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Diverse SFR Recommendations from the SGLSFR Team

Since the When Black Women Fall in Love post earlier today didn’t feature any SFR, our SGLSFR team decided to give you a few of our own recommendations for diverse romance. Happy reading!

Barbarian’s Prize: (Ice Planet Barbarians Book 6) by Ruby Dixon

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It’s hard being the most popular girl on the ice planet. The alien men are falling all over themselves to impress me in the hopes that I’ll take them to my furs. But they don’t know my secrets – none of them do. I want someone else – someone with a gorgeous blue body, big horns, and the most intense gaze ever. He’s the only one that knows the truth. Maybe with him, I can work through my fears of the past….

Available on Amazon.
Recommended by Charlee.


Venomous by Penelope Fletcher

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4.6 out 5 starts and over 800 reviews on Amazon.

Abducted from Earth Lumen finds herself  put on display before an alien horde and told the males will battle for the right to slake their lusts with her body–she would become the slave of slaves.

Venomous One, a proud warrior enslaved, wins his mate by Right of Might and vows to protect Lumen and be a good provider.

Rescued by Venomous’ people, the couple face space pirates, the condemnation of an alien government, galactic war, and a deadlier threat from within the warrior’s own kindred.

Available on Amazon and most online retailers.
Recommended by Charlee.


Minder Rising by Carol Van Natta

Minder RisingCovert agent Lièrén Sòng is recovering from a near-fatal crash when he makes unexpected new friends with a woman and her son. Imara Sesay, breaks her ironclad rule never to get close to customers when she asks Lièrén to teach her son how to control his growing minder talents.

Unexpected deaths in his covert unit make Lièrén suspect he’s become a loose end and the talents of Imara’s son have but his new friends in equal danger. Can he stay alive long enough to save Imara and her prodigy son?

Available on Amazon and most online retailers.
Recommended by Echo and Riley.


Felig Chronicles by PJ Dean

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Book 1: Tina and Nate each have their own reasons for fighting against the life-force draining Felig who have invaded Earth. For Tina, it’s personal–they took her mom. Neither are looking for love, but that doesn’t mean they won’t find it.

Available on Amazon and most online retailers.
Suggested by Echo.


Restoration by K.S. Augustin

restorationVan Motaff, renowned philosopher and Rahfonist, is looking ahead to Retirement, but the planetary government has other plans. Something unprecedented has happened—a young, male Rahfoni has been raised by aliens for the past thirty years—and Van has been chosen to restore him to Rahfon society.

When Van’s charge is injured an irate governor interferes, demanding that the young man be neutralised as a potential political threat. Van resists and finds herself falling into a forbidden romance with her student…a romance that may mean the end of her reputation and career, and his permanent exile. As her options narrow, Van is forced to face the conclusion that the only way to save him may be to lose him completely.

Available from Amazon and most online retailers.
Suggested by Echo and Charlee.


 

War Games by K.S. Augustin

wargamesLaisen Carros is a covert agent of the Fusion, sent undercover to infiltrate the Perlim Empire. However, the years she’s spent as Cheloi Sie fighting Menon rebels on an alien battleground are starting to wear her down.

To Lith Yinalña, Cheloi Sie is nothing but a war criminal and she considers it her personal mission to kill her.

Unfortunately for Laisen/Cheloi, the Empire and an idealistic assassin aren’t the only things she needs to worry about. A treacherous subordinate–the ambitious Koul Grakal-Ski–is looking for any chance to grab control of the territory. When Laisen and Lith start falling in love, it’s only a matter of time before he notices. And acts.

Available from Amazon and most online retailers.
Suggested by Echo


Space Lords Series: Fire Maiden by Michelle M. Pillow

hisfiremaidenDev has found a home with a misfit outlaw band of space pirates and he will do anything to protect his makeshift family. He knows he will never be accepted into human society. The demonic race of his birth shuns him and the humans fear him. So when the woman of his dreams comes gunning for his crew, the fiery maiden leaves him no choice but to show just how naughty his demon can be.

Available on Amazon and other online retailers.
Suggested by Echo.


Zhang Dynasty Series by Michelle M. Pillow

zhangBook 1: A prince raised in honor and tradition, a woman raised with nothing at all. She wants to steal their most sacred treasure. He’ll do anything to protect it, even if it means marrying a thief.

Available from Amazon and other online retailers.
Suggested by Echo.


Cimmerian City and City of Simplicity (novellette) by Rae Lori

Cimmerian_CitycityofsimplicityCimmerian City: Raven Blackheart re-awakens to a world at war. No longer human, but a pawn in the game between corporations and pharmaceuticals that have created a new race. Earth is quickly becoming a wasteland and the vice president to the biggest corporation in the western hemisphere holds the key to her future.

The problem? The price may be higher than she’s able to pay…

Cimmerian City Available from Smashwords.
City of Simplicity (novellette) available from Amazon and most online retailers.
Suggested by Echo and Charlee.


Mission to Majundar by Veronica Scott

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An attempted assassination left Princess Shalira blind as a child and, now that she’s of marriageable age, she’s resigned herself to an arranged marriage rather than face life under the thumb of her cold stepmother. But then she meets Mike Varone, who saves Shalira from another assassination attempt. When she arranges for him to escort her across the planet to her future husband, she’s already falling hard for the deadly offworlder. She knows she should deny herself the temptation he represents, but taking Mike along to protect her is the only way she’ll live long enough to escape her ruthless stepmother.

Mike has other business he should be focused on, but when what should have been an easy trek  turns into an ambush with danger around every turn, Shalira’s marriage begins to seem less like an arranged union and more like yet another planned assassination. The more they work together to survive, the harder it becomes to stop themselves from falling in love. Caught in a race against time, can they escape the hostile forces hunting them and make it off the planet?

Available from Amazon and most online retailers.
Recommended by Echo and Charlee.


The Clocks of London by Lyn Brittan/Pamela Lyn

The Clocks of LondonMoira Gear is tired of being ignored. After years of begging to join her brother’s investigative firm, she’s off to seek her fortunes in the great tunnels of Water London. Street children are disappearing and Moira plans to save them and finally establish herself as a private investigator.

Patrick Clock is THE investigator of the well heeled. He wants nothing other than to focus on his work, but while out on a call, he spies a woman with a remarkable eye and a talent for trouble. What choice does he have but to follow her?

Patrick and Moira find themselves tangled in a web of danger and lies. As their temporary partnership tumbles dangerously close to love, they must each find the courage to save the waters of London and each other.

Available from Amazon and most online retailers.
Suggested by Riley.

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7 thoughts on “Diverse SFR Recommendations from the SGLSFR Team

  1. Off the top of my head I’d add Sorceror to the Crown by Zen Cho; Hathor Legacy: Burn by Deb Bailey; Clockwork Samurai by Jeannie Lin….what other books and authors are we missing that you’ve enjoyed, Readers? (TYVM for including Mission to Mahjundar BTW.)

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