INTERVIEWS & HEADLINES
Not Fade Away, Interstellar Rescue Series Book 4
by Donna S. Frelick | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Interstellar Rescue series? How are the books tied together?

I wove together two idea threads to make the series possible. One was the common story of alien abduction--how people are Taken by little Gray aliens, and, often, Returned to Earth after experiencing all manner of abuse. The other was the idea of interstellar slavery. If the aliens are taking humans to use as slaves, I thought, then why couldn't there be intergalactic abolitionists who fight on our behalf? That's the concept of Rescue, the heroes...

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Dangerous
by Tory Richards | Interview
Murder Notes
by Lisa Renee Jones | Interview
It's Complicated
by Nikki Prince | Interview
Bought by the Boss
by Stacey Kennedy | Interview
Sex Symphony
by Sienna Matthews; Madison Blake | Interview

HEADLINES

The Pit & The Passion: Murder At The Ghost Hotel
At midnight, in the darkness of a deserted hotel, comes scream and a splash. Eighty-five years later workmen uncover a skeleton. Who does it belong to, and how did it get to the bottom of an old elevator shaft? To find out, Charity Snow, ace reporter for the Longboat Key Planet, must team up with Rancor Bass, best-selling author. Although his arrogance nearly exceeds his talent, she is surprised to discover a warm heart beating under his handsome exterior. While dealing with a drop-dead gorgeous editor who may or may not be the villain and a publisher with a dark family secret, they unearth an unexpected link to the most famous circus family in the world.
Blood Instincts
Enter the Other World at your own risk… What if you found out that you weren't exactly…human? Can Myah accept her new reality, or will she retreat into that normal, safe world she once thought was her own?
Lapses Of Memory
Sydney Bellek first meets Elian Davies in the 1950s on a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser when she is five and he is seven. They run into each other every few years after that, but while he knows from the start that she is his true love, she does not. Later, as rival journalists, they vie for scoops on international crises from the Iranian revolution to the Lebanese civil war. The handsome and intrepid Elian beats her out at every turn, even while keeping his love for her secret. Only after years of separation does she finally realize they are meant to be together, but this time, in a twist of fate, it is Elian whose memory of her is gone. Will he remember her before she loses heart or will their new love be enough to replace the old one?
The Selkie Prince's Fated Mate (the Royal Alphas)
A Selkie prince forced to produce an heir. An omega destined to become a royal's fated mate... Prince Kai's life as he knows it is now over. As the firstborn alpha to the Selkie King of the North, he's required to produce an heir. Whether he wants to or not. When the Selkie Seekers finally present his fated mate, he dreads being tied to this stranger for the rest of his life. He can only hope his omega will be easy on the eyes and somewhat intelligent. Raised in a family of good breeding, Luca always knew it was possible he'd end up the mate for an alpha of nobility. Only to whom, he never knew. Every time the Seekers summoned him for the humiliating presentation ceremony to royalty of all levels, he feared being stuck with some unbearable, abusive or very unattractive alpha. As an omega he doesn't have the choice to say no. Not only is it his obligation, it's the law. If he refuses, he and his family would become outcasts and banished from the Selkie community. However, as soon as Kai enters the Great Hall of the North, it's clear that the handsome prince is his alpha. Luca's pleased with the choice the fates made until the king demands that not only he become pregnant within six months but produce an alpha pup with his son, otherwise he'll be cast aside. And getting pregnant might be a problem... Note: A 56k word m/m shifter mpreg story, this is the first book in the Royal Alpha series. Due to the "knotty" times in this book, it is recommended for mature readers only. It can be read as a standalone and, of course, has an HEA.

BOOK REVIEWS
Ripping Off the Mask
| LGBTQ

RIPPING OFF THE MASK starts with action. Coop is with his (work) partner, Silvio, when they are called to a bank robbery. Others are on their way, or already there, chasing the suspects. Silvio goes off by himself as he is faster than Coop. That leads...

Photographic Heart
| LGBTQ

PHOTOGRAPHIC HEART is the eighth book in the Itáyu Lake series, and we have Brannon's story. He is the nephew of the two angelic aunts who have been featured in previous books. He has had his vision and knows he will meet his mate soon, and a rough idea...

Cash Plays
| LGBTQ

CASH PLAYS is an outstanding third installment of a series that is delivering a great mystery plot, keeping the reader guessing and on the edge most of the time. It was a perfect mix of action, love and a serial killer who is taking justice in his hands. Levi...

The Depth of Love
| LGBTQ

555 stars for Ms. Akeroyd allowing us to be her emotional punching bag in THE DEPTH OF LOVE! When Luke Gray and Josh Henderson decided to have a baby, Gia Jefferson was the surrogate that blew into their lives like a tornado. Josh has known he was...

Revenge and Redemption
| Erotic Romance

Both Anne Holmes and Steve Jamison are recovering from broken hearts, courtesy of those they both might have once considered partners, friends, or family. For Anne, every day of the last fifteen months has been a struggle trying to understand what happened--how...

A Fine Line
| Erotic Romance

There's a fine line between most things--right and wrong, pleasure and pain, laughter and crying, humor and sarcasm, dominance and submission--and in Sue Horsford's A FINE LINE, there are many and as you read, you might find yourself asking, "What would...

Queen Wolf
| LGBTQ

QUEEN WOLF is the first book in the Triad Mates series, and we start off with a boom! Quite specifically, the boom that follows something being set alight. Avery has decided to burn her ex's old porn magazines, and takes great delight in doing so. Although...

Lovers
| LGBTQ

Jealousy is a wicked bitch, especially in the polyamorous world. Bianca Castillo enjoys sex with her men Jamison and Adrian, but they have their own primary partners, and she's often left knowing she's second best. Bianca herself never really desired...

Holden's Regrets
| New Adult

HOLDEN'S REGRETS is story two in Diane Zparkki's Branson's Kind of Love Trilogy and picks up almost where FIXING SYDNEY (story 1) leaves off. Much like in story 1, this time, we get the backstory from Shannon as she's run off to get away from the humiliation...

When Darkness Follows


WHEN DARKNESS FOLLOWS is the fourth book in the Beyond The Grave series, and we reunited with both TSI and Debunking Reality. Rachel has called Debunking Reality because of a murder-mystery that involves her. Unfortunately she can't remember what happened,...

Venomous Hunger
| Romantic Science Fiction/Futuristic

VENOMOUS HUNGER is the second book in the Eok Warriors series, but it can be read as a standalone. I would recommend you do read book one first, but only because you'd be missing on a great story if you don't. Aliena was one of the free humans living...

The Marrying Type
| Contemporary Romance

When you get more than you bargained for... Libby is in a pickle. She's dropped out of college with a plan to bring clean water to places in the world that need it most. It's an admirable endeavor and a challenging problem to solve, but she's sure...

#1 Lie
| Contemporary Romance

4 nose-growing stars for #1 LIE! One little lie. Just an itsy bitsy, teenie weenie little lie to her gran, and Jessica Dawson is screwed. When gran was on her death bed, Jess confirmed that she had a man so gran would be able to leave knowing her...

Pas De Deux: A Dance For Two
| Contemporary Romance

PAS DE DEUX: A DANCE FOR TWO by Lynn Turner is a beautifully written contemporary romance. This new-to-me author took me on a journey behind a classic ballet company, the building of a new Broadway musical and two imperfect people finding each other....

Venomous Hunger
| Romantic Science Fiction/Futuristic

And, just like that, Aliena's "entire life became dependent on the trust she was putting in an alien pirate." If I were to venture a guess, I'd say that being bit by the mating bug, if unwanted, would be cause for annoyance. As a pirate, Kamal has...

Unlocking Lies
| Contemporary Romance

3 serial-killer stars for UNLOCKING LIES. When Marine Corps veteran Jace Kendall returns to his family in Blyth Lake, he's ready to pursue his own dreams, especially since he's now got his own home thanks to a bequeath from his mother. He's surprised...

Crossing Promises
| Contemporary Romance

3 soil covered stars for CROSSING PROMISES. Owen Cross knows he's meant to be nowhere else but running Cross Creek Farm. It's in his soul and his blood. But it's a lot of work, especially when his dad has scaled back, one brother decided on a new...

PHATT Farm
| Contemporary Romance

PHATT FARM is a fast-paced, engaging read that is full of giggles and chemistry. Coming in at just over an hour's read time, it's perfect for a quick afternoon or bedtime tale. Eazy is a sexy, ex-military man working on the family farm while he figures...

A Tiny Piece of Something Greater
| LGBTQ

A book that includes mental illness among its subject has always been one that has my utter attention. Unfortunately this one didn't quite make me fall in love with it, but I was very pleased with the way the subject was addressed, being not only an accurate...

Tight Quarters
| LGBTQ

TIGHT QUARTERS is the sixth book in the Out of Uniform series, and if M/M Romance mixed in with a military scenario does it for you, then you really need to check out this series. In this book, we reunite with Bacon (and yep, that is his real name!)....

Secret Husband
| Erotic Romance

It's now the twenty-second century, and things have changed a bit. Children are now living with their parents longer than ever, and arranged marriages are popular again. Also, mythological gods have taken an interest in what's happening on planet earth...

Tight Quarters
| LGBTQ

It isn't very often that I venture into M/M romance and Annabeth Albert is an author who's new to me. That the Out of Uniform series has crossed my feed numerous times which I haven't yet taken up is just added incentive to get into a military romance...

Succubus Lips
| Erotic Romance

SUCCUBUS LIPS is a reverse harem urban fantasy that features a favorite trope of mine: the do-gooding young and horny undercover team. Ah, the endless dance of good and evil and good knickers and evil knickers. The potential for lots of fun is there. Vigilante...

The Devil's Cum in His Eye
| LGBTQ

When it comes to humour and incredulous plots, Mr. Cox is always a winner. His stories are always a thrilling time with fun characters and mind boggling plots. In this latest series, how can a reader not love the title and pick it up? Yes, I read this...

Black Cat Security
| Erotic Romance

Sneakily sexy, BLACK CAT SECURITY catches a reader off guard in a most pleasant manner. After whipping through this book, all a reader can ask is, where is the rest of this series? Full disclosure, I didn't read the blurb for the book. The cover of the...

Their Chance at Redemption
| Erotic Romance

3 shifty stars for THE CHANCE AT REDEMPTION. As the Black Ridge Alpha, lion shifter Kieran Murphy is tasked with ensuring the safety of his people. He's wanted Josie Cadman ever since he rescued her several months ago, but he knows she's not his mate....

Crossing Quinn
| Erotic Romance

Devilish funny, CROSSING QUINN will have a reader laughing up a storm. This space opera is complete with a headstrong stubborn female and an alpha male intent on taming his chosen mate. Another lovely addition to the Coletti Warlords series, this time,...

Friends in Common
| Erotic Romance

Another glimpse into the life of the fun loving triad Max, Sean and Cali. Except, it may not be so fun. Sometimes, being the ones who host the parties and keep everyone's spirits up can be draining. Giving too much of oneself can become more like work...

Bound To Submit
| Erotic Romance

The spectacular BJ Wane has yet another book out in her sexy and steamy contemporary erotic romance, BOUND TO SUBMIT, the fourth book in her Miami Masters series. This book is all about gym owner Miles Cavanaugh and shelter organizer Hope Wallace. Miles...

Chamomile Nights
| Erotic Romance

Erotic, steamy and unexpected, this is adelightful magical romance with a twist of the Twilight Zone. How have I not read books by Ms. Renquist before? This short story is just the right length and a delicious sweet romance. If this is the start of a...

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MEET THE AUTHORS
Sorchia DuBois
Deepest, darkest Missouri

Award-winning author Sorchia Dubois lives in the piney forest of the Missouri Ozarks with seven cats, two fish, one dog, and one husband. She enjoys a wee splash of single-malt Scotch from time to time and she spends a number of hours each day tapping...

Kris Pearson
Wellington, New Zealand

Hi - I'm way down in New Zealand, and most of my books are set in this gorgeous country. I write sizzling hot romances - the ' Wellington' series, set mostly in my home city, and the 'Heartlands' series about the girls who live out in the country areas....

Penny Brandon
Australia

Penny is a complete romantic who believes everyone can fall in love if only they'll open their heart to the possibility, which is why she writes those hot, erotic stories that will always have a happily ever after. However, it doesn't mean she'll necessarily...

Belle Ami
California, USA

Belle Ami is a Kathryn McBride scholar of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She lives in California with her husband, two children, three dogs, and horse. She is the author of The Only One series, The One (#1), and The One & More (#2). Her third in...

Alex L. Michaels


Alex L. Michaels lives in Europe, in a small country you probably never heard of. She loves writing romance, although poetry was her first love. She is a film buff, TV show addict and horror genre aficionado. But books always come first. Her heroes are...

Melanie Bennett
Ontario, Canada

I'm a Canadian Author, addicted to heartfelt Romance. Obsessed with the elusive, obscure magical moments when new love first ignites. I'm a hopeless romantic fascinated with the tension of attraction. I enjoy a mind-blowing love story with heat and a...


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Ana


I work in the mental health area and that makes me feel attracted to books that address such subjects. I like to read angsty stories. Complex character are my favourite and i've always felt attracted to dark theme books. Right now i'm almost exclusively...

Merissa
Germany

I am an avid reader of many genres including Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Young Adult, Erotica and any of the above that might appear in one book. I am a Pagan so you will also find reviews and books listed with a Pagan slant....

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Florida, USA

I am 29 years old and I'm a long time fan of romance novels. I enjoy paranormal, historical, time-travel and erotica the most but I will read almost anything romance related. I love to talk books and I am a firm believer in reading reviews prior to purchasing...

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Stargazers Is Now Available In Print!
Five stargazers defy the odds and find love and adventure as they travel across the galaxy. Descended from the witches of old Earth, Stargazers are highly sought after, both by legitimate sources and by pirates who enslave them and use their talents to bend energy to power space ships and detect people's presences from great distances. Wanton: When Tarik's brother is captured by the Intergalactic Council, the handsome cyborg realizes he'll need the help of a Stargazer if a rescue mission is to succeed. But when he kidnaps Krystal, he's torn between rescuing his brother and his growing attraction to the talented witch. Willful: Born both a Stargazer and Daughter-Heir to the throne of New Zanadles, Jazlyn is used to a life of pampered luxury. But when the planet runs into financial trouble, her leisurely life is replaced by a whirlwind of Intergalactic Council intrigues and the lusty attentions of her new employers. Wild: When Stargazer Anaya plans stows away on a ship belonging to a cynical bounty hunter, Ryland assumes she's a runaway sex slave and offers her a choice: be returned to her master or stay and serve his every desire. Wayward: When Abbie is kidnapped, Kat, her twin, boldly offers her services to a very sexy pirate captain in return for his help. Tore is fascinated by the sexy young Stargazer, but how far is she willing to go to save her sister? Sinful: Breanne is on a mission is to rescue a fellow Stargazer who fell prey to pirates, and she can't do that from the brig of Roark's spaceship. When she convinces Roark they should join forces, they find out just how powerful they can be together. The pirates don't stand a chance against their combined wrath.
Whirlwind Romance
In the aftermath of a hurricane, Lacey Delahaye finds herself marooned on an island on the Gulf coast of Florida with a mysterious man. They are immediately drawn to each other, but before Armand can confess his identity, they are kidnapped and taken to a tiny island in the western Caribbean. In a story filled with adventure, Lacey faces pirates, power-mad ideologues, and palace intrigue, not to mention the advances of three men, only one of whom she loves.
Let Me Take You To New Zealand
**Their Bond through Jade** $2.99 or FREE for KU subscribers She's sworn off men...until she meets Mat, a sexy helicopter pilot from NZ. Can she trust her bruised heart and learn to love again? When Tiffany Cahill opens the door to the police, memories flood her mind of the previous year and a relationship gone bad. Frightened, she calls her friend, Steve, for help, but instead a stranger answers the phone. Little does Tiffany know how much this New Zealander is going to impact her life, especially after she is assaulted only a few hours later.
Retribution...who Would You Kill To Escape Your Past?
A gripping, romantic suspense of betrayal, hope and love by Diane Demetre Jessie Hilton is tough. Since the age of fifteen, she has dreamed of being a principal dancer with the Australian Ballet Company. Now at twenty-four, she stands on the brink of fulfilling her dream unaware of a secret buried deep within her. Ex-military officer, Brad Jordan is rebuilding his life with the help of his boisterous Border collie, Whiskey. After helping Jessie out of a tight spot, he discovers a kindred spirit in the ambitious ballerina. But with the sudden attention of an unwanted admirer, Jessie's life begins to spin out of control. Called back to her family home in country New South Wales due to her father's unforeseen illness, she is torn between career and family. As her dream of being principal dancer fades, her stalker edges ever closer. But there is more to overcome than a lurking psychopath. Can Jessie and Brad confront their own demons and escape the past? Award winning author, Diane Demetre writes genre-busting stories which delve deep into the human psyche, and Retribution is no exception. Winner of Romance Writers of Australia Emerald Pro Award for Best Unpublished Manuscript, Retribution is her first romantic suspense. If you love a cast of complex characters, a slow simmering romance and an intriguing plot, don't miss this page-turning romantic suspense with a twist.
Alien Mate
Falsely convicted, I'm sentenced to life as an alien's mail order bride... I'm Starr Elizabeth Conner. Earth's government falsely convicted me of a crime, packed me on a ship with other female felons, and sent us to Dakon, a primitive, frozen wasteland of a planet. Why? Earth needs minerals, and Dakon is desperate for females. But I'm no barbarian's 'mail order bride,' even if he is super tall, muscular, and the chief of his tribe. He doesn't want a BBW blonde, either--it's written all over his chiseled face. He'll be truly angry if he ever learns what my 'crime' was. I am Torg. I have waited 34 rotations for a mate of my own. With this shipment, I was sure to get a fine, sturdy mate who'll bear me many daughters. Instead, I receive a small, curvy, pale-haired female who looks at me with anger and fear. It is only when we 'kiss' that I believe things may work out between us. But I'm hearing rumors that Starr and her shipmates are law-breakers. To survive, Dakonians must obey all laws … or be exiled. Just when I have found her, will I have to banish my mate into the wilderness?
Mercenaries All In One Place - Print Or Ebook
Kaeden and his band of mercenaries will do whatever it takes to keep the women they love safe! Private Skirmish: What do you do when the woman you love is up for auction? Make sure you're the highest bidder! Kaeden and his band of mercenaries will do whatever it takes to reunite Dee and her little sister and keep them safe. Running Scared: Jackson knows what it's like to lose your entire family in one bloody instant. When he vows to help the irresistibly sexy Saralyn find her brother, the team engages in a search that takes them into the heart of the corrupt government. Riding Shotgun: Shotgun falls hard from Kalie the first time he meets her. Kalie's a genetic experiment who was never supposed to get out of the lab. She makes a living on the underground street racing circuit, but lately, accidents keep plaguing her car. With the help of his mercenary buddies, Shotgun's determined to keep his woman safe. Winter's Quest: Winter remembers all about the insanity of life as a lab rat, but what she doesn't know is how she got there. Trace isn't sure why Winter is so hung up on her past but if she plans on chasing all over the nine provinces looking for answers it's up to him to make sure she stays safe. And, while they're spending all that quality time together, maybe he can convince her that he's more than just a convenient sex partner. Snake Eyes: Wren has the hots for Snake, but he can't seem to see her as anything other than his Sargent's kid sister. When she sees him sneak out, she follows, determined to finally make him see her as the mature, sexy woman she is. Unfortunately, she manages to get herself captured and Snake is forced to come to her rescue.
Against All Odds
Jayden Farrell accepted long ago that he would not have a passionate relationship with all the bells and whistles that were toted around. When his partner of eight years told him she had found someone who could not only give her all the bells and whistles, but wanted to marry her, Jay, as his close friends called him, was shattered. Genevieve Shelton, Genna to her friends, lived a quiet uneventful life with her Grams in a small town in Connecticut. She'd lost her parents at a young age and had been brought up by her Grams with old fashioned values and ideas. Genna didn't socialize much with the younger crowd, and had been reluctant to get involved with the young men who usually approached her. When her last relationship ended after only three months, she was in no hurry to get involved with anyone, that was, until Jayden Farrell walked into the bar where she worked. Genna found herself burning for him with a fire that threatened to consume her. Can this ill-matched pair find love? Can they too experience the bells and whistles? Read Jay and Genna's story and see how easy it is with the right partner … against all odds.
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Café Mocha
A romance short story with a Universal Appeal. The author's first and only sensual romance short story, centering on Cinnamon Jones who decides to change her way of thinking when it comes to meeting men.
Echoes Of The Past
** 99c or FREE for KU subscribers ** As children the town had them married with a HEA, but his mum moved him to the other side of the world. Twenty years later they meet again. When Connor Walsh, a business lawyer in London, receives news that his estranged father is terminally ill, he returns to Fermosa Bay, a little coastal town in Australia. With the memories of his childhood years tucked away in the back of his mind, he finds his father and kindergarten friends rallying around to remind him of the past. But he's unprepared for the growing attraction he feels for Emily, and it doesn't take long for Connor to feel regret that his life could have been so much different.
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