Blood Bound by Becca Blake #newrelease #grimdark #fantasy #vampires #urbanfantasy

Blood Debt, Book 2 of the Reign of Blood trilogy by USA Today Bestselling Author Becca Blake

If Miria and Azalea want to save each other, they’ll have to save themselves first.

Azalea Nydira has never been a good liar, but she’ll have to become one to survive being the blood servant of Lord Nero Cineris. For the first time in her life, she’s on her own, without Miria or any other allies. After betraying Nero, she must regain his trust and find a way to gain influence in a treacherous vampire court. With a resistance rising among the vampires of Terra Nocturne, Azalea must decide where her loyalties lie.

If she can turn Nero’s own court against him, can she escape the bond that ties them together? Or will embracing their bond prove stronger than their enemies?

Miria Delien spent her life trying to escape from Terra Nocturne, but now that she’s been exiled, she’s desperate to return. After her bloodlust as a newborn vampire exposes her, she’s on the run, and nowhere is safe. Her only hope to return to Terra Nocturne is to ally herself with a rival vampire clan that seeks to conquer the city and destroy the vampire king. But if they succeed in taking Terra Nocturne away from Nero, their cruel reign over the elven people will be far more sadistic than his.

Is Miria’s thirst for revenge stronger than her desire for justice for her people?

True Blood and Harlots meet Game of Thrones in Blood Debt. Fans of grimdark fantasy will love the gritty world of Becca Blake’s Reign of Blood Trilogy.

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New Covers for the Alien Bride Lottery series! #alienromance #sfr #ebook

The Khanavai Warrior Bride Series, featuring the Alien Bride Lottery books, has a brand-new look! Check out the new covers, and read more about Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery below.

There are a million ways to end up in the Alien Bride Lottery. But it takes only one.

Every unmarried female human over the age of 21 gets entered once a year. You can also accept extra entries for legal infractions—instead of paying a parking fine, for example, you can request an extra entry. Lots of women do that. I mean, why not? The chances are astronomical that your name will get chosen to be one of the hundred or so women who get shipped off to space every year.

And even if your name is drawn, the odds are slim that you’ll match up with an alien who’s looking for a mate.

Most of the lottery-drawn women come back to Earth every year and resume their lives as if nothing changed.

But some don’t.

And no matter what, getting drawn in the Lottery means you have to compete in the Bride Games.

Guess that’s where I’m heading now.

I only hope I can avoid catching the eye of one of the giant, rainbow-hued brutes whose mission is to protect Earth—and who can claim me as a mate.

All because I was Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery…

Fans of Grace Goodwin, Laurann Dohner, and Ruby Dixon will love this steamy new series featuring gorgeous, bright alien heroes and the sassy human women they choose as mates!

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Fairy, Texas #free #ebook #ya #pnr #urbanfantasy

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Laney Harris thinks there might be monsters in Fairy, Texas. She’s right.

When her mother remarried and moved them to a town where a date meant hanging out at the Sonic, Laney figured that “boring” would have a whole new meaning.

A new stepsister who despises her and a high school where she’s the only topic of gossip are bad enough. But when she met the school counselor (and his terminal bad breath), things get weird. Especially since he had wings that only she could see.

And then there are Josh and Mason, two gorgeous glimmering-eyed classmates whose interest in her might not be for the reasons she hopes. Not to mention that dead guy she trips over in gym class.

To survive in this small town, she’ll have to learn to wing it.

Fans of Cassandra Clare and Richelle Mead will love the blend of urban fantasy and sweet romance in this paranormal adventure!

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CRACKED! #anthology #chickens #shifterromance #pnr

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EXCERPT FROM “Chickening Out” by Margo Bond Collins

I have to get away from this guy before I make a fool of myself.

Grabbing her hand away from her new neighbor—my enormous, muscular, gorgeous, isn’t wearing a shirt, and oh my God he smells amazing new neighbor—would be rude.

But he had stopped doing anything like a normal handshake and was rubbing his thumb gently against the skin on the back of her hand, all the while gazing at her face with an awestruck expression. Where his skin touched hers, tiny tingles of awareness sparked through her.

She needed to add amazing ice-blue eyes and hot-as-hell touch to her list of his appealing attributes.

After a few seconds, he shook himself out of his daze and dropped her hand. Or rather, lowered it gently, as if he were afraid she might break if he didn’t handle her carefully.

A sudden vision of him running his hand over her naked hip flashed through her mind.

Her cheeks heated up and she turned away, hoping he didn’t notice. “Nice to meet you,” she mumbled as she pushed her apartment door wider.

“Wait,” he said, his voice rumbling out from deep inside his bare—strong, wide, muscular, amazing—chest.

She glanced back at him and her eyes dropped to the jeans he wore slung low on his hipbones.

Eyes. Look at his eyes, Tori.

Certain her whole face was flaming red by now, she met his gaze.

“Would you go to dinner with me?”

* * *

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Jorg by Ava Ross #newrelease #sfr #SciFiRomance

It isn’t every day an Earth woman is chosen to be a mail-order bride for a hulking green mercenary from an extraterrestrial race.     

A mail-order bride, Lily’s an everyday Earth woman who plans to meet and hopefully fall for her computer-matched alien groom. She doesn’t plan on being kidnapped and thrown inside a cage on one of the moons orbiting Crakair.

A mercenary, Jorj’s a seven feet tall, scaled, green mass of alien brawn with appendages on his head that can be used in many unusual ways. When he watches the video introducing him to Lily, his matebond lights up on his palm. He’ll do whatever it takes to make Lily his.

Then Lily’s ship is stormed by an alien force en route to Crakair, and Lily’s taken hostage.

With his blood rage igniting, Jorj will have to go rogue to rescue his Earthling bride.

Jorg is book 3 in the Mail-Order Brides of Crakair Series.This standalone, full-length story has plenty of on-the-page heat,hot aliens who look and act alien, a guaranteed happily ever after, no cheating,and no cliffhanger. Look for book 1, Vork, and book 2, Bryk, on Amazon.

About the Book

Jorg
by Ava Ross

Series
Mail Order Brides of Crakair

Genre
Adult
SciFi Romance

Publisher
Independent

Publication Date
September 9, 2020

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AVA ROSS fell for men with unusual features when she first watched Star Wars, where alien creatures have gone mainstream. She lives in New England with her husband (who is sadly not an alien, though he is still cute in his own way), her kids, and assorted pets, including a yorkie pup and three cats.

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CRACKED: An Anthology of Eggsellent Chicken Stories

Cracked: An Anthology of Eggsellent Chicken Stories
Genre: Anthology, Multiple Genres of Short Stories
with stories by
J. F. Posthumus, Cedar Sanderson, J Trevor Robinson, Richard Paolinelli, Jane Lebak,
J. D. Beckwith, Grace Bridges, Denton Salle, Margo Bond Collins, J. A Campanile,
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David Millican, John M. Olsen, Dawn Witzke,Joshua M. Young, Bokerah Brumley
Chickens Land on Mars…
But what happens when authors have too much free time on their hands?
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Craft a story featuring our favorite feathered raptors: the CHICKEN.
B’gawk!
Twenty authors deliver in some unexpected ways and live to crow about it.
From chickens in space to cozy murder mystery farm yards to schools of magickal thought…
Includes guardian angels, chicken shifters, aliens, and feathered matchmakers,
Maybe even a non-fiction adventure or two… and more!
These amazing chickens come from the minds of twenty cooped-up authors on the edge of cracking…
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Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery #newrelease #giveaway #SFR #alienromance #scifiromance

There are a million ways to end up in the Alien Bride Lottery. But all it takes is one.

Every unmarried female human over the age of 21 gets entered once a year. You can also accept extra entries for legal infractions—instead of paying a parking fine, for example, you can request an extra entry. Lots of women do that. I mean, why not? The chances are astronomical that your name will get chosen to be one of the hundred or so women who get shipped off to space every year.

And even if your name is drawn, the odds are slim that you’ll match up with an alien who’s looking for a mate.

Most of the lottery-drawn women come back to Earth every year and resume their lives as if nothing changed.

But some don’t.

And no matter what, getting drawn in the Lottery means you have to compete in the Bride Games.

Guess that’s where I’m heading now.

I only hope I can avoid catching the eye of one of the giant, rainbow-hued brutes whose mission is to protect Earth—and who can claim me as a mate.

All because I was Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery…

Fans of Grace Goodwin, Laurann Dohner, and Ruby Dixon will love this steamy new series featuring gorgeous, bright alien heroes and the sassy human women they choose as mates!

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When it comes to romance, everyone could use a fairy godmother once in a while. Or at least a magic wand.

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Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery #MFRWauthor #sfr #scifiromance #alienromance

Welcome to this week’s MFRW’s Book Hooks! Check out the excerpt from Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery, then follow the links for the rest of the Hop!

There are about a million ways to end up in the Alien Bride Lottery. But all it takes is one.

Every unmarried female human over the age of 21 gets entered once a year. You can also accept extra entries for legal infractions—instead of paying a parking fine, for example, you can request an extra entry. Lots of women do that. I mean, why not? The chances are astronomical that your name will get chosen to be one of the hundred or so women who get shipped off to space every year.

And even if your name is drawn, the odds are slim that you’ll match up with an alien who’s looking for a mate.

Most of the lottery-drawn women come back to Earth every year and resume their lives as if nothing changed.

But some don’t.

And no matter what, getting drawn in the Lottery means you have to compete in the Bride Games.

Guess that’s where I’m heading now.

I only hope I can avoid catching the eye of one of the giant, rainbow-hued brutes whose mission is to protect Earth—and who can claim me as a mate.

All because I was Entered in the Alien Bride Lottery…

Fans of Grace Goodwin, Laurann Dohner, and Ruby Dixon will love this steamy new series featuring gorgeous, bright alien heroes and the sassy human women they choose as mates!

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EXCERPT

For an instant, I flashed on David’s expression as I was transported away from him, his green eyes sad, his face stricken.

No. I can’t go there.

I simply had to get through these games, convince everyone there that I was particularly unsuited to be a Khanavai warrior’s bride, and go home. Back to my life. Back to my studies. Back to David. My life would be normal again.

And I will never again have to worry about being drawn in the Alien Bride Lottery. 

I brightened up at that thought. Once chosen, forever safe. My name would never again go into the drawing.

The Poltien led me around a corner, and I was so lost in thought that I nearly crashed into the giant man coming from the other direction. The Poltien had scampered around him, but I stumbled to a stop barely an inch away from slamming my face into his chest. 

Well. Okay. Into his upper abdomen. 

He grabbed my shoulders to steady me as I tilted my head back and looked up, up, up into his bright purple eyes. 

Holy crap, he’s huge, was my first thought. And so blue! came next.

All that came out of my mouth was a squeak worthy of a Poltien.

“Are you all right?” the giant turquoise man asked me in a deep, rumbling voice. I had to fight the urge to place a hand on his broad chest to feel it vibrate as he spoke. I glanced over to the enormous hand holding my shoulder, then followed his arm all the way up to his bulging blue biceps, where my gaze snagged. This time, my own hand was halfway toward the muscle before I realized it and forced my wayward fingers back down to my side.

“Um. Yeah, I’m okay.” My voice came out all breathless and girlish, and I gave myself an internal smack. Quit acting like a besotted fool, I reprimanded myself.

“She is late.” The Poltien, having realized I was no longer following it, had turned around to retrieve me. “And you are not supposed to be in this area. All warriors are to be in the Grooms’ Quarters. Not wandering around the Bridal Suites.”

The Khanavai warrior flashed her an unrepentant grin, and I nearly swooned. Good lord, but he was gorgeous.

“I must have gotten turned around.” But he ruined his explanation by tossing a wink at me. 

My heartbeat sped up and I swallowed hard. Don’t get too excited, Nat, I warned myself. The goal is to get kicked out of the Games, not flirt with the first alien you see.

“My apologies.” The warrior abruptly released me and took a step back. Cold air rushed into the space his warm hands had just covered, and for an instant, I felt bereft at losing his touch.  

As the warrior executed a sharp bow, though, I gathered my wits—at least enough to mutter, “No problem,” and step around him.

I followed the Poltien once more, but I couldn’t help glancing back one last time, only to find the beautiful alien man staring thoughtfully after me. When he caught me looking, he smiled, this time revealing a deep dimple in his turquoise cheek. I whipped my head back around and focused on my surroundings.

I would not let one alien hottie distract me from my plan.

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A Hot New Alien Abduction Romance Collection #MFRWHooks #preorder #SFR #scifiromance

These sexy aliens will stop at nothing to claim their mates—including abducting them!

When hot, hunky aliens need to find a mate, they know right where to look: Earth. But let’s face it, not all Earth girls are easy. We prefer our guys—even our alien guys—to put in some serious effort. Good thing human men make it easy for them.

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EXCERPT from Star Mate Stolen

With a wave, I enabled the cloaking device and set a course for the planet. But the closer I got, the more horrified I became. The atmospheric parameters should have been roughly the same as ours, given the females’ ability to mate with the Drovekzian. But despite its jewel tones from afar, the planet’s atmosphere was choked with unbreathable gasses, its oceans with debris. 

This planet was a wastehole. 

When I got closer, I could see why. The planet’s primary inhabitants moved from place to place in combustion-powered vehicles running on flammable liquids. 

It was a wonder they hadn’t blown themselves into oblivion.

I narrowed in on one large urban area, then paused. 

“Oh, why not?” I said aloud. It’s not like Dax would ever know. And I was curious. I waved in my own mating parameters and waited while the computer scanned. A second later, it beeped.

A match. Right here in the city I was currently gliding over. Not far away, in fact. 

This is a stupid move, Jalek. I shook the thought off. I had spent my life certain I would die in battle having never known love. I had to see what my possible mate-match looked like. 

Just one peek. That’s all. And with that silent promise to Dax, I turned my ship toward the beacon. I flew us low over the oddly square dwellings below, until I reached an empty square surrounded on three sides by a metal enclosure. I hovered there when the ship announced my target was headed directly toward me. 

When I was certain she had nowhere else to go, I dropped the ship down until it settled on the scrubby vegetation, eagerly peering out the front viewscreen.

As she came around the corner, my breath caught in my throat. She was tiny and round, her skin the color of claxov cream with a hint of pink underneath, and her hair flew around her in golden waves as she glanced over her shoulder. 

She raced to the back barrier and attempted to scramble up it, but before she made it halfway up, two males–also small, like my mate–followed her, one of them pulling her down on the ground, where she huddled in terror. One of the two males pointed a weapon at her, yet another explosion-based device, according to the ship’s readings.

A growl rumbled in my chest as I waved the door open, and I was already shifting into my beast by the time I hit the ground, bounding toward my mate. At the sound of my roar, the two males jerked around to stare at me wide-eyed.

As he caught sight of me, the male holding the weapon twitched, and the device went off. 

My mate screamed, and I leaped to attack her assailants.

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