Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Review: Touched by an Alien by Gini Koch
Touched by an Alien
By Gini Koch
(DAW, Mass Market Paperback, 9780756406004, 400pp.)
Publication Date: April 6, 2010
Categories: Science Fiction - General
How can a sexy marketing manager join forces with an Alpha Centauri male in Armani to save the planet-using hairspray, a Mont Blanc pen, and rock n' roll?
She's Touched by an Alien
Marketing manager Katherine "Kitty" Katt steps into the middle of what appears to be a domestic dispute turned ugly. And it only gets uglier when the man turns into a winged monster, straight out of a grade-Z horror movie, and goes on a killing spree. Though Kitty should probably run away, she springs into action to take the monster down.
In the middle of the chaos a handsome hunk named Jeff Martini appears, sent by the "agency" to perform crowd control. He's Kitty's kind of guy, no matter what planet he's from. And from now on, for Kitty, things are going to be sexy, dangerous, wild, and out of this world.
I love this book. It is totally my kind of book. Out there literally and little off center. I am always on the lookout for a good scifi romance and this one fit the bill just nicely. Kitty was a fantastic heroine. She smart, funny, and can improvise with the best of them. And I would love to have her parents for my own. Now Jeff was the only fly in the ointment. For such a supposedly super smart alien he was kind of dumb. That irked me a little since I like sexy smart heroes lol. But much of what he and the other aliens missed could be because they don't interact with humans very much. I am hoping that'll change as the series progresses.
All in I give this book a very solid 4 stars and I bought and paid for it all by my lonesome.