|Plot Summary of Wanted: One Special Kiss|
Avon, Dec 2004, 5.99, 384 pp.
Rila is chosen to go to earth as one of nine women to mate with a selected human so that their species can survive as their males are sterile or impotent. However, her twin Lila knocks her out and pretends to be Rila; Lila heads to earth to mate with Dr. Paul Anderson.
Paul advertises for a nanny to take care of his two year old twins, Teddy and Rick who are a handful. Their mom divorced Paul because he spent his whole life performing plastic surgery for Baltimore's elite ignoring her and their kids. Now he is a general practitioner in Preston's Ferry, Virginia raising the kids while his ex spouse has run off with someone else.
Lila lands near Paul's home where the Eastern Shore Alien Watch is aware her landing. She arrives with the ad bewildering Paul who is attracted to her at first sight. He introduces his twins to Lila and they get along fine so he hires her. As Paul and Lila fall in love and make love, the Feds and the ESAW search for the space traveler. Pregnant, Lila knows she must vanish, but she will miss her beloved Anderson trio.
This synopsis report prepared by Harriet Klausner
|Chapter Analysis of Wanted: One Special Kiss|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 60%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- generally friendly contact with alien(s)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Type of couple:
- He's a human, she's an alien
- Female Alien
- champion of justice
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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