Category Archives: Science fiction romance

Third person or first person in #romance…pros and cons

I remember the first book I read that was written in the first person point of view: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell. I was nine years old, just starting to read for pleasure. The first person POV … Continue reading

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Coming on Thursdays: a look back at science fiction romance…#SFR #ScifiRom #TBT

On social media there is such a thing as Throwback Thursday (#TBT), in which people post old photos of themselves. I got to thinking, why isn’t there a TBT for books? Why not do a feature about backlisted books? New … Continue reading

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Pets in Space only 99 cents ~ limited time ~ #SFR #ScifiRom #dogs #cats

99 cents has never been better spent! Now is your chance to enjoy one of the Library Journal Best Books 2016 for only 99 cents. One week only! Even an alien needs a pet… A Library Journals Best Books 2016 pick, … Continue reading

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Release Day! Claimed by the Cyborg available in ebook & paperback, #giveaway, #scifirom

Claimed by the Cyborg ~ Just released Claimed by the Cyborg (Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance 5), the most romantic of all the series books, is available now in ebook and paperback! I’m celebrating the release with an Instagram contest for a … Continue reading

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How much science do you want in your science fiction romance? #ScifiRom

In a science fiction romance group on Facebook someone posted a complaint that most science fiction romance is fantasy, not science, which I took to mean that the “science” violated laws of physics. She gave the example of space travelers … Continue reading

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#CyborgFact: Cyborgs can be female; the Cy-Ops #SFR series has two #ScifiRom

Most science fiction/science fiction romance authors focus on male cyborgs because they make the perfect alpha heroes: rough, tough, uber-macho men. The heroes in my Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series are all cyborgs. But I also created two female cyborgs within … Continue reading

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#CyborgFact: A cyborg is not an android (robot), a cyborg is …

…a human being who has computer and/or mechanical enhancements. In science fiction and science fiction romance, cyborgs often have “nanocytes,”  tiny robotic cells in their bloodstream, which give them extra capabilities or functions, such as speedy healing, enhanced senses, etc. … Continue reading

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My near-Waterloo: how boating, Nanaimo, BC played into a science fiction romance

Waterloo: noun, an ultimate or final defeat, derived from the 1815 battle in Waterloo, Belgium in which Napoleon Bonaparte met his defeat. My husband and I used to live in Washington state where we owned a 24-foot boat. We cruised … Continue reading

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#PetsInSpace sci-fi romance anthology benefits service dogs for veterans #VeteransDay

Ten percent of the first month’s royalties of Pets in Space will benefit Hero-Dogs.org, an organization that trains service animals exclusively for veterans. Today, Veteran’s Day, is the day to purchase Pets in Space and have 10 percent to Hero-Dogs. … Continue reading

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CLAIMED BY THE CYBORG Cover reveal! Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance 5! #ScifiRom #Cyborg

Book 5 of the Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series! Release date: January 10, 2017 Cover by Sweet ‘n Spicy Designs The blurb on this one is REALLY hard to write  because the plot is the most complex of all the Cy-Ops … Continue reading

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