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Welcome back to Charybdis Station and the crew of the Blue Solace (sixth book in the series)

Draif Ando started life as a slave on Vextonar. When he was 15, he met his best friend, Leti Ando, and life got a lot better. Now, he's a Charybdis Station captain and works closely with the lord admiral of the station. He is a free man, finally has a purpose of his own, and has the the best lieutenant in the galaxy by his side. If he's so content, why does he yearn for more, and why is he suddenly picturing children with his eyes and Lucas' ears and tail?

Lucas Meluth knew that Draif was his life mate from the moment they met. He also knew that Draif was demisexual and wasn't attracted to Lucas. Not at first. Now, Lucas notices the way Draif's eyes follow him and the way Draif's innocent touches are suddenly not so innocent. Has the time come for their friendship to turn into more?

Draif and Lucas may finally be figuring their relationship out, but their enemies are approaching and it's time to protect Charybdis station and rid the galaxy of Humans First, once and for all.

Author's Note: This is a sci-fi/fantasy, M/M love story with no angst and no cheating, just a HEA. There is lots of action, a little sex, MPREG, and a few potty mouths involved in the story. Only 18 and up listeners, please. It is also the sixth book in a series that is best listened to in order. Listen to The Mercenary's Mate, The General's Mate, The Soldier's Mate, The Lieutenant's Mate, and The Engineer's Mate first!

©2019 C.W. Gray (P)2019 C.W. Gray

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  • MonicaB
  • 29-03-2021

swoon! lots of action!

swoon worthy! lots of action- the dangerous fighting type! Draif is so mich fun, this mind and intrigue is amazing. Lucas, swoon, love this station and series

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-02-2021

great story

I do love this series. The audiobook was ok. The narrator has a lovely voice, but he needs to work on his voices. He also rushes his reading. The rushing frustrated me, as I love the story.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-01-2021

Great story, good narration

The entire series is good; all the books are fun, but this story is my favorite. The narrator does a good job on all the books.

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  • M. N. Andersen
  • 04-04-2020

Cute and quirky sci-fi mpreg

This is book six in The Blue Solace-series and should be read in order. So for biggest enjoyment start with The Mercenary’s Mate.

The book focus on Draif and Lucas and their long awaited journey to happiness. Draif is demi and I have really enjoyed the slow evolvement of their romance through the series. Lucas knew from the start that they are mates but has the patience and good sense to take the time necessary for Draif to fall in love too.

I really like the universe that CW Gray has built here. I like all the different kinds of aliens with all their individual and kultural quirks. It makes for an interesting and diverse setting for a tale as old as time: Good vs Evil.

In all the books in this series The Heroes are really good and The Villains are really bad. So if you are looking for a smooth, easy and very delightful break from everday stresses this is a highly recommended read.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-03-2020

I love this!

I love this series! Everyone should read it! Great narrator and awesome characters! I need a mini Leti to have and to hold :D

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  • Amanda Engle
  • 25-02-2020

I really love this series

I haven't come across many romance books, let alone LGBTQ+ romance books that are as full of plot and world building as this series. I've listened to all of them and it's so easy to get attached to the characters. It also doesn't hurt that MPreg is my jam! Waiting (im)patiently (lol) for The Rebel's Mate to come to Audible.

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  • Dominique bast
  • 21-01-2020

dragons dogs and cats and aliens

So need more in this series love it all thank you. Lite and drif

last so far of this series love each chracter and couple as well as animals extra so worth the price. just brilliant as well as beautiful. want the right side to win.

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  • Believer50
  • 19-11-2019

Good

I got this story via audiobook boom and this is my voluntary review. This had a good storyline. I am not a fan of M/M so I moved past those parts but the story was good.

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  • Shannon Vess
  • 15-11-2019

a entertaining end to a wonderful series

truly enjoyed each and every book in this series. hate to see it end but what a wonderful ending it has. thank you C.W. for taking me on a wonderful ride.

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  • Laura
  • 12-11-2019

Part of a series

4.5 stars

Narration: This was the first book narrated by Connor Brown I’ve listened to. There are parts that he read a bit fast in some places, and I’d wanted to ask him to slow down. Other places it was perfect, and I fell right into the story again. He has a nice deep voice where needed but can lighten it when the character calls for it.

Story: I love this series as a reader. I love the characters and the storyline that runs through the series. It’s a twisted tale that works to pull the reader in. It has some head-hopping that, as an editor, I can get past because I love the story that much. But also as an editor, that was my only catch while reading these. The story is just what the author promises—MM love with little relationship angst and action…oh and potty mouths!

In this installment, we get Draif and Lucas’ story….FINALLY! LOL I love these guys. I’ve been cheering for a HEA for Draif since book 1, and we met him and Leti.

Draif was born a slave, and at the age of thirteen, he was sent for sex-slave training. I won’t go into too much because of spoilers. Leti’s dad had bought him after he was disfigured at age 15, and they became brothers. He’s also a genius in almost anything he attempts. He’s asexual, so there isn’t a lot of sex in this one, but it's not really missing because it's not called for.

Lucas is just amazingly patient with Draif. He’s laid back when needed and a supportive Lieutenant for Draif. He lets Draif just be Draif. He was orphaned as a child, but he’s found his family on Charybdis Station. I was so happy to see him recover and get his HEA.

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  • Claudia CG Lezár
  • 20-12-2019

as good as the ebook

The story is always 4 or 5 stars, because if I wouldn't like the story as ebook, I wouldn't listen to the audiobook.

The performance from the narrator is also very important for me. I can't listen to a lot, because my English as a non-native-speaker isn't so perfect to follow a whole story over hours, when the narrator speaks too fast or too sloppy. Normally I have to SEE the person, who is talking to me in English. It took me a little bit, to come into the narrator, but at the end, it worked. I only have to take a few breaks between. I'm just not yet finish with the book, but I listen enough to give a review.

PLEASE READ MY RATING SYSTEM!!!

To my ratings:

5* - very very good
it's like an A+

4* - very good and will be often re-listening
it's like an A

3* - it's more then a one-time-listening.
it's like a B

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  • Dennis
  • 05-12-2019

Great audiobooks series

I doing one one review for all of the books due to I gave book 1 a bad rating and review. Now it seems the author got his or her groove on after book 1 the story started getting better and better and I look forward to hearing book 7 The Rebel Mate when it comes out.
In so many ways the series could be compared to out us today one group determined to destroy another because how they may worship, look, race or who they love we see this in our government, religious leaders and white supremacists but in the books this happens in the future were man has gone into apace and met other beings soon their is no full human and what there is very small but they have decided go to war against the non human because of how they look, their race and most likely who they love they decide to kill billions of people for what they wanted A Pure Full Human Race and either kill everyone else or sell them into salvery.
As I said I was not pleased with book one but the following books were great and the narrator did a great to bring the story alive. So you check it out today.

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  • Chrystal
  • 02-11-2019

🎧 Sweet Alien Romance 🎧

The Captain's Mate by C.W. Gray. I really enjoyed this alien romance. The story was well written With a lot of action. I loved the characters and their quirky personalities.
The Narrator Connor Brown Did a fantastic job with these characters and story.

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