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Quotes from The Alien and the CEO, a short story alien romance

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Quotes from The Alien and the CEO, a short story alien romanceThe Alien and the CEO is the third installment in the short story Slakerian Empire series. Quotes from the first, Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong, Mr. Alien, can be found here. Quotes from the second, The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, can be found here.

If you’re not familiar with the series, the Slakerian Empire has been decimated by war. In an attempt to rebuild after their victory, they send a ship, The Baldain, to Earth to search for human females. Using a matchmaking software program, Searching4TrueLove.com, they recruit women of child-bearing age who have little or no family and are ready for adventure.

In Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong, Mr. Alien, Sage Harding, an ex-trophy wife, changes from mocking the subscribers to contemplating a relationship with one of them—spaceman Lt. Dax Richque.

In The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, alien recruiter Lt. Paul Landaeta sees Natalie Cardellini dancing in the rain and tries to convince her to join him.

The Alien and the CEO takes place shortly before and after The Baldain leaves Earth on its return journey. A glitch in the software program forces The Baldain’s commander, Jakes Echabarne, to recruit CEO and Hunting4TrueLove software developer, Vivi Soria, aboard The Baldain.
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Future writing plans

In 2017, I’ll write at least four more books in the series. The next one, The Alien and the Chef, will be released in February or March. I’m devoting the month of November and part of December to NaNoWriMo, to write write the second book in The Enchanted Forest series, Red Riding Hood and the Very Bad Wolfe. The first in the series, Snow White and the Eighth Dwarf, is written but needs to be edited. I hope I’ll be able to squeeze time from NaNo (ha, ha, ha) to edit it and get it to my beta readers. I’m planning on a late January release.

Ambitious? Yes, but I love all the characters and can’t wait to get into their idiosyncracies then present them to my readers.

Wish me luck in NaNo. I’m excited to put a new twist on the Little Red Riding Hood classic.

Blessings.

 

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Quote from The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story

The Alien and the Girl in the Rain was an Oops! kind of story. It almost didn’t make it into the Slakerian Empire series. After writing Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong, Mr. Alien, I had no intention of writing a series. It was a simple tale of an alien race that had traveled to Earth to find women to help repopulate their world, Slakeria, after a devastating war. The aliens used an online matchmaking service, Hunting4TrueLove.net, to find single women of childbearing age who had little if no family and sought adventure. The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story romance

Done deal. One short story, go on with writing. (At the time I had plans for a full-length Snow White fairy tale romance, now completed and available in January).

But one day, I wondered about Jakes Echabarne, the commander in Mr. Right. I paired him with the developer of the matchmaking software, Vivi Soria. Why not? I could get her on board the alien ship to “fix” a problem in the software.

About halfway through writing The Alien and the CEO, I remembered Lt. Paul Landaeta of the alien ship and a snippet of a story I’d once read about a dying woman. I decided to pair them as well. One problem—if I wanted the stories to be released chronologically, I’d have to write The Alien and the Girl in the Rain first, as it took place on Earth. The Alien and the CEO takes place on the way to the planet the aliens and humans will colonize.

I wrote The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, returned to The Alien and the CEO, created covers on canva.com, and released them together.

If you haven’t ordered The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, I hope these quotes will interest you in purchasing it. An excerpt can be read here.Quote from The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story Quote from The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story Quote from The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story Quote from The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story Quote from The Alien and the Girl in the Rain, an alien short story

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The Alien and the CEO
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My next, newest short story, The Alien and the CEO, Book 3 of the Slakerian Empire series, is now available for purchase on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, Kobo and other venues!

Vivi Soria’s anger couldn’t grow any larger. A foreign investment firm, Slakerian, Inc., has convinced the board of directors to sell her on-line matchmaking service, Hunting4TrueLove, against her wishes. She’s out of a job. Then she discovers possible fraudulent activity in the deal. Whether she’s owner or not, she sets out to find the truth.

Commander Jakes Echabarne of The Baldain, a class four vessel of the Slakerian fleet, is on his last mission. He’s slated to administer Slakeria’s repopulation directive on its newest colony. Vivi’s matchmaking program is needed to link Slakerians and recruited humans. A looming deadline and an unexpected glitch in forces him to kidnap her to debug the software.

Vivi demands to be taken home, but she’s already in deep space. Can she convince Jakes to arrange a return voyage to Earth?

Jakes knows the odds of her request. Can he convince Vivi to join him at the new colony?

Author note:

Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong, Mr. Alien, the first Slakerian Empire book, was to be a stand-alone short story. I never expected to turn it into a series. One day, I wondered about Dax Richque’s commanding officer. Was there a story for Jakes Echabarne? I paired him with the CEO of the matchmaking software the Slakerians needed to link their citizens with human mates.

Paul Landaeta was to be #3, but halfway through Jakes story, I realized, chronologically, Paul’s story had to be #2. How could his Earth-bound story happen before Jake’s ship-bound story?

Natalie is based off a story I heard about a dying woman telling her co-workers she was moving abroad for a job. She just didn’t tell them abroad was heaven.

That nugget stayed in my computer’s notes section, simmering and waiting for the perfect story to appear.

Future stories will include Ivy Mitchel, our bad I.T. chief; an architect; and possibly the Slakerian Emperor himself.

I’ll keep you updated of future releases.

Blessings!

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