Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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SFR News & Links For July 2015

When you're in the mood for a sci-fi romance, here are some new titles to choose from!

New releases

LIBERATION'S KISS - Wendy Lynn Clark

The Old Empire has crumbled. Strong factions prey on the weak, and strongest of all are those who ally themselves with the mysterious Robotics Faction…

Cressida Sarit Antiata is twelve years old when her diplomat parents learn that her name has appeared on the Robotics Faction Kill List, a classified document of dangerous individuals marked for execution. Calling in all of their connections, her parents smuggle her to a small but wealthy ore-producing moon where she grows up in anonymous luxury, secure that her data is safe.

Until now.

Xan | Arch is an x-class android with one mission: execute the target n81, also known as Cressida Sarit Antiata. Although he possesses biological skin, hair, fingernails, and eyes – and extensive conditioning to pass as a sweating, swearing, rough-and-tumble everyman - beneath the surface, he is all machine.

When he arrives at the moon, something unexpected is waiting for him. Something that circumvents his execution order and forces him to protect Cressida instead. Something that gives him the free will to question his makers, control his destiny, and awaken his heart.

Together, they might escape their destinies and forge an entirely new future.

If they can survive...

Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Life aboard The Galaxy Express has been a little quiet lately and my plan is to resume regular blogging soon. Real Life Stuff plus the start of summer vacation for my daughter has meant decreased computer time (all you parents out there know of what I speak!). That said, I've got quite a few items on tap.

TGE's July roundup will appear per the usual schedule. I've been working on posts for Heroes & Heartbreakers and other sites. In the coming weeks, you can look forward to a few author guest posts and showcases here. My TBR pile is deliciously big; I've been reading voraciously; and I can't wait to blog about my latest sci-fi romance adventures for you!

Another housekeeping issue of note: Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly #7 is ready to go, but will be slightly delayed while we attend to web site maintenance. Look for the next issue during the first week of July. In the meantime, follow SFRQ on Twitter (@SciFiRomance) for interesting SFR news as well as links to archived content.

Joyfully yours,

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Greta van der Rol's Cover Reveal at Spacefreighters Lounge

At Spacefreighters Lounge, author Greta van der Rol revealed the cover of her forthcoming sci-fi romance, THE DEMON'S EYE. Check it out!

Joyfully yours,

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: STAR CRUISE: MAROONED by Veronica Scott

Hear ye, hear ye! Presenting an exclusive cover reveal of author Veronica Scott's latest sci-fi romance, STAR CRUISE: MAROONED! This action-adventure short novel releases officially on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the bargain price of $.99 cents and will be sold digitally at various online retailers.

Behold the delightful cover:

Thursday, June 18, 2015

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SFWA Launches "New Release" Newsletter

Since many of us read SF/F as well as sci-fi romance, I thought you might be interested to know that Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America recently launched a New Release Newsletter.

Per the press release:

This newsletter will go out every two months, and will feature science fiction and fantasy new releases and backlist rereleases from SFWA members. Each newsletter will contain information on works of all lengths from the talented writers admitted to the premier professional organization for science fiction and fantasy. Anyone can sign up! This is a newsletter for readers, librarians and booksellers to help them find their next favorite story.