Nova doesn't want to leave home, but she doesn't have a choice. The dome-cities on Earth need reactor material and the Tarrkuans are willing to provide it--in exchange for a steady supply of fertile human females, that is. Chosen by her own people, Nova must leave Earth and become the bride of a huge, fierce-looking alien named Zylonn.
Not long after her arrival on Tarrkua, Zylonn catches her speaking out against the trade agreement, and the no-nonsense alien scolds her and promises her a strapping. His stern words both surprise her and leave her quivering with anticipation. Will the handsome blue alien really punish her on their wedding night? And does he really expect her to call him Master?
Zylonn has been waiting for his human bride his entire life. One glance at Nova and he knows the reluctant female is meant to be his. She's the loveliest creature he's ever seen, and he can't stop stroking her beautiful golden hair or staring into her expressive blue eyes. He's shocked by her rebellious behavior, but he's determined to tame her, claim her, and make her his in every possible way.
A passion that knows no bounds soon flourishes between Zylonn and his precious little human. Once is never enough. He's driven to claim her again and again, and her sweet surrender calms the darkest parts of him. But when an old enemy threatens their union, he's forced to reveal a secret side of himself no one has ever seen. Can Zylonn protect the little human who holds his heart?
Julie is desperate to travel to Tarrkua and join her sister--the only family she has left in this universe. But to reach the distant alien planet, she must assume the identity of another Earth woman who's supposed to marry a Tarrkuan. Can she pull off the switch without her new alien husband learning of her deceit?
After years spent in the asteroid mines, Varro returns to his home planet only to discover his betrothed has married another. Angry and hurt, he vows to never trust another female again, though he knows he must fulfill his duties to his people and procreate as soon as possible. Now he must take the human bride who's offered to him--a stranger from Earth, no less. But warmth fills him the moment he first glimpses his little bride, and her sweet demeanor soon wins him over. Perhaps an arranged marriage to a human is what the Gods had intended for him all along.
Once Julie and Varro are married, he takes her home and claims her thoroughly, leaving no doubt in her mind that she now belongs to him. He also informs her that he's more than her husband--he's also her master--and she's expected to obey his every command. When she's naughty, he doesn't hesitate to apply a sturdy leather strap to her bottom. But he also possesses a gentler side and she can't help falling for the strict but loving alien. She also can't help but shudder in ecstasy as he claims her roughly, time and time again, leaving her breathless and trembling for his masterful touch.
But all lies eventually unravel. What will Varro do when he learns of her deceit?