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While hiking the mountains and deserts of Arizona with her best friend, D.O.G., Ryley Graham hears a whirring noise. Thinking D.O.G. has cornered a rattlesnake, she rushes to protect him and is blinded by a light seemingly coming from nowhere and everywhere simultaneously.

Waking up 510 years later, she is confused by the unfamiliar machinery and ‘people’ that surround he
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Kindle Edition, 337 pages
Published December 21st 2017 by Shadoe Publishing
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K. Aten
May 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 Rounded up.

I found Meinel's book easy to read with an involved and fully-worked out plot. Some of the antagonists were a little stereotyped but it still fit within the story line. One thing I enjoyed was the way Meinel struck the truth of the main characters personalities and fears. Ryley was displaced so far into the future she couldn't help her disbelieve that any of it was real. I would have felt the same way in her place. And Mercédès was a woman/android hybrid who struggled
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Kitty McIntosh
Jan 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
‘Recombinant Love’ is a fantastic science fiction novel, an adventure not just in terms of storyline but also in character development. It is an epic love story between two very different women from very different times. Ryley Graham disappears from 2015 and wakes up 500 years later. As she struggles to adjust to her new life she becomes drawn to Mercedes, half human, half machine. Dealing with her feelings and letting go of the past are only part it for her. Why was she taken? And by whom?
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Jo Watkins
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I first read this book just a couple of weeks short of 1 year ago before I joined Good reads my original review can be found on Amazon and I can honestly say that reading it again 1 year laters it’s stoa damn good read
Karen
Jan 01, 2018 rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book but some things threw me off. It was a little slow in the beginning. I had read the author’s posts about fearing her book seeming too much like popular culture, and indeed, there was some similarity in the beginning. It felt like fan fiction. Some characters definitely reminded me of TV characters. That worried me initially but the book picked up steam as I read it, and the author made it her own. It’s an interesting universe.

Meinel put her own spin on things by coming up wi
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Linda
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
I found this book totally enjoyable. I loved that it was focused on the main characters and concentrated on making them sympathetic and believable. The story concept of the developing relationship between a woman out of her time and a half human, half android female was interesting. I enjoyed what seemed to be a shout-out to the old Star Trek: Voyager TV series, where a space ship was lost somewhere across the galaxy, and they were trying to get back to Earth. They also had a crew member, 7 of 9 ...more
Michelle n Jodie
Mar 15, 2018 rated it liked it

*I was given a copy of this ARC in exchange for a fair review

K'Anne has provided and interesting take on the Sci-fi theme. For the reader using similar terminology to popular tv shows and movies allows the reader to concentrate more on the story arc than on the environment in which it has been set.

I found the main characters interesting and the supporting characters less so. In some ways I would have liked to see abit more development in the Captain and one of the main ch
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Jenna
May 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
K'anne Meinel's space romance has some unexpected plot twists and has a differnt plot then other "space travel" novels. some character felt like those from tv shows and movies. For myself I would like more detailed descriptions as a visual reader. Overall an enjoyable novel, recieved a ARC copy for a honest review, would buy.
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