Lt. Jasmine Boswell is trying to keep her fighter jet up after taking a hit in the no-fly zone. Surviving a crash landing, she stumbles across a strangely dressed, wounded man. Crown Prince Romlijhian Bkah of the Vash is on a missionto track down and destroy the dangerous renegade Sharron. His attempt leaves him seriously wounded. Awakening, he briefly beholds a strange woman.

Nearly 20 years later, Jas is a divorced mom with teenage twins. Pandemonium results when Earth is suddenly approached by ships piloted by the Vash. When first contact is made, Jas glimpses a man who looks like the one who has haunted her dreams. When Rom sees Jas, he realizes that she is the Angel who saved and then abandoned him so many years ago. But the dangerous menace that originally brought them together is still lurking in the shadows.

Sizzling new author Susan Grant proves that hers is a potent and versatile new talent. THE STAR KING is filled with excitement, action, adventure and wonderful romance. (Dec., 368 pp., $5.50)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith