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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, one dog at a time, by buying Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2Help 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 profits of the sales of Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 goes to support Hero Dogs. They raise and train dogs to pair with disabled U.S. veterans to improve their quality of life and give them independence.

Modern medicine has made astonishing leaps in the last century—antibiotics, open-heart surgery, organ replacements, gene therapy, to name a few. On the battlefield, we're now able to save many more lives, despite catastrophic injury, than we could even 25 years ago. What we're not so good at, however, is dealing with the aftermath. Modern civilization is built assuming people can see direction signs, open doors for themselves, or get across the street in a certain time period. It's not designed for missing limbs, chronic pain, post traumatic stress, wheelchairs, or people who need extra help.

That's where Hero Dogs comes in. They spend years training dogs to help disabled veterans in daily activities, and customize the training for the individual's needs. They work with both the dog and the person, training them together, and offer that support for life.

Science fiction romance authors Pauline Baird Jones and Veronica Scott came up with the original “Pets in Space” theme and invited others to play. Of course we'll take our pets into space. Pets make us laugh, love us, help us, and sometimes, they save us. What better charity could we support than one that fits that theme so perfectly?

Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2

help us help vets, one dog at a time“Pet Trade” by Carol Van Natta: A cargo of designer pets means a damaged veterinarian and a fugitive elite forces veteran must work together to protect them all from greedy mercenaries.

“Pearl's Dragon” by S.E. Smith: A mature human woman discovers love on an alien world and she will do whatever it takes to keep the alien dragon shifter that has captured her heart – even if it means fighting dirty.

“A Grim Pet” by M.K. Eidem: Love, faith, and kindness guide two young girls when they find an injured raptor in their garden, unaware of the far-reaching consequences their actions will have.

“The Prince, the Pilot, and the Puppy” by Susan Grant: A handsome prince gets a little help from a rescued puppy when he tries to convince a talented starfighter pilot that she is the one for him.

“Wired for Love” by Michelle Howard: A former soldier and a young woman must work together with a new four-legged friend to survive after an old enemy finds them.

“Rescued by the Cyborg” by Cara Bristol: A kitten is the key to helping a cyborg agent save the woman he loves…

“Star Cruise: Songbird” by Veronica Scott: A security officer aboard a spaceship finds his job complicated by his attraction to the interstellar singer he is assigned to protect and the bird he has inherited.

“Time Trap” by Pauline Baird Jones: Time is running out for a time-traveling rebel, her parrot partner, and the unsuspecting USAF Engineer they encounter.

“Courting Disaster: StarDog 2” by Laurie Green: A commander of a spaceship faces the toughest decision of his life when he vows to protect the woman and her StarDog that he is escorting through a dangerous section of space.

“Sensate” by Sabine Priestley: A scientist must decide if she can trust the man who once betrayed her if she is to help his sentient com unit gain a physical form.

“Gib and the Tibbar” by Jessica E. Subject: An alien warrior is determined to woo the woman who has captured his affection, with a little help from a furry friend.

“Mascot” by Alexis Glynn Latner: An interstellar auditor and the manager of a remote mining station must defend the station from attackers – with help from the station’s extraordinary mascot.

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P.S. If you've already preordered a copy, please consider buying one as a gift, or buying a second copy from another retailer. Help us help vets, and Hero Dogs will use every penny they get!


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Help us help vets, one dog at a time