CJ Cade is a native of Montana, so look for the flavor of the cowboy culture in her Sci Fi Romance/Space Opera. Her alpha heroes & feisty heroines may pilot space ships instead of horses, but they find plenty of wild adventure & sexy romance, so deep space never stays cold for long!
CJ Cade--where space opera adventure meets sexy romance.
This Tygress is in a race for her life… in more ways than one.
Tygean Mia Jag has grown up in the shadow of her famous older brother. But in Octiron's Great Space Race, she sees a chance to prove herself a space navigator as talented as he.
Partnered with a stranger to make the difficult and dangerous race in an unknown star system? No problem--she'll simply use her Tyger charm to beguile her partner into doing things her way, and her Tyger senses to guide them to a sure win.
But when her partner for the race is announced, her plans are sucked into a black hole.
Instead of one of the more easily managed races, her partner is from one of the most feared and little known--an Aurelian. Ferocious and warlike, they rule their isolated quadrant of the stars without mercy, refusing to join the InterGalactic Alliance or allow diplomatic missions to cross their borders.
And Aurelian Prince D’Arek A’Renoq looks like he could give lessons in laying waste to opponents--starting with her.
Worst of all, she'd probably enjoy it.
They're stuck on the wrong planet at the wrong time…with each other. They could use some magic.
Aurelian Reva'la A'Qen must choose a life path to follow, or one will be chosen for her. Simple enough – except her dream man doesn’t want her at his side. When Reva hears Aurelian Military Commander T'Van A'Ralle laughing at her with his friends, she's devastated. On impulse, she enters the mysterious new jump device…and is ripped away from her world.
Van soon learns that he was all too hasty in his dismissal of Reva. With an unknown assassin in pursuit, she displays courage and heart. Van discovers his feelings for the fiery strawberry blonde run deeper than he ever dreamed possible.
Can Van convince the woman he scorned to give him another chance, before the assassin eliminates any hope of their returning to the future, together?
*Formerly pubbed under Cathryn Cade. This is the same book with new cover & pen name*
Tal Darkrunner is not just a tattooed bad boy, he’s the leader of a dangerous gang. Serpentian warrior Scala Raj knows this—so why can’t she stay away from him? She’s supposed to be spying on him to gain back her freedom, not falling for him.
Tal fought his way to the top in the vicious streets of New Seattle, Earth II. Now he rules his gritty kingdom, his skin marked with a piece of inked body art for every victory won through his courage, cunning and absolute refusal to back down—ever.
Only one thing could send him hurtling into deep space—a mission to find and destroy the slavers who tried to take the one woman he wanted. He trusts no one, including Scala, the defiant beauty with a lethal body who joins his small crew.
That won’t stop him from enjoying the pleasures of her body. But no matter how fiery the passion that arcs between them, he’ll never risk his heart.
Unless she slips under his guard and steals it …
Contains alpha heroes, space pirates, pirate heroes, science fiction romance, best erotic romance, space opera, new planets, alien encounters and space-ships! Hidden identity, romance, sci fi romance, sex in space, sci fi erotic romance, alpha hero, laser weapons, action adventure, sci fi action, sci fi adventure, space ships, Frontiera, LodeStar 5
He's famed for his icy control…until he meets the one woman who can send him up in flames.
When a talented young intuit gets her chance to intern with an Indigon famed for his powers, neither of them are ready for what happens when they meld their minds…and their bodies.
Commander Daron Navos is renowned, even in a galaxy full of the extraordinary. As a powerful member of the Indigon race, he can control the mind of any being. He lives a life of icy control, locking away his dark, sexual cravings and using his energy to train other Indigons to live lives of integrity. Until he meets the one woman who can tempt him to loose his powers…for seduction.
Nelah Cobalt has crushed on Navos from afar for years. But now she's a woman who has come into her own Indigon powers. She seizes the chance to intern with him aboard the Orion, eager to learn all he cares to teach her--whether about work or play. When they come together, the entire ship enjoys the psychic explosion of passion!
Except that someone is bent on destroying Navos and the Orion… and they'll use anyone to do it, including Nelah. Together, are they strong enough to stand together in defense of their ship, and their hearts?
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His beast will have her beauty—but only on his terms.
Sirena Blaze has left a string of smiling males across the galaxy—but she’s not smiling now. After two attempts to sabotage her ship, it’s time to call for backup. Her warriors deserve the best, and that means recruiting a member of the elite Serpentian guard as co-commander.
One look at Slyde Stone, and Sirena’s smile returns. She sets out to indulge in the sensual delights for which his people are legendary.
Slyde would like nothing more than to bed the famous beauty, but a secret binds the hands that burn to take her. He is a half-dragon shifter, a race thought to be nothing more than a myth. He’s real, and so is the code he must live by—he can mate only once.
Sirena’s fury at Slyde’s refusal knows no bounds—until saboteurs loose a pair of deadly serpents on board the Orion. And the infuriating man has the gall to make a wager. If she finds them first, she can have him. But if he wins, she must agree to be his alone—for life.
Warning: Space cougar on the prowl, a handsome virgin in her sights. Hot love scenes, and even hotter dragon shape-shifting. (156 pages)
*The same book that formerly appeared as by Cathryn Cade*
She can kill with her bare hands … but what will the lethal beauty do to his heart?
She's a half-human, half-Serpentian warrior who'll guard his ship with her life. He's the tough, war-seasoned captain of the Orion. But in their battle of hearts, it's winner take all.
The Orion Series, Book 2
**Author's Note: This book was previously published in 2009**
As a member of the legendary Serpentian guard, Tessa Alligon has been trained to kill, with her bare hands if necessary. And with her legs? She can take a strong man where no man's gone before. But when Captain Craig walks into the first Orion crew briefing, Tessa falls head over heels. Now to get the handsome commander to see how perfect they could be together.
Captain Steve Craig is a Space Forces veteran on his first peace-time assignment. The bridge of the huge, sleek space ship Orion is just what his battle-weary soul needs. But the alluring females in his ship's guard are strictly off limits … until PTSD knocks out this tough, ex-soldier, and Tessa is there to catch him.
Their first embrace flames hot enough to heat the cold of deep space. But Craig knows the liaison is a mistake, and one he can't afford to make again. Too bad he now has a hissing viper by the tail--one with revenge on her mind. Tessa aims to show him she's not a woman to be trifled with, and she doesn't mind doing it in front of the entire crew.
When Steve learns a saboteur is hiding on board his ship, perhaps even in the Orion's ships guard, he now wonders … is Tessa merely a woman scorned? Or is she the saboteur he must stop at all costs?
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A Sci Fi Romance Novella in SE Smith's MAGIC NM Kindle World
By Cathryn Cade
He thought his new neighbors in Magic, NM were weird. But he's in for an even bigger shock the night he answers the door and finds his ex-girlfriend standing on his front steps. His very, very dead ex-girlfriend. She was gorgeous and annoying when she was alive ... now she's scary.
Grayson Stark is a gifted artist, painting oils that bring high prices. No one knows just how gifted--he paints from his dreams. Until his studio is trashed with violence that shocks even the police. Now he's lying low in the last place anyone would look for him ... a little town called Magic. He's even getting used to the strange mix of townspeople. Until the night his ex-girlfriend knocks on his door.
Brynne Polson remembers dying. She can't believe she has another chance at life with her hot, brooding boyfriend ... except Gray doesn't seem all that thrilled to have her back, they're far from home, and she has a strange female voice in her head. And just how does a woman gain ten pounds while she's dead, anyway?
E'ea, a Galactic Guardian, brought back Gray's true love from the dead. In Brynne's body, she'll keep him safe from the assassins who want to stop his painting before he reveals any more of the future, then leave the couple together. There's just one problem--neither of them seem to appreciate her efforts. She must keep them alive and show them their importance in the future of the galaxy. At least this backward little planet has cheeseburgers.
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In space, there are even more ways to lose your lover
She lost everything . . .
Ilya Mondas once lived her dream—life with a band of space gypsies wandering the wild plains of Frontiera, the freedom to use her tech savvy to wreak mayhem on pirates and slavers, and her big, soft-spoken warrior Var, who adored her. Then she lost him, and the life she loved.
She’ll do anything to get it all back . . .
Now on her own, she must take over The Pleasure Palace, a ragtag space-station casino, home to hookers, gamblers and rogues. But one or all of them want her dead, and they have the monsters to do it—human-cyborg gladiators, created for the illegal fight ring hidden deep in the center of her new home. Where the biggest, baddest cyborg of all looks eerily like her dead husband.
But can she trust anyone again?
Orion Series #1 This story was #7 on all of Amazon ... now it's back with added material!
He's an alpha beast, trapped on the space ship Orion in mating shift ... with only her between him and madness.
Tryon Jag is handsome, wealthy and arrogant. With good reason--he's one of the elite Tyger navigators trusted to bring ships like Orion through the deadly asteroid belts around his home planet, and he's the best ... until he shifts into a feral half-man, half-cat with only one thing on his mind.
They'll never make it to safety, unless they bring him the one woman who ran from him.
Calla Fellura is a novice interpreter. The young Tyger loves her job on this state-of-the-art space cruise ship, but she's in uncharted territory when it comes to Jag. The virile alpha can have any woman he wants--why would he choose the naïve, shy female who turned their first hookup into a snarling disaster, humiliating him in front of his entire planet? Unless she's the only one of his kind available.
This time, she'll have to stay ... and let him take her any way he wants.
* This novella, first published in 2008, has been re-written with added material. *
He climbed from the slums of New Seattle to a life of power and wealth ... but now he must survive those cruel streets again, without even his memories to guide him.
Logan Stark has fallen from his throne at the pinnacle of a financial empire spanning the galaxy. He's lost in the filthy, crime-ridden streets of New Seattle, Earth II. Even worse, he has no memory of who he is, or how he got here. But the worst villain in the history of this city knows exactly who he is ... and Mordacity is after Stark.
Kiri te Nawa swore she'd never return to the place where she lost everything. But to help find the man she can't forget, she must put aside her new life on Frontiera and accompany his brothers back to New Seattle. Will they find Stark before he is claimed by the surging darkness in his mind, or by death?
Dr. Daria Lovejoy, advice maven for the galaxy, can't talk her way out when she's kidnapped by a pirate. But why would she want to?
Jark Steele may be as fearsome as the space pirate on the cover of Daria’s favorite romance, but he’s also much, much more. He battled his way out of the slums of Earth I with his immense size and brawn, but this cruiser pilot has brains as well. And he’s not missing this chance to prove it to the woman of his dreams.
When Daria discovers Jark saved her from being snatched by kidnappers hired by her own fiancé, she rewards him and herself with a night of passion.
She discovers this man of steel is one alpha male who knows how to make a woman feel ravished ... in the best possible way.
But despite her fame for urging others to go after their dreams, will she find the courage to grasp all that’s possible in their newfound passion … or will she retreat behind her safe, public persona?
Can a woman with no past inspire a man who is running from his own memories?
As Il Zhazid, 'The Storm', he rules the unsettled prairies of Frontiera, striking ruthlessly at other pirates who dare to enter his territory. Only a few know him as Joran Stark, a man who desires only to live wild and free with his loyal band. Women love him, other pirates fear him and the InterGalactic Space Forces can't control him.
Zae is young, lovely and terrified--a slave paraded before the scum of the galaxy to be sold to the highest bidder. Storm interrupts a lucrative raid to save her, only to discover he can't send her home, because she has no memory of who she is or where she came from. Now he must battle ever-bolder pirates who want his territory and the IGSF officials who want to use him, all with her by his side.
The last thing he ever wanted to be was a hero, but can this damaged woman inspire him to become the man she believes him to be? And within the shelter of his powerful arms, can she finally believe in herself?
Her mother's people are renowned for their sensuality, but can her human side go along when she must seduce a man to survive?
Orphaned in New Seattle, Earth II, with only his older brothers between him and the human and alien predators prowling the rough docks, Creed Stark grew into a man with one burning desire—never to cede control of his body or emotions to any living being. Joining a sect of fighting monks, he lived a life of physical control and chastity, until the wild planet of Frontiera called to him to come and mine her treasures.
Now he’s a wealthy man, but still trapped in the solitary life of a frontier miner. That is, until his eldest brother, space magnate Logan Stark sends him a living gift. She’s a concubine, skilled in the art of seduction and giving a man pleasure beyond his wildest dreams ... or is she?
Half-Serpentian or not, in the crime-ridden streets of New Seattle, Earth II, Taara Ravel can’t defend her quirky cousin and herself against an enemy they can’t even see. Then Stark agrees to whisk them away to safety on the new planet of Frontiera—but only for a high price.
One the lovely blonde will have to pay with her body.
Kiri te Nawa will do anything to escape the perilous streets of New Seattle, Earth II, and find the treasure for which she searches the galaxy, even becoming the mistress of space magnate Logan Stark.
But just when she is ready to submit more than her body to this powerful, magnetic man, she's kidnapped by space pirates. Now she must choose between her heart's desire and her survival.
The LodeStar Series takes off for the wild new planet of Frontiera, in the futuristic galaxy of The Orion Series. ?
He's an ex-space pirate who's changed his wicked ways ... or has he?
On the wild planet of Frontiera, Rose Thorne is out to save her brother. But when she holds his disreputable boss at gunpoint, Stone Masterson shows her just how ruthless he can be ... and how tender. With space pirates on the loose, is she safe in his arms, or is she just another pawn in his struggle to rule this new planet?