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Sometimes love knocks softly and sometimes it breaks down your door.

Anne s morning starts like any other normal day and ends in a race for her life. The surprise that interrupts her regular date with a latte looks a lot like Frankenstein, except this monster is for real. And it chases her straight into the arms of two mouthwatering hunks who whisk her away from everything
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ebook, 135 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by Samhain Publishing
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JenMcJ
Apr 16, 2009 JenMcJ rated it did not like it
I did not finish this one. It is straight menage m/f/m and the guys had some minor early jealousy issues because they had to share that instantly turned me off. Coupled with the alien/sci-fi plot, I was just not into it enough to finish it.
Emma Sea
May 05, 2014 Emma Sea marked it as probably-not
"The surprise that interrupts her regular date with a latte looks a lot like Frankenstein, except this monster is for real."

Today, in pedantry corner, THE MONSTER IS NOT CALLED FRANKENSTEIN. RARGH!
Merve  Özcan
Feb 24, 2012 Merve Özcan rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
I love Anya's writing style. There is not much to say but story was very exciting. İ likes how story forming, but i must confess i dont care about how "i love you"s are used so genereous.
Van and Caleb are, if you will alien, in their world there is a femele famine and The Oracle chooses some wimen from earth who will be perfect match and bring girl children for these men.
Anne is one of them Caleb and Van thakes her from earth and bring her to their world.İf they did not she will be killed by gu
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Karen Voss
May 25, 2014 Karen Voss rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another awesome fun read

to first think she (Anne) was delusional, and/or in a coma.with her body lying somewhere else, this book eventually got a little kinky. But it was not a headlong rush into instant arousal, it was fun to read with a funny, well put together back story. I would recommend this book to anyone (over 18 of course).
Lauren
Feb 07, 2015 Lauren rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
No go for me

This book didn't really draw me in. I didn't connect with any of the characters. I was over it when Anne has a Sexual encounter with another man. There was no sharing of bodily fluids, but it was sexual. The reasons behind it are stupid, even if is a part of the culture. To make her understand her feelings, and prepare her for dp. That was something they could have done for themselves. But it killed me how she just blindly went with it. No. Just no. This book is already short enough,
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Cathiecaffey
Jan 02, 2011 Cathiecaffey rated it it was amazing
Quick read set in a unique world! So hope more stories set here!
Celeste Mckenna
Apr 09, 2012 Celeste Mckenna rated it it was amazing
a very interesting book, i loved it, my first of its kind!
Tracy
While Anya Bast's Wicked Enchantment was one of my top surprise pleasure reads so far this year and totally turned me on to Anya Bast as an author, Taken, the short erotic paranormal romance didn't quite do it for me.

Whether due to the limiting nature of the length of the story (it's quite short) or due to my admitted lack of true enchantment with menage relationships (it has to be exceptionally well written menage for me to enjoy it - and I've read them), I found Taken to be rushed and harried
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 * Kazzy * -aka Stryker-
May 04, 2011 * Kazzy * -aka Stryker- rated it really liked it
Shelves: my-kindle-books
I have read numerous Anya Bast novels, and usually find they have a very good storyline and are well written, this book however was rather different to what I have read from her before. A bit far-fetched I thought in terms of the storyline, but if you put that aside and just see it as a purely imaginative piece of work then it was a light-hearted, fun read I guess. After all who wouldn't want two sexy, adoring, hunks to fulfil their every need, probably a fantasy lots of us may have dreamt of hu ...more
Tina
Meh. Not the worst I've read, but definitely nothing exciting. Two men from a world where women are scarce come to earth to save their destined mate and take her back to their world. After defeating the bad guys who want to destroy the alien race, everyone lives happily ever after.
Felicia (Ferishia)
This was a short novella story. I've read a couple of Anya Bast's works and I've enjoyed them. I would have liked this story a little more if it had been just a little bit longer. It seemed that it stopped a little abruptly so by the time I'd gotten into it it was over. One moment Anne is having coffee the next she is being chased by a Frankenstein-like man. Caleb and Van appear on the scene and carry her away to their planet where there is more men than women. Not a bad place IMO *giggles*. Cal ...more
Rocio
Me encantaron los dos pero, creo, que soy Team Van.
Camila Cullen Masen
Jan 10, 2016 Camila Cullen Masen rated it really liked it
Corto, corto, corto.
Jane Doe
Fast, no surprises read.
Sarah
Mar 24, 2010 Sarah rated it liked it
I liked the general concept for the story, but I think it could have been executed better. I would have liked more detail, more danger and more sensual scenes. There could have interaction with other human females taken and so many other things. I would have had the guys meeting her at least casually before the abduction happened. I liked all the characters ok (liked not loved), but I think I liked Van of the guys better.
Danielle
Jul 25, 2010 Danielle rated it liked it
I don't normally like short stories or novellas. This book wasn't a great story it was actually kind of silly and had me laughing out loud because it was so silly and out there. For this reason I gave it 3 stars. It wasn't great but I was very entertained for the short duration of the book.
Sarah
Dec 06, 2009 Sarah rated it it was ok
the truth about this book is that it's a little far-fetched even for me so your a women with a good job when all of the sudden two hunks want to carry you away and marry you and nothing at all goes wrong? that's no fun to read
Ashley Kannenberg
Sep 02, 2012 Ashley Kannenberg rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, own-ebook
the only bad thing was that it was short and ended rather abruptly this story had so much potential and i felt like if they had spread it out more it could have been fantastic rather than good
James Ramsey
Mar 20, 2013 James Ramsey rated it it was ok
Too short and not enough plot to interest me. The sex scenes were luke warm and some of the terminology turned me off. It was a great plot that never fulfilled its potential
Gizzie
Jan 15, 2013 Gizzie rated it it was ok
Shelves: 1-erotica, 1-sci-fi
The book was okay because it moved fast . It was very basic and had a quick ending that seemed to be just thrown together. It was even a little corny in areas.
Lili
Jul 01, 2010 Lili rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Silly silly story... all the events were so "perfect".
It's not bad, it's just waaaay too incredible (and I'm not talking about the alien thing).
Jessica
Jan 07, 2012 Jessica rated it really liked it
Very good book......very explicit but I enjoyed the story line!
Eyre
Nov 11, 2013 Eyre rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance, menage
Just wasn't my cup of tea. I'm just not that into aliens.
Larissa
Mar 22, 2013 Larissa rated it liked it
Shelves: ebook, erotica
3 1/2
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Anya Bast is the author of numerous works of romantic fiction, mostly all paranormal and mostly all scorching hot. She lives in the country with her husband, daughter, eight cats, a dog, and an odd assortment of rescued animals.

She grew up in Minnesota and still favors the colder climates. After high school she moved to the southeast United States where she attended college. While in graduate scho
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