Anna-Marie Dallas is having a bad day.
She's in a hostage situation where the odds aren't in her favor. When the
gunman detonates the bomb he's been threatening, her fears are
realized--she' s going to die.
Instead of waking up in the hereafter,
she finds herself in a parallel reality, that split off sometime during
the second world war. In the alternate universe, a third world war
decimated their population, and they're struggling to rebuild. Adjusting
to the shift in reality, Anna-Marie also struggles with her growing
attraction to Sean Brent, and finds that her life is not done changing.
is a re-release. Parallel Attraction was previously released with
*Also in the
works are a couple sequels
crafts this tale well. It's almost like a hopeful "what if"
scenario as well as a love story. What if a third world war wiped out over
ninety per cent of the population? Would it be a world like she paints
where people have learned from their mistakes and seem calmer, more able
to be cognizant of how actions in the present can shape the future? For
Anna-Marie it seems to be a world where she can finally let herself feel
and show emotion rather than hiding behind numbers and formulas. Ms.
Houston builds a sweet sense of the possibilities that may result from the
world destroying itself and starting over again." ~ The Romance
"Alex and Anna-Marie
prove that love can be found when you least expect it in Parallel
Attraction. The couple has nothing to lose and a lifetime of happiness to
gain. Michelle Houston has created characters resembling the boy/girl next
door with a bit of erotic heat. I would love to see more stories developed
about this parallel realm. Wonderful story Michelle!" ~ Literary
has a science fiction / alternate reality background, but it serves mostly
as that--background. The action is simple, the story progresses with
sureness through the initial threat, and the adjustment to a new reality,
to reach a satisfying conclusion. While it doesn't deliver any great
surprises, it does provide the reader with an entertaining and enjoyable
tale inhabited by warm, likeable people." ~ Manic Readers Reviews
is a captivating science-fiction romance. Science fiction is one of my
favorite genres. I was drawn into this story from the very first page.
This story is interesting and hot but it also made me think. I enjoyed
this novel a lot and I hope there is a sequel." ~ Coffeetime Romance
"This book starts with
a bang ... I enjoyed the love story as it developed. It is a simple but
sweet story of two lonely people who cross universes to find each
other." ~ Whipped Cream Reviews