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Toxic Desire

(Planet of Desire #1)

3.52  ·  Rating details ·  560 ratings  ·  128 reviews
Nemona can’t believe she’s crash landed on the planet Fyrian with the brooding, golden-skinned alien who destroyed her ship and scattered her crew. She should want to kill him. But everything on Fyrian is an aphrodisiac. So she just wants to have him. Now.

Revenge. That’s all commander Oten has wanted against humans for more than a century, ever since they tried to destroy
ebook, 211 pages
Published March 19th 2018 by Entangled Publishing
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Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮
It's been too long since I read some alien porn.

This was alright! The drama was a bit much cause the characters were just being idiots, but the sex was hawt. Plenty of raahoshing going on here, too.

Let's call it 3.5 Stars.
♥ WishfulMiss ♥
For Oten and the world building alone, my rating would have been a solid 3 but Nem and the lack of romance, made this a 2.5 Star read

Nem and her rebel ship are attacked, her crew is scattered and she’s on a desolate planet with the alien warrior that tried to kill her. If things couldn’t get worse, the planet they crash landed on releases toxins that drive you mad with desire. It stimulates the body to such a degree that it causes you excruciated physical pain until you relieve it. And if you ha
Nenia ✨ I yeet my books back and forth ✨ Campbell

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Mandatory disclaimer: Robin Lovett is my Twitter friend. That didn't bias my review, however, and I paid money for this book.

TOXIC DESIRE was a purely impulse buy for me. I grew up on Star Wars and Star Trek and used to read fanfic of both back in the day, which has given me a soft spot for trashy space smut, especially when decent world-building and strong female protagonists are involved.

Nemona is the female commander of her ship, alth
May 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, romance, fantasy
3.5 stars, which is more than I expected.

This was exactly what I wanted from it. I started reading this because the premise is so stupidly hilarious to me. Getting stuck on an aphrodisiac planet... that just sounded like a whole lot of ridiculousness to me. Just as expected they have way too much sex, to the point where it's pretty much not possible, since she's human and I doubt her body could take that. The best part is that the book actually addresses this. I did not expect it to, so kudos to
Sheryl Nantus
Feb 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
If you're into sexy aliens, hot lovemaking sessions on a planet where everything's an aphrodisiac - grab a copy of TOXIC DESIRE now!

Robin Lovett's aliens aren't just lethal - they're sexy as hell. TOXIC DESIRE will have you signing up for the first ship going to the Ssedez homeworld! But be careful - one bite from these sexy aliens and you'll never leave!

When General Nem finds herself face-to-face with a dangerous Ssedez, her first thought is to kill the aliens who have boarded her ship and kil
Naima Simone
Feb 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! Once I started, I couldn't put it down. Review to come! ...more
Apr 26, 2020 rated it liked it
I read this book over my last few days of work before interpreting went remote and as you can guess, I was super stressed. What's better than a science fiction romance that takes place on a sex planet? (Yes, that's its own sub-sub-genre. Honest.)

This is the kind of enemies to lovers I can hang with - hate for good reasons at the time, followed by deeper understanding and capitulation. There's some gender stuff thrown in and while it feels pat I like that Lovett is reaching for something more tha
Sep 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well that was quite the smutty alien tale. It starts right at page one and continues all the way through, despite their best attempts to resist.
Rachel- Goodbye Borders
Nem (Nemona) crash lands on a planet with Oten. That planet happens to be Fyrian. Oten has a history with humans and hates them. I thought with a good reason (they killed many of his kind/species). Together they have to survive on this planet. Except, this planet has an aphrodisiac atmosphere from the flora and fauna. I thought this sounded interesting.
I was disappointed. There's sex. Lots of it. It felt forced with two people who otherwise wouldn't be together. Or even want to be together. I di
Maria Rose
Toxic Desire by Robin Lovett: Toxic Desire by Robin Lovett is the first story in her Planet of Desire series, and part of Entangled Publishing’s steamy Scorched imprint. It’s an erotic science-fiction romance about sworn enemies who find themselves on a planet designed to enhance sexual attraction – to the dismay of them both!

General Nem fought as hard as she could for her crew on the spaceship Origin, but the takeover by the alien Ssedez warriors, determined to get revenge on humans of the Ten
Apr 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
I’m on day two of a sinus headache. When I feel like this I’m grabbing for the most escapist books on my shelf, the ones I think of as “break glass in case of emergency” books, such as this one, set on a sex planet.

Stay with me a minute (or don’t; if you know inter-species alien sex isn’t your thing, feel free to click away now with my blessing, go with God). If you’re looking for escapism, if you’re looking for a retreat from reality, if your brain and heart need a break, then Toxic Desire mig
Apr 10, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hate to love? Forced Proximity? Fated mates? Scifi alien romance?
Check! Check! Check! And check!

I can’t wait to continue with this series!
Caro ♡ Hot Mess Sommelière
I know there must be people out there who have read more alien erotica than I have, but trust me, it can't be many.

I have read so much alien erotica, I could probably write one (a bad one T_T) on auto-pilot and I would not have to think twice about a plot. The main series I'm reading is Evangeline Anderson's Brides of the Kindred series, which has 25 books in the main series and 30 or so in the spinoff. I read 90% of those books and I'm only behind because somehow Evangeline writes more alien e
Marta Cox
Feb 22, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley, my-reviews
Three and a half
I do love the pure escapism of a sci fi romance so spotted this and thought why not try a new author ? Hmm first I thought it was a romance but having read it I'd personally say it's more erotica than I'd previously thought. Not necessarily a bad thing I admit but I did think that there was more sex than actual plot . I guess I'd just wanted a lot more substance.
Essentially it's the story of two enemies stranded on a planet that seems to emit aphrodisiacs through its flora and f
Smart Women Read Romance
If you loved Ice Planet Barbarians, you'll enjoy this! Nemona’s space exploration ship is attacked by a mythical race of aliens called Ssedez. Their golden skin is impenetrable and rumor has it that they are immortal. When Nem and a Ssedez soldier crash land on the nearby planet, Fyrian, they discover that the atmosphere, plants, and water cause intense sexual desire. The entire planet is an aphrodisiac!

Nem is horrified to feel attraction for a being that killed many of her crew, and Oten is di
Kayla Brunson
Mar 11, 2018 marked it as dnf
I DNF at 43%.
When I read the blurb I thought it would be like the Ice Planet Barbarians series so I gave it a shot because I loved that series back in the day.
Once I started reading I saw how wrong I was going into it this.
It consisted of nothing but sex, sex, and more sex! That is basically all this is. I made it to about 43% before I had to just quit. We weren’t getting anywhere story wise and I couldn't read about them having sex anymore.
I’m all for erotica as long as it somewhat has a plot
Mar 28, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
🎁 FREE on Amazon today (3/28/2020)! 🎁
Lubnaa (Romance Library)
What is it about alien romance that is so addicting? Picking up an alien romance is the equivalent of eating a candy and telling yourself that's the only one you'll eat for the night, but before you know it, you end up eating the entire bag of candy. I kept reading this book and completely lost myself in it. I only came up for air, or rather, food and sleep.

This was a fun and sexy alien romance. There is some angst, but who am I kidding? No one, including myself, is reading this book for the ang
Jul 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Caitlyn Lynch
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was ok
Twilight In Space, with less stalking and more sex pollen

Yep, you read that right. Sex pollen as a trope has made it out of the fanfiction world and into mainstream publishing. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, enter it into the search box at You may never emerge again.

This is basically Space Porn with Plot - a human woman crash-lands on a planet with an alien soldier, and literally everything on the planet turns out to be a toxically strong aphrodisiac. They should hate ea
Mar 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-received
What do you do when you're stranded on an island (that happens to be pumping an aphrodisiac through the air/water/basically everything) with a super hot golden-skinned snake-like alien guy? Well, that should be obvious. This was a pretty quick read (maybe a little too quick? I would've liked to stick around a little longer with Nem and her female crew, but it seems like this book is setting up for an ongoing series so I'm thinking we'll get to know some of her fellow rebels soon) and also pretty ...more
Patricia Reyes
Mar 13, 2018 rated it liked it
This is the story of two enemies stranded on a planet that seems to emit aphrodisiacs through its flora and fauna. Nem is a woman used to being in charge and yet now here she is at the mercy of her own bodies cruel desires. Her only companion is Oten, a Ssedez warrior who hates humans and yet everything in him yearns to Mate with his enemy Nem . Together they trek towards the wreckage of Nems ship but their burning need to constantly jump each other's bones leaves them facing unimaginable change ...more
Laura Brown
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow, what a hot, sexy, fun read! This is my first alien erotic novel, but after watching a lot of Star Trek I fell right into the premise. General Nem is captain of her ship, which is captured by an alien race presumed dead. In the fight, Nem and one of the aliens, Oten, land on an unexplored world together. There’s something in the air that stirs both species to crave sexual contact or lose their minds. Nem and Oten, sworn enemies, turn to each other to ease the ache. One of the things I loved ...more
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
TOXIC DESIRE, the first book in Robin Lovett’s new Planet of Desire series from Entangled’s Scorched line, features two enemies trapped together on a planet whose ecosystem just makes them want to get it on. He’s a sexy, god-like alien dude with golden armored skin and she’s a kickass General with a secret mission. This book is super hot and emotional with strong world-building and compelling characters. If you’re of a fan of sci-fi erotic romance, this one’s definitely for you!
Kayla (onthefritz)
Holy smokes this story was hot af! 🔥

Mortal enemies find themselves stranded on an unknown planet that radiates a toxin to make one mindlessly sex crazed.

This book is wild, but definitely top shelf alien erotica. 👌 Currently this one is free on Amazon if you wanna get your weird on.
Mar 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Didn't think I would be into this as much as I was but here we are! ...more
Deb’s a Romantic At Heart ♥️
Toxic Desire

This book starts off right in the action straight up. The storyline concept is great, and I throughly enjoyed this read.
Dec 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ebook. 3.5 rounded up to 4. Totally bananas but glad Kerry encouraged me to read it.
Jun 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ridiculous and over the top and so so sexy, in all the best ways. I desperately needed an escape and this just did it.
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ROBIN LOVETT enjoys writing romance to avoid the more unsavory things in life, like day jobs, housework, and personal demons. To feed her coffee and chocolate addictions, she can frequently be found overdosing on mochas. When not writing with her cat, she’s busy embracing untamable curly hair and adventuring in the outdoors with her husband.

Her sci-fi erotic PLANET OF DESIRE series features a sex

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Planet of Desire (4 books)
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