Alta Hensley Dark Feather
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I had two choices in life—to be a breeder, or to be a soldier. To create life, or to destroy it.

I had chosen poorly. 

The Earth’s thermostat is all but frozen, leaving two opposing factions, the Pennas and the Cyans, to spread throughout the forbidding tundra of a planet forever cast in a dark and deadly ice age, seeking only power and control now that the world has become a frozen ball of ice. 

I was one of the Penna…until I could take no more. Science had almost destroyed our world, and I foolishly helped them continue in this quest. So I left and walked alone on the icy land until the Cyan found me. 

Until HE found me.

Commander Rigby Moss was the leader of the Cyan army, and I was now his captive. Forced to learn the art of submission, as well as the art of war, I became his soldier. From the moment I was captured, I became a mighty warrior amongst a cast of men. 

But I had a curse that haunted me daily. I was nothing but a mutant who possessed the answer for warmth, waterproofing, and ultimately, survival—feathers. They marked my skin, forever branding me as a Penna no matter how hard I tried not to be. I hated them. They shamed me. And although the feathers kept me alive, I was dead on the inside.

But I was HIS. And he would do whatever it took to battle my demons as we battled the enemy.

Could a dark and broken woman come to terms with friendship, trust, forgiveness and love? Could a woman taught to remain strong at all times, learn to submit? Could I let go of the darkness, the hate, the death, and all I knew? Was it possible to truly be his DARK FEATHER?

USA Today Bestselling Author Alta Hensley brings you an erotic and dark post-apocalyptic story that transports you to a gritty, icy and ruthless world.

Disclaimer: This is a standalone novel, and is a greatly revised, expanded and newly edited version of a previous book entitled 'Lady Templar' by the same author. Dominance, submission, and erotic discipline elements are weaved throughout, including breath play. If such material offends you, please do not purchase this book.

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Alta Hensley

Dark Feather

Published by: Blushing Books Publications

Copyright Blushing Books and Alta Hensley
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Number of Chapters: Sixteen - Word Count: 51000



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Out of the ice comes the searing heat of passion

How do you survive in a world gone cold? How do you live knowing that life is no longer valued? And, how do you find the strength to break out of the very culture and mindset you've only known? Alta Hensley's newest tale takes you on a journey that answers these questions. There is fear, there is war, there is mistrust but there is also great bravery and a desire to find warmth and love again. Dark Feather is a book that will have you sitting up and taking notice as you rediscover the power within to want to make the world a better place. Don't miss the chance to follow Tudor and Rigby on their quest to learn how to leave fear, despIr, and loneliness behind and find what really matters, what makes life magical in each other's arms.

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Another great read from Alta Hensley

I received an ARC copy for honest review. Alta Hensley is one of my favorite authors. Even though I this is not something I would normally read I find myself unable to pass on anything Alta writes and as always she comes through. I enjoyed the progress of the relationship between Commander Rigby Moss and Tudor Dane, from initial suspicion to growing respect to affection. A good read.

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A Story That Goes Beyond

Fantastic story! Original and unique. The writing allows you as the reader, to get lost in a world that Alta Hensley mastered in telling. The editing and overall quality is that of a NY Times bestseller. I am so happy I read this book. It has the classic sexy, hot, and kinky scenes that Alta Hensley is known for, but Ms. Hensley took this book to a whole new level. You do not have to like science fiction or dystopians to enjoy this book, but if you already do then this is a bonus. I would rate this even higher if I could.*****

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Dark Feather

In a world that is now all but frozen, everything has changed. This tale focuses on two groups of peoples…the Penna’s and Cyan’s. The female, “Dark Feather” is a Penna…from a scientific realm void of emotions. She was created to be either a breeder or a warrior. Her skills made her a warrior. One that grew sickened by all the killing and decided to leave. She was found by the captain of the Penna’s. A more human race. While they are sworn enemies, they soon find equal footing and he begins to see her as something more. This was and ARC copy for my honest review, and while I might not have read it otherwise, I must say it was well written and drew me in quickly. Annnnnnnnd it has a HEA. What more could ya want?

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