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    A species that has no word for murder, has a murderer aboard their spaceship. 

    Alien 

    Tristol lives in exile. But he’s built a life for himself aboard a human space station. He’s even begun to understand the complex nuances of human courting rituals. 

    Detective Hastion is finally flirting back! 

    Murder 

    Except that Tristol’s beloved space station is unexpectedly contacted by the galoi - a xenophobic species with five genders, purple skin, and serious attitude. They need the help of a human detective because there’s a murderer aboard their spaceship. Murder is so rare, the galoi don’t even have a word for it.

    Tristol knows this because he is galoi. 

    Romance

    Which means that he and Detective Hastion are on the case...together. 

    Delicate sensibilities? 

    Contains men who love other men in graphic detail, regardless of gender, biology, or skin color...and lots of emotively sexy tentacle hair. 

    New York Times best-selling author Gail Carriger (writing as G.L. Carriger) brings you a light-hearted romantic cozy mystery featuring an adorable lavender alien and his human crush.

    ©2019 Gail Carriger LLC (P)2019 Gail Carriger LLC

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    • Eugenia
    • 16/10/2019

    Michael Lesley + lavender alien = CUDDLELICIOUSNESS!!

    This story was simply ADORABLE!! 😱😱

    Wait! It’s Tris, our lavender, wriggly-haired alíen that’s ADORABLE! ❤️❤️❤️ He is beyond precious and so full of love!

    I’ll warn you that this is a very insta-love story with “baby” and “honey” endearments from the get-go. I always have a problem with that, but Tris made me look the other way and not mind so much when his hunky, brown and bearded detective called him baby.

    Tris is from a mysterious and xenophobic race of beings. Detective Hastion is human. Both live on a space station. Both are very into the other, but neither has a clue about how they feel until a runaway cat and a murder bring them together.

    The mystery was interesting because of the otherness of the culture Carriger created for the galoi (Tris’ race).

    The relationship was interesting because of the alien/human match-up, and the fact that Hastion’s brown shade was gloriously beautiful to the galoi.

    This was a total fluff piece, murder aside. This was also totally hot 🔥🔥🔥🔥!! Can you say prehensile hair? Can you say self-lubricating member? ❤️❤️

    I do hope Carriger creates more stories in this universe!

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    • April Reads and Listens
    • 12/04/2021

    As Awesome As Socks and Ramen!

    I don’t know why it took so long for me to listen to this one. But I’m glad I finally did.

    I wasn’t sure what to expect since I didn’t read the blurb but let me tell you, this book delivers! It’s funny, it’s amusing, it’s sweet, it makes you wanna be friends with Tristol.

    There’s the awkward getting-to-know-each-other phases, to growing more comfortable together and accepting each other’s being. There are hot steamy scenes as well. It was interesting but also hot.

    There’s a bit of mystery too and while this one presents as a light sweet romantic sci-fi romance read, it also has a strong social commentary that makes us reflect on how societally-centered issues.

    It truly is wonderfully written matched with Michael Lesley’s skillful narration.

    This one is going to be worth your credit, it’s going to be one of those audiobooks that I’ll listen to again and again.

    Five galactic stars all around.

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    • Amanda
    • 12/09/2019

    Listened then immediately relistened

    I never thought I would like a space story but it turned out I loved this book. The pretty purple (sorry lavender) alien helped alot and a gay romance and an narrator who made the book come truly alive.

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    • S. Godfrey
    • 11/09/2019

    Silly and Salient

    A beautiful story exploring otherness, acceptance and the importance of connection, wrapped up in silliness and hot alien sex.

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    • Claudia Poly
    • 06/09/2019

    one of the best books I've read/ listened lately

    I fell head over hills in love by Tris and his exuberance and sunny disposition from page one!!!
    He's a delightful character and absolutely LOVABLE!!!!!
    Drey is the perfect person for Tris and they're awesome together!
    wonderful world building, addictive plot and storyline!
    Awesome Narration performance!
    a HIGE 5*

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    • Rachelle
    • 28/08/2019

    Wonderful!!

    I wasn’t sure what to expect and fell in love with this story. It made me laugh and made my heart hurt. Tristol was excellent and so alien, but still conveyed a relevant message in his elegant way. I would happily read more in the world.

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    • Kindle Customer
    • 27/09/2019

    I got bored

    I love to hear Michael Lesley. He brought the story to life. But the story lacked in some ways. It was too predictable in spots. It became one big eye roll.

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    • MagicalAM
    • 11/09/2019

    Fantastic

    Excellent story with great writing and narration. Very funny and sweet, and interesting with the alien aspects.

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    • Kogi
    • 11/09/2019

    More from this universe please!

    Wonderful creation, characters, and story. Of course Michael Lesley is marvelous as always. I hope from more from this universe from G.L. Carriger, so please, please, please?

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    • groa
    • 11/09/2019

    I want more!

    A funny and beautiful story. Well written and well narrated. Hope the next one will come out soon. I loved it !!!

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    • Tini
    • 02/09/2019

    Awesome story - excellent narration

    This book is one of my favourite books by Gail Carriger and Michael Lesley did such an amazing narration! Absolutely love it!

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    • Sanne
    • 27/03/2021

    very interesting and enjoyable

    a new world in space with an alien race with 5 genders. this was difficult to understand at the beginning for a not native speaker, mainly because of the names and the complicated functions of the different genders. But this changed during the book and in the end it was good. I loved the story even so I guessed the ending. tris was described very thoroughly and I found tray lacking a bit at this. I would have liked to read more of his charakter, but I understand, that the main focus had to be on the lavender alien. I highly recommend this audiobook, which is absolutely fantastic narrated to readers who are open minded and adventurous.

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    • Amazon Kunde
    • 16/11/2019

    Love IT!

    please tell me there will be a next book in thus searies !!!
    it is amazing

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    • poison
    • 09/10/2019

    Good Characters and a brilliant reader

    Miss Carriger brings you to a space station filled with interesting characters a plausible world a good criminal case, diplomatic differencies and a very good love story including hot but sensitive gay sex.

    Mr. Lesley makes really exellent work with his voice and helps to lure you into this story.