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From New York Times best-selling author Michelle M. Pillow....

Mining ash on a remote planet where temperatures reach hellish degrees doesn't leave Kal (aka Spark) much room for dating. Lucky for this hard-working man, a new corporation, Galaxy Alien Mail-Order Brides, is ready to help him find the girl of his dreams. Does it really matter that he lied on his application and really isn’t looking for long-term but rather some fast action?

Earth women better watch out. Things are about to heat up.

©2016 The Raven Books LLC (P)2017 The Raven Books LLC

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loved it

Wow I loved listening to this one the characters were great I couldn't turn it off I had to know what happened next I had to know.

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It’s Vegas Baby!


Just when you thought Vegas couldn’t get any crazier, the Aliens arrive. With a new spin on the alien mail order brides, this time the grooms are traveling to Earth to meet their brides. Kylie Stewart does a phenomenal job bringing Kal and Cari to life - her accent for the Killians was dreamy and her rendition of the shuttle flight announcements was a hoot. I really enjoyed Kal’s blunders in trying to fit in on earth, and his mating dance was a real hoot! Next up, Sev and Vin’s stories!

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The perfect distraction for long drives.

A couple of times a month I make a 2 1/2 hr drive south to pick up my grandkids for the weekend. I've found the books in this series are perfect for the drive. I loved Kal and Carrie's adventures in Vegas. Gotta love a guy who's only looking for a bit of fun and ends up with a lifetime of love.

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funny short story.

it all happens really fast and iflt would be nice to know how the 2 get on after this book. i will definitely read book no.2 even of it's about another character. unfortunately i was not a big fan of the narration. it felt like someone was actually reading rather than narrating too many times for my liking. but she does have a pleasant voice nevertheless.
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Sweet aliens!

Short, sweet, and quirky alien romance story that had me shaking my head one moment and smiling at the next. Spark and Carrie make a good and entertaining couple. The narrator did a great job with providing unique voices for each character and appropriate tone inflections for each scene. I received a free copy of the audiobook and have voluntarily left this review.

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I got this one on audible. I don’t look at the length of time the books i buy are and was a little disappointed at how quick the book ended. Sorry, but in audible, this book is not worth the money. But, if you get it in paperback or in kindle, then give this book a go. I already got the next couple in the series and am going to listen to them now. Hope you enjoy them.

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Aliens in Vegas

3 aliens arrive in Vegas for a little bit of fun and along the way Kal (aka Spark) meets Carrie. We also met Kal’s cousins Vin and Sev, whom I’m sure we’ll learn more about in later books. This was a real fun audiobook and I had a smile on my face throughout (mainly due to Kal’s naivety). I giggled out loud a few times too. Okay, it’s silly but it’s exactly the type of escapism I need at the moment! Good start to the series and looking forward to reading more!

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Great for a steamy laugh

I enjoyed this one and the laughs that it gave me. The misunderstandings that came from the main character was definitely enjoyable and I am interested in continuing to see if the rest of the books follow suit. I didn't enjoy the narrator 100% but I think it was just me, and it wasn't enough to put me off the rest of the book.

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  • Cathie
  • 11-06-18

Well it could use some work

I’m trying the next book because it’s cheap and short. But this really was quite boring and did not hold my attention. I just ended it and can only tell you that aliens come to America, don’t grasp the language and slang. She gets kidnapped he rescues her and we all live happily ever after. Yeah it needs reworking. This is my honest review and I paid for my copy of this book! It’s not worth a credit and really not worth $ either

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  • Jennifer Ashburn
  • 17-06-20

Interesting listen

This was definitely a unique perspective into dating 😂
Sick of their job on a remote planet, Kal aka Spark (because it will cause lust in the ladies obviously) is roped into taking a trip to a much more diverse planet with a new corporation called Galaxy Alien Mail Order Brides. It doesn’t matter that he isn’t looking for long term and his friends lied on his application to get him there in the first place. They touch down in Las Vegas where Carrie is stuck playing the doting cousin at a wedding. While dodging her unlucky date Carrie overhears Kal describing a lovely bondage type scene to another woman as a way to win her to his bed. She’s baffled that this hot guy would not only think it’s ok to talk to a woman in that manner but that he actually thinks that’s a way to win her over. She hasn’t got a clue just how different Kal is from regular guys until days later he has tracked her down. A quick and light read/listen.

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  • Gartlan
  • 30-03-20

This book was enjoyable to listen to.

This book was definitely enjoyable to listen to. The interpretation of what the male aliens thought women wanted as so funny.

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  • Tina
  • 25-05-18

narrator is bad

narration was horrible. would not recommend this. I actually did a return of this book.

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  • brenda l. moreno
  • 09-07-22

Wow

It’s was an enjoyable listen. I got into it from the beginning to the end and I can honestly recommend this book.

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  • kymagirl
  • 26-06-22

Kal and Carrie

Story: Kal (Spark) and his brothers have come to Las Vegas for a vacation courtesy of Galaxy Brides - they're supposed to be looking for mates and giving the company promotional reviews. Carrie is in Las Vegas to be a bridesmaid in her cousin's wedding party. Kal has been trying to convince women to sample his wares, but he's really misinformed about human dating – much of his research seems to have come from porn videos. Needless to say, there’s a bit of humorous miscommunications. Kal and Carrie meet and start exploring their feelings and relationship with one another, but they’ll have to deal with kidnappings, other aliens, and more before they reach their HEA. The story has some funny moments and is a light read. Having read some of the author's later works, I think she's definitely become a much stronger writer since this one was written.

Audio: The narrator did an okay job, though there were some awkward timings and some of the characters voices just didn’t resonate well with me.

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  • Alisa Douglas
  • 07-06-22

Good start

The narrator did a good job distinguishing between characters. The story line was interesting and did a good job setting up the series. I plan to continue to the next book.

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  • Missyj6342
  • 04-06-22

Cute

You can't read this story without falling in love with who we know as Spark (Kal) and Callie. The sparks really do fly with these two characters and l love how well they mesh together. It's a great addition to a wonderful series.

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  • Mary
  • 02-06-22

Spark!

This is a fun and entertaining short and quick read/listen. Kal is looking for some action. He comes to earth under the disguise of the Galaxy Mail Order Brides Agency. He is not looking for a bride but wants to fun and a break from his life. He is not having any luck until Carrie spots him. She thinks he is sweet and misunderstood. I like these two and the chemistry between them. The narrator did a good job as well.

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  • Goddess of Chaos
  • 02-06-22

Vegas as you've never experienced it before...

What sets this novella apart from the proverbial pack is the sense of humor... I don't think I'll ever look at a wax statue the same way again!

when a man pretending to be a groom encounters a reluctant bridesmaid who has no designs on being the bride, fascinating honesty and unexpected turns lead to a wonderfully outrageous time in Vegas.