Saga of the Skolian Empire
Lost Continent series (aka Aronsdale)
The Quantum Rose
**Nebula Award Winner**
Kamoj Argali is the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backward planet. To keep her people from starving, she has agreed to marry the boorish, brutal ruler of a neighboring province. But before the wedding takes place, a mysterious stranger from a distant planet sweeps in and unwittingly forces Kamoj into marriage, throwing her world into utter chaos.
"Connoisseurs of good science writing, vivid imagery and powerful emotional intensity are in for a real treat."
--Romantic Times (4 1/2 stars)
"The writing is strong and the plot and characters engaging, and Asaro walks the line well, holding it all together with a complexity of situations, scientific marvels, and loads of intrigue."
"Be prepared to stay up late, you won't want to put this book down."
-- Romance Reviews Today