Rose “Little Dragon” Lee is critically injured on the job.
Her recovery period will take time and money, two things she
is running low on and out of. So she takes a courier job to
make the payments on her ship, unaware of just what she is
in for. Everything goes well until her ship is captured by
Nephris Commander Arad Soheil.
There is a
bounty on Rose’s head from the Nephris government to execute
or seize her on sight. In order to save her life, Arad
claims her as his female for breeding. Rose discovers that
Arad’s motivations for keeping her run deep. She is the key
to salvaging everything he has sacrificed and to returning
to him what he has lost.
Belinda McBride is gifted at spinning stories bursting with
psychological angst and depths that few writers are talented
enough to tap into. Black Planet: Little Dragon
delves into a myriad of sociological and cultural issues.
She has captured the human spirit in all its beauty and
ugliness in this multilayered narrative. I’m truly blown
away with how well she understands people, their
motivations, and the way our history can shape, mold and
destroy us. Rose and Arad are superb vehicles in bringing
to life so many questions, concerns and desires. This
author has the ability to make everything authentic through
her words and imagination. The places, the aliens and the
technology may be out of this world but the story is