"Williams' ability to make the alien world feel both fascinating and hauntingly familiar is truly astounding."
Williams tells the compelling story of an Earth with a riveting past and an uncertain future. Aliens sought to conquer Earth thousands of years ago. Our ancestors fended them off. Now, the aliens have returned seeking revenge. Kidnapped by a strange man, one woman is put in an impossible situation and her choices will determine the fate of the world. Erin is a young woman residing on a remote Pacific island. Her tranquil days of swimming and horseback riding take a drastic turn when she and her best friend Sam run into a mysterious man. When the two vanish, it incites a frantic search by the island's leaders. Sam is discovered, but Erin is not. Sam's last memory is of a strange man floating toward them. This revelation shatters the peaceful town, ensuring nothing will ever be the same again. Meanwhile, Erin finds herself in an alien world, kidnapped by Rothwen. He and his people have different clothes. A different language. A different life. Everything about him is alien to Erin, yet he claims she is one of them and that, soon, she will be just like them. Erin wants to flee in terror, but Rothwen's telepathic powers hold her fast. Despite her desire to escape, there is an overwhelming attraction between them that neither can deny. Williams expertly portrays their emotional journey, creating a captivating romance that adds depth to the story. The book is set in the late 21st century, after droughts, floods, and other natural disasters have brought about a scarcity of resources, leaving humanity struggling to survive. The imminent downfall of civilization has pushed Earth to the brink of collapse, so when enemies arrive on their proverbial doorstep, hope is all but lost for the humans. One woman must find a way to navigate relationships with both allies and enemies if she is going to be the saviour Earth needs. The Space Traveller's Lover explores themes of survival, understanding differences, and overcoming the complexities of human relationships as told through the lens of the characters. Williams' ability to make the alien world feel both fascinating and hauntingly familiar is truly astounding. She expertly weaves a tale of alien conquest, human resilience, and the power of love. Her descriptive prose and attention to detail create a vivid and immersive reading experience that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.