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The Spiral Path

3.54  ·  Rating Details  ·  28 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
After defecting from the Star Union eleven years ago, Starship Captain Lara Soto is now the leader of the free Chimerans. Her only regret is the intense young officer she left behind. When Terra's S.U.S. Interlace goes missing with her brother Rafael on board, she has to push aside the pain of her betrayal and team up with her old love once again.

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ebook, 122 pages
Published March 28th 2011 by Carina Press
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Jul 09, 2011 AnnaM rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011-sfrs, sfr
I read this novella really fast. There was quite a bit of romance to it.

On the SFR spectrum this one is definitely over by the Romance.

The Spiral Path was unique because I've never read a story where the main plot hinged on dimensional phase shifting--the ability to travel from one dimension to another or, in this case, exist in both at once using wrist devices. The hero/heroine being from different dimensions was presented believably and well. The Romance was believable and hot in places. It
May 08, 2011 Matthew rated it really liked it
A fun and concise adventure that combines science fiction and romance. The ideas are cool and the sex is sweaty, so what more could you want? Check it out!
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Mar 29, 2011 Jo (Mixed Book Bag) rated it really liked it
Lisa Paitz Spindler has set The Spiral Path in a unique universe. Terra and Creed are located in different dimensions. The wormhole that opens up to connect the two is called the spiral path. Only children with one parent from Creed and one parent from Terra can stay in either dimension. Others must limit their time when they travel between the two.

Star Ship Captain Lara Soto is a Chimeran, a child of both Terra and Creed. Lara was part of the Terran Star Union until Terran tried to turn the Chi
Mar 28, 2011 Cleffairy rated it liked it
Reviewed at: Library of Lights

Date reviewed: 27 Feb 2011

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The Spiral Path by Lisa Paitz Spindler is a science-fiction romance with fantastic background setting. The story was fast-paced and I had no difficulties in turning the pages. I do with there’s more passion in the story, though. I feel that there wasn’t enough romantic scenes in there. Perhaps there was, just that I couldn’t get enough.

I sincerely hope that there’s more books to read from this autho
May 21, 2014 Stacey rated it it was ok
Didn't really work for me. I liked the setup. But the world building fell short for me (are the Havens planets? Space stations? If planets, are habitable planets common?). The wrist-syncs were too convenient. The main characters reconnected a bit too easily.
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May 08, 2011 Kerry sullivan rated it did not like it
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I found this book overly complicated and drawn out. I got as far as page 52 and gave up as I found I really didn't care what happened to any of the characters. The premiss of the story was good but the execution of the plot just didn't do it for me.

I liked the kindle sample well enough, although it definitely has some romance. Lisa is an Sfsignal blogger/podcaster. Shouldn't the cover have a shirtless man? I think it's a novellette, since the audiobook is 4 hours.

Leslie Dicken
Feb 17, 2011 Leslie Dicken rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favs
Read this novella as an ARC. Loved it. Fascinating science mingles with romance and a kick-ass heroine. A top-rate Science Fiction Romance!!
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