confront a perilous conspiracy. It’s a gamble that jeopardizes not only their lives and worlds…but also the future they’ve only just begun to envision together.

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“I’ve read all the books in the Gaian series and enjoyed each of them. VERY good world building and each story has a final ending. I really like the female lead in this one — she was very no-nonsense type of character. There is adventure, romance, and conspiracy. This is a romance between a human and an alien. Another great story — can’t wait for the next one.”—Amazon reviewer

The Details

Published: February 19, 2014
Publisher: Dark Valentine Press
Pages: 340
Formats: EbookPaperback
ISBN-10: 0615970753 ISBN-13: 978-0615970752 ASIN: B00IK1GSE8
Genres & Tropes
Science Fiction Romance, Space Opera, Alien Romance
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