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Pythen by Erin Raegan #alienwarromance #KU

Pythen by Erin Raegan

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Synopsis
Peyton
I was having a cold coffee with my best friend Vivian when the whole world went upside down.
Now there are gazelle-glowing-like-a-light-bulb aliens running around eating everybody, and enormous dark purply colored aliens that have a strong resemblance to bats, dive bombing from the sky.
One of the bats says I’m his and I need to ease his mating rage. Yeah, not happening.
Except, they tell me the fate of my world comes down to me sacrificing myself to him. Maybe this won’t go like I planned. But I figure, if I have to bend to the big guy’s will, I’m damn well getting something out of it.

Tahk
My Pythe is a human.
Weak as they are, I cannot fathom how she was chosen for me. The Commander of all Dahk.
But then she rises up for her species and I cannot help but notice her fierce heart.
I will slaughter all who dare harm her and her species, and she will be mine.

Opinion
I am raging right now!

Cliffhanger.

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I stuck with this story even though Vivian was screaming or crying every five minutes. I get it. Aliens are taking over the world, biting people’s heads off (not an exaggeration, actually happened in the book), and who knows how many friends or family members have escaped the carnage.

I had somewhat started to like Peyton. She mated Tahk even though she was scared and did not understand all what was going on.

I even liked old man Colt. He put up a good fight, but used common sense in dealing with the alien encounters.

But what I absolutely HATE, detest with a passion are cliffhangers. WARN ME!!!!!

I get to 99% and the heroine says, “I loved Tahk, but it wasn’t enough to leave my home.”

What?!?!?! Yea I am not happy. Not to mention the fact that there are aliens ravaging the entire planet and eating people. That home? That’s the home that you are so emotional about leaving?

That is not the only complaint I have. The heroine has to have sex with the hero to calm his “mating rage” hormones so he can think rationally again. His crew members put her on a guilt trip when she balks. He’s a scary alien. At first I did not think of this as coercion but it sort of is. She’s making a decision to mate but it’s under duress. Mate or else he goes crazy and everyone on your planet dies. Who needs that pressure?

There was also a mention from the hero that their species is not monogamous. I would like to think that the hero will not look at any other female since he found his true mate, but I could not tell if that would be the case. Technically he was not thrilled when the universe revealed that his true mate was human. He seemed almost disgusted. Not sure that is a good start to the relationship. Will he want an alien piece on the side?

Lastly, this author needs an EDITOR!!! There was improper sentence structure, misspelled words, and incorrect grammar. If I had played a drinking game for every needed edit, I would be passed out drunk right now.

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TOW Final Word: Buy, Borrow, Pass?
PASS. However, if you like alien romances, you might decide to BORROW once the whole series is out. It is available on Kindle Unlimited.

Book details
Series: Galactic Order
Heat Level: 🔥 🔥 🔥
Print Length: 248 pages


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Fire Lord’s Assistant #scfi #romance

Fire Lord’s Assistant

Synopsis
The Grotesquerie is a circus with alien performers. People think the acts are staged, not realizing that the aliens’ abilities allow them to do amazing feats. Kerr has an act as a Fire Lord, but in reality he is a dragon shifter.

Lauren is a government agent working undercover as Kerr’s assistant. She is part of the investigation to discover who is the real culprit behind a crime Kerr’s brother was arrested for committing. The crime was selling illegal alien technology and Kerr is determined to prove that his brother was innocent.

Opinion
Genre wise, I would consider this more of a short mystery instead of a romance. The romance piece was more about their physical attraction to one another. It seemed it was more lust than something that could blossom into love. Because the story was short, there wasn’t a lot of time to develop their relationship. They gave into their seeming attraction after a few stolen kisses.

Kerr had a mate before and I was not sure if he was really over her. He knew Lauren was his mate but he was persistent in fighting the attraction. That got old very quickly.

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I gave the story extra points because the mystery aspect had me guessing right up until the moment the villain revealed himself. Even after he confessed, I was still unsure of his motives at first.

I also liked the fact that the aliens used a circus to be among humans, while not technically hiding their true nature.

TOW Final Word: Buy, Borrow, Pass?
Borrow. The story was not anything exceptional, but it was entertaining.

Book details
Series: N/A
Heat Level: 🔥 🔥 🔥
Print Length: 93 pages

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-Letter C – Alien Mate #alienromance #scifiromance @AprilAtoZ #atozchallenge #newrelease @CaraBristol

C is for Cara

Alien Mate

Synopsis
Starr Conner was falsely convicted of murder and shipped off to a planet called Dakon to be something akin to a mail order bride. Earth decided to get rid of felonious females in exchange for Dakon’s minerals which are in high demand on earth.

Torg was delayed when the ship of women came in. By the time he gets there, there is only one woman left. It is obvious that she does not meet his expectations, but he decides having a woman is better than nothing.

Opinion
I was gifted this book. I decided to write an unbiased review.

Starr was my kind of girl because she seemed to be rational and tried to make the best of a bad situation. While the story predictably had her withholding pertinent information in the beginning, I understand why she did it. Torg was not the most reasonable male when it came to some things.

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Torg might have not been around a lot of women, but he was a quick learner when it came to relationships. I chuckled at some of his inner thoughts when he decided what NOT to say because he had a sense that it might cause her to be mad with him. He might be an alien, but he had the makings a good husband from the get go. It was endearing.

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I don’t know why, but I loved it when Torg called her StarrConner. I thought that was especially cute.

Starr and Torg had some ups and downs in their relationship from external forces trying to keep them apart. For the most part, they handled it well. Then there was a surprise conflict that I did not see coming. I was stressing because I did not know if the villain would be found out or if it was going to be an issue resolved in a future book. I’ll let you read for yourself to find out more.

TOW Final Word: Buy, Borrow, Pass?
BUY. Alien Mate will be released April 10, 2017. I have loved everything that Cara has done, so I can say this met expectations. I hope this is a series because it will be a BUY for me and I am very excited.

Book details
Series: I hope so
Heat Level: 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥
Publication Date: April 10, 2017

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Claimed by the Cyborg #excerpt #newrelease #scifiromance @carabristol

Claimed by the Cyborg (Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance 5)
By Cara Bristol

Release date: January 10, 2017
Format: ebook and paperback

Taglines:
A cyborg never gives up.
He lost her once. He won’t let it happen again.
ISBN: 9780996839020

Claimed by the Cyborg Description

March Fellows assumed he had all the time in the galaxy to pursue a relationship with Jules, an alien exchange student from Xenia, until she vanished without a trace. After years of searching, he finds his lost love on the eve of her arranged marriage.

The daughter of the Xenian emperor, Julietta never meant to fall in love with a Terran man while visiting Earth. Leaving to fulfill her responsibilities on her home planet opened up a hole in her heart that could never be filled. When March, now a cyborg, unexpectedly shows up just before she is to be bonded, she struggles to find the courage to turn him away a second time and follow through with her duty. Before she can act, the lovers are thrust into a political conspiracy that threatens the Xenian empire and their lives.

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March gaped at the woman who’d entered the hall, her arm linked with a girl’s. Hair, long and curly, tumbled down her back. Her eyes were as he remembered, as black and enigmatic as space, but girlish features had matured into womanliness. Jules. My Jules. Her gaze collided with his, the darkness concealing her thoughts, but her mouth parted as if shocked. If he hadn’t been seated, the sight of her would have knocked him on his ass. His hands shook, and he clenched them into fists to quell the trembling.

He’d searched, questioned everyone who’d known her, revisited all their haunts. So much time, so much effort, and she just walked in. Of all the places, in all the years, she was here. He couldn’t believe it. A guest at the ceremony. The practiced words he’d imagined he’d say if he located her evaporated, and all he could do was drink her in.

She’d never looked more beautiful. Dignified, refined, polished. Not haughty, but self-contained. Intricate whorls adorned her face, enhancing her exotic allure. She wore the tunic and pantaloons common to Xenia, the design and tailoring of hers nonpareil, surpassing elegance, but in the same color as the garments of members of the imperial family. She must be one of the many attendants. A relative maybe? Cousin to the bride? Obviously, she knew the imperial family well, or she wouldn’t be at the banquet.

Which would begin at any moment. Damn it! He couldn’t talk to her now. Jules moved, almost as if to step in his direction, but the younger woman herded her to two open seats at the other end of the long banquet table.

At the next opportunity, he would approach her. His heart hammered. The twins probably knew her. He turned to Naimo to ask him, when Kur spoke.

“There’s your chosen! Princess Julietta is looking at you, Naimo.” He gestured in Jules’s direction. “She’s checking you out!”

March shifted his attention to the girl who’d accompanied Jules. She couldn’t be more than fifteen or sixteen. She was a little young to be bonded, wasn’t she?

Naimo took a deep, satisfied-sounding breath. “She is even lovelier with the bonding stain painted on her face. Her vids don’t do her justice.”

The younger woman’s face was clear, unmarked. His gaze zoomed to Jules, to the spiraling whorls gracing her temples, her cheeks.

No. No. No.

The woman with the facial paint is your chosen?” His voice came out a whispered croak. “That’s Princess Julietta?” His Jules was Emperor Dusan’s daughter? No.

“The one and only.” Naimo beamed.

~~Cara Bristol Bio~~

Cara Bristol
USA Today bestselling author Cara Bristol has been the no. 1 best seller in science fiction romance, bdsm erotica, and holiday fiction on Amazon. She’s the author of two science fiction romance series featuring tough alpha heroes: the Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance cyborg series and the Breeder science fiction romance series, which emphasize character-driven stories written with a touch of humor and sizzling chemistry between the hero and heroine. Cara lives in Missouri with her own alpha hero, her husband.

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Alien General’s Wife #alieninvasion #romance #dragonshifter #BWWM

Alien General’s Wife

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Synopsis
Indigo entered her name years ago in to a Draconian mating lottery to be mated with an alien dragon shifter. She was never matched, so she went to college and continued with her life.

Meanwhile a violent alien race called the Mulgor has invaded earth and killed a lot of people in the major US cities. Sadly after slaughtering her family, Indigo received notification that she has been matched with a Draconian mate. Having nothing left to lose, she goes to check in and be matched.

Vlosh is a high-ranking officer in the Draconian military and thinks that being matched with a mate is a waste of time. He has bigger problems, namely dealing with eradicating the Mulgor. However, once his dragon sees Indigo’s picture, there is a countdown to complete the mating or go insane. There are no other options.

Opinion
Once Indigo and Vlosh get together, their story was nice. I felt like Indigo experienced a lot of trauma leading up to their meeting. Afterwards, she seemed to be level-headed and made good sense decisions.

Reading the easy relationship she had with her parents was emotionally awkward considering the fact that I knew from the blurb that they would die soon. I tried to imagine they died painlessly, but doubt that was the case.

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Indigo was a strong woman, which was what her husband needed since he was the general. There was a lot of pressure on her to mate because the entire military operation was under his command. If he went crazy, that would have been bad for everyone. When it came down to the actual mating, I did not feel that she felt forced to do something she did not want to do.

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I could tell that Vlosh was a no-nonsense type of guy, but had enough wherewithal to concede to his mate when need be. Who cares about aesthetics? Saying that he was blunt would be an understatement. He saw no need to sugarcoat his words, but that did not mean he didn’t care. It is good that Indigo had a strong personality, otherwise I don’t think their relationship would be as successful.

TOW Final Word: Buy, Borrow, Pass?
BUY. I liked Indigo and Vlosh individually and as a couple. Vlosh was a really considerate guy, even though he did not really think he had time for a relationship. Indigo had her stuff well enough together to be able to cope with tragedy and be open minded to entertain being an alien’s mate.

Book details
Series: Draconians (Dragon Shifter Scifi BBW BWWM Romance)
Heat Level: Steamy 🔥 🔥 🔥
Print Length: 134 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publication Date: January 1, 2016
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

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