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Her Alien Alpha

Leslie Chase - 2020
    He’s dangerous. He’s hunted. And now he’s got me, he won’t let go.I'm not in space to meet a man. The crew of the Ladies’ Choice left Earth to work without distractions, so we have a rule: no men on board. That rule went out of the airlock when I found Delkor.An alien cyborg, locked in stasis for decades since the Big War. Leader of the rebels who took down an Empire. A smoking-hot alien alpha with a robot arm and a voice that melts me every time he speaks.But he's as valuable as he is dangerous. The local gang bosses are powerful and will do whatever it takes to control Delkor, putting me and my crew in danger as long as he's with us.Maybe walking away would be the smart thing to do, but I don’t have that option. Delkor wants me as much as I want him, and what he wants, he takes.Her Alien Alpha is book one of the Salvaged Hearts series. Each book is a complete science fiction romance story with no cheating, no cliffhangers, and a happy ending guaranteed.

Hearts and Stones (Celta HeartMate)

Robin D. Owens - 2020
    Passage Through Stone:In the UStates Colorado Area, Levona Martinez is determined to find a berth on the starship, Lugh's Spear, and escape the psi mutant ghetto for a new life on a new planet. But she's missed her chance and the ship is full. The leaders might not consider her worth taking, but what about Pizi, her prodigy cat?Celta, a place of magic, telepathic animal companions, and adventure! Five stories highlighting some fan favorite characters:Homing Stone: As his magic emerges through fever fugues, nobleman Holm Holly fights death duels in the Downwind slums ... and catches the attention of blacksmith Rand Ash, who needs a noble to help him with his revenge on an equally noble family ...Fractured Stone: Struggling with his disinheritance and the loss of his identity, Holm Apple strives to make a new life in a new city with his HeartMate and their Fams.Hidden Stone: Garrett Primross didn't expect to be hired by a Cat, let alone two of them, and their idea of payment doesn't match his. When a GreatLord appeals for Garrett's help, he's reluctant to take the case, but finds that solving the mystery unexpectedly leads him to inner answers.HeartStones: Losing his sight and psychic power, treasure hunter Zane Aster wants to make one more score. He discovers a House on the cusp of sentience, but missteps might trigger their deaths.Stone in Zanth's Paw: It's time for the best FamCat on the world of Celta to return the irritating sea turtles to their mother in the ocean. Perhaps time to learn a big lesson, too.

Claimed by the Alien Warrior King

Zara Zenia - 2020
    The newly crowned ruler has always been stand-offish, yet his intentions are clear: he wants her.King Thras wasn’t ready to take the throne, but he holds the responsibility of ensuring peace in his system. The attack and kidnapping of his sister is an act of war, and it exposes the warrior’s true weakness: his feelings for the human slave Chera. He’s always been able to resist temptation, but when she’s injured and his uxormea appears over his heart, he knows he’s in the presence of his true mate.Can King Thras secure the safety of his kingdom and the heart of his mate, or will the forces intent on destroying his birthright succeed in ending his rule and his life with his true love?Claimed By The Alien Warrior King is book 1 in The Veda Wars series, featuring the assertive alien King Thras and the courageous human slave, Chera.


Immortal Angel - 2018
    Can he save his elf in time? As the chief security officer on the Flouriant space station, Tovian works hard to keep the station free of crime. But when a threat arises that he can’t fight, there is only one elf on his mind: Callie. Callie has been watching a certain muscular cyborg on the station monitors a little too closely for far too long, but she’s never had the courage to tell him. Both are racing against the clock to protect themselves and each other. When he comes for her, will she have the courage to tell him how she feels?

Wide Awake: Awaken to Pleasure/Awaken the Senses/Craving Beauty

Nalini Singh - 2014
    But keeping custody of her brother meant becoming her former boss's bride. And giving Jackson a baby.Despite his powerful size and presence, Jackson had been hurt before. Yet he'd protected her at a personal cost, respecting her virginal apprehension. Suddenly, for Jackson's sake, Taylor wanted to replace pain with pleasure. Only, she'd never imagined what sensations — and secrets — she would awaken...Awaken The SensesCharlotte Ashton had never belonged anywhere — until she met worldly Alexandre Dupree. The winemaker was consulting at her family's vineyard, and soon shy Charlotte had fallen completely under his spell. He seemed to know all her secret desires, all her dreams — as if he'd been put on earth just for her pleasure.Alexandre seduced Charlotte in all the ways she had fantasised about. He'd read her secret journal and discovered the real Charlotte — the sensual lover, the generous woman, the vulnerable virgin. Was his crime so unforgivable when all he'd wanted was her love? Yet now to maintain her trust, he would have to continue to lie...Craving BeautyMarc was dangerous to her in the way that only a strong, sexy male could be to a woman. Even knowing that, Hira had agreed to marry him. Her mother had worried that he was scarred, but the lines on his face did nothing to lessen his raw masculine appeal. If anything, they gave him an even more dangerous male air, enticing the feminine core of her to thoughts that shocked her.What did a man's face matter anyway? She had no use for handsome men. But for a man with a heart? For such a man, she might risk everything...

Given to the Alien

Sabrina Kade - 2020
    Until one day without warning, a blue horned alien saves me, saying I’m his mate.Torryn vows to kill anyone who tries to take me away, but I was never meant to be his in the first place. Luck may have brought me to him, but when my real owner returns my luck may have run out.Warning: This book contains a blue horned alien hero, an abducted Earth female, hot alien action and a guaranteed happily ever after. No cheating. No cliffhanger.

Cat’s Protector: Males of Mutang

Lynne Fitzpatrick - 2020
    After building a successful construction business and coming to terms with her infertility, her hopes of becoming a mother were destroyed by the fascist Earth government. Refusing to fall into despair, she hatches a desperate plan to escape Earth on her terms. Agreeing to build an operations center for the galactic police force on a desolate moon, Cat finds herself assigned a group of protectors. Mutang, the moon, is inhabited by males deemed too aggressive for their society. For Cat, her lead protector, N’ye, fills her with desire. Succumbing to temptation, Cat finds herself constantly butting up against the strange cultural norms of the Mutangese. She also finds no supplies to build the operations center she promised. N’ye and Cat must conquer giant bugs, vengeful females, murderous traitors, and their own fears to get their happy ending. This 64,000 word novel includes no cliffhangers, and can be read as a stand-alone book which will be part of a larger universe. This Science Fiction Romance is intended for mature audiences 18+. It features a human woman and an alien male engaging in consensual sexual activities.

Racing Hearts

Kiersten Fay - 2013
    An excerpt of Demon Possession resides at the end. Blurb:With a tempting invitation to join a crew preparing for the infamous race, Phase Nine, Priya has left her job and traveled across space, only to find herself face to face with the man who broke her heart. Now she must decide if her tattered heart can withstand the long journey, or if she should bow out and return home a coward.


Joynell Schultz - 2019
     In less than a year, my brother and I will freeze to death, unless we starve first. Experts have created biodomes, built tunnels, and rationed food and fuel to make the end more tolerable, for a bit. When Lon of planet Kaipra contacts me, claiming he has the key to our survival, I have to listen. He’ll help humans survive the ice age, but at the ultimate cost—I must agree to leave my brother, my friends, and the entire planet I call home to travel across the galaxy with him. Can I trust him? What are his plans with me? And do I even have a choice? You’ll keep turning the pages of this post apocalyptic survival novel, because it's filled with action, adventure, and an across-the-galaxy romance. Scroll up and 1-click this book today! Books in the Earth's Only Hope Series: Connecting (Prequel) Departing (Book 1) Surviving (Book 2) Returning (Book 3): Coming Feb/Mar 2020 Note: Connecting was previously published in the Rogue Skies Boxed Set.

Farin the Dark

Kelly Lucille - 2019
    Farin the Dark, High Commander of the Tellox warriors, has brokered a deal with both the quickly adapting government of Earth and the planets of the intergalactic Alliance for the right to test females for bonding compatibility with his warriors. The Tellox Accords, as they came to be known as, gave the Tellox hope for lives that consisted of more than just battle and endless wandering. Between the Accords and the coming of age of the first females to be born Tellox in thousands or years, there is new hope for his people. But what happens when a warrior sets his sights on a woman who is not bound by the accords? When you are Tellox? You go hunting. Ember, Siren of the Trios, is no easy prey. Her manipulated genetics and hidden past guarantee that she is as dangerous as she is alluring. Now a past she thought she had destroyed is catching up with her, and her present is full of danger and the allure of a pushy High Commander she is not sure she wants to escape. This is a stand alone story. You do not have to read the first Tellox trilogy to enjoy the new series, but if you do you will recognize many of the characters I introduce throughout the new series, all of them connected by a continuing history.

Her Alien Beast

Sue Lyndon - 2020
    I burn with the need to claim her, body and soul, to sink my teeth into her and mark her as mine forever.But we come from different worlds and she was promised to another long ago, a male she is desperate to escape. I've promised to keep her safe and help her avoid the forced marriage, but can I protect her from myself? My blood keeps getting hotter, the urge to hold her down and claim her as my mate becoming stronger by the day.Eventually, I'll give in to the dark passions coursing through my veins. The Kaxxloran mating urge is coming upon me. It's only a matter of time until I lose all control.

Baby For The Alien Invader

Juno Wells - 2019
    A computer nerd trying to get her dream job with the CIA when the alien invaders appear. It happens too fast. One moment she's taking a call and the next she's in a cell being ogled by a brutish green alien who's claiming her as his own! Scared silly, but determined to fight, Isobel is thankfully rescued when an even bigger, more muscular alien male walks in. The green god is still covered in blood when he lays his claim on her. She was ready to struggle against the brute, but is unexpectedly drawn to this newcomer... Reamous... Reamous is a warrior, ruthlessly participating in the invasion of the stupid little planet Earth with the silly, weak aliens who call themselves humans. Against all odds, one of them manages to badly damage his leg and he's excused from service, forced to take work as a private contractor... As a consolation prize he gets his pick of the captive females to take as his war bride. When he walks into the holding cells and finds Isobel, he knows she's the one! She's supposed to be a mate, just breeding material, but Isobel is so much more. She has secrets, ones Reamous desperately wants to know. Along the way of discovering those secrets, he also discovers he'll do anything for his new human female. No matter the stakes he'll claim, protect and defend!

Alien Alliances

Clarissa Lake - 2017
    Star ship Raptor One carries a crew of humans and feline humanoids. The Narovian felines can and have interbred with humans during all that time. Many felines have found their true mates among the Earthers. Immediately on recognition, the felines give off pheromones that cause their true mates to desire them sexually so intensely that they must mate almost immediately. Once Narovians started finding their meomee or true mates there a savvy businessman found away to profit from it. The Narovian Genetic Matchmaking Agency has set up shop on Earth, under the guise of genetic testing for ancestral origins and genetic markers for disease. This brings a new set of challenges to the crew of Raptor One under feline Captain Dargan Merrek as they protect Earth from alien hostiles amid sexy encounters with true mates. NO cliff hanger

Dragon Lords of Valdier Books 1-3

S.E. Smith - 2016
    All of that changes when a strange golden space ship crash lands on it. Now, Abby has to deal with a golden ship, a tortured alien, and an insane local sheriff.Zoran Reykill knew he had to find a safe place to heal after he escapes from a Curizan military post. When his symbiosis Mothership takes him to an unknown planet he finds more than he expects – he finds his true mate. The only problems are Abby doesn’t understand a thing he says and the local sheriff wants her, too. There is only one thing the King of Valdier can do, abduct his true mate.Now Zoran has his hands full trying to keep his true mate safe in his own world while trying to help her accept her new life. He will need all the help he can get to help his stubborn human accept she can make a life in a place other than her mountain back on Earth. He just needs to keep her alive long enough to enjoy it and away from the other males on his planet who wouldn’t mind helping her accept her new sensual body. One thing he knows he will never regret – abducting Abby. Book 2: Capturing Cara Cara Truman is a pint-size pistol whose inquisitive nature has gotten her into trouble on more than one occasion. Her next adventure takes her farther than she ever expected when she ends up on a journey out of this world.Trelon Reykill thought he had his hands full. A militant group of Curizans had captured his brother Zoran, and he was busy trying to fortify the Valdier defenses against the Sarafin Warriors, even as his dragon was roaring for him to find a mate. He was furious about the first, excited about the second, and pissed about the last. The last thing he expected to find on the primitive planet his brother has taken refuge on was his true mate.Now, he has a whole new set of problems… capturing Cara long enough to make her his. His symbiot loves her, his dragon wants her, and he can’t catch her. On top of all that, someone is trying to kill her.His solution: Capture Cara and love her so well she will never want to escape him—if he can. Book 3: Tracking Trisha Trisha Grove enjoyed her job as a pilot for Boswell International but realized something was still missing from her life—her family. She is ready to call it quits and head back home to Wyoming where her father lives. She never expected her last flight for Boswell would end with an unplanned trip out of this world. Trisha isn’t sure at first what is real and what isn’t; all she knows is that she is determined to get back to her dad no matter what it takes.Kelan Reykill is the fourth son in the royal line of Valdier. Commander of the V’ager, one of the largest Valdier warships, he prides himself on his strict self-discipline, his ability to remain in command in any situation, and his skill at handling any challenge. That is, until he meets a stubborn human female from the primitive planet his older brother sought refuge on. Now, all he can think about is how to get the female into his bed and under his control while staying in one piece.When she is taken from him, Kelan will track Trisha to the ends of the universe and farther, because he knows one thing. She is his true mate, and he will do anything, kill anyone, who tries to harm her.

Not Quite Terran

Erin Tate - 2015
    Aliens like Karru C’Hali. He’s heavily muscled, gorgeous, seductive… and unsanctioned. And he wants her! As an intake officer for six years, nothing surprises Terra-born Rebecca Varda anymore. Nothing. Except the arrival of Karru C’Hali, Overlord of Palia. He’s nearly seven feet of honey-skinned, heavily carved and deliciously muscled male, and his presence has her heart racing with apprehension. Not because he’s unsanctioned, but because Palia—and their people—are a myth. Maybe. Even if they aren’t, he can take his unsanctioned alien ass off Rilli. When he doesn’t, she decides that if he wants to run afoul of the station director and end up in a federation holding cell, it’s no concern of hers. Until it is. Rebecca finds herself wrapped in Karru’s arms and embroiled in the drama surrounding Palia, Rilli, and a long lost royal family line that ends with… her. **This edition is the COMPLETE story of NOT QUITE TERRAN. Each individual episode is also available for a FREE borrow through Kindle Unlimited.**