Amanda Ashley triumphs again! THE CAPTIVE is a thrilling, suspenseful futuristic tale. These star-crossed lovers find passion and adventure amid danger and betrayal.

One day Lady Ashlynne Myrafloures is a pampered heiress, the next she is a homeless orphan forced to rely on a slave for her survival. Sky warrior Falkon had been betrayed into slavery by a friend. A surprise attack gives him an opportunity to escape and he takes it, along with the beautiful spoiled daughter of his dead owners. At first he plans to ransom her off to her fiance, but the attraction sizzling between them defies all barriers.

The lovers decide to run off and start a new life together, but her fiance arrives to wed her and to throw Falkon back into a cage. The lovers anxiously plot for a way to escape before her greedy husband and Falkons betrayer can destroy them both.

(Feb., 400 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Maria Ferrer