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Without Hesitation

(Beyond Earth #1)

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Without Hesitation is set a thousand years in the future. Earth has become a wasteland. Humans traveled into space to colonize other suitable planets. Labels and stereotypes are a thing of the past and gender and sexual identity are as fluid as love as humans strive to survive. Here we meet Everleigh, the commander of her ship named Nirvana. She is under the control of an ...more
Kindle Edition, 257 pages
Published June 16th 2017
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Megan EM
Feb 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really wanted to love this book. It had so much potential, but I have to give it a 3.5 rounded up. There was insta-love, of which I’m not a fan. And the world building was flimsy. I’m still going to try the next book, so we’ll see!
Josh Tanke
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was ok
Expecting one thing and got another. Left a bit disappointed

Perhaps I had the wrong impression going in but my thoughts on the book.

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I thought this book was going to be a swashbuckling story of a space pirate girl battling through the universe with some romance mixed in. What I got was a love at first sight story with sci fi randomly tossed in to make it seem grandiose but for me caused it to fall flat. Empress of a very desirable world but doesn't have ships protecting the planet so a l
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Heather Henkel
Jan 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Decent book, I am interested in a sequel.
Aoife Galateia
Apr 20, 2019 rated it liked it
I've just finished reading the book and I enjoyed it, in fact it was hard to put down because I thought the plot and characters were interesting and believable. I don't mind love at first sight stories, actually, it's enjoyable to read a book about two young women falling in love without teenage angst. The conflict between Everleigh and Akacia was, as weird as it sounds, quite refreshing to read and I thought especially Akacia's reactions and feelings were understandable.

I must say, however, tha
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Qukatheg
Nov 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received this book for free through Voracious Readers Only.

Without Hesitation is a fast paced science fiction adventure.
Everleigh and her faithful crew are 'employed' by Caspar, who threatens to kill their families if they don't follow orders. When she is ordered to kidnap Empress Akacia of Valinar, and ends up falling in love with her, they decide to defy Caspar for the first time. After a rush of action, torture, a spaceship crash and surviving on a hostile planet, they have to get rid of Ca
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Nancy (The Avid Reader)
Everleigh is commander of her own ship. Everleigh and the crew of Nirvana are criminals and work for a man named Caspar who is a very evil man. Everleigh and her crew want nothing to do with Caspar but he is holding their families hostage so under the circumstance they have no choice if they want to ever see their families alive again.

Caspar sends Everleigh on a mission to capture Empress Akacia on the planet Valinor. After the Empress is captured and taken aboard the Nirvana Everleigh is smitt
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Bruce
Jan 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction
An enticing introduction to a sci-fi series with two female protagonists. While tension starts as a fight between the two there exists a mutual attraction which intensifies through incidents which sometimes are not what they seem. It was exciting to read and though I'd like to write more but I'm afraid I would give too much away.
Brooke
Mar 14, 2019 rated it liked it
I thought this was a pretty good read with a unique premise. I really enjoyed the characters and their relationships with each other were very believable and emotional. I hope 5he next book ends on a happier note.
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