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The sweetest Defender. #WeWriWa from GIB AND THE TIBBAR #scifi #romance #scifirom

Welcome to another Weekend Writing Warriors post!

Thank you to everyone who commented last week on my snippet from GIB AND THE TIBBAR! This story is in the EMBRACE THE ROMANCE: PETS IN SPACE 2 anthology, a USA Today Bestseller. Here’s another snippet…

Set-up: This snippet follows immediately after last week’s where Gib has asked to walk Vilarra home from the commoner’s party. Enjoy…


She glanced up at him through her long, dark lashes. “That would be nice. But…I still haven’t changed my mind.”

Reaching for her hand, he interlaced his fingers with hers. “And I’m still okay with that. But I’m afraid if I don’t escort you home now, you’ll fall asleep where you’re standing, and I won’t know where to take you.”

She squeezed his fingers. “How very sweet.”

Sweet. Not a word he wanted to be described as, but he’d take it in comparison to what she’d called him the night before.

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About GIB AND THE TIBBAR:
A Novella in the Galactic Defenders Series

A dedicated Defender to the core, Gib is willing to go to any planet the Galactic Alliance sends him. That is, until he’s sent with his squad to Hemera for their Alorama ceremony, far from any threat of Erebus invasion and with no chance for promotion.

Vilarra has lived on Hemera all her life, working hard in the kitchens of the royal palace until she achieved lead hand. But learning of the universe beyond her world reveals her insignificance and shreds her sense of accomplishment and purpose.

With the help of a furry, little tibbar, Gib is determined to win the affection of Vilarra, prove to her how significant she is to him and the people who depend on her. But will his personal mission be cut short before he has the chance to win her heart?

About the USA Today Bestselling anthology:

The pets are back! Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2, featuring twelve of today’s leading Science Fiction Romance authors brings you a dozen original stories written just for you! Join in the fun, from the Dragon Lords of Valdier to a trip aboard award-winning author, Veronica Scott’s Nebula Zephyr to journeying back to Luda where Grim is King, for stories that will take you out of this world! Join New York Times, USA TODAY, and Award-winning authors S.E. Smith, M.K. Eidem, Susan Grant, Michelle Howard, Cara Bristol, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Laurie A. Green, Sabine Priestley, Jessica E. Subject, Carol Van Natta, and Alexis Glynn Latner as they share stories from some of their popular series!

Available from:

Buy from Amazon / Kindle    

AMAZON US | UK | Canada | Germany | Australia

Also available in print at AMAZON


Weekend Writing Warriors is a Sunday short-snippet blog hop in which authors share short excerpts from their books (published or unpublished). There’s a variety of genres–something for everyone! To visit the participating authors, click on the logo:

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Having their own party. #WeWriWa from GIB AND THE TIBBAR #scifi #romance

Welcome to another Weekend Writing Warriors post!

Thank you to everyone who commented last week on my snippet from GIB AND THE TIBBAR! This story is in the EMBRACE THE ROMANCE: PETS IN SPACE 2 anthology, a USA Today Bestseller. Here’s another snippet…

Set-up: I’ve skipped ahead a bit more. While the Defenders celebrated with royalty, the commoners had their own celebration. Vilarra took Gib there and is participating in the festivities. Enjoy…


With a whoop, she circled around the fire with the other dancers, marching in and bowing out, linking arms to skip around and around. A much more energetic gathering than the dinner he’d attended. And more intimate, with the commoners mingling with everyone instead of staying in their own spot to socialize with those immediately beside them and drink until they passed out as many of the Defenders had done earlier that night. None of the commoners seemed intoxicated, and he hadn’t seen any mead passed around at this party.

Vilarra slowed down, eventually stopping in front of him, her face now pale. She’d likely started early to prepare the meal he’d enjoyed at the palace. A long day she’d have to repeat again for the Alorama ceremony. Gib stood beside her and cupped her elbow. “You look like you need some sleep. Would you allow me to walk you home?”

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About GIB AND THE TIBBAR:
A Novella in the Galactic Defenders Series

A dedicated Defender to the core, Gib is willing to go to any planet the Galactic Alliance sends him. That is, until he’s sent with his squad to Hemera for their Alorama ceremony, far from any threat of Erebus invasion and with no chance for promotion.

Vilarra has lived on Hemera all her life, working hard in the kitchens of the royal palace until she achieved lead hand. But learning of the universe beyond her world reveals her insignificance and shreds her sense of accomplishment and purpose.

With the help of a furry, little tibbar, Gib is determined to win the affection of Vilarra, prove to her how significant she is to him and the people who depend on her. But will his personal mission be cut short before he has the chance to win her heart?

About the USA Today Bestselling anthology:

The pets are back! Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2, featuring twelve of today’s leading Science Fiction Romance authors brings you a dozen original stories written just for you! Join in the fun, from the Dragon Lords of Valdier to a trip aboard award-winning author, Veronica Scott’s Nebula Zephyr to journeying back to Luda where Grim is King, for stories that will take you out of this world! Join New York Times, USA TODAY, and Award-winning authors S.E. Smith, M.K. Eidem, Susan Grant, Michelle Howard, Cara Bristol, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Laurie A. Green, Sabine Priestley, Jessica E. Subject, Carol Van Natta, and Alexis Glynn Latner as they share stories from some of their popular series!

Available from:

Buy from Amazon / Kindle    

AMAZON US | UK | Canada | Germany | Australia

Also available in print at AMAZON


Weekend Writing Warriors is a Sunday short-snippet blog hop in which authors share short excerpts from their books (published or unpublished). There’s a variety of genres–something for everyone! To visit the participating authors, click on the logo:

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Time is Running Out! #PetsinSpace #bestseller #romance

TIME IS RUNNING OUT!

EMBRACE THE ROMANCE: Pets in Space 2 proudly supports Hero Dogs Inc., and Veterens. 10% of the first month’s profits (which includes pre-orders) will be donated to this fabulous organization. But the first month is almost over. The donation period ends November 11th, 2017, so these are your final days to buy Embrace the Romance in order to support Hero Dogs Inc.

Remember! 10% of the first month’s profits go to Hero-Dogs.org. Hero Dogs raises and trains service dogs and places them free of charge with US Veterans to improve quality of life and restore independence.

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Gib walks Vilarra home. #WeWriWa from GIB AND THE TIBBAR #PetsinSpace #scifirom

Welcome to another Weekend Writing Warriors post!

Thank you to everyone who commented last week on my snippet from GIB AND THE TIBBAR! This story is in the EMBRACE THE ROMANCE: PETS IN SPACE 2 anthology, a USA Today Bestseller. Here’s another snippet…

Set-up: I’ve skipped ahead a bit. Gib helped Vilarra clean up before he offered to walk her home. Though she reluctantly agreed to both. Enjoy…


Initially, her steps were short and fast, but as he kept pace with her along the edge of the dark forest, she slowed down, even tugging on his hand to show him the bright pink bishicub flower, spotlighted by the moon’s glow. “It’s the first to bloom every year. We find them only in the evenings just before the Alorama. Older generations believed it to be bad luck if they haven’t bloomed before the ceremony happens. That usually means floods, which is easy to understand since we live on a tiny piece of land on a planet of water. Though, it seems, this year, we will escape that disaster.”

Though beautiful, the flower didn’t compare to the way Vilarra’s eyes sparkled when she spoke, how her cheeks flushed when she smiled. And the energy zinging from her body into his as she continued to hold onto his fingers captivated him more than any thought he could have caught a glimpse of in her mind.

Then she dropped his hand and laughed. “That’s probably not what you want to know.”

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About GIB AND THE TIBBAR:
A Novella in the Galactic Defenders Series

A dedicated Defender to the core, Gib is willing to go to any planet the Galactic Alliance sends him. That is, until he’s sent with his squad to Hemera for their Alorama ceremony, far from any threat of Erebus invasion and with no chance for promotion.

Vilarra has lived on Hemera all her life, working hard in the kitchens of the royal palace until she achieved lead hand. But learning of the universe beyond her world reveals her insignificance and shreds her sense of accomplishment and purpose.

With the help of a furry, little tibbar, Gib is determined to win the affection of Vilarra, prove to her how significant she is to him and the people who depend on her. But will his personal mission be cut short before he has the chance to win her heart?

About the USA Today Bestselling anthology:

The pets are back! Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2, featuring twelve of today’s leading Science Fiction Romance authors brings you a dozen original stories written just for you! Join in the fun, from the Dragon Lords of Valdier to a trip aboard award-winning author, Veronica Scott’s Nebula Zephyr to journeying back to Luda where Grim is King, for stories that will take you out of this world! Join New York Times, USA TODAY, and Award-winning authors S.E. Smith, M.K. Eidem, Susan Grant, Michelle Howard, Cara Bristol, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Laurie A. Green, Sabine Priestley, Jessica E. Subject, Carol Van Natta, and Alexis Glynn Latner as they share stories and help out Hero-Dogs.org, a charity that supports our veterans!

10% of the first month’s profits go to Hero-Dogs.org. Hero Dogs raises and trains service dogs and places them free of charge with US Veterans to improve quality of life and restore independence.

Available from:

Buy from Amazon / Kindle    

AMAZON US | UK | Canada | Germany | Australia

Also available in print at AMAZON


Weekend Writing Warriors is a Sunday short-snippet blog hop in which authors share short excerpts from their books (published or unpublished). There’s a variety of genres–something for everyone! To visit the participating authors, click on the logo:

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