Catch the Lightning : Skolian Empire (published order)

  • by Catherine Asaro
  • Narrated by Anna Fields
  • Series: Skolian Empire (published order)
  • 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A young girl from Earth falls in love with a handsome stranger, and becomes a pawn in an interstellar war.In the distant future, the Skolian Empire rules one third of the human galaxy, and is the most powerful of all. For the ruling family has the power of telepathy, and through it, the ability to communicate faster than light, across interstellar space. But their most determined enemy, the traders, who thrive on human pain, need to interbreed with a Skolian to gain their powers. And now they have her.

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What the Critics Say

"Asaro, who's a physicist, offers an intelligent exploration of possible links between telepathy and quantum physics and informs many of the scenes between the lovers with power and tenderness." (Publishers Weekly)
"Solidly crafted." (Kirkus)
"In this sensual tale of telepathy and love between Mayan descendants of different worlds and times, Asaro continues to develop the Skolian culture. Recommended." (Library Journal)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-02-2004
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.