I received an ARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. Thank you C.J. Scarlett!
To be honest, I didn't know what I would think of this book. I hadn't been a huge fan of Scarlett's previous book The Ambassador's Bride. However, I was pleasantly surprised and really enjoyed this book! It was well written sci-fi, that included action, romance (a proper amount for this book), surprise and suspense. I have to say, I was genuinely surprised by that plot twist at the end.
I loved Jeanell as a main character. She is intelligent, and strong, and refuses to be the victim or the cause of human loss of life. I loved getting inside her head and reading her thought process. She is truly a model.
Another aspect I enjoyed were the nods to political references of today. Oh yes, I caught those Scarlett.
My only criticism, would be that the last two chapters felt a little to HEA to my liking. A little to epilogue-ish for the amount action that had just occurred. The narration also felt slightly cliché during those chapters, and it seemed as though the voice changed a little. Overall though, I liked it!