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(Justice Keepers Saga #1)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  67 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Ten thousand years ago, a mysterious race that we only know as the Overseers took primitive humans and scattered them on dozens of worlds across the galaxy. Now, some of those people have found their way back to Earth. A young Justice Keeper named Anna Lenai has tracked a criminal through unexplored regions of space in the hopes of recovering a symbiont that grants its hos ...more
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Published (first published March 1st 2015)
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Sahara Foley
Jul 05, 2019 rated it liked it
From my TBR list of 2016.

This is one of those books that’s hard to make a judgment call on. I had to force myself to finish it just because I liked the storyline. Though I figured out what was going to happen between the two main characters – Anna & Jack- way before the halfway mark.

Anna is a Justice Seeker looking for an alien that was kidnapped and brought to Earth. There she runs into Jack, an ordinary down-in-the luck type of person. He doesn’t know what he wants to do with his life. Yada,
Berk Rourke
Dec 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent read if you realize the genre, and accept the notions being far fetched, but not within the genre. I am not normally a consumer of science fiction books. As with few I have read though this book held my attention. I enjoyed the story line. I liked the characters even though the author might have missed a wonderful opportunity to extend the story with the addition of a love affair. The principal characters were well developed and even a minor character was presaged into the n ...more
Isobel Blackthorn
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Set in Ottawa, Symbiosis is a gripping sci fi thriller brimming with action. Refreshingly clean prose, good characterisation and narrative control, a minimum of exposition dragging the pace, all make for a terrific read. 

After an initial setup at an archeological dig, which launches the reader into an intriguing science fiction mystery, Penney straight into the action and keeps you there. I enjoyed the flits between various points of view including Jack Hunter and Detective Harry Carlson, and
Sandy Diolosa
Mar 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
I loved this book and on to the next one in the series. I don't want to give anything away but it kept me going. A different take of "Are we alone?" Lot's of action. I'm into this series and already started reading the second book. ...more
Sandra Knapp
Mar 28, 2020 rated it liked it
I did write a review on this earlier, but it seems to have disappeared.

I enjoy Sci-fi on occasion, which is why I thought to give this book a try. I did finish it, and I did enjoy a good bit of it, the ending wasn't too bad. But overall it left me confused and unsatisfied.
Aviar Savijon
May 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing

A remarkable story with a gaggle of subplots. It is a great book of suspense, drama, adventure, and more. A hard story to put down once you begin reading. I Loved It!!!
Lada Daly
Mar 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Good read

I am enjoying the science fiction and this one is full of romantics. Looking forward to see how the battle between good and evil will develop in the next book.
Alan M. Brown
Oct 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great read.

Very well developed characters and a captivating storyline made it hard not to just read this in one go. I look forward to reading the next book in the series.
This is a debut novel from this Author and, if this first book is anything to go by the rest of the Justice Keepers Saga is going to be a spectacular read.

The characters in this book are extremely well written; they have a depth and feel to them that is rarely seen in a book in the YA genre. The female protagonist is gutsy and strong willed, but she also have a side to her that she tries to keep well hidden, and which rarely makes an appearance. However, because of the way in which the Author de
Tommi Crow
May 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A whole new way of thinking about aliens!

Loved this take on aliens and where we, as humans actually are on the scale of humanity. Anna comes to our world chasing a fugitive from hers. She crash lands in Canada, doesn't know the language, money system, has no clothes to fit in, and is chasing a man who would rather kill her than let her catch him. Why? He's stolen a symbiont, another life form from another planet. Anna has only a few days to find him before that life form dies, she's a Justice Ke
Debbie Scott
Jan 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing

This book is incredible with its detail to how things actually work with evil in charge of things. Our heroine, knowing she was going to be reprimanded, continued to fulfill her mission. The parting at the end was a surprise. No doubt they will meet in the future. Thank you, Danny Scott.
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Apr 27, 2017 rated it it was ok
I only made it to 17% of this book. The premise sounded interesting and had potential, but I found myself overly distracted while reading it.

I didn't find a lot of typos, however the novel is in need of a good copy editor. There were so many "red faces", "pursed lips", "trying not to tremble", "feeling" things, (felt sweat dripping down their face, felt herself frown, felt this, felt that), and physical descriptions were way over the top.

I just couldn't slog through all the distractions to rea
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