Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!
This might be the last week that I excerpt from Captured by the Cyborg. Friday I finished the first draft of the next Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance, Trapped with the Cyborg, and I have a cover and a blurb(Click for a peek)! Depending on how far I get with revisions this week, I may begin excerpting from that.
But anyway, this weekend, we’re still focusing on Captured. What you couldn’t tell from last week’s post was that after a midnight tryst in the observatory, Illumina told Dale she didn’t want to continue that kind of relationship. The aftermath of the heave-ho…
She wouldn’t even tell him her real name.
He had only himself to blame. Within minutes of meeting her, he’d known she was using an alias and had falsified credentials. That she turned out to be a crackerjack programmer and troubleshooter didn’t count. She’d lied about everything—and he’d offered her a position anyway! What kind of an idiot hired a job applicant who lied?
Nor could he leave it there. Oh, no. He had proceeded to have sex with her. “Don’t fuck the staff.” Wasn’t that rule no. 1 in any business?
Sometimes the biggest risk is to one’s heart….
An ex-Cyber Operations field agent, Dale Homme has kissed danger and betrayal more times than he cares to count. Now he runs a clandestine factory beneath the surface of the moon Deceptio, where confidentiality and security matter more than anything. When a beautiful young woman arrives seeking a job, Dale knows within minutes she’s lying. Everything about her is false: her past, the people she claims to know, her reason for being on Deceptio. Illumina Smith? Even her name is an alias.
Logic says send her packing. His gut says she’s in trouble. She needs him. So he’ll do anything to keep her safe….even if it means keeping her captive.
Captured by the Cyborg is third in the Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series but is written to be read as a stand-alone novella.
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