Star Champion (Star, #4)

Star Champion (Star, #4) NOTE Alternate Cover Edition For ASIN B01B5LBYM0, Previously Titled The Champion Of Baresh.PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS THE CHAMPION OF BAR SH RITA Winner And New York Times USA Today Bestselling Author Susan Grant Sweeps Readers Away To Exciting New Worlds In Another Romance And Action Packed Story Dreaming Big On A Dead End World Jemm Aves Toils For A Mining Company By Day, But At Night She Is A Successful Bajha Player, Disguised As A Male To Compete In The Violent Underworld Of The Colony S Fight Clubs Every Win Puts Her One Small Step Closer To Her Goal Saving Enough To Escape Bar Sh With Her Family When A Royal Recruits Her To Be A Star Player For His Team, Her Ruse Proves To Be Her Most Perilous Game Yet When It Puts Both Their Lives And Her Heart At Risk.Prince Charming He Was Not Prince Klark Is Eager To Reverse His Reputation As The Black Sheep Of The Vedla Clan If His Bajha Team Can Win The Galactic Title It Would Go A Long Way Toward Restoring The Family Honor That His Misdeeds Tarnished On Bar Sh, He Tracks Down An Amateur Who Has Risen To The Top Of The Seedy World Of Street Bajha, Offering The Commoner A Chance Of A Lifetime A Way Off That Reeking Space Rock For Good But His New Player Comes With A Scandalous Secret That Turns His Plans And His Beliefs Upside Down He Sets Out To Win A Very Different Prize His Champion S Reluctant Heart.RITA Finalist Galaxy Award Winner I haven t read a book by Susan Grant for quite some time and have fond memories of her Star series I seem to recall a certain well meaning Prince causing all manner of madness and mayhem and what do you know Prince Klark Vedla not only finally gets his own book but it just happens to be the first in a whole new series Yes Klark has always known his brother Che is heir to the throne which makes him the spare Not really what any honourable male wants to consider himself but Klark unfortunately I haven t read a book by Susan Grant for quite some time and have fond memories of her Star series I seem to recall a certain well meaning Prince causing all manner of madness and mayhem and what do you know Prince Klark Vedla not only finally gets his own book but it just happens to be the first in a whole new series Yes Klark has always known his brother Che is heir to the throne which makes him the spare Not really what any honourable male wants to consider himself but Klark unfortunately has a lot to make up for Helping his nations bajha team win the galactic cup is his chance and there s nothing he won t consider So if travelling to a back water planet searching for raw talent is what s called for than bring it on but the player he discovers will turn his previous notions upside down Jemm Aves has dreams of escaping Baresh and taking her family with her Prepared to do anything and if pretending to be a lad is what it takes th
Wonderful SF romance The will the heroine, Jemm, has is incredible She s ready to do everything to take care of her family and to take them away from the grim place they re living in And when the occasion presents itself, she s ready to take it So, diguised as man, she enters the dangerous world of bajha Bajha is a honored martial discipline everywhere else, but on Baresh it s wild and governed by underground lords who will do anything to secure the best players for themselves, even maim and Wonderful SF romance The will the heroine, Jemm, has is incredible She s ready to do everything to take care of her family and to take them away from the grim place they re living in And when the occasion presents itself, she s ready to take it So, diguised as man, she enters the dangerous world of bajha Bajha is a honored martial discipline everywhere else, but on Baresh it s wild and governed by underground lords who will do anything to secure the best players for themselves, even maim and kill.Bajha is a combination of mental and phy
I found out about this book from one of my GR friends who recommended it to me I just finished which is a fantasy book was still in the mood forof this type of genre So I requested this book on Netgalley surprisingly got approved The girl disguised as a boy theme is actually nothing new BUT, since this book involves a Prince, this makes it muchinteresting So, Jemm is a girl who works in the mines in order to provide for her family Her father is dead she s le I found out about this book from one of my GR friends who recommended it to me I just finished which is a fanta
Review courtesy of All Things Urban FantasyThis book is fabulous Automatic new favourite.I fell in love with Jemm, the main characters, from the first few pages of the book She s strong, she s worried about her family and she wants a better life for them She wants to follow her dreams, but the same sport that is putting food on their table is the one their mother claims killed her father Oh, and girls aren t allowed to play bahja, a kind of sensory deprived fencing martial art yoga Oops.The Review courtesy of All Things Urban FantasyThis book is fabulous Automatic new favourite.I fell in love with Jemm, the main characters, from the first few pages of the book She s strong, she s worried about her family and she wants a better life for them She wants to follow her dreams, but the same sport that is putting food on their table is the one their mother cl
Originally published at Reading RealityBecause I kept conflating this story with the excellent The Empress Game by Rhonda Mason, I was kind of expecting that the stakes in The Champion of Baresh would be slightly bigger than they are And then they actually are, but not quite in the way I thought And that s always a good thing I also kept wondering if this story linked at all to Grant s Star series It turns out that it does, but it is not necessary to have read, or to remember in my case, the Originally published at Reading RealityBecause I kept conflating this story with the excellent The Empress Game by Rhonda Mason, I was kind of expecting that the stakes in The Champion of Baresh would be slightly bigger than they are And then they actually are, but not quite in the way I thought A
I want to hike on the paths, too I want to smell everything, to taste everything, to see the birds, and the trees All of it In my wildest dreams I couldn t have imagined a place like this I feel like I ve been caged all my life and now I m finally free I received a free review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Holy craggin crat This is the first book of Susan Grant that I have ever read And I should say, I am so glad I read this book.I love this book I love everything of I want to hike on the paths, too I want to smell everything, to taste everything, to see the birds, and the trees All of it In my wildest dreams I couldn t have imagined a place like this I feel like I ve been caged all my life and now I m finally free I received a free review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Holy craggin crat This is the first book of Susan Grant that I have ever read And I should say, I am so glad I read this book.I love this book I
From the first page to the last there s much about this book that left me giddy with its virtually angst free romance between apparent opposites and exhilarating action scenes set amidst class and gender distinctions Some of the themes are familiar but Ms Grant put a fresh spin on them which added to my overall enjoyment and I didn t want it to end.Jemm s grown up on a harsh world where her people are considered amongst the lowest class A lack of food, medical care, and a family torn apart by From the first page to the last there s much about this book that left me giddy with its virtually angst free romance between apparent opposites and exhilarating action scenes set amidst class and gender distinctions Some of the themes are familiar but Ms Grant put a fresh spin on them which added to my overall enjoyment and I didn t want it to end.Jemm s grown up on a harsh world where her people are considered amongst the lowest class A lack of food, medical care, and a family torn apart by the death of her father and her brother s wife has her dreaming of a way out With so much oppression and feelings of hopelessness she clings to those moments of joy that playing bajha with her father s enc
Susan Grant is an author that I read years ago when she first came out with her Star King, Star Prince, Star Princess books I adored them and they still are on my Keepers shelves I recently read the new Star Princess book, and I will review that next, but first The Champion of Baresch Susan Grant did a wonderful job of world building for me Baresch is a small planet that was once technologically advanced and superior in all respects They
MF, female athlete, romance sweet erotic 4 stars.Star Champion is that very rarest of books, a romantic erotic story about a professional female athlete She starts as an unknown, playing a men s game in men s clothing For this I would give 5 stars.Looked at another way, Star Champion is a tale as old as campfire storytellers Young, poor, but special woman meets rich royal influential man under abnormal circumstances in a way that allows the MCs to see the real person under the stereo MF, female athlete, romance sweet erotic 4 stars.Star Champ
I ve been a fan of Susan Grant since I first picked up a copy of The Legend of Banzai Maguire on a newsstand in 2004 I have read all her books, and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to read her latest work in advance and review it The Champion of Baresh is very much in keeping with the rest of Ms Grant s Vash Nadah serie