Ms. R. Garland Gray
- an author of books less ordinary.
The Rebel Lord, book I in the Darkscape Books
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"... a suspenseful tale of love and romance, a future-age saga, a sort of science-fiction Gone With The Wind.” ~ Novelspot
The Rebel Lord
Lord Lachlan de Douglas, a noble warrior lord, is heir to a Clan of Ancient Earth. Bold, rebellious, possessing strength and passion, he defends his clan from annihilation against a wretched war of masked vengeance and treacherous shadows. Until one day, a sudden horror alters his being, condemning him to a world of private anguish and torment.
Kimberly Kinsale, a diplomat's daughter, is a rare beauty motivated by honesty and integrity. Serving as a lieutenant in an elite combat fighter group aboard a war ship, she governs her life by the intrigue and lies of her commanding officer. A moment of lunacy and folly, a secret revealed, and Kimberly stumbles upon an unspeakable deception.
Now she must decide. Maintain her loyalty, or betray her clan and ship for a Douglas enemy lord who can prove the truth - never knowing the battle for justice would take her through Lachlan's nightmare, a rage so deep, a suffering grounded in shame and pride, even when peace shone in sight.
For theirs is an unexpected passion, born in the fires of a shared need and desperate struggle. And as time slowly runs out - even an exquisite love may not be enough for salvation. To save Lachlan, Kimberly will fight the sinister legacy of the matrix robots and trust the handsome enemy lord with her life, her heart and her very soul.
The Rebel Lord
Slow . . . gray . . . painful . . .
Lachlan became aware of his surroundings . . . humming echoes, metal smells, and things that did not belong.
He was on a moving ship.
He lay naked beneath a blue blanket. He recalled vivid dreams of a green-eyed monster woman sitting on him and stabbing him with . . . with pointed fingers.
Gritting his teeth with stubborn determination, he pushed up on his arms and took in his surroundings. He was in a small room with pale walls and two dim amber lights in the ceiling. He glanced left and frowned. A young woman slept in a chair near the bed. He did not recognize her. As if sensing his perusal, long dark lashes lifted, and a pair of lovely green eyes settled on him.
The Rebel Lord
". . . DARKSCAPE: THE REBEL LORD is the epitome of what a science fiction romance should be. The tale captures the imagination and sends it soaring to new heights. I eagerly await the next installment to see what R. Garland Gray has in store for us next.." ~ Book Illuminations , Debbie Wiley Book Reviews
“. . . a superior, stimulating space opera.” ~ Harriet Klausner, Midwest Book Review
“ . . . I loved every minute of it.” ~ Leah, Eye on Romance (November 2008)
"Action, romance, betrayal and treachery abound in THE REBEL LORD. . . A heartwarming and thrilling adventure that will captivate and engage, THE REBEL LORD is a must read." ~ Kathy Samuels, Romance Reviews Today
"I am new to your stories. I first read Predestined a short time ago and subsequently read your entire Fey series . . . what a magical storyline. Happily, I've just completed Darkscape: The Rebel Lord . . . I really like sci-fi, and the futuristic combined with the ancient storyline was as captivating as the Fey series . . . Keep on writing . . . we are looking forward to Redemption!" ~ Vicki, a reader in Texas
4.25/5 Hearts! "I thoroughly enjoyed this work and am looking forward to the next book in the series . . . If you enjoy a good mystery along with a good dose of sci-fi added into your romance, you’ll love this book.” ~ Tammie King, Night Owl Romance
4 Blue Ribbons - A book I would recommend to all my friends. "...This novel is filled with captivating characters and plenty of drama and adventure. There are plot twists around every corner. I couldn’t wait to find out what would happen next. Lachlan and Kimberly are very well matched and the chemistry between them sizzles. DARKSCAPE: THE REBEL LORD is a fun and exciting sci-fi romance..." ~ Christina, Romance Junkies
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