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Shifter Mate Magic Excerpt #2 Shifter Mate Magic is the first book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series. As you might have guessed from the title, it’s all about shifters, but it also has magic, elves, fairies, and dragons. Below is a short Shifter Mate Magic excerpt. (See another one here.) Jackie […]

Shifter Mate Magic Excerpt #1

Shifter Mate Magic Excerpt #1 Shifter Mate Magic is the first book in my new Ice Age Shifters paranormal romance series. As you might have guessed from the title, it’s all about shifters, but it also has magic, elves, fairies, and dragons. Below is a short Shifter Mate Magic excerpt. (See another one here.) Did […]

Pet Trade Teaser #2 Pet Trade is a standalone novella that originally appeared in the USA TODAY bestselling anthology, Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2. In the timeline for my Central Galactic Concordance series, Pet Trade takes place between Pico’s Crush and Jumper’s Hope, but it’s not part of the big damn story arc […]

Pet Trade Teaser #1 Pet Tradeis a new standalone novella that originally appeared in the USA TODAY bestselling anthology, Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2. In the timeline for my Central Galactic Concordance series, Pet Trade takes place between Pico’s Crush and Jumper’s Hope, but it’s not part of the big damn story arc […]

A Dire Wolf at the Door

A Dire Wolf at the Door in Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 Cross-posted at author Cara Bristol’s blog on 18 October 2017 I’ve always been fascinated by paleontology, and love seeing artist’s depictions of what long-extinct creatures might have looked like based on the sometimes sparse fossil record we’ve discovered. We know some […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Excerpt from Jumper’s Hope (Central Galactic Concordance Book 4) Today I’m sharing a free excerpt from Jumper’s Hope, the fourth book in my space opera-adventure-romance series. Reunited lovers must outwit a ruthless government agent, or their rumored deaths will be real this time. * GDAT 3242.002 * Planet: Branimir * It took Jess Orowitz a […]

JUMPER'S HOPE: SFR Brigade Showcase

JUMPER’S HOPE in the SFR Brigade Showcase Welcome to the Science Fiction Romance Brigade Showcase, where authors share snippets from new work, works in progress, cover reveals, character interviews, and so forth. See the holiday bonanza of other engaging posts here. Look for the giveaways and chances to win prizes. And speaking of gifts… Happy […]

Pico's Crush: SFR Showcase

Pico’s Crush in the SFR Showcase Welcome to the Science Fiction Romance Brigade Showcase, where authors share snippets from new work, works in progress, cover reveals, character interviews, and so forth. See the other fun posts here. Today, I’m sharing a short excerpt from my new release, Pico’s Crush, Book 3 in my Central Galactic […]

SFR Brigade Summer Cafe 2015

Get yer’ red-hot science fiction romance at the SFR Brigade Summer Café This is my kind of café, one that caters to book lovers. This week’s special at the SFR Brigade Summer Café: SPACE OPERA! In keeping with the theme of the summer café, below is a food-related excerpt from my brand-new novel, Minder Rising. […]