New Releases in #SciFi and #Fantasy Romance for Wednesday February 22

I have not read most of the new releases listed (although I always end up one-clicking a bunch as I prepare these posts LOL) and as always I recommend sampling before you buy!

It’s a mix of the genres in no particular order. Also the term “new” is generally plus or minus a week or two. I try to catch up on ones I missed in recent months.  

(NOTE: If the author provides me with buy links I insert those; otherwise I default to Amazon and iBooks. Pricing and availability are current as of the day I prepare the post – things can change fast in the ebook world LOL.)

Also, I usually include only the beginning of the book blurb…

bond-that-ties-usTHE BOND THAT TIES US by Christine d’Abo

VS Note: I can’t cover all the re-releases that happen, especially with all the books where rights reverted recently (and I don’t always know it’s a re-release frankly) but I’ll mention ones that seem standout to me.

Haylie knows her life is about to change the moment she sets foot on the Eurus colony. What she didn’t count on was her instant, overwhelming sexual desire for the seven-foot-tall, sexy as hell alien ambassador. He’s in her every thought and dream, teasing and taunting her body into a sexual frenzy.

Kamran has waited his whole life to find his bonded mate. When she arrives in the form of a slender human with brilliant eyes, he can’t stop his all-consuming need to possess her. If their bond is discovered, they will be forced by Briel law to leave the colony, giving up the lives they’ve worked so hard to build.While Haylie and Kamran fight their growing desire, their colony is threatened by an unseen enemy.

When the colony comes under attack by a brutal alien force, can Haylie and Kamran keep their bond a secret and stop the invasion in time to save everyone?

Amazon     Kobo       Smashwords    iBooks

 

LADY OF SILVER by Shona Husk

lady-of-silverA man on a mission
A brutal crime is haunting detective Dale Morgan. A young woman has been murdered on the city’s outskirts, and her blood drained. Dale suspects the leader of a depraved cult may be to blame. Yet with barely a shred of evidence at the crime scene, Dale will have to turn to the one person he despises almost as much as the killers he puts behind bars.
 
A woman with secrets
To humans, Saba Venn is a psychic, but she’s Albah, a race long forgotten by humans but who live amongst them, her powers fueled by blood and silver.  She agrees to help Detective Morgan, if it means stopping the vampire cult she believes is behind the killing. But the attraction she feels with Dale is immediate, and as their relationship intensifies she begins to doubt she can keep her secret from him.

Amazon     iBooks

dream-merchantTHE DREAM MERCHANT by Linda Mooney

Life hasn’t always been great for Rainn and Gerran, but it couldn’t be much more perfect than it is now. Rainn was happy to move to the remote mountains of Pennsylvania to be with her love, and to satisfy his “other” side. There, they are perfectly content. Only one more thing could make their lives complete.

Gerran is the last of his kind and hopes to create a new life with his human wife….

Amazon      iBooks

JUNKYARD HEROES (THE ENDURANCE BOOK 5) by Tracey Cooper-Posey

Pint-sized Noa Doria and her “loser” friends help a stranger in trouble—none other than junkyard-heroesHaydn Forney.  Haydn is the son of the most hated man on the Endurance, Fornell Acardi, leader of the psychotic Caver movement.  Strife follows Haydn everywhere.

Amazon       Author’s Buy Links

THE DRAGON WARRIOR (LOCHGUARD HIGHLAND DRAGONS BOOK 4) by Jessie Donovan

dragon-warriorGrant McFarland is the head Protector of Clan Lochguard. His top priority is finding the traitorous former clan members who attacked the Scottish clan. However, the touch of a female he’s known his whole life has started to set his body on fire. Both man and beast want her, but until he can ensure the clan is safe, he must resist her.

Faye MacKenzie used to be in charge of security for her clan….

Amazon      iBooks

WINTER OF THE GODS (OLYMPUS BOUND) by Jordanna Max Brodsky

winter-of-the-godsManhattan has many secrets. Some are older than the city itself.

Winter in New York: snow falls, lights twinkle, and a very disgruntled Selene DiSilva prowls the streets, knowing that even if she doesn’t look for trouble, it always finds her.

When a dead body is discovered sprawled atop Wall Street’s iconic Charging Bull statue, it’s up to Selene to hunt down the perpetrators. Her ancient skills make her the only one who can track a conspiracy that threatens the very existence of the gods, Selene – once known as Artemis – among them.

Amazon     iBooks

LADY AND THE SPACE TRAMP: A SPACE AGE FAIRY TALE (CELESTIAL MATES) by J. M. Page

lady-and-the-space-trampMelody is a woman bound by obligation. She loves her family, but can’t help dreaming of more. Exploring faraway lands, thrilling adventures, maybe even kissing strangers? Anything sounds better than caring for her sickly aunt and quiet, boring, small-town life.

A man on the run…

With quick wit, an easy smile, and that devilish twinkle in his eye, Konrad has always been able to charm his way out of every bad situation, and into every lady’s affections…

Amazon

KORVEN’S FIRE (DRAGON PRICE OF WYE) by Nancey Cummings and Juno Wells

korvens-fireGripped by a fierce mating fever, Prince Korven is ordered home to marry highborn stranger. The three month long journey is filled with peril and he must keep his identity secret. As fate would have it, he crossed paths with Adelle, a most intriguing and infuriating human female.
Primitive instinct claws inside him demanding the curvy woman with the insolent tone yet fragile gaze. He wants to own her, to make her his mate and rule his kingdom with her at his side.
She can deny him all she likes but he sees the desire in her eyes. Her whispered protests only make him want her more…

Amazon

DEGREE OF RESISTANCE (PACIFICA RISING BOOK 1) by Nicola M. Cameron

A perfect society hiding a terrible secret. A betrayed man condemned to mindless slavery. A woman determined to set him free.

degree-of-resistanceFreelance tech Evie Contreras belongs to the Employee class of the Pacifica Protectorate, the “perfect society” that rose from the ruins of the West Coast. But Evie knows about Pacifica’s festering core and the secrets that keep it in power. And when she discovers that Pacifica has turned her fiancé Ben into a cyborg soldier/slave, she will risk everything to rescue him.

Saving Ben is the first step in a deadly game between Pacifica and a shadowy resistance group known as Rubicon. In return for Rubicon’s help, Evie must retrieve a hidden artificial intelligence that may hold the key to protecting Earth from a deadly new disaster.

Assuming the protectorate doesn’t find Evie first.

Amazon

THE ALIEN’S PRIZE (WARRIORS OF LUXIRIA BOOK 1) by Zooey Draven

Kate Harper finally had everything going on back on Earth: her dream job, a kickass best aliens-prizefriend, and an apartment completely void of her cheating ex. That is, until she wakes up, cuffed and naked, on an alien planet/fight club known as the Pit. Worse? Aliens fight to the death to be able to claim their prize: human pleasure mates. Even worse? She realizes she’s one of them.

Vaxa’an, the Prime Leader of Luxiria, has a duty to his warrior species: continue their race….

Amazon     Amazon UK

FANTASTICAL ISLAND (OLD SCHOOL SERIES Book 2) by Jenny Schwartz

When a magical amulet gives marine biologist Naomi Twain the power to see through glamours it plunges her into a world of danger and intrigue. Fantastical creatures are everywhere, but hidden, on Catalina Island—and someone is hunting them, putting at risk a unique, magical ecosystem.

fantastical-islandCorey Madrigal is bathing a behemi, a flying miniature pig, when Naomi crashes into his life. With a natural talent for seeing through glamours, he feels a responsibility to the creatures of his island home, creatures who were the friends of his childhood. Now, he’s a Hollywood special effects artist, and he’s going to be an amazing ally for Naomi in her quest to capture the hunters of the island’s fantastical creatures.

But the hunters have their own agenda.

And then, there’s the ghost…

Amazon

MAYBE TOMORROW: ENCHANTED KEEPSAKES by Lynne Connolley

Two hearts beat as one – two hundred years apart!

Tabitha Simpson is on her honeymoon alone, after her fiancé cheated on her. In London maybe-tomorrowshe finds a tiny shop, where she buys a miniature portrait. The man in the picture calls to her, as if she already knows him. When she finds the full-size painting, magic happens, and she is transported back in time to 1816.

Avery is the Earl of Northcote, expected to marry and provide an heir. But when he finds Tabby on the sofa of his Thames villa, he is smitten. He doesn’t want anybody else. He will defy everybody and everything to have her.
But some things can’t be defied….

Amazon      iBooks

SURRENDER TO THE CYBORGS (INTERSTELLAR BRIDES THE COLONY BOOK 1) by Grace Goodwin

surrender-to-the-cyborgsWrongly imprisoned whistle-blower Rachel Pierce would rather take her chances with her court appeal than accept her place as the first Interstellar Bride destined for the Colony. She’s stubborn and determined to seek justice—and her freedom—on Earth…but her mates are not willing to risk her life or her future on a system they believe to be both primitive and corrupt.

Maxim of Prillon Prime fought ten long years in the Hive wars. Captured and tortured with his second, Ryston, they escaped only to be rejected by their own people and condemned to life on the Colony with the other “contaminated” cyborg warriors….

Amazon      iBooks

THE ALIEN MATE’S ABDUCTION by Zara Zenia and Juno Wells

Lainey devotes her entire life to taking care of others. As a cancer researcher, compassion is a huge part of her job. She has to care about her test subjects if she’s going to be able to put into the necessary energy needed to help save them.

alien-mates-abductionIt’s the same with Markathus, who goes by Mark, her dark god with his traditional style and quiet manner.

But when it turns out that he’s not the man he claims to be, and she ends up naked in a freezer on a cold gurney, she finds herself questioning her feelings for him. He says he’ll help her, and that even though she’s in a strange place with things that weren’t supposed to exist, she’ll be OK.

First, though, she needs to learn to trust him, and there’s no way she can trust a man that isn’t human. He lied to her, he did this to her and now he was asking her to believe in him.

Will Lainey find a way back to Earth? What will Markathus do to her?

Amazon

BURNED (SILVERWOOD COVEN SERIES BOOK 9) by Hazel Hunter

burnedA homecoming that tempts fate.

As Summer finally makes the journey to her mother’s home, she finds bittersweet memories waiting. Though it was the place that she was raised, her parents were murdered there. The more Summer learns about her mother, the more her own life as a Guardian becomes clear.

Meanwhile Troy and Michael do their best to put their differences behind them, but it may come too late. The power that has saved them all so many times, slowly starts to withdraw.

Amazon     iBooks

SAVED BY DARKNESS (DARKNESS SERIES BOOK 6) by Katie Reus

Half-demon, half-dragon shifter Ian McCabe is hellbent on getting back the only woman saved-by-darknesshe’s ever loved. When Fiona O’Riley kicked him out of her life decades ago, he thought she was gone for good. Now that she’s back, nothing will stop him from claiming her. But she wants nothing to do with him—or his family.

She’ll do anything to save him.

Fiona knows that Ian is the only male for her…

Amazon     iBooks

WILD CARD (THE DRIFT BOOK 3) by Susan Hayes

Technician Lieksa Kiv saw firsthand what the corporations did to their cyborg soldiers during the Resource Wars. Her job: repair their damaged cybernetic components and send them back into battle. When a stolen kiss reveals the truth about her charges, Lieksa sacrifices everything to protect the cyborgs’ secret, including a future with the men she’s fallen for.

wild-cardMack Darian and Dash Scudo aren’t soldiers anymore. Inspired by the kindness of the woman who saved their lives and touched their hearts, they are defenders, instead. As Corporate Security, they’re dedicated to protecting the citizens of The Drift from all threats, including each other.

When these three lives reconnect, the flames of passion burn white hot. But before they can hope for a future together, they must contend with old secrets and present-day challenges threatening to tear their world apart.

Amazon      iBooks

 

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