Author Archives: Cara Bristol

And we have a winner of the Arctic-traveling Alien Mate!

Heather Synder won the paperback of Alien Mate that traveled with me all the way to the Arctic Circle! I’ll be mailing it off to her today! Thank you everyone who participated in the drawing. The next Freebie Friday prize … Continue reading

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Hurry! Time is running out to win an autographed Alien Mate #free book #giveaway

UPDATE: The contest is now CLOSED. A winner has been selected and notified. I’ll announce the winner when I get confirmation back from him/her! * * * * Hurry! Thursday is the deadline to enter to win the autographed copy of … Continue reading

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Sunny balks at mating with an alien…an advance, sneak peek excerpt from Alien Attraction

“Absolutely not! Have you lost your mind?” I glared across the desk, incredulous at what had popped out of my agent’s mouth. The woman couldn’t be serious. I’d been forced to perform some crazy stunts in my reality-show career, but … Continue reading

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‘Migatory’ #SFR author Lea Kirk shares her many writing spaces #AuthorsInSpace

By Lea Kirk When Cara first asked if I’d like to share my writing space with you all, I made a weird gulping sound. What I wanted to share was my neat and clean dream office, complete with walnut floor-to-ceiling bookcases, a … Continue reading

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Prize drawing! Win the Alien Mate that went to the Arctic Circle! #giveaway #SFR #FreebieFriday

Alien Mate, a mail order bride sci-fi romance, went to the Arctic Circle and you could win the actual book that made the trip. Autographed! My husband and I recently cruised to Norway, traveling more than 200 miles over the … Continue reading

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Reader’s Parlor: ‘Opinionated Woman’ Amaryllis Turman shares her love of reading

Reader’s Parlor is a weekly feature in which I interview readers about what they like to read. Please welcome today’s guest, Amaryllis Turman. Cara: What do you like to read? Amaryllis: I love romance novels and my favorite tropes are … Continue reading

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From mail order brides to criminals to reality shows, the inspiration behind the Alien Mate series

How can you not laugh at the idea of women becoming mail order brides to aliens? The trope itself is preposterous and silly, so in writing Alien Mate, I made it out to be light and humorous. Why would a … Continue reading

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Get ready for some tall, ‘Darq’ and handsome…PREORDER Alien Attraction now!

Alien Attraction on Amazon | UK | AU | CA Alien Attraction (Alien Mate 2) is available for preorder on Amazon now. I wasn’t expecting it to go live so soon! The preorder review usually takes 2-3 days, but Alien … Continue reading

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On milestones, a mid-life crisis, and my closet…

In 2 1/2 years, I’ll “celebrate” a major milestone birthday. An epic, cataclysmic, confidence-rocking birthday. Because I don’t like to procrastinate, I’ve already started preparing for it. I’m having my mid-crisis now. I mean, why wait? I am feeling my … Continue reading

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Alien Mate does London! More pictures! #UK #ViewfromtheShard

Before boarding the ship for our cruise to Norway, my husband and I spent a week in London. It was our “first” trip to the UK (once on a European cruise we stopped in Dover for the day). We stayed … Continue reading

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