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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 or free SciFi Romance books.   The purpose of this post is to take a look at what is out there. I have not read all of these and I always recommend sampling before you buy. ~Charlee

New SFR Releases

3013: FATED by Susan Hayes

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Price: $4.99
Pub Date: 11/17/2015
Length: 175 pages

Rebel medic Ciara Fanning has called the badlands home for more than a decade. Raised in the Alliance, she spent the first half of her life defined by what she wasn’t—fertile, valued, deserving of her family’s love. Now, she lives beyond the Alliance’s reach and defines her worth by the lives she’s saved and the people she’s healed.

Alliance Elites Dr. Vance Sterling and Dane Foster live for the joys of raising their daughter, Annie. It’s been more than two years since they buried Annie’s mother, but neither man has been ready to move on… until they meet a redheaded rebel with no place to stay and a heart as battered as their own.

Dane and Vance have dedicated their lives to defending the Alliance way of life while Ciara has dedicated hers to helping those who live outside Alliance lands. Can they heal old wounds and forge a new life together, or will the dark ghosts of the past steal their future before it’s even begun?

Breathing Vapor by Cynthia Sax

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List Price: 2.99
Pub Date: 11/17/2015
Length: 186 pgs 

Vapor is the most advanced cyborg the Humanoid Alliance has ever developed. He’s a finely honed weapon, a warrior without parallel, half man and half machine. No lock can contain him. No being can stop him. Whatever he wants, he takes.

He wants Mira Breazeal, the Designer’s daughter.

Quote:
“I want more. I want your honesty and your lies, your submission and your rebellion, your unbreakable spirit and your unending softness. I want to be your now and your future, the male you wake up with and the warrior you fight beside.”

Alien Invasion, 1954 by Melisse Aires

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List Price 2.99   KU
Pub Date: 11/15/2015
Length: 63 pgs

Think 1950’s B Movie!

Highly Advanced Aliens invade Earth and Earthlings have no defense. Somehow Debbie Sue and her one year old nephew survive the invasion. Later, forced to forage for food, she is captured by an alien, Akarak of the Vinshal. Akarak wants to help humans. He also says sex will keep him healthy.

Debbie Sue wonders if that is a line.

Warning: This sci-fi romance novella contains sexy times, a non-human alien hero, small dogs, children, and a heroine who wears skirts, bakes bread and mimeographs.

Excerpt:
The alien slapped himself with both arms and all his other appendages—his long spiked tail and the greenish tentacles that grew on the end. “Akarak.”

He slapped his chest and Debbie Sue realized that was his name. “No harm. Harm bad.”

Harm bad. Debbie Sue nodded, a rush of relief mixing with her fear, making her legs weak. She slapped herself on the chest with one hand since she still held Bobby. “Debbie Sue. No harm, harm bad.” She patted the baby. “Bobby no harm, harm bad.”

The alien stared at her with his faceted eyes. “Debbie SSuue. Bobbeee.” He repeated. Then he pointed at the dog.

“Dog.” She waved a hand at the dog cowering at her feet. “Scamper. No harm. Harm bad.”

“Dog Sssscamperr. Harm bad.”

The alien brought the grocery cart into the foyer. He didn’t roll it but carried it like a basket.

“Live. Eat. Sleep.” Akarak turned and left.

Exclusive offer: First two respondents to email Melisse at melisseaires@ gmail.com. Subject Line: Smart Girls love SFR  Will receive a free e-book of Alien Invasion, 1954 on Thanksgiving Day 11/26/15.

Amazon Top 5 SFR

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Amazon rankings are updated hourly. This list compiled 11/18/2015. Visit Amazon for blurbs and samples.

SFR Special 

Keir by Pippa Jay

Keir - New

Sale price: $0.99 until the end of 2015

List Price: 4.99
Pub Date: 5/7/2015
Length: 326 pgs

A scifi-fantasy along the lines of Doctor Who, but where the heroine is the time-traveller and the romance is out of this world.

Quote:
The kiss burned through her body, a slow whisper of flame that told her how much he wanted her.

The Buzz:
Keir is an absolutely stunning work of science fiction romance.
Marlene at Reading Reality

HOT SFR Pre-Order

Challenging Saber: The Alliance Book 4

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Pre-order Price: $3.99
Pub Date: 12/1/2015
Print Length: 200 pages

Sometimes it takes losing the one thing closest to a warrior’s heart to wake the beast that lives inside him…
Saber, a wounded Trivator, believes he is no longer a fit warrior, much less strong enough to claim a mate. Scarred, he does everything in his power to push away the delicate human female he has fallen in love with. He knows that she deserves a warrior who can protect her, not one that will need her constant help.

Taylor Sampson may be human, but that doesn’t make her weak. She and her two older sisters survived living on Earth for four years after their world went crazy. She is all grown up now and has her eye on the one stubborn Trivator that captured her heart seven years before.

Taylor has one last requirement in order to complete her schooling. Once she finishes, she plans to show Saber that he is the man she wants, but when the planet she is on erupts into a civil war, she is trapped behind enemy lines. When Saber discovers that Taylor has been left behind, the warrior inside him refuses to think of her as collateral damage in a savage battle for power.

Journey to a lawless, alien world and discover what happens when the beast awakens inside a damaged Trivator warrior when the woman he loves is threatened

Featured Recent SFR Releases

Fall of Heroes: Book Three of The Galilee Falls Trilogy by Jennifer Harlow

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List Price: 3.99
Pub Date: 10/31/2015
Length: 291 pgs

“Show me a hero; and I’ll write you a tragedy.”” -F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hero and Villain.
Good and Evil.
Love and Hate.

Would that the world were that simple. Nothing is ever simple in a world filled with superheroes and villains. She may not wear a cape or have superpowers, but no one would say Joanna Fallon isn’t a hero. At great personal cost she’s saved the city of Galilee Falls from two supervillains, but has finally found a measure of peace. But whatever rises often falls, and even the city’s champion may not be able to fight the cataclysm about to befall not only her city but the whole of the world…or even want to.

Alien Attraction by Jessica E. Subject

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List Price 2.99
Pub Date: 11/9/2015
Length” 84 pgs 

She wants to be more alien. He wants to be more human. If she simply turned out to be his attractive next door neighbor, he’d use the information he gathered to win her affection once his kind arrived on Earth. Because the best way to blend in was to become one of them. And from what he’d observed, that meant claiming a mate.

Rogue Prince by Luna Cassini

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List Price: .99
Pub Date: 10/29/2015
Length: 194 pgs

Curvy chef Amy and a drop-dead gorgeous alien prince with a prophecy to fulfill have to protect the Earth from an ancient horror.

Quote:
“You’re saying he might be dangerous?” Amy said, looking down on the unconscious young man.

“Extremely,” the alien said in her husky voice. “One of the things I really like about him.”

Freedom Bound: Prologue by Jayne Fury

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Price: .99  FREE ON KU
Pub Date: 9/26/2015
Length: 13 pgs

Bodice Ripping Ninjas in Space! Firefly meets Buck Rogers and a bit of boudoir. Freedom Bound is a pulpy romance serial filled with ridiculous red tape, space pirates, and backstabbing double crosses.

First there was the flash of light. The incoming shockwave was visible in the havoc it wreaked in its path. Ships, debris, drones, everything moved in an undulating path of destruction. “This is gonna leave a mark.”

Freedom Bound: Unhinged by Jayne Fury

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Price: 1.49  FREE ON KU
Pub Date: 10/5/2015
Length: 19 pgs

Bodice Ripping Ninjas in Space! Firefly meets Buck Rogers and a bit of boudoir. Freedom Bound is a pulpy romance serial filled with ridiculous red tape, space pirates, and backstabbing double crosses. Unhinged, episode 2 of the serial, progresses the series intrigue as Corrie awakes in the hospital ship.

The tag had been part of her since she became a ward of Mowat after her mother died.

“Hey… I thought you were just downloading the stats on that?”

“No, it’s being removed. All of Frobisher assets are being liquidated for sale. Your tag is an asset.”

“Better the tag than me.”

Freedom Bound: Mateu by Jayne Fury

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Price: 1.99 FREE ON KU
Pub Date: 10/15/2015
Length: 25 pgs

Bodice Ripping Ninjas in Space! Firefly meets Buck Rogers and a bit of boudoir. Freedom Bound is a pulpy romance serial filled with ridiculous red tape, space pirates, and backstabbing double crosses. Mateu, episode 3 of the serial, progresses the intrigue as we see Mat and Corrie’s worlds collide.

Corrie stared up at the ceiling, listening to the occupant of the next pod participate in a solitary orgy. “I gotta figure out a new plan.”

Bev: The Interview: a SciFi Alien Romance by Bobbi Ross

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List Price: .99   KU
Pub Date: 11/7/2015
Length: 50 pgs

Bev is back, and the Zedrovian vixen is ready to bite!

Bev already had the job, so why in the seven galaxies was corporate making her fly all the way back to the home office for an interview?

Quote:
Smacking her lips and closing her eyes, she took a moment to savor the sweet burn. This man was clearly on top of things…

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2 thoughts on “Wednesday SciFi Romance Round-Up

  1. I look forward to this book every week.I have found some fun books. Thanks to putting these SFR suggestions all in one spot. It makes it so much easier to try new authors.

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