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Wednesday SciFi Romance Round-Up

Every Wednesday we announce new releases, the week’s bestsellers and a selection of on sale and free SciFi Romance books.  Is it just me or are there some gorgeous covers in this group?

A quick side note to let you know I would like to include other retailers in this post, but Amazon makes it so easy with their SFR category that it saves me tons of time. I’ll keep an eye out for ways to make it easier for me to add in those other retailers.

Enjoy!

First in Series Free on Amazon

This list was compiled 8/23/15 and is subject to change.

        

Featured Free from Author

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Action. Adventure. Romance.

Three books in two of Anna Hackett’s award-winning and bestselling science fiction romance series: the Phoenix Adventures and the Anomaly Series. Now free for a limited time. Requires newsletter subscription (you can unsubscribe later).

Available on Author’s site.
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Pre-Order Special

Faring Soul (Interspace Origins Book 1) by Tracy Cooper-Posey

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Pre-order Price: $2.99
List Price: $3.99

Print Length: 222 pages
Publication Date: September 25, 2015

The truth about Bedivere threatens the entire Federation. His feelings for Cat might just save everyone.

Excerpt:
“Despite the rhetoric that surrounds my much-maligned past, I happen to like the quiet life.”

Bedivere sat back as she was. “Liar.”

Blurb:
Rumors emerge that Catherine Shahrazad, possibly the oldest person in the galaxy, has returned from the fringes and has been seen in Federation space. Wherever she goes, her name and her history cause civil unrest, riots and worse. The Federation Board don’t want her there, neither do the leaders of Cadfael College, the educators and moralists of the galaxy. No one pays any attention to the reticent navigator called Bedivere X, who pilots her ship better than she does.

The truth about Bedivere threatens the entire Federation.

His feelings for Cat might just save everyone.

This book is part of the Interspace Origins space opera romance series:
Book 1: Faring Soul
Book 2: Varkan Rise
Book 3: Cat and Company

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Featured New SFR Releases

Honour Bound (Lawmen of the Republic Book 2) by M.A. Grant

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Kindle Sale Price: $3.53
Digital List Price: $5.25

Print Length: 350 pages
Publication Date: August 22, 2015

The Lawmen of the Republic: fierce, honourable, soldiers, men. But what happens when all that they’ve been told turns out to be lies?

Blurb:

The wars to establish the Republic are over. The families of the Ton have risen from the blood and ashes to claim the new aristocracy. Their prodigal son, First Lieutenant Alexander Cade, is the Lawmen Academy’s youngest and most successful graduate. However, his muddied bloodlines force his exile to the Northern Wastes, the last unclaimed territory of the Republic.

Lailian scout Natalia Volkova knows that her survival in a rebel labour camp rests entirely on her iron will and killing prowess. Her fierce quest for freedom is tempered by only one thing: conflicting memories of the young Republic lieutenant who helped liberate her camp, and then returned to the fold of her people’s oppressors. She never expects that their paths will cross again – under very different circumstances.

Cade’s honour limits his choices to one: take his band of specialised Lawmen into the Wastes, and protect it and its people. There, he meets Talia, a tough, resilient refugee who holds little respect for the Republic and its laws. But as a deathly outbreak leads to a desperate race for a cure, Talia and Cade will find themselves on uncertain ground: What is right is not always obvious, and what is honourable is not always right.

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Releasing Rage (Cyborg Sizzle Book 1) by Cynthia Sax

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Kindle Price: $2.99

Print Length: 191 pages
Publication Date: August 19, 2015

A dark sizzling SciFi erotic romance featuring a tortured cyborg hero and a female engineer assigned to assist him.

Quote:
“If you hadn’t touched her, you and your kind would have had a quick death.”

The Buzz:
“I give Releasing Rage 10 out of 10, for sheer brilliance!” – Cara’s Book Boudoir

The Blurb:
Half Man. Half Machine. All Hers.

Rage, the Humanoid Alliance’s most primitive cyborg, has two goals–kill all of the humans on his battle station and escape to the Homeland. The warrior has seen the darkness in others and in himself. He believes that’s all he’s been programmed to experience.

Until he meets Joan.

Joan, the battle station’s first female engineer, has one goal–survive long enough to help the big sexy cyborg plotting to kill her. Rage might not trust her but he wants her. She sees the passion in his eyes, the caring in his battle-worn hands, the gruff emotion in his voice.

When Joan survives the unthinkable, Rage’s priorities are tested. Is there enough room in this cyborg’s heart for both love and revenge?

Releasing Rage is Book 1 in the Cyborg Sizzle series and is a STANDALONE story.
It is also a dark BBW Cyborg SciFi Romance.

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At the Mercy of Her Pleasure by Kayelle Allen

atthemercyKindle Price: $3.99

Print Length: 204 pages
Publication Date: August 15, 2015

He’s a thief. She’s a soldier. Do opposites attract? Oh, mercy!

Sweet Science Fiction Romance with a Kick.

The Antonello Brothers series kicks off with At the Mercy of Her Pleasure.

Excerpt:
“Never think about the importance of a lock. Just pick it.”

The Buzz:
“fascinating twists you don’t see coming” – Literary Nymphs

Blurb:
Professional thief Senth Antonello is hired to retrieve a stolen prototype for which the imperial armada has already killed twice. When Senth’s brother is kidnapped to ensure the device is surrendered, Senth must rescue his brother, outsmart the armada, and keep the item out of imperial hands. All doable, except for one small problem. Senth must accomplish it in the company of a genetically altered woman whose pheromones could enhance the mission or crumble it into dust with a single siren kiss.

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For Women Only by Kayelle Allen

Kindle Price: $3.99fwo

Print Length: 313 pages
Publication Date: August 10, 2015

His secret truth is her people’s darkest lie. The bed beckoned with false promises of warmth, its knotted sheets and balled-up pillows mute evidence of the terror that plagued his heart.

Sweet Science Fiction Romance with a Kick.

The Antonello Brothers series continues with For Women Only.

The Buzz:
“interplanetary intrigue and political espionage” Romance Junkies

The Blurb:
When Kin Ambassador Mehfawni visits the capitol planet of the Tarthian Empire, she meets the human Khyff, a security expert with the company For Women Only. Fawni expects a fling, but finds love. Upon discovering her own people devastated Khyff’s family, she longs to restore all he lost, but some tragedies can never be reversed. Her family demands she cast out the human, for if she keeps Khyff, she must deny her heritage and abdicate her future rule.

When Fawni searches for an alternative, she stumbles upon Khyff’s darkest secret, a cover-up that if exposed, will betray her world to its enemies, and bare her family to open shame. But how can she leave him to suffer in the darkness that binds his heart?

His secret truth is her people’s darkest lie.

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Blood Surfer: A Thunder City Novel by Debra Jess

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Kindle Pre-order Price: $5.99

Print Length: 263 pages
Publication Date: September 7, 2015

Police Officer Scott Grey would rather die than become a super human, but when Hannah Quinn, a fugitive superhero, accidentally triggers Scott’s dormant superpower, he must decide if he will arrest Hannah or help her escape.

Excerpt:
“Stay with me,” Hannah repeated, her hands exploring the muscles stretched across his back. “If you leave me here, it’ll be forever. Is that what you want? Forever?”

Scott’s growl rumbled from his chest before he lifted her into his arms, perhaps for the last time. “I’ll show you forever.”

Blurb:
Their destiny is written in blood.

Welcome to Star Haven, where the police arrest and imprison alternative humans, if not execute them outright. When outlaw Hannah Quinn saves Officer Scott Grey’s life by bloodsurfing through his broken body, he winds up on the wrong side of the kill line.

Hannah blew any chance she had of escaping Star Haven when she chose to save Scott’s life. Scott has a reputation for killing Alts instead of arresting them. Now that she’s triggered his dormant Alt ability, he’s forced to go on the run with her until she can break his despised Alt power.

Suspicion dies hard after a lifetime of conditioning. Despite the threat to their lives, Hannah finds herself falling for the one man she can’t trust—and Scott falls for the woman who destroyed his life.

With love and mistrust at war in a city where betrayal can earn your freedom, will Hannah and Scott’s tenuous bond be enough to save them?

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Amazon Top Five SFR

Amazon rankings are updated hourly. This list was compiled 8/23/15.

 #1 (105 pgs)   #2 (120 pgs)   #3 (164 pgs)

  #4 (274 pgs)     #5 (138 pgs)

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More of This Week’s New SFR Releases 

A selection of what’s available…. 

Bitter Hearts (Lurid Power Book 5) by Kat Barrett

bitterheartsKindle Price: $5.99

Print Length: 203 pages
Publication Date: August 22, 2015

Aria is faced with her first truly bratty child, one-year-old Starene, who is afraid of everything.

She is heart-heavy for Keir even years after his death, and guilty for not being more understanding with her daughter. Jace and Laniar are trying everything they know to make her happy, but Aria still feels as if her life is falling apart around her.

When Jasta is hit with a rare but deadly planet-wide storm called Ging’s fire, Aria and her men are plagued by death and tyranny. Aria finds herself trapped between impossible choices, threatening both her life and her love.

When her ex-lover and best friend Bolt tells her that his destiny has arrived, it serves to deepen her depression. His final request of her has ramifications that neither of them can imagine. Can she win the battle with the dark magic that has been cast upon her, or will she lose everything and follow the call of her heart to join Keir behind the barrier of death?

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Exposed Ecstasy (Psychic Menage Book 3) by Houston Havens

Kindle Price: $3.99exposed extacy

Print Length: 288 pages
Publication Date: August 22, 2015

Daughter of the Dirt Dweller’s ruler; Tessla Reto attempts to escape the Underworld after the mysterious disappearance of her best friend. She knows her untimely death is also near if her father, Landen Reto discovers her part in forming the rebels to fight against him. The two men sent to help her get away are killed and she’s rescued by a handsome stranger…or is she?

Faerydae returns to Earth in search of an inner peace his soul can’t find after the death of his friend Chandra Lamar. Instead, he finds himself in an unplanned rescue of a woman that stirs everything he’s fought a lifetime to deny. Can Faerydae stay focused on his goal to expose his past and true Fae bloodline, or will destiny play her hand?

Shomar’s uncomplicated world is tossed asunder when his best friend, Faerydae, shows up with a stray puppy and a woman who steals the heart of his soul the moment he looks at her. Only to discover Faerydae and the woman claim they can’t stand each other, yet his intuition tells him otherwise. Will Shomar be able to win the woman of his dreams or will Faerydae always have her heart?

Will Tessla find her freedom? Will Faerydae keep his, or will Shomar succeed in his plan to expose them to their hidden ecstasy?

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Phantom Desire (Psychic Menage Book 2) by Houston Havens

desiresKindle Price: $3.99

Print Length: 281 pages
Publication Date: August 22, 2015

Mind traveler Chandra Lamar is on the run, not only from her post-catastrophic dystopian government but from a past she can’t remember. A psychic vision pushes her to recall her purpose for being, but it’s a ghost that awakens her desires for a life she fears she’ll never have. Both push her to remember the past because it threatens what she wants in the now; the Nodin men.

Andonis Nodin battles to accept his failures. The heavy burden nearly breaks him when he can’t save a loved one from the grim reaper’s grip and questions his desire for Chandra, the woman he blames for the death around him.

Nikias finds true love with Chandra in his arms, but is desperate to stop her from seeking revenge on a mission he knows is a one way trip.

Ortello knows for them to recapture the love they once felt for each other, he must be willing to let her go. But overcoming his obsession to make Chandra his and his alone isn’t easy.

Will Chandra go through with the vengeance in her heart or give it up for love? Who is the powerful woman in her haunting visions and will those revealing apparitions crumble her world with the Nodin clan? Does Chandra find true love in the arms of the Nodin men or does her Phantom Desire forever own her heart?

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Forsaken (Battle Born Book 2) by Cyndi Friberg

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Kindle Price: $3.99

Print Length: 244 pages
Publication Date: August 21, 2015

Commander Kotto Tarr is sent to reopen Lunar 9, the Rodyte outpost nestled inside Earth’s moon. His crew resents him, the rebel leaders have chosen his ship as their headquarters, and a personal tragedy led to his promotion. But the exasperating tangle fades away when he meets Raina Solano. Challenged by her intelligence and fascinated by her spirit, he is instantly attracted to the feisty scientist.

Raina is “bio-streamed” to a spaceship against her will, and worse, her best friend Ashley set her up for the unwanted adventure. She’s met by a gorgeous alien who insists she’s his guest not his prisoner. He needs her to reestablish a self-contained food supply for Lunar 9. Undeniably curious, Raina soon learns that he won’t reveal the details unless she signs a 6 month contract.

Is 6 months on the moon too much to ask for the adventure of a lifetime? Raina’s scientific mind is more than ready for the unbelievable opportunity until she learns there’s an ulterior motive for her recruitment. A protein marker in her blood has identified Raina as a potential mate for the battle born and Commander Kotto himself is determined to claim her.

Note to Readers: This book contains detailed descriptions of sizzling passion only suitable for mature readers.

From Cyndi: Battle Born is a spinoff of my Shadow Assassins series. However, it’s not necessary to have read the earlier books to enjoy these new stories. All of my books are cross-genre romances. They blend elements of science-fiction, fantasy, and paranormal romance. The Battle Born books will lean a bit more toward sci-fi, but there will still be plenty of steamy romance. Enjoy!

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Alien Love (The T’An Chronicles: Kiele) by Lily Marie 

alienloveKindle Price: $2.99

Print Length: 72 pages
Publication Date: August 21, 2015

Book 2 of the sexy sci fi alien romance. ***This is book 2 of 2, so no cliffhangers to see here.***

Trapped by the T’An faction in charge of the secret labs, Kiele Suun fights to survive – if only to strike at those who condemned his love.

Anji Suun Pearce survives her death sentence, with the help of an unexpected ally – one that will help her rescue the only man she has ever loved, and lead her closer to an ugly truth about the aliens she has come to trust.

With two of his most loyal crew at his side, Kiele must face a powerful faction, and tear apart a web of secrets that only courage can reveal.

It may very well cost him everything.

For the 18+ crowd due to steamy, sexy love scenes.

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Seduced By The Alien (Heavenly Mates Book 6) by Rosette Lex

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Kindle Price: $0.99

Print Length: 141 pages
Publication Date: August 20, 2015

BBW With Simple Dreams + Wild & Sexy Alien King+ A Throne At Stake & A Mate’s Life at Risk=Smokin’ Hot Alien Romance

Crystal Cavanaugh is a simple girl, and she enjoys simple things. A quiet morning, a good Scotch on the rocks, a lovely book in the sunlight. She is content with her small cottage on the water, and her bartending job. Crystal has friends and all the comforts she needs.

Sure, she hasn’t met the man of her dreams yet, but the curvy beauty is in no rush to get in a serious commitment.

But, looks like fate has something else in store for her…

A seemingly safe walk, a pack of werewolves, a mysterious savior, space travel and an unplanned visit to another world…

If Crystal believes this is all too much for her in a night, the naive human has to brace herself for a whole lot more…

Stuck in a planet with its own rules, secrets and prophecies, Crystal least expects to be desired, craved and most importantly, seduced by a powerful, dominant yet mesmerizingly attractive Alien King.

As the king of Heraclastia, Gerralt knows that a king needs an heir, preferably sooner rather than later, especially when his destined mate is right in front of him…

While some can change appearance or read emotions by touching, Crystal’s destined mate can alter body heat.

Wait…

Does that mean the sexy alien would be too hot for the curvy human to handle?

Just when Crystal starts hoping for a happy-ever-after, a discovery changes it all…

Crystal has always believed her life was better and simpler on earth. But, was it really that simple?

Looks like what she left behind, came with her, only to haunt her on this incredible planet.

If all this throne drama, his stubborn mate’s demands, and uncontrollable mating urges weren’t enough to test the Alien King’s love, Gerralt faces a new challenge- his mate’s life is at stake, and the sexy alien will stop at nothing to protect her.

So, this time, he won’t only prove what it means to be desired by the alien, but he is determined to show the feisty human mate what it means to be rescued, protected, loved and above all, SEDUCED by the alien!

Reader Note: This content contains hot romance with some scorching sex scenes, adult language and possible violence. Only for the adult eyes!

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Bring Me to Life by August Kert

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Kindle Price: $4.50

Print Length: 172 pages
Publication Date: August 25, 2015

Plan to survive: befriend a monster. Not in the plan: falling in love with him.

As one of the few humans left alive, Lyric knows a hundred different ways to survive—none of them pretty. Anything to stay out of the “farms” where the not-so-mindless zombies keep humans they eat to prevent themselves from rotting.

But humans have to eat too. While foraging for food, she’s captured and taken to a farm. Her fate seems sealed—until she notices one of the zombies watching her with a different kind of hunger in his eyes.

Anson clings to the hope that he can somehow overcome the disease that turned him into a cannibal. Lyric stirs needs and desires he’s forgotten he had, and her fighting spirit brings back the ragged edge of a past that long ago slipped from his memory.

When Anson offers moments of freedom in exchange for her help, Lyric grabs the chance to survive. She never thought her emotions would cast a very different light on the monster…or that desire would complicate her plan to escape.

Warning: Contains a hopeless romantic zombie trying to find his humanity, and a plucky heroine desperate for a way out—even if it’s down a zombie’s pants. Not for the faint of heart…or the squeamish. Let’s just say kissing is off the menu.

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Eros Element (Aether Psychics 1) by Cecilia Dominic

Eros ElementKindle Price: $5.50

Print Length: 290 pages
Publication Date: August 25, 2015

If love is the ivy, secrets are the poison.

After enduring heartbreak at the hands of a dishonest woman, Edward Bailey lives according to scientific principles of structure and predictability. Just the thought of stepping outside his strict routine raises his anxiety.

Adding to his discomfort is Iris McTavish, who appears at his school’s faculty meeting in place of her world-famous archeologist father. Worse, the two of them are to pose as Grand Tourists while they search for an element that will help harness the power of aether.

Iris jumps at the opportunity to prove her worth as a scholar—and avoid an unwanted marriage proposal—while hiding the truth of her father’s whereabouts. If her secret gets out, the house of McTavish will fall into ruin.

Quite unexpectedly, Edward and Iris discover a growing attraction as their journey takes them to Paris and Rome, where betrayal, blackmail and outright theft threaten to destroy what could be a revolutionary discovery—and break their hearts.

Warning: Allergen alert! This book was produced in a facility that handles copious amounts of wine, tea and baked goods. May contain one or more of the following: a spirited heroine, a quirky hero, clever banter, interesting facts both made-up and historical, and lots of secrets. It is, however, gluten free.

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Breakout (The Dred Chronicles Book 3) by Ann Aguirre

breakoutPre-order Price: $7.99

Print Length: 336 pages
Publication Date: August 25, 2015

All hell is breaking loose in the edge-of-your-seat follow-up to Havoc and Perdition from New York Times bestselling author Ann Aguirre…

The prison ship Perdition has become a post-battle charnel house with only a handful of Dred’s soldiers still standing and now being hunted by Silence’s trained tongueless assassins. Forging an uneasy alliance with mercenary commander Vost—who is their only chance at escape—the Dread Queen will do whatever it takes to end her life sentence on Perdition and keep the survivors alive long enough to cobble together a transport capable of getting them off station.

If Dred and her crew can win the deadly game of cat and mouse, the payoff is not only life but freedom—a prize sweeter than their wildest dreams. Yet the sadistic Silence would rather destroy Perdition than let a single soul slip from her grasp…

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Angel 6.0: Emissary (Angel 6.0, Book 5) by Travis Luedke

angel6Kindle Price: $2.99

Print Length: 175 pages
Publication Date: August 25, 2015

Abducted, enslaved as concubine to alien Cats, then rescued and mated to the Prince.

Princess Angel must embrace her destiny as the Emissary to the Emperor. Can she do what is necessary to stop a galactic war that threatens everyone she loves?

Born of illegal genetic engineering, Angel is not quite human. She’s never known her place in the universe. Stolen by the Gran, a fierce race of warrior Cats, she survived enslavement as a concubine. Beloved by the Prince, he mated her, removed her slave collar and declared her Princess of the Empire of the Gran – despite her love for the pirate Cesar.

Now Angel is thrust into the center of galactic war and forced to choose sides between humanity and her surrogate family of Cats.

Facing war and the loss of her loved ones, Angel is appointed Emissary to the Emperor. The fate of both species depends on her to bridge the gap between the corrupt politicians of Earthside and greedy, war-mongering Cats.

Angel 6.0: Emissary, is the final episode of a space opera romance series from NYT and USA Today bestseller Travis Luedke.

Angel 6.0 The Series:

Born of illegal experimentation on the human genome, I’ve been taken for a ride across the galaxy, enslaved to the warlike race of Cats called the Gran. They think I’m some kind of upgrade, a new slave stock to be bred.

Though many would resent me for the decisions I have made, they never experienced my struggle to find love and meaning in a world where I do not belong.

A freak of nature, the humans don’t want me.

Far more valuable than they could ever know, the Cats don’t appreciate me.

Lost in the conflict between two galactic empires, the pirates can’t save me.

Standing at the center of an interstellar war, the Earth Defense Council never saw me coming.

I am Angel 6.0 and this is the dark, wicked, violent tale of my life.

Episode 1, ANGEL 6.0: CONCUBINE
Episode 2, ANGEL 6.0: ESCAPE
Episode 3, ANGEL 6.0: ENSLAVED
Episode 4, ANGEL 6.0: PURSUIT
Episode 5, ANGEL 6.0: EMISSARY

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Obsession By Treaty (Qui Treaty Collection Book 5) by Kayla Stonor

obsessionKindle Pre-order Price: $2.99

Print Length: 242 pages
Publication Date: August 25, 2015

She vows to break him, her love knows no limits…

Obsession by Treaty is set in war-torn Earth, as the United Regions awaits the arrival of the Qui Empress, her consort, General Jaden, and the prisoners of war liberated under the new Qui Treaty.

On a routine tech recovery mission at a downed alien warship, Major Darby McCabe is contaminated by a psychotropic alien device. Her mind and emotions are twisted by psychosis as the love she secretly harbors for her commanding officer, Ethan Saracen, morphs into a dark, dangerous obsession. A sharp, highly competent military officer, Darby uses all her wits and resources to abduct Ethan, forcing him into sexual submission and taking complete control of his life.

Ethan can see no escape from the downward spiral of his destructive, forced relationship with sociopath Darby, a woman he once loved and now hates. She’s taken everything – his pride, command, and capacity to function as a soldier, but the inconvenient truth that hurts most… he still loves her.

This is a dark psycho-thriller futuristic sci-fi romance with graphic language and violence that will appeal to fans of the prequel Under By Treaty. Readers are advised this novel contains scenes of a non-consensual nature and explicit sex.

This sexy sci fi romance is the fifth story in the Qui Treaty Collection inspired by Under By Treaty, a science fiction romance novel in Kayla Stonor’s Surrender collection. Each scifi romance is a standalone episodic story set in the Qui galactic empire, with annihilation of mankind held at bay only through the Treaty consummated between the Qui Empress and the human consort abducted under its terms. Although Obsession By Treaty is standalone, the story is set within a wider saga that continues in later stories. It is recommended to read the Qui Treaty Collection in order: See inside cover.
Reader please note: Kayla Stonor’s romance can be dark and edgy, hot and wicked, punishing and uplifting. If you find certain themes uncomfortable reading, these stories may not be for you. Obsession By Treaty contains extreme and mature themes including graphic violence. Please see details regarding the content inside the cover.

Categories: scifi romantic suspense, psychological thriller romance, futuristic sci-fi romance, captive romance, dark domination, submission and surrender, military romance suspense

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The Mechanic’s Mate (The Diesel War Series Book 1) by Mikea Howard

mechanicsmateKindle Pre-order Price: $2.99

Print Length: 222 pages
Publication Date: August 26, 2015

Abused and on the run, Sadie flees through the woods. For the first time in her life, she craves the blissful silence of nature. Her sire and mate is a monster who hid his inner evil all too well. Her skills as a mechanic now useless, intolerant to the noise and pollution of the city’s diesel engines thanks to her new werewolf status, Sadie’s only hope is the ex-pack of the monster she escaped. But will they accept the dieselhead mate of a rogue?

Domek, the Blue Wolf alpha, has caught the scent of the rogue he’s sworn to hunt down. But he’s shocked to find it attached to a frail, damaged city girl, the most beautiful creature he has ever seen. The desire to take care of her is fierce . . . unexplainable.

How can he protect a woman who has tied the fate of her mortality to the life of a rogue he must destroy?

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The Gemini Effect Unbound (Tri-System Alliance Series Book 2) by M A Devereaux

geminiKindle Pre-order Price: $3.99

Print Length: 598 pages
Publication Date: September 1, 2015

***This book can be read alone but is intended to be read after The Gemini Effect (currently on sale for $0.99). Book 2 and this synopsis contain spoilers for book one. Continue to read at your own risk.***

Cassiel has a mission, one that will alter the universe. If she fails, all sentient life will die. But to succeed, she must convince the Tri-System Alliance and the Quille, the bitterest of enemies, to agree to coexist. Ha! … Like that will ever happen.

Cassiel has a secret, kept hidden for years because of a promise. But now she must fully embrace her identity as a Gemini Twin if there is any hope of success. As her psychic gifts are discovered, they engender awe, fear, and even hate in others. How far will they go to destroy what they see as evil? What will others risk to see she remains whole?

Cassiel loves two men. One, Commander Maximus Sandalius, her soul mate, literally fell out of the sky. He’s a sexy, strong, dominant war hero, and Cassiel cannot resist his pull. The other, Steven Hardon, her loving husband and protector of Harmony, will do anything to keep her. When Cassiel refuses to choose between them, they come to a creative compromise. Their efforts are rewarded with a deep psychic connection and a few precious moments of bliss.

But life has other plans and pulls the triad apart. Steven is abducted by the Quille, his broad shoulders making him the perfect Quille surrogate. Maximus now has to keep Cassiel safe. With their Gemini Bond strengthening, Cassiel is the focus of Max’s undivided attention. But when the Sergius returns, will Maximus be forced to choose between his duties as Second in Command and as Cassiel’s mate? Will Steven survive to see Cassiel again?

Dr Cassiel Sinclair’s destiny is upon her. No longer just a healer from a secluded, rural community, she is fast becoming what her mother warned her never to be. From the city of Scandium to the vast reaches of space surrounding Zeda-12, she is pulled from the shadows of anonymity and thrust upon the galactic stage.

Yes, Cassiel has a mission and her destiny will not be denied. With Cassiel and Maximus exhibiting all eight Gaian psychic gifts, could there be hope? With the Gemini Effect in play, how many others will be affected? Exactly how it will manifest is anyone’s guess. But as the unexpected continues to occur, the question remains. Could the Gemini Effect be unbound? And if it is, how will it influence this volatile situation? Can Cassiel get past her anger about Steven’s abduction to negotiate with the Quille? Can she broker for peace and still negotiate for Steven’s safe return? Will Cassiel have to choose between saving those she loves and saving everyone else? Can one ever really escape destiny?

Warning
This ebook contains material not suitable for readers under 18. It also contains scenes that some may find objectionable, including MFM and MMF ménage sex, double penetration, anal sex, spanking, other mild BDSM elements, and a cliff hanger. If you are offended by this type of material, this book may not be for you.

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Space Wrangler (Space Rustlers) by Kate Donovan

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Kindle Digital List Price: $6.50
Pre-order Price: $5.89

Print Length: 369 pages
Publication Date: September 1, 2015

On this frontier, love could get you killed. And that’s part of the rush.

Space Rustlers, Book 1

Like all miracles, a rip in space has its dark side. Through it, adventurers explore new worlds, smugglers make their fortunes, and wranglers like Rick Gage pit their skills against hordes of magnificent robots. The downside? Five percent of those who enter “the sinkhole” are never seen again.

Alexia Montoya isn’t looking for thrills. She just wants to find her brother, who disappeared in the sinkhole five years ago. Conventional wisdom says he disintegrated within seconds, and the powers-that-be want her to stop looking. Stop agitating. Stop ruining business.

When desperation drives her to transit the rip herself, the official reception is armed and hostile. Luckily, someone steps in to protect her: a handsome, gun-toting wrangler—who believes her quest is futile.

Rick has one piece of advice for Alexia. Go home. But the pesky woman persists until the authorities come up with a more permanent solution. Reunite her with her brother—permanently—by throwing her into the sinkhole. After all, no one would dare challenge their absolute authority.

No one, that is, except Rick.

Warning: This book glorifies outlaws, encourages lawlessness, condones unprotected space contact, and could lead to the rise of the kind of machines that don’t require batteries.

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Erase Me Not (The Paradisi Chronicles) by Sarah Woodbury

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Kindle Pre-order Price: $3.99

Print Length: 219 pages
Publication Date: September 1, 2015

In the last decades of the twenty-first century, ten families, seeking to escape an increasingly devastated Earth, focus their power and wealth on building spaceships that will allow a select few to leave Earth and colonize the world they call New Eden. Here, on their new home in the Paradisi System, these Founding Families hope to avoid the environmental and political disasters that were destroying Earth. But they find that the world they claim for their own is already inhabited, and the Ddaerans, although human in their appearance, possess abilities that the Founders and their descendants find both intriguing and frightening …

As a descendant of one of the Founding Families of the colony of New Eden, Abby has lived a privileged existence—up until the moment she wakes up in a rent-by-the-hour hotel room in the worst sector of New Seattle with no memory of how she got there. Friends and family are suddenly strangers, and the only memories in her head can’t be hers.

When the authorities accuse her of working for the Resistance movement and have evidence to prove it, Abby enlists her only friend, Raman, for help. Their quest takes them into the dark underbelly of the brave new world her family founded and reveals a far-reaching conspiracy which threatens not only Abby’s life, but the very foundations of New Eden.

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