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The Historical Chronicles of Elinor Sturgeon and the Last Human Colony

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Earth is gone, and seventy-two humans have been saved from dying on a lifeless planet by a species known as the Par. Elinor Sturgeon and her crew are infected with a biological weapon, and now they are expected to fight in an intergalactic war. Elinor must fight for her new found home while trying to figure out the relationship she has formed with her new Par commander, Le ...more
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Published February 16th 2019 by Living Springs Publishers
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Shaun Nightshade
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
You know how we always say that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover? Well I just got really burned on that one. Don’t get me wrong, its a good cover and kind of gives the impression of a graphic novel (would actually be a really good idea). It’s just the cover didn’t really prepare me for the story the pages revealed.

So what’s this book all about? We start with Elinor Sturgeon, a searcher from the last human colony of Earth, Earth is gone and so the hopes of finding a viable planet to coloniz
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Blue Reviews
Apr 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An impressive first person narrated chronicle Sci-Fi book with inter species romance...ooo hot and wild 🔥 isn't it?
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Earth is long destroyed and last colony of 72 humans is found by another species (Par). The humans are captivated by Par and are forced to enter a battle with another species (Vokkana) which is not theirs to fight.
Will Elinor fight a war that is not her's to persade?
Will she let humans and Par die?
And if she decides to battle will she be able to win?
Will she
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Caroline
The premise of this book is really intriguing, with displaced humans exploring the galaxy in search of a habitable planet, discovering the Par species, and being forced to assimilate into their culture. The world was really well developed with multiple alien species, each with their own language, biology, customs, and technology. The gender biases in the Par culture were relatable and drove a lot of the conflict. I absolutely love the old-school sci-fi comic book vibes of the cover.

However, this
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Nick Lechler
Jul 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2019
Thanks to R.T. Kilgore who send me this copy of her novel “The Historical Chronicles of Elinor Sturgeon and the Last Human Colony” in exchange for an honest (and, as usual, Very Short) Review—here we go ⬇️
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Reviewing this book kinda catches me off guard. I found it to be pretty not-put-downable despite some downsides like, imo, a story which is paced a little too slow and also has character conflicts (mostly gender based) which, for some time, don’t seem to go anywhere 🤷‍♂️
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And yet, I gre
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Henry E.
Sep 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Elinor is a worthy heroine, all too human, yet has never experienced life on earth. She was raised on an outlying earth colony and sent into space to find other life forms. She was a Searcher. I had a difficult time with all of the, for want of a better word, alien sounding names. The effort was well worth the reward as I became enthralled with the characters themselves, even the brutish, Les, who violated standards of conduct, as measured on earth, but acceptable in the Parian culture. The char ...more
Kari Furne Stephens
May 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great sci-fi romance that introduces the readers to interesting new species! The character development was intriguing and I found several characters that I loved and a few that I disliked. A fast paced, quick read that leaves you with a cliff hanger in need of volume 2!!! Highly recommend this new author!!!
DS
Jun 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Excellent science fiction romance drama

I selected this book on a whim. Had trouble following all of the different names right at first. But then when I got into it I couldn't put it down. Anxious to find out what will happen next
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R.T. Kilgore is a science fiction author born and raised in Austin, Texas. She traveled to the University of Iowa to earn her degree in Victorian Literature, and while there she was also able to take part in the University’s renowned creative writing program. Kilgore currently resides in Leander, Texas with her dog, Pilgrim, and has been teaching English at Leander High School for two years. Kilgo ...more

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