Review: Callie’s Catastrophe (Icehome, #8) by Ruby Dixon

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Icehome #8
Ruby Dixon
Erotic Science Fiction Romance
November 4, 2019
Kindle Unlimited


What’s a bigger disaster than being stranded on an ice planet with a bunch of aliens, never to return home? Resonating to the biggest jerk of all those aliens, of course. I hate M’tok, and it seems to be mutual. He thinks I’m ugly and unpleasant, and doesn’t understand why I don’t just fling myself at him. In his eyes, resonance has decided, and that’s that.

Problem is, resonance keeps pushing us together. And when that doesn’t make me jump into his furs…he steals me away from the camp. I can’t avoid him if there’s nowhere to go.

I want to hate him even more for that. But I keep finding out that M’tok isn’t who I thought he was. And the man I hate? Doesn’t hate me at all…


Callie’s Catastrophe is book eight in the Icehome series by Ruby Dixon.

To start I’m conflicted on my feelings for this novel. The author does give a “trigger warning” at the beginning of this novel in regards to depression.

Callie our heroine is dealing with this issue. I understand depression and it’s struggles, so I get how hard it can be for some people, but with Callie the author made it really hard for me to like her. She thinks that nothing can be worse than being stuck on the Ice Planet, but then she resonates to an arrogant alien jerk or so she thinks.

M’tok is sweet and does his best to prove to Callie that he is a good mate. I felt so bad for him being stuck with a women who wouldn’t stop and talk to him.

It got very frustrated with Callie in that she wouldn’t even talk to our hero M’tok. She has been told these aliens don’t think like us and her first encounter with M’tok was a miss understanding, but instead of communicating she gets angry and walks away. This behavior goes on for 2-months at least; before M’tok takes maters into his own hands and kidnaps her from the tribe.

You may want to skip this novel especially if book’s with depression trigger your own. I struggled to stay in the story and a few times thought about dnfing this novel. Callie and her constant hatred and negativity of M’tok was not my cup of tea. This is not my favorite and not one I’d read again. I only finished it; because I’m a series reader and going out of order or skipping books is hard for me.

Callie’s Catastrophe was not the book for me. If the blurb intrigues you, I urge you to give it a shot. Just because it did not work for me does not mean it won’t for you. I still recommend that if your looking for some sexy science fiction alien romance then I suggest picking up a Ruby Dixon novel.

Rated: 2 Stars

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I'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy & my favorite shifters are dragons.

6 comments on “Review: Callie’s Catastrophe (Icehome, #8) by Ruby Dixon

  1. Thanks for this amazing review.

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  2. Not giving someone a hearing after two months of them making the effort would make me nuts and not want to read any more, either. There’s depression and then there’s just prejudice and that’s what it is if one goes on hearsay and won’t give someone different a chance to explain.

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  3. Sounds good to me

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