What can jolt an 18-year-old
Princess from her worries about her sex life? Her training in Grandmother's
secret stelluric science, of course!
Daughter of the most brilliant scientist on the planet, Princess Grace
Encino-Sinclair fights to have a private life, quite difficult to achieve since
she has been trained to so many Imperial secrets and is constantly followed by
Sentinels. By using her scientific and political knowledge, as well as her
consummate social skills, to balance Imperial needs and demands, her relentless
duties see her dealing with one mind-boggling near-disaster after another, with
objectivity but also with heart. When the most unthinkable assassination of all
occurs and everything goes downhill from there, Grace suddenly finds herself
the most highly trusted person in the Empire, the power behind the Imperial
Discover the power of ladies as the backbone of Demesne society in this novel of
social intrigues, ethics, and justice, as Princess Grace defines the true
meaning of morality!
This science fiction romance is the final book of the eight-part To Be Sinclair
series. The saga continues with NOBILITY and ends with MORALITY, which detail
the romances and political struggles of the future Emperor and the power behind
the throne. Several scenes describe sexually explicit behavior.
Drill Instructor Cyprus Dhoma lives
and dies by the Outer Settlement Agency badge on his shoulder. Every soldier in
the solar system wants to be him and just as well, he's trained half of 'em.
But when a loud, obnoxious and completely insane recruit signs up for the next
round of basic training, it'll test the famous control and reputation he's
spent years building up.
Lana hates the military. Everything about OSA completely, totally and
unredeemingly sucks - except for the hottie instructor with the bad attitude.
He may be annoyed with her now, but she's on a secret mission and needs his
help. It'll take a lot of work to bring him in line, but she'll be doggoned if
she doesn't get him in tow. Besides, a man that cute shouldn't be that pissed
Interracial Sci-Fi Romance Futuristic Novella.
[Edited 6/5/14 to add the following title]
CORE PUNCH (mystery/crime) - Pauline Baird Jones
A kiss may be all they have life expectancy for.
an inter-galactic cop exchange program serves up an alien partner for
NONPD Detective Violet Baker, she can’t help wishing the handsome alien
would be a little less Joe Friday about keeping the pleasure out of
their business. Yeah, he’s kind of purple and she can’t pronounce his
name to save her life, but he’s almost the only guy in the New Orleans
New police department that she’s not related to.
“Joe” Ban!drn has come a long way hunting the evil that has infiltrated
Vi’s floating city. When he meets his charming partner, he discovers
another reason to stamp out evil. If only he wasn’t keeping so many
secrets from her…
an epic hurricane heads their way, they are sent dirt side to New
Orleans Old (NOO) on a rescue mission. But murder and sabotage strands
them in the heart of the raging storm.
As they fight for their lives, Joe realizes that the evil he’s hunting is actually hunting them….
After spending a year enslaved by
the Az-kye, Commander Kyndan Maere has good reason to hate them. On the eve of
peace between the Tellaran Realm and the Az-kye Empire, Kyndan finds himself drawn
into a duel for the hand of Alari, the First Imperial Daughter. When their
passion ignites, Kyndan learns the only thing harder than winning this princess
would be losing her . . .
When the cards tell Ophelia Leoni she's supposed to marry the Prince of
Hansarda, the gunrunner grits her teeth and boards the starship that comes for
her. It doesn't matter if the ship's commander is the gorgeous stranger she
just spent a wild, drunken night with. As a Diviner, she’s painfully aware the
cards don't lie. Ever.
Boone O’Keirna knows Ophelia is trouble the second he sees the way she
moves. Not about to let the little hellcat marry his sadistic half-brother,
Boone pretends to be the Prince’s emissary and kidnaps Ophelia. Too bad they
can’t be in the same room without him wanting to throw her out an airlock–or
Even as they fight each other–and their explosive attraction–Ophelia and
Boone sense something is wrong. Too much is going their way. Soon, they realize
while the cards may never lie, the truth is sometimes hidden between them...and
the future king of Hansarda is not one to take defeat lying down.
ON HER WATCH (Don't Tell #2) - Rie Warren
is 2071 and all hell has broken loose. As the government tries to control the
territories that were once the United States, an armed rebellion erupts . . .
her military post, Lieutenant Liz Grant will do anything for the rebels she now
calls friends. Her latest mission: return to the Beta Corps army and obtain
classified information that could turn the battle in the revolutionaries’
favor. There’s only one problem: Commander Linc Cutler.
Strong, coldly handsome, and always in control, Linc
is perplexed by the beautiful soldier brought in for questioning. He doesn’t
know if he believes her explanation for why she went missing. He only knows his
intense sexual desire for her cannot be denied.
Courtesy of Love
in the Margins
, I learned about the Swirl
. Mission statement: "…the Swirl Awards was created to promote romance without
SENSORY OVERLOAD, an erotic SFR by Areana Senoj, is among
the finalists! Check out the complete list here
Resource on diversity
Never give up, never
So the problem, as I understand it, is that these publishers
do not see science fiction and romance working together. They must have
forgotten that classic commercial about mixing chocolate and peanut butter,
huh? Or is it possible that they experimented with the merger and it didn't
work out for them? Peanut allergies, mayhap?
In short, they don't yet know how to sell SFR. It'll
probably take a runaway bestseller from the digital-first indie realm to show
them the money.
Obscure" feature at Smart Girls Love SciFi & Paranormal Romance
RK launched a new "SF
" feature in which she will "…try to track down some of
the SF/Fantasy shows and actors of yesteryear. (some series maybe best
forgotten, but always good for a laugh)." First stop, THE SECRETS OF ISIS!
I have fond memories of that show and RK's post reminds me
that I need to revisit it on DVD since I have ISIS in my collection!
Mark your calendars
Now I turn the mike over to you. Got any SFR news/links to