Here’s the link to the Weekend Writing Warriors central page, so you can visit all the participants sharing excerpts today…a fun way to sample new books and find new authors! (Also welcome to the Sunday Snippet visitors!)
Sharing now from my newly released scifi romance Aydarr (A Badari Warriors SciFi Romance Novel): Sectors New Allies Series Book 1. Yup, a mouthful LOL!
I’ve skipped ahead a bit from the last excerpt. Jill nearly died from the poisonous bite she received while in the pit. Aydarr and his men took her to their shelter, had their healer treat her bite wound and then he personally nursed her through the after effects of the bite. Now she’s feeling better and wildly curious to know more about the planet she’s suddenly been dumped on. And about Aydarr. Jill is speaking.
A little creative editing and punctuation have been done to fit our rules.
“Am I free to go then?”
Aydarr eyed her, “Why would you wish to venture into the Preserve unarmed and unaware of the dangers here? After what you just went through?”
“Merely testing the limits of your hospitality.”
“I would have to risk my men to save you again. You’re in my territory, I’ve declared you mine, you will stay safe with the pack.”
Eyeing his muscular frame and undeniably handsome face, she thought maybe in another time and place she might not have minded meeting his possessive claim. The two of them could have battled this out until they got a few things straight between them and most likely ended up in the bedroom because he was flat-out hot. But the situation here wasn’t like anything she’d ever encountered. It felt like she was in an adventure trideo, and she had to walk carefully, “I belong to myself, for your information.”
The book blurb:
Jill Garrison, a maintenance tech at the Sectors Amarcae 7 colony, goes to sleep one night as usual only to wake up in her nightgown stranded in the middle of a forest on an unknown world. There’s no time to think as she’s stalked by carnivorous predators and rescued by genetically engineered warriors calling themselves the Badari. Turns out they and she, along with her whole colony, are now prisoners of the Khagrish, a ruthless race of alien scientists. Working for enemies of the Sectors, the Khagrish have created the Badari to be super soldiers.
Aydarr, the Badari alpha, isn’t sure he can trust Jill but his attraction to her is undeniable. He impulsively claims her as his mate to prevent her death at the hands of the Khagrish.
Can he continue to protect her from the experiments already underway? Will his claiming her put his pack in jeopardy from their alien masters?
As Jill searches for a way to rescue her fellow humans and get them all to safety, she finds herself falling for Aydarr, despite the secrets he’s keeping. She has a few of her own.
The situation becomes dire when Aydarr and his pack are sent offplanet on a mission, leaving Jill unprotected, prey for the senior scientist. Can she escape the experiments he has in mind for her? Will she be able to thwart the Khagrish plans and liberate humans and Badari alike? How will she and Aydarr reunite?
Good news – I sent the second book in the series, MATEER, to the formatter last week, so it should be released SOON!