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Invictus (The Morcai Battalion #3)
by Susan Kyle
For almost three years Dtimun, the enigmatic and mysterious Cehn-Tahr commander of the Morcai Battalion, has been at war not only with the Rojok Dynasty, but also with his feisty Medical Chief of Staff, Dr. Madeline Ruszel. Now a surprising visitor from the future has charged them with the rescue of the enemy Rojok, Field Marshal Chacon. To ensure success, both Madeline an ...more
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Published November 1st 2010 by Harlequin
(first published October 13th 2010)
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I just finished this one, and it is my favorite of my sister's books. This series is classic space opera, and the first two books lead up to this romantic tale of an arranged marriage and pregnancy to rescue a friend. Madeline is a tough woman, and has spent her life as an expert soldier, but here is a peek at her vulnerable side and her deepest feelings. Dtimun also has a vulnerable side, and there are many surprises ahead. Also, for Diana Palmer romance fans, each of the books includes a Gloss ...more
I was completely shocked when I found out that Susan Kyle is also Diana Palmer. I’ve said in the past that science fiction is not one of my favorite genres and I think that that statement is still true. While I enjoyed the world building in this installment of the Morcai Battalion series I felt as though something was missing. I’m sure that feeling is due to Invictus being the third book of the series. Reading a series out of order is something I rarely do by choice but this particular novel int ...more
This is the third book in the Morcai series, and it was pretty rough. First off it veers away from any sort of science fiction and becomes mostly a romance, complete with sighing over the opposite partner's great body, and even worse he loves me he loves me not kind of stuff. The little bit of plot is poorly constructed and mostly serves as a device to get the characters to realize that they both have feelings for each other. The language is repetitive and there are lots of grammer mistakes. And ...more
This was a satisfactory conclusion to the trilogy, even though it had a lot more romance in it than I expected. I love the big reveal about Ruszel's 'old fellow' at the end (even though I had more or less guessed it for myself). I also loved the trilogy as a whole and can see myself reading all three books often.
Susan Eloise Spaeth was born on 11 December 1946 in Cuthbert, Georgia, USA. She was the eldest daughter of Maggie Eloise Cliatt, a nurse and also journalist, and William Olin Spaeth, a college professor. Her mother was part of the women's liberation movement many years before it became fashionable. Her best friends are her mother and her sister, Dannis Spaeth (Cole), who now has two daughters, Ama ...moreMore about Susan Kyle...
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