Space Opera

Cosplay for My Cat

Cosplay for My Cat, or, Authors Are Daft To promote Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2, I decided to come up with a cosplay for my cat. This is a cautionary tale for those of you planning similar endeavors. In my novella, “Pet Trade,” one of the twelve stories in the Pets in Space […]

Lions, Tigers, and Cybernetic Snow Leopards

Lions, Tigers, and Cybernetic Snow Leopards in Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 I have cats. More accurately, I’m owned by cats who find me useful because I have opposable thumbs and know how to open doors and work the can opener. I’ve always thought it would be fabulous to legitimately have one of […]

Weekend Sale for Last Ship Off Polaris-G

Weekend Sale for Last Ship Off Polaris-G This weekend, 10-12 November 2017, Last Ship Off Polaris-G is on sale for 99¢. It’s a desperate race to escape a dying planet the heavily armed military blockade. Can a bureaucrat and an independent trader overcome treachery and their own broken past to save a precious cargo of […]

The Future of Pets

The Future of Pets in Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 Humans love pets. We’ll domesticate anything that will sit still long enough, provide a useful service or food source, or give us companionship. What if you could, for a price, have creatures from history, mythology, or fantasy, such as a Tasmanian tiger, a […]

A Cat Named Ash - Guest Post by M.K. Eidem

A Cat Named Ash M.K. Eidem is the author of “A Grim Pet,” one of the 12 science fiction romances in the Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 anthology. Ash is a three-year-old Pixie Bob, which is a bobcat hybrid, and totally gorgeous. She has bobcat ears and six toes on all her paws. […]

Pets in Space Is a USA TODAY Bestseller

Thank you to all you readers who helped put Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 on the USA TODAY Bestseller list. Hero Dogs will benefit as much as we will from your support. All the authors in this book appreciate your vote of confidence in our work. In the grand scheme of things, it’s […]

Maintenance Matters - Guest Post by Alexis Glynn Latner

Maintenance Matters Alexis Glynn Latner is the author of “Mascot,” one of the 12 science fiction romances in the Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 anthology. A lot of writers have had odd jobs which enriched our understanding of the world and supplied us with plot devices. I’m no exception. My checkered career includes […]

The Deadly Tibbar - Guest Post by Jessica E. Subject

The Deadly Tibbar Jessica E. Subject is the author of “Gib and the Tibbar,” one of the 12 science fiction romances in the Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 anthology. While authors write many scenes in many books, there are some scenes and even some stories that stick with us more than others. In […]

It’s Here! Pets in Spa-a-a-a-a-ce! <Cue intergalactic fanfare> <Cue starship flyover> <Cue planetary cheers> Embrace the Romance: Pets In Space 2 is here! The pets are back! Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2, featuring twelve of today’s leading Science Fiction Romance authors brings you a dozen original stories written just for you! Join in […]

Help Us Help Vets, One Dog at a Time

Buy Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 and Help Us Help Vets, One Dog at a Time Help us help vets! For the price of a cup of coffee, you get twelve great science fiction romance stories, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting U.S. veterans. 10% of all preorders and the first month’s […]

Romance Is the Hope of Life

Romance is the Hope of Life If you read (or write) romance, chances are, you’ve received subtle or overt negative commentary on your choice of genre. You’ve probably hidden the cover, or felt embarrassed, or made excuses, just to keep the peace. Been there, done that, got the T-shirt. The reasons for discounting, sneering at, […]

It’s here! New release – Last Ship Off Polaris-G Today is release day for the newest story in my Central Galactic Concordance space opera-adventure-romance series. It’s available at all the major retailers. I’d be very grateful if you’d buy a copy, read it, and tell me what you think. If you’re feeling extra frisky, please […]

Excerpt from Last Ship Off Polaris-G (A Central Galactic Concordance Novella) A bureaucrat and an interstellar trader must overcome treachery and their broken past to save the last inhabitants of a dying planet. Note: This snippet starts the first chapter of Last Ship Off Polaris-G. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ SUPPLY DEPOT MANAGER Anitra Helden […]

Preorder Last Ship Off Polaris-G

New! Preorder Last Ship Off Polaris-G Now! Now you can preorder Last Ship Off Polaris-G and have it instantly delivered to your ereader on release day. You  know how it is, you get busy, you forget to check your email for the author’s new release announcement, or you’re on vacation, and next thing you know, […]

New Space Opera Coming Soon & Cover Reveal

New Space Opera Coming Soon from Me Mark your calendar for 25 August 2017—that’s when my new novella, Last Ship Off Polaris-G, hits the star lanes. I’ll be putting it up for pre-order a couple of weeks before. If you want to make sure you don’t miss the space opera-adventure-romance goodness, sign up on this […]