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Authors: Lauren Dane

Tags: #Fiction, #Romance, #Erotic fiction, #General, #Adult, #Erotica, #Mercenary troops


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Praise for
“The story line is fast paced and loaded with action as the irresistible force meets the unmovable object when two enemies from different life stations fall into heated love . . . This is quite a sizzler.”

Genre Go Round Reviews
“Dane has created a fully realized, intricate world with thoughtful, sympathetic characters, which makes it easy to lose oneself in the romance . . . The cliffhanger ending will leave readers panting for the next installment.”

Romantic Times Book Reviews
“Lauren Dane is one of the best authors out there writing exciting, on-the-edge-of-your-seat science fiction romance . . .
is also a great suspenseful thriller where the chase will leave some readers breathless.”

Babbling About Books, and More
“Another awesome entry in Dane’s Federation Chronicles.”

Book Binge
Laid Bare
“It’s impossible not to love this story. The sex is sizzling, the emotions are raw. Lauren Dane has done it again.
Laid Bare
, quite simply,
—Megan Hart, national bestselling author of
“From the get-go, three elements worked as one: vibrant, drawnfrom-life characters, profound emotions and an erotic passion that often set the pages ablaze.”

Leontine’s Book Realm
“This book is amazing! I was so engrossed in the book I couldn’t do anything but read . . . This is the best book I have read this year.”

The Book Girl
“In a word, this book is amazing. All three characters are magnetic and thoroughly realistic. They’re expertly woven into a roller-coaster story that will have you crying one moment, aroused the next and laughing with glee at each triumphant step along the way . . . This is Dane’s best story yet!”

Romantic Times,
4½ stars

will sweep you away.”
—Anya Bast,
New York Times
bestselling author of
“Exceptional . . . an intriguing alternative world.”
—Joey W. Hill, author of
Vampire Trinity
“Hot romance, detailed world-building and a plot focusing on righting injustice make
a page-turner. With passion and politics, Dane delivers again!”
—Megan Hart
“Ms. Dane takes readers on a roller-coaster ride of emotions . . . This is a fabulous read for fans of sci-fi with a generous helping of erotic romance. I hope that we’ll be seeing more installments in this futuristic world.”

Darque Reviews
“Spectacular . . . absolutely brilliantly written.”

Manic Readers,
4½ stars
“Pulled in from page one, readers will enjoy the delicious sensuality.”

Romantic Times,
4½ stars
“Emotionally charged, passionate and at times volatile,
once again proves that Ms. Dane is a first-class author who is fully capable of delivering exactly the sorts of story lines that readers crave.”

Romance Junkies,
5 Blue Ribbons
“Filled with heat and erotic passion . . .
is a do-not-miss.”

Joyfully Reviewed
“This terrific science fiction erotic romance is fast-paced and filled with action in and out of the bedroom.”

Midwest Book Review
“Fiery, erotic and rich with plot, this book is definitely a keeper on my shelf.”

Night Owl Romance
“Delicious eroticism . . . a toe-curling erotic romance sure to keep you reading late into the night.”
—Anya Bast
“Sexy, pulse-pounding adventure . . . that’ll leave you weak in the knees.”
—Jaci Burton, national bestselling author of
The Perfect Play
“Exciting, emotional and arousing . . . a ride well worth taking.”
—Sasha White, author of
One Weekend
“A roller coaster of emotion, intrigue and sensual delights.”
—Vivi Anna, author of
The Vampire’s Kiss
“Hot, sexy and action-packed . . . A fabulous read!”

Fresh Fiction
“Wow! This book rocks!”

Romance Junkies
“It’s one of those rare books that will stay with you for a long time.”

Love Romances & More

is a compelling and wild read.”

Manic Readers
“Dane has written a sizzling, delicious tale of love lost, found and expanded . . . As endearing as it is molten hot. The friction between Sera and Ash as they resolve their past is intense, and with Brandt added to the mix, it’s nothing short of explosive.”

Romantic Times,
4½ stars
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Heat trade paperback edition / April 2011
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Dane, Lauren.
Mesmerized / Lauren Dane.—Heat trade paperback ed.
p. cm.
eISBN : 978-1-101-47901-8
1. Mercenary troops—Fiction. I. Title.
PS3604.A5M47 2011

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