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Can You Hear Me?

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  68 ratings  ·  19 reviews
For the next two years, Colonel Noa Laurie - the sole survivor of a disaster which destroyed the International Space Station - will be orbiting Earth in an experimental craft called ODIE. Her mission: to clear away the treacherous minefield of space junk that has accumulated around the planet and endangers future missions. Her only lifeline during this mission will be the ...more
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Published 2018 by Supposed Crimes
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3.5 stars

A story that is bound to appeal to many. It's told in a different style to what I'm used to from this author, head-hopping, which I'm picking was a conscious choice due to the distance between the characters. I think it's called Omniscient narrative? Something readers will either enjoy or feel like they are bungee jumping between space and earth .

There's a lot of sex in this book, or should I say, solo-sex, more so joint solo-sex scenes. Confused? You'll have to
Aug 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Terrific story! Outstanding! Don't miss this book!
This book takes "long distance relationship" to a whole other level because while Jamie is in Indiana, Noa is orbiting the earth. So how did these two crazy kids get together?

It turns out that Jamie got a hell of a lot more than she bargained for when she grabbed the microphone of a old radio and yelled out her frustrations about her ex. Astronaut Noa, who just happened to be listening becomes immediately intrigued by Jamie. The only people she normally gets to talk to are the mission scientist
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
I actually dont know how to describe this book. There were touching moments and i enjoyed them. I also enjoyed their long distance relationship that they managed only to talk with each other 1 hour per day. And sometimes they couldnt talk with each other for one week because of their connecting time keep shifting due to the time lapse and the space craft travel route, combine with the Earth rotation things. So the time that they couldnt talk because of it overlapped with their sleeping time. ...more
K. Aten
Feb 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 rounded up because of a single typo I found.

Beginning to end, I loved this newest book by Geonn Cannon. The writing was solid and the buildup between the two main characters flowed well. Noa is not the typical pilot that you see in so many other books. She is model attractive and has been underestimated her entire life. With advanced degrees in science, she’s neither a pretty face nor a simple rocket jock. And she’s lonely. Her voice on the ground, Jamie, also broke the mold in h
Lisa R. Smith
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A lesbian romance happening in a unique environment.

I love the premise of this book.

Colonel Noa Laurie, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Air Force fighter pilot with forty-seven combat missions, NASA astronaut, the sole survivor of the total destruction of the International Space Station, and drop dead good looking lesbian, finds herself returning to space, for a private aeronautic company, 8 years after the ISS catastrophe. The ISS accident has halted all space explor
I received this book free from Love Bytes and the author in exchange for an honest review.

This review was first posted to Love Bytes: LGBTQ Book Reviews. It has been slightly edited here for content.

Though Geonn Cannon is a pretty prolific lesfic and fan fiction writer, this is the first published work I’ve read by him. I've read a few of his free works on AO3 and have always been impressed with them. I’m definitely excited to read more of his published works now—he’s an awesome storytelle
Sonja Stuart
Dec 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It’s not often where I’ve actually enjoyed a love story to the extent that I do with “Can You Hear Me”. Yes there’s romance but also a bit of humor, or rather things that I found humorous and I’m known to have an oddball sense of humor, but also angst.

The story is about two people living in solitude finding that isolation doesn’t always mean being alone. One can talk with the neighbors that live around you and talk with the men and women in charge of keeping you and your spacecraft o
I really was intrigued by the premises of this "long distance relationship".
Noa signs up for a two-year mission to clear up space debris in a one-person experimental ship.
Jamie is a woodworker from Indiana that has been living alone since her ex-husband(not yet divorced). They both feel extremely lonely and end up communicating and developing a relationship.

The phone sex?.. not very sure how to rate this but it was definitely a creative way on how to write it, that made it feel int
Nolly  Sepulveda
Mar 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Although I've read other stories by and and enjoyed them,I have to admit this one was a nice change from his usual tales and the characters of Jamie and Noa were easy to like. This was a nice romance story that focused on the human connection, on how with just a few kind words and a little time you can make a difference in someone's world. Life can be full of wonderful surprises so just reach out and embrace them, you never know what you might find.
Feb 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read it more than once

This very well may be one of my favorite stories I've read in a long while. Geonn does such a wonderful job of bringing the characters to life that you feel as if you really get to know Noa and Jaime. The slow build of their relationship is wonderfully done, and even though most of it through long distance conversations it never feels static. Not to mention each of their environments is described so well that you feel as if you're truly in space or sitting in a barn in
Jo Frankel
Oct 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017
While not exactly science fiction, Can You Hear Me takes place in a near-future where we see that the results of our travels in outer space mirror the way we treat the land we live on. Someone has to clean it up and who better than the woman who survived a mission to space and heroic re-entry once before? A successful assignment will mean humans can once again safely leave orbit and head to the moon, Mars, or beyond. A failure will trap us in our own isolation for the foreseeable future. No pres ...more
Sep 02, 2018 rated it liked it
I had some hang ups on this one...insta-love (albeit via long distance), a couple of editing mistakes, and just a plain tone. Interesting concept for a storyline about the communications between these two but that was about it for me. Decent read.
Sep 13, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: queer
That was in some ways worse than usual lesfic. I really tried to avoid any bias bc it's a male writer, but it was so obviously written by a man (none of which was good) that it was impossible. A lot of it was hard-to-pinpoint-details in the writing that made me uncomfortable, or the feeling the emotions only reflected what the author thought women wanted to read or even actually felt in real life somehow? as if he didn't consult any woman about the realism or believablity of his (internal and ex ...more
Julieta Steyr
Sep 28, 2019 rated it liked it
Geonn always is like a fresh air, his creativity is undeniable.
But (yeah, but) I think in this history could be less sex (ok, radio-sex), the emotions floating between Noa and Jamie are well described. Don't fall into the trap of full sex in books because girls ask of more of that, lately if there's not physical interaction the romance doesn't exist. A big no.
And, what happened with Jamie sister? You forget her? I mean at the end. Ops, I think so.
Anyway, thank you for your orig
Heather Henkel
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Interesting book

This was not your typical romance but I really enjoyed reading it. I liked that the characters were a great distance apart for most of the book. I enjoyed their conversations.
Oct 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars
Miss Mairi Mackenzie

Not much in.the way of science . A reasonable l romance , better than most of boring nonsense that passes for lesbian fiction.
Robin Sue
Mar 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: l-l, l-l-romance
Solid 4 I loved the plot in this one and the ending was perfect. Great read.
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Geonn Cannon is a male author who grew up in Oklahoma, thousands of miles from the nearest coastline, who found his calling in stories about women who live on an island in the Pacific Northwest. In 2010, Geonn became the first male author to win the prestigious Golden Crown Literary Society Award for his novel "Gemini." In 2015, he won it again for "Dogs of War." He was also invited to write an of ...more