RELEASE DAY! The complete Alien Mate series now a boxed set!

All four books of the Alien Mate series are now available in a boxed set!

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Mail order brides of the future travel from Earth to an icy planet to meet the alien men of their dreams. This boxed set contains all four books of the Alien Mate series: Alien Mate (book 1); Alien Attraction (Book 2), Alien Intention (Book 3) and Alien Mischief (Book 4).

Alien Mate

Falsely convicted, she’s 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.

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 into the frozen wasteland. Just when I have found her, will I have to send my mate away?

Alien Attraction

How insane is it to marry an alien as a publicity stunt?

I’m Sunny Weathers. You probably recognize me from my reality show, Sunny Weathers’ Excellent Adventures. I’ve had to perform a lot of crazy stunts in my career, but this one takes the cake! The producers are sending me to another planet to become an alien’s mail-order bride. I’m not allowed to tell anybody it’s a put-on, and as soon my contract is up, I’ll be leaving planet Dakon. Unfortunately, I hadn’t counted on my attraction to Mr. Tall, “Darq,” and Handsome…

I’m Darq. The moment I laid eyes on the female with pretty mud-colored hair and a sunny smile, I knew she was mine. Competition for females is fierce, and I was determined to claim a mate from the latest shipment from Earth, so I broke the rules. If anyone finds out, my own brother will banish me to the icy wilderness, and I’ll lose my mate. I will do anything to keep her…

Alien Intention

Their attraction unleashes a perfect storm…

I’m Stormy Weathers. My love life on Earth is one natural disaster after the other. I’m attracted to bad boys. In a crowd of choirboys, I’ll manage to find the jerk. All I want is a man who’ll love me and my young son, so I’m going to an icy planet to become an alien’s mail-order bride. This time will be different! The chemistry I feel with Romando is electric. It doesn’t matter what my sister or her mate or their tribe says, mutual attraction this strong can’t be wrong, so I’ll do anything to get him…

I’m Romando, an outcast in my own tribe. One rash, angry act turned me into a pariah and almost got me banished. But what everyone resents the most is that I’m one of the lucky few who’ll be getting a mate. The instant Stormy Weathers blows into Dakon with the other Earth females, my horns tingle. She is meant for me, but I resist the instinct to claim her. You see, she’s related to my nemesis responsible for my outcast state. Honor and pride dictate that I reject her as a suitable mate before she undermines my good intentions. If only I could get her out of my mind…

Alien Mischief

Will a little mischief jeopardize her second chance for love?

My name is Madison Altman. Don’t think because I’ve disguised myself as a man and have accepted a job that takes me away from Earth that I’m running away from love. That’s not true. I met the love of my life—but he was killed on our wedding day.

Chaperoning crazy women traveling to Dakon to become the mail-order brides of aliens is a way to pay the bills. Unfortunately, on this latest assignment, the ship returned to Earth without me! Luckily, Enoki came to my rescue. He might be hot, and sexy as hell with his gravelly voice and throbbing horns, but he believes I’m a man, and we’re friends, not lovers. As soon as Enoki can get me a flight to Earth, I’m leaving this frozen planet for good.

I’m Enoki, leader of Dakon. The Fates whispered my mate was coming. But when the shipment of females arrived, none of them was mine.

My purpose now is to help the stranded Earth man return to his home planet. Even though Madison is a Terran, we’ve developed a strong bond. I know I’ll miss him, but because we’re friends, I intend to do everything I can to help him leave.

Why do the whispers tell me not to let him go?

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And the winner of the Under Fyre $100 prize package is….

Jessica Higgins of Tasmania, Australia! Woot!

Thank you to everyone who entered. I had a big response to this contest. Watch for another big prize giveaway in July when I celebrate my 10th authorversary!

If you haven’t read Under Fyre (Alien Dragon Shifter 1), check it out…

Betrayed by her people, does she dare trust a dragon?

The alien dragon shapeshifters who discover Earth come in peace—at first. Then, inexplicably, they threaten to attack. In an attempt to show goodwill and appease the dragons, Earth sends a human woman to become a concubine to one of the Draconian king’s sons, Prince K’ev.

K’ev would sooner give up his ability to breathe fire than accept a human, but when he meets Rhianna, sparks fly, and his dragon realizes she’s his mate.

Rhianna falls for the hot-blooded prince, unaware she’s a key link in a desperate scheme to defeat the dragons, a strike that could backfire with devastating consequences. Will she figure out what Earth has planned in time to save her dragon mate? And if she does, will K’ev be able to save her planet from an angry king’s retaliation?

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COVER REVEAL: Alien Mate Complete Series (Boxed Set)

RELEASE DATE: June 17!

I’m releasing my very first boxed set: the entire Alien Mate series. This is great deal for readers. The boxed set cover price will be $9.99 (USD). To buy all four books individually, it would cost $18.96.

Alien Mate series blurb

Mail order brides of the future travel from Earth to an icy planet to meet the alien men of their dreams. This boxed set contains all four books of the Alien Mate series: Alien Mate (book 1); Alien Attraction (Book 2), Alien Intention (Book 3) and Alien Mischief (Book 4).

Alien Mate

Falsely convicted, she’s 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 into the frozen wasteland. Just when I have found her, will I have to send my mate away?

Alien Attraction

How insane is it to marry an alien as a publicity stunt?

I’m Sunny Weathers. You probably recognize me from my reality show, Sunny Weathers’ Excellent Adventures. I’ve had to perform a lot of crazy stunts in my career, but this one takes the cake! The producers are sending me to another planet to become an alien’s mail-order bride. I’m not allowed to tell anybody it’s a put-on, and as soon my contract is up, I’ll be leaving planet Dakon. Unfortunately, I hadn’t counted on my attraction to Mr. Tall, “Darq,” and Handsome…

I’m Darq. The moment I laid eyes on the female with pretty mud-colored hair and a sunny smile, I knew she was mine. Competition for females is fierce, and I was determined to claim a mate from the latest shipment from Earth, so I broke the rules. If anyone finds out, my own brother will banish me to the icy wilderness, and I’ll lose my mate. I will do anything to keep her…

Alien Intention

Their attraction unleashes a perfect storm…

I’m Stormy Weathers. My love life on Earth is one natural disaster after the other. I’m attracted to bad boys, rebels, commitment-phobes. In a crowd of choirboys, I’ll manage to find the jerk. All I want is a man who’ll love me and my young son, so I’m going to an icy planet to become an alien’s mail-order bride. This time will be different! The chemistry I feel with Romando is electric. It doesn’t matter what my sister or her mate or their tribe says, mutual attraction this strong can’t be wrong, so I’ll do anything to get him…

I’m Romando, an outcast in my own tribe. One rash, angry act turned me into a pariah and almost got me banished. But what everyone resents the most is that I’m one of the lucky few who’ll be getting a mate. The instant Stormy Weathers blows into Dakon with the other Earth females, my horns tingle. She is meant for me, but I resist the instinct to claim her. You see, she’s related to my nemesis responsible for my outcast state. Honor and pride dictate that I reject her as a suitable mate before she undermines my good intentions. If only I could get her out of my mind…

Alien Mischief

Will a little mischief jeopardize her second chance for love?

My name is Madison Altman. Don’t think because I’ve disguised myself as a man and have accepted a job that takes me away from Earth that I’m running away from love. That’s not true. I met the love of my life—but he was killed on our wedding day.

Chaperoning crazy women traveling to Dakon to become the mail-order brides of aliens is just a way to pay the bills. Unfortunately, on this latest assignment, the ship returned to Earth without me! Luckily, Enoki came to my rescue. He might be hot, and sexy as hell with his gravelly voice and throbbing horns, but he believes I’m a man, and we’re friends, not lovers. That’s how I want it. That’s how it has to be. As soon as Enoki can get me a flight to Earth, I’m leaving this frozen planet for good.

I’m Enoki, leader of Dakon. For the longest time, whispers in the wind told me my Fated mate was coming. Whispers turned to shouts when the recent shipment of females arrived, but none of them was mine. I must accept the Fates were wrong. I’ll never get a mate.

My purpose now is to help the stranded Earth man return to his home planet. Even though Madison is a Terran, we’ve developed a strong bond. I know I’ll miss him, but because we’re friends, I intend to do everything I can to help him leave.

Why do the whispers tell me not to let him go?

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Deadline to enter the Under Fyre $100 Prize Drawing is June 14! Enter now on carabristol.com

Hurry! The deadline to enter the drawing for a $100 prize giveaway is THIS FRIDAY, June 14. The prize package includes a silver/oral dragon charm, a book dragon coffee mug, and a $25 Amazon gift card.

Entering is easy. No signups are required, but you can get extra entries by following me on social media. Don’t miss out on this awesome giveaway! ENTER THE DRAWING HERE.

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Help me pick a book title!

A previously released book is getting a makeover. It’s getting a new ending, a new cover, new blurb, and new title. I’m having trouble deciding on a title.

The book is a paranormal science fiction fantasy romance. Just knowing that, and nothing else, would you please tell me which one of these titles catches your interest the most?

A. Warrior’s Curse
B. Heartmates
C. His Captive, His Mate
D. Mating Fever
E. None of the Above

Now here’s the blurb…

Inspired by the Greek myth of the Amazon women warriors….

A powerful tribe of women warriors live in service to the Goddess, separate from men, their sworn enemies, until mating fever strikes and they must venture into the wilderness to seek mates.

Sheltered and protected behind palace walls, Princess Reena has never even seen a man. When the mating curse compels her older, wiser cousin to seek a mate, Reena accompanies her, eager for the chance to see a man in the flesh.

Reena learns how dangerous men can be…

Embittered by a terrible wrong a woman committed against him. Garat leaves his encampment to secure the water his people need to survive. When he encounters the queen’s daughter in the wilderness, his need for vengeance consumes him, and he takes Reena hostage. But as her sweetness melts his hatred, Garat begins to suspect there is an evil behind the palace walls that wants Reena dead…

After kidnapping her, can he get his heartmate to believe the people she trusts the most want to kill her? Can he open her eyes to the evil force that threatens their love and her life?

Any other comments or title suggestions? Thank you so much for your vote!

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Life imitating fiction…the month I drew fire…

The end of April through the middle of May, my husband and I went on an 18-day trip to Ireland and Scotland. It can be hard to schedule vacations around book releases. I’m always writing; there’s never a downtime. So the only way to go is just to go. My husband and I had booked the trip months in advance, I put my new alien dragon shifter romance Under Fyre on preorder and scheduled the release for the week after we came home.

And then….

My 80-year-old mom needed a hip replacement  but it had been delayed for health reasons. After a year’s wait, the month before our trip, her doctor scheduled her surgery for the day before Under Fyre‘s release day. That ramped up the stress a little, but no problem. I figured I would go to Scotland, come home and work on what I needed to work on at my mom’s house, while I helped her recuperate. Life was still under control.

Also in April, I had a few routine medical appointments–dentist, dermatologist, mammogram. Just the usual.

And then…

I got a call back about the mammogram. After a breast ultrasound and then a biopsy, a week before we were due to leave, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Do I go on the trip or not? What am I going to do about my mom? She had an aide, but the woman only worked part-time. And now I wouldn’t be able to stay with her after her surgery because I’d be going through my own.

And then…

The aide quit the day after I got the cancer diagnosis! Now mom had no one to help her during my vacation (IF I went) and no one for after the surgery.  It was a mad, mad scramble to hire a replacement. Fortunately, I was able to hire two women to take care of things pre-and post surgery for her.

After talking with my doctors, I decided to go on the trip. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to set side the worry and enjoy myself, but I’m happy to say I did. For the most part, I put it out of my mind.

I got home from the trip and had surgery (a lumpectomy) a week later, on Under Fyre release day–the day after my mother had her hip replaced. She had surgery on a Monday; I had surgery on Tuesday. I had a couple of uncertain days wondering how the pathology report would turn out, but I’m pleased to say that it was great! I had a very treatable form of breast cancer (DCIS) that was caught early. The margins and lymph nodes were clear. As I write this, I’m finishing up a round of radiation to prevent recurrence, which is protocol for lumpectomies. (My mom is in a rehab facility).

I had no idea I would come under fire in May! Under Fyre turned out to be a prophetic title! Breast cancer had always been my no. 1 fear, but while I had some anxiety-ridden moments, for the most part I was able to not freak out, maintain an even-keel state of mind, and just deal with the situation. Having a vacation and a book release provided much-needed distractions from the medical dramas. I had a great support system.  My husband was a rock and supported me throughout the entire thing. My family, friends, and neighbors were awesome. Facebook and author friends were so supportive, both emotionally and in helping to get the word out about the release of Under Fyre since I was indisposed. Friends and neighbors brought  food and sent flowers and care packages. Everyone rallied around me. I am so grateful and touched by the support I received.

And thankfully, I’m organized. In preparation for my absence on the trip, I had a lot of Under Fyre activities scheduled in advance, which is why you got a newsletter about the release when I was in the hospital!

So, that’s what’s been going on in my life. I am hoping for an uneventful summer. I think I might title my next book, “Nothing’s Happening.” Lol.

This is the book with the prophetic title:

Betrayed by her people, does she dare trust a dragon?

The alien dragon shapeshifters who discover Earth come in peace—at first. Then, inexplicably, they threaten to attack. In an attempt to show goodwill and appease the dragons, Earth sends a human woman to become a concubine to one of the Draconian king’s sons, Prince K’ev.

K’ev would sooner give up his ability to breathe fire than accept a human, but when he meets Rhianna, sparks fly, and his dragon realizes she’s his mate.

Rhianna falls for the hot-blooded prince, unaware she’s a key link in a desperate scheme to defeat the dragons, a strike that could backfire with devastating consequences. Will she figure out what Earth has planned in time to save her dragon mate? And if she does, will K’ev be able to save her planet from an angry king’s retaliation?

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If you’d like to see some photos of the trip to Ireland and Scotland, I posted some on this blog. CLICK HERE.

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Recommended Reads: What I read in May #SFR #PNR & more!

I read eight full-length books in May, an eclectic assortment, which included two sci-fi romances, two paranormal, one paranormal/romantic comedy, one contemporary romance, and a nonfiction book. I’m behind in my Goodreads challenge, though. I’ll have to read some novellas to catch up.

One day Earth women are going about their business, living normal lives, and the next thing they know, they awaken out of suspended animation on an alien spacecraft a couple hundred years in the future. They’ve been chosen to become the brides or “chalices”of the Chiagan-Se, an alien race whose people were nearly wiped out by the Deg’Nara. The Chiagan-Se need women and a new homeland. They are good men who have no idea their Chalices from Earth didn’t come voluntarily.

The Chalice is an entertaining, sometimes funny romance with a lot of twists and turns, missteps and misunderstandings. Great character interaction.

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Dragon shifters can only mate with human females who are their soul mates. If they guess wrong, their fire will kill the woman. It happened to Finn. He’s avoiding women now, and devotes himself to putting out fires caused by rogue dragons to prevent humans from learning that dragons exist.

Delaney is fleeing a stalker and mysterious fires that she fears she’s somehow responsible for. When another fire occurs, she encounters Finn, who’s determined to find out her secrets.

Loved the alpha hero! Finn is super hot. Great characters made for a fast-paced read. I found the reasoning behind the story a little murky/weak, but overall, I recommend The Boss.

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Smoking will kill you. So will quitting smoking, as Astrid finds out when she seeks out a hypnotist to stop smoking and ends up a vampyre. Not just any vampyre, The Chosen One, the bridge between light and darkness. She attracts the attention of the Vampyre Prince himself, who wants her as his eternal mate. As she learns more about vampyre society, Astrid learns the shocking details about her family tree. Fashionably Dead is a fast-paced, zany, romantic comedy. I loved every quirky moment of it–until I got to the cliffhanger ending. No HEA. No HFN. Just a cliffhanger. Boo. I did not expect that.

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Sarah Metzger, an aspiring astrophysicist, watches a UFO crash land one evening. She rescues the pilot, an alien wolf shifter and runaway slave named Rei. Love blossoms while he tries to find a way back to his world. Then the slave masters come looking for him…

This was a good, solid read. The beginning started strong. The middle dragged a bit, but I forged on and was glad I did, because the exciting ending was worth it.

I love the different alien characters in this series; I hope they each get their own book!

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When Annwyl the Bloody (human) meets Fearghus the Destroyer (dragon), it’s magic! Annwyl is trying to defeat her brother before he kills her. His army nearly does, but Fearghus, impressed by her bravery, comes to her rescue. She falls in love with her dragon savior, and can’t understand the desire she feels for the arrogant knight who trains her to control her anger and become a better fighter. It seems Fearghus is keeping a little secret…Dragon Actually is a fun romp. I devoured it. It’s actually two books, containing Chains and Flames, a novella of how Fearghus’s mother, the dragon queen, met her consort. Chains and Flames delves into dragon BDSM. It was a fun read, too.

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I haven’t had a unbroken night’s sleep in 8 years. I’m not tired the next day, but I wake up 2-3 times a night. Apparently, that’s a normal sleep pattern for someone for my age (ahem). Now, if I were sleepy the next day, that could be a sign of sleep apnea and should be addressed.

The fact is, as we age, our bodies change. How do we know what’s normal and what should require medical intervention? This book pretty much lays out what to expect physically and physiologically when you reach “middle age.” A very helpful, informative book. Highly recommend for those 40 and over.

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Single mom Emily Grant thinks she’s found the answer to her woes when she rents a cheap apartment from Delta Forces soldier Cormac Fletcher. The man is hot, their attraction is mutual, and he genuinely seems to like her daughter, Annie. But when a soldier with a grudge extorts her and threatens Annie to get back at Fletch, she begins to wonder if Fletch is the man she thought he was. There was much love about this story. Fletch was a total swoon-worthy hero. He has become one of my most favorite book boyfriends ever. Annie, as a precocious little girl who prefers GI Joe to Barbie was adorable. I loved getting to know the characters and seeing the romance unfold. I enjoyed the “family” moments, too.

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As a witch, Ava Blakely is a failure. Powerless. It’s probably why her fiance jilted her at the altar. She’s determined to make a life for herself–living as a human if she has to–and growing her potions business. It’s a lonely existence until two Enforcers whisk her away, hoping one of her potions can reverse a hex. But one Enforcer, a hotter-than-hot witch, is interested in more than her potions.

This was such a fun, light and lively romance, I read it in once sitting. The characters were charming, and the plot points well-connected. A perfect summer read!

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What did you read this month that was good?

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Some photos from my trip to Ireland and Scotland

In April and May, my husband and I took an 18 day motor coach trip to Scotland and Ireland. We’re lazy travelers. We like going, but dislike planning, so an organized trip works well for us.

Scotland scenery from the bus window. (sorry, bus window was a little dirty). When I thought of Scotland, this is what I pictured.
Glamis Castle in Scotland.
Field of yellow canola — from which canola oil is made. Scotland.
No trip to Scotland would be complete without a visit to Loch Ness.
The Scots have a sense of humor. I loved the creative business names. This store sold dressers, chests, and door knockers.
Cliffs of Moher in Ireland.
Pretty countryside, somewhere along the Ring of Kerry in Ireland.
Blarney Castle in Ireland! I did not kiss the Blarney Stone. I was reluctant to put my mouth where millions of of mouths had been. I did climb the 109 steps to the stop of the tower and SEE the stone. The castle grounds were beautiful.
Enjoying an Irish coffee at a pub in Ireland. We were fortunate that we had great weather on the trip. It only rained the first day we arrived. It was a little chilly on this day, but I was lucky to get a table next to the fireplace!

A little something I learned on the trip…

I enjoy reading Regency romances, but the British nobility titles had me flummoxed. Who ranks higher than whom? Our Scottish tour guide explained the ranking with a little mnemonic device:
Does Monica ever visit Bill?
Duke
Marquis
Earl
Viscount
Baron

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Enter the $100 Under Fyre prize giveaway! (May 24-June 14)

To celebrate the release of my new alien dragon shifter romance, I’m giving away a prize package valued at $100! One lucky winner will receive a sterling silver dragon charm, a $25 Amazon gift card/bookmark AND, and book dragon coffee mug.

To enter, just answer an easy question about the Under Fyre story blurb. To gain more entries and increase your chances of winning, follow me on social media. But hurry! The deadline to enter is June 14. The winner will be selected by random draw and notified via email on June 21.

Important fine print: When you enter the drawing, please be sure to enter a valid email address so you can be contacted if you win. If the prize is not claimed by June 28, the winner will forfeit and a new winner will be selected.

Under Fyre blurb

Betrayed by her people, does she dare trust a dragon?

The alien dragon shifters who discover Earth come in peace—at first. Then, inexplicably, they threaten to attack. In an attempt to show goodwill and appease the dragons, Earth sends a human woman to become a concubine to one of the Draconian king’s sons, Prince K’ev.

K’ev would sooner give up his ability to breathe fire than accept a human, but when he meets Rhianna, sparks fly, and his dragon realizes she’s his mate.

Rhianna falls for the hot-blooded prince, unaware she’s a key link in a desperate scheme to defeat the dragons, a strike that could backfire with devastating consequences. Will she figure out what Earth has planned in time to save her dragon mate? And if she does, will K’ev be able to save her planet from an angry king’s retaliation?

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Release Day! UNDER FYRE (Alien Dragon Shifters) now available everywhere

Betrayed by her people, does she dare trust a dragon?

The alien dragon shifters who discover Earth come in peace—at first. Then, inexplicably, they threaten to attack. In an attempt to show goodwill and appease the dragons, Earth sends a human woman to become a concubine to one of the Draconian king’s sons, Prince K’ev.

K’ev would sooner give up his ability to breathe fire than accept a human, but when he meets Rhianna, sparks fly, and his dragon realizes she’s his mate.

Rhianna falls for the hot-blooded prince, unaware she’s a key link in a desperate scheme to defeat the dragons, a strike that could backfire with devastating consequences. Will she figure out what Earth has planned in time to save her dragon mate? And if she does, will K’ev be able to save her planet from an angry king’s retaliation?

An excerpt from Under Fyre

“It’s very much a surprise to meet you.” He extended his hand in the traditional Earth greeting. Draconians didn’t shake hands, and he’d dive into the nearest icy river before he’d touch the imposter, but he felt the oddest urge to connect physically with Rhianna. When her hand touched his, he pulled her close and scrutinized her face. Against her pale, smooth skin, her red hair shone, although it wasn’t as fiery as he remembered. With a bold jut of her tiny chin, she lifted a frightened, but defiant gaze.

Her bravado amused him. A quick shift into dragon form and he could snap both of them in his powerful jaws before they took more than a couple of steps. But he wouldn’t. The imposter would taste terrible, and he had no desire to hurt Rhianna.

His dragon rebelled, trying to shift so it could enfold her in his wings and protect her from the imposter’s machinations.

My mate. Mine. His dragon rumbled.

K’ev jerked and dropped her hand.

A human could not be a mate. A concubine with whom one could slake one’s lust, perhaps…but an eternal mate? Never. Everything about taking a consort stank like the female spies themselves—well, like one of them. Rhianna smelled—

Delectable, the dragon purred. My mate. Mine.

If it were his decision, he’d throw both females off the ship, but the king would clip his wings for sure if he returned without a consort. He had to bring home a female. Draco had been promised the president’s daughter. So, why not play along and see where this led?

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