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Space Dog

Never judge a book by its' cover. Good advice. Both Natalie and Rory have made assumptions based on appearance, and both are wrong. Natalie uses her expertise as a NASA employee, and a paranormal romance fan, to save the mission she and Ror...

4 Stars
  • Author: Melissa Hosack
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing

The Last Machine in the Solar System

"The Last Machine in the Solar System" is a thin book with a long title. Between its pages it does have an interesting story. The story is the autobiography of an android that covers the span of human kind from the present until its demise....

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Claimed by the Cyborg - Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance Book 5

"Claimed by the Cyborg" took me right off Earth and into the belly of a foreign world and culture. Author Cara Bristol was able to transport me far across the galaxy and into the future seamlessly. Her world building was on key as she game...

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  • Author: Cara Bristol
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words, Series: Stands Alone, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Cara Bristol

My Alien Boyfriend - My Boyfriend Is... Book 3

“My Alien Boyfriend” started out a little choppy but it got better thru the story and the attraction between Parker and Mace. When Parker is injured Mace must make a hard decision. I liked the plotting of this take on an Alien / Human love...

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Seductive Powers - The Capes Book 1

If you like super heroes, oddity and deception where you least expect it, this book is for you. It is a zany romance that you can’t help but to love. The characters are somewhat off beat but super fun to read about. Wendy is a times a littl...

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  • Author: Rebecca Royce
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * Fantasy, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Rebecca Royce

Alien Rights

Emily is captured by Commander Rodar and brought to his space ship. She has always dreamed about going to outer space and of her dream lover. Rodar believes Emily is his mate. This short book is about dreams coming true and one hot alien lo...

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  • Author: Nicole Austin
  • Review by: Lisa Jung
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Science Fiction, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Nicole Austin

Her Commander - Orion Series Book 2

I love a good sci fi romance, so I was looking forward to getting my teeth into this book. It is understandable that a Captain couldn’t fraternize or worse with his crew members and still command respect. What I didn’t like about Craig’s re...

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  • Author: CJ Cade
  • Review by: CYD
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Windtree Press

Trapped with the Cyborg - Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance Book 4

Who knew that a blazing hot one night stand could possibly complicate matters? Amanda "Manny" Mansfield and Samson "Sonny" Masters are Cyber Operations field agents on a dangerous mission on another planet. If they are caught the consequenc...

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  • Author: Cara Bristol
  • Review by: DebA
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Series: Stands Alone, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Cara Bristol

Hazel and the Alien Biker - Intergalactic Brides 5

Quick Synopsis: When Reyvor lost his mate, he was kicked off of his home world. Now he spends his time on Earth riding around on his motorcycle, lost. But when he sees Hazel and her three daughters trying to find food in the dumpster behind...

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Jacie and The Alien Bodyguard - Intergalactic Brides 6

Quick Synopsis: When Jacki ends up pregnant from a quick romance with Myro, she immediately gets on the ship to be taken to his home world. What she doesn’t know is that Myro is not going to be there when she lands. He’s already taken anoth...

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Captured by the Cyborg - Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance Book 3

Illumina Smith is on the run. Danger has followed her every step. She's not able to dodge it for long. If she's caught the consequences could prove to be fatal. Could Dale Homme, an ex-Cyber Operations field agent, be what she needs? Dale H...

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  • Author: Cara Bristol
  • Review by: DebA
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Series: Stands Alone, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Cara Bristol

The Promise - Seven Wonders Journals

My daughter who is eleven is a diehard fan of this series. She devoured this as soon as she got home. She said that she loves how these journals are released right before the next book comes out. It helps to refresh her mind on what happene...

5 Stars

Pirate Bound - Telepathic Space Pirates - A Prequel

This first book by writing duo Carysa Locke is intriguing. A Talented, mostly telepathic race. Pirates in space. Two women on the run from a dastardly evil brother. What's not to like? Well. There's the slightly unsettling mental comparison...

4 Stars

The Rebirth - Soldiers of the Craft Series, #1

This awesome debut novel is the perfect introduction to a series, or at least I hope it becomes a series. While some of the characters and situations may feel over the top, over all this story is truly well written. The introduction almost...

4 Stars

Bonded to the Alien Lord - Warriors of the Lathar, #3

This was the best of the series so far and my personal favorite. It of course picks up where the previous book left off and Cat and Tarrick are generating as much heat as ever. The discovery of the humans being compatible, if not more, with...

5 Stars

Captured by the Alien Lord - Warriors of the Lathar, #1

Another winning series here to be sure. The author managed to pack so much into this short story that I really don't know how she manages to do it over and over again. Cat and Tarrick don't have the most auspicious of meetings but it certai...

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Saved by the Alien Lord - Warriors of the Lathar, #2

Who saves who? Human women do not meekly sit back and wail hysterically - they take action. This was another winner in this series that hits all my favorite aspects in a romance. Cat is allowed to speak to her fellow female officers and lay...

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The Key - Seven Wonders Journals

This was the first companion novella I have read in any series. I really enjoyed the journal aspect to this one and it had some great background into the Seven Wonders. Will have to pick up the other novellas in this series to add to my col...

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God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlepig - The Bobby Dollar Books, #4

As with the other Bobby Dollar books, I enjoyed this bit of humor for the holidays. There are always unique villains within this world and this book follows that same precedent. Full of action and fun as well as sweet sentiment as well. It...

4 Stars

Loves, Myths and Monsters - A Collection of Folk and Urban Myths

Loves, Myths and Monsters is a collection of eerie, suspenseful tales that I recommend. The tales include stories about the Chupracabra, a serial killer family, mermaids, werewolves and many other mystical creatures interacting with humans....

4 Stars

Captain's Captive - Alien Catch, #1

This book was fun to read. Right from the first page I was drawn into this world where humans mix with aliens. Rhihann is a tough human female who will do what she has to, to get the job done and protect her friend. Her job was going well u...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jayne Ripley
  • Review by: Wild Rayne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: BDSM, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Etopia Press

Dumah's Demons - AngelFire Chronicles, #1.5

Having read both books 1 and 2 of the Angelfire series by author Ami Blackwelder, I knew Dumah’s Demons would be a perfect complement to the series. I was not disappointed in the least. This novella tells the story of Dumah, Kian’s troubled...

4 Stars

Bride Games - An Alien's Bride Story

Bride Games is an exciting and surprisingly thoughtful story set in the same world as Alien Bride. This is good solid scifi complete with strange cultures and evil aliens. Lenora is a survivor who refuses to accept life as it is now. She is...

5 Stars
  • Author: Yamila Abraham
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Yaoi Press

Her Cyborg Lover

I really enjoyed this story with Natalie and Jebediah -- I especially appreciate how Anne Kane flipped the usual trope of how a woman who is at the top of her game meets a man who can out-fly her. Natalie definitely leaves Jebediah in the d...

4 Stars

Flight from Hell - An Otherworld Novella

This was another great read by Yasmine Galenorn and an awesome addition to the series. I love how Flight from Hell opened and closed with the character Shimmer. We not only got a glimpse into what her life was like but what she was feeling...

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The Last Three Words

When a father loses his wife he is left to deal with parenthood on his own. It isn't long before Maye, his oldest daughter catches on to his vices. Seeking solace in her school crush, Christian, life goes on. When Maye has a tragic accident...

3 Stars
  • Author: Ashley Heckman
  • Review by: OneLove
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult, * Under 45k Words, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

The Select and The Orphan - Seven Wonders Journals

The two novellas in the Seven Wonders Journals collection were both nice continuations of two stories that aren't fully explained or understood in the Seven Wonders world. So it was fun to go back in time and live through legends, and past...

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Devil's Frost - The Spellspinners of Melas, #3

It seems like this series isn't one that you can leave on the shelf and forget. It draws you in and once you're in, you are HOOKED. You can just sit down in your easy chair and pick up wherever you had left off reading. It's like Heidi's wo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Heidi R. Kling
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Coliloquy, LLC

Trolling for Trouble - MAUCs Series One

This was a very cute and sweet romance. Those who enjoy short light paranormal will want to give this book a try. No sex...just a bit of kissing. I really enjoyed the characters. There isn't a lot of character building, but enough for a gli...

4 Stars

Legend of the Tribes - The Dragons Saga, #3.5

"Legend of the Tribes" offers readers glimpses into the worlds of two of the lesser mentioned tribes of the 'Dragons Saga' series. The Aero Dragons swoop in with tales of love supplanting tradition, as an arranged marriage finds itself rear...

5 Stars
  • Author: J.F. Jenkins
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Fantasy, Diverse Books, * Young Adult, * Under 45k Words, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Astraea Press, LLC

Alien's Bride Book Three

Alien Bride 3 wrapped up a fascinating and sexy scifi trilogy. I thoroughly enjoyed this conclusion and was very impressed with author's resolution to Maritza's dilemma. There were no black and white answers and I like the honesty of that....

5 Stars
  • Author: Yamila Abraham
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Yaoi Press

Passionate by Moonbeam - Alien Abductions 4

The series continues with Winona and Vern. Introduced by Storm, Ary's mate from book 3, Winona and Vern start off with a bang and when they finally meet in person, can't wait to really "connect." While the Silans are pigeonholed from the st...

4 Stars

Heartfelt Scoundrel - Spaceport, #29

This super short story is almost an introduction instead of a complete story. Rik is a clone but he’s also an excellent smuggler. Eyn is a smuggler also and just as successful as Rik. They aren’t friends but they do respect each other. They...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lexxie Couper
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * SPICY: Multiple Partners, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Changeling Press, LLC

Alien's Bride Book Two

I said it in my first review of this series and I'll say it again, I don't do serials and I wish this wasn't one. That said. I'm hooked. The plot is fascinating and complex, the characters are alien yet not and the undercurrent of sexuality...

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  • Author: Yamila Abraham
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Yaoi Press

Alien's Bride Book One

Alien's Bride has all the makings of great erotic Sci-fi and it's no secret that this is my favorite genre. The author sets about to tell an epic story. Unfortunately, it's not clear from the blurb that it's a serial type story. Under norma...

4 Stars
  • Author: Yamila Abraham
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words, * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Yaoi Press

Beyond The Red Door - The Red Door, #2

In this second book in the Red Door series, we find teenager Jesse Miller deciding to throw a party at the Starke house for his friends. The day he picks turns out to be the fiftieth anniversary to when teenager Max Jensen entered the house...

5 Stars

The Orah

Ms. James wrote another entertaining short paranormal story in which I couldn’t help but love her characters and storyline. In this story, we find two strangers, Liz and Gus, passing the time together talking on a park bench. As they get to...

5 Stars

Realms of Darkness

This is another fantastic short book that showcases Ms. James’ talent for writing horror stories. This book contained four really short stories that each packed its own punch for her fans to enjoy. In The Lamp, we’re told the story of how S...

5 Stars

The Red Door - The Red Door, #1

Ms. James has another winner on her hands with this short horror story. In this one we’re told the story of how it is Max Jensen’s first day in a new school district because his family moved. If the stress isn’t enough for him in having to...

5 Stars

The Girl and the Dragon

I loved this book! Alice M. Roelke really brought my heart into this beautiful story. Hasn't every young girl dreamed of "shape shifting," and either being able to have as a companion, or shift into a giant winged draconic beauty? This stor...

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Girls' Night Out - Faeriewalker Novella

For starters: I've been wanting to read a book by Jenna Black for a while now. So, I thought: why not start with a short story? You can get a taste for her writing, and if it's not to my taste at least it won't last long. Well, I was pretty...

3 Stars
  • Author: Jenna Black
  • Review by: Mmperkins
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Supernatural, * Under 45k Words, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: IGLA

Three Miles Below

I was quickly drawn into this story and thought it was exciting and very well-crafted. There was great tension and I found it easy to cheer for the three guys trapped underground. I was really into the story then felt like I was sucker-punc...

3 Stars

The Ashes of Windsor

The Ashes of Windsor is a very choppy, undeveloped story. The characters are hard to connect to as there background is not very explicit. Some scenes, especially with the main character, Inari, felt completely awkward as the characters' rea...

3 Stars
  • Author: Liz R. Newman
  • Review by: Schmee079
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Devine Destinies

One Hospital Nightmare

When I was reading the summary of "One Hospital Nightmare", I was immediately drawn in and had to read it. I wanted to like it. I liked the plot, the aspect of some time travel, history and my favorite, Native Americans. I am sad to say tha...

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The Knackerman

This was a short story which made it hard to get to know the characters very well, but perhaps, that is why it led to so many questions, why, what, where and when? Cows weren't just dying of disease on the Andriss Scott's Farm. They were dy...

3 Stars

Exposed by Moonbeam - Alien Abductions, #3

With most of their courting done via media, Storm is ready to meet her mystery man. Well, he’s been courting, Storm has been investigating a story about life from other planets really existing. That question is all cleared up rather quickly...

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Necessary Evil - A Collection of Horror Stories

Spooky stories are always such fun to read. What’s even better is reading a collection of horror stories. Nothing like opening a book and enjoying one spinetingling tale after another. And that’s what readers get when they start reading Nec...

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Down in the Dungeon

This is an enjoyable 50 page collection of short stories by someone who has fond memories of late nights with friends, rolling the dice and using our imaginations. Hey, it worked for Dragon Lance. He reveals a wicked sense of humor while te...

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Overdue

Death before dishonor! A short tale that is very intriguing in its simplicity and satirically humorous in places. This is the story of Rian and Saz, his wolf friend, as they attempt to confront the baddest magician around. Statues come to l...

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Songs of Love and Death - All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love

This was a good collection of shorts. Inevitably there were the ones that didn't quite make it, the ones that fell like a stone in water, and the ones that fulfilled and then some. There were some stories that worked well with the tragic en...

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  • Authors: George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, Neil Gaiman, Diana Gabaldon, Jim Butcher, Marjorie M. Liu, Carrie Vaughn, Jacqueline Carey
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Supernatural, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Gallery Books