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Product Details

  • Paperback: 214 pages
  • Publisher: L & L Dreamspell (February 20, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1603184481
  • ISBN-13: 978-1603184489
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,931,288 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Jones concludes her Project Universe series with this fun, fast-paced tale. Ashe is a tough, no-frills heroine with plenty of spunk and a lovable companion, her nanite Lurch, who steals the show with his snark. Filled with plenty of humor and sexual tension, this quick read is ideal for lovers of sci fi romance." RT Book Reviews

From the Author

Kicking Ashe is the concluding installment in my Project Enterprise series of connected books and stories. The adventure begins with The Key. Then comes: Girl Gone Nova, Tangled in Time, Steamrolled and finally Kicking Ashe. Each book is written to stand alone, but the fun gets ramped up when you read them all. 
There are also two connected short stories that were originally released A Death in Texas (Men in Jeans) and Dreamspell Steampunk anthology, vol 1 (Steam Time). Now both short stories have been collected in The Project Enterprise Short Stories digital only release (soon to release in audio).

More About the Author

Pauline Baird Jones had a tough time with reality from the get-go. After "schooling" from four (yes FOUR brothers) she knew that some people needed love and others needed shooting. She figured she could handle both.

Romantic suspense was the logical starting point, but there were more worlds to explore, more rules to break and minds to bend. She grabbed her pocket watch and time travel device and dove through the wormhole into the world of science fiction and Steampunk. Let's face it, she's been making up science her whole life. (Sorry science teacher!)

And while she loves mayhem, doing it legal, by doing fictional, is way better than getting strip searched or going to jail. So she goes "Godzilla" on her characters and then gives the good ones a happy ever after.

In her real life, Pauline loves her family, chocolate, bacon, Diet Dr. Pepper, TV, movies and taking it easy. Because Life Happens. A lot.

To find out more about her fictional mayhem, visit her website at www.paulinebjones.com

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A. Conoan-Baird on February 21, 2012
Format: Kindle Edition
Disclosure statement: I got to read along as this story was being written. What a ride!! Woot!!

So, if you've read any of the other stories in Pauline's "Project Enterprise" series, you'll find "Kicking Ashe" lives up to your expectations of being a fun, funny, and romantic ride. It's the last of the series (I hate to see it end!), but KA will stand alone if you haven't read any of the others. This is Ashe's story (from Steamrolled). Shan (from Girl Gone Nova and Steamrolled) also gets his story told, or re-told, in this time line. Their two time lines cross in this setting, where Ashe has had her bell rung by a time tsunami, her tech goes off line, and she's lost. Shan is still trying to break out of his constricted roll of reluctant bad guy.

Ashe's character unfolds here, still a bit edgy, still way fun, and this time a bit vulnerable. Lurch is ever-present, and I love the dialog between him and Ashe. Tres fun! Pauline's quirky humor doesn't fail to make this adventure a fun read. You'll laugh, you may wring your hands for the characters, you'll definitely be creeped out with the time-gone-bad scene on Shan's tortured world.

Shan made for an interesting bad guy in Girl Gone Nova. In GGN, he was the hot bad guy, one I didn't want to hate, but... he was bad (LOL!), so I hated him (sort of...). Here he is a strong hero, one I really enjoyed, still testosterone-laden. <vbg> I gotta love a guy who's not afraid to be macho and tenderhearted.

I love sci-fi romance, and "Kicking Ashe" doesn't disappoint. There's high-tech, low-tech, and fantastic imagination all working together here. The romance is strong but, again, won't make you blush (thank you Pauline!). The adventure is intense, the bad guys really bad but believable, the romance sweet.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Cat Lady on September 20, 2013
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All the characters except Smith have gotten their happy ever after. This was a highly creative world that keeps attention focused. The heroes are wonderful and matched with brave and smart leading ladies, together they take on evil attempting to reroute time and history.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on May 6, 2013
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OK, so the title is a bit slapstick, but the book is seriously hard-core space-fanstasy, time-travel goodness. It was a great, entertaining read.
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