Just a short post to announce that Minder Rising (Central Galactic Concordance, Book 2) won an SFR Galaxy Award for “Best Slow Burning Romance.”
Minder Rising shares the spotlight with some great books, so I'm honored to be in such illustrious company.
If you love science fiction romance, plus adventure, science fiction, and space opera, check out the other winners. While you're at it, check out the SFR Station website, where you can find lots more science fiction romance, broken down by keyword and category so you can find your next great read.
I'm honored to have won this award for a second year. Previously, my first book out, Overload Flux, won an SFR Galaxy Award for “Best Difficult Courtship.” And in case you didn't know, Pico's Crush, the third novel in the series came out just last week. It hasn't had time to win any awards yet, but I'll keep my fingers crossed for next year. 😉
As described on their website, “The SFR Galaxy Awards is an annual, multi-award event for science fiction romance books. Launched in 2012 by bloggers Laurie A. Green of Spacefreighters Lounge and Heather Massey of The Galaxy Express, the goal of this event is to honor a variety of standout stories.”
About Minder Rising
A millennium into the future, all children are tested for minder talents, and the best are recruited for the Citizen Protection Service.
Agent Lièrén Sòng is recovering from a near-fatal crash. He should want nothing more than to get back to using his talents to interrogate criminals for his covert CPS field unit, but being sidelined gains new appeal when he makes friends with a woman and her son. Imara Sesay, road crew chief and part-time bartender, breaks her ironclad rule never to get close to customers when she asks Lièrén to teach her son how to control his growing minder talents.
Unexpected deaths in his field unit make Lièrén suspect he isn’t a lucky survivor, he’s a loose end. He should pull away from Imara and Derrit to keep them safe, but when the local CPS Testing Center is entirely too interested in Derrit’s talents, Lièrén must make an impossible choice. Can he stay alive long enough to save Imara and her prodigy son?