Anna’s Christmas Giveaway 2018

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year!

I decided that the holidays were a wonderful excuse to have a giveaway. I have 6 Aussie firefighter calendars and 6 signed paperbacks to give away. I’ll be picking 12 winners and as always, the giveaway is open internationally, and it will run until Christmas Day.

Scroll down to enter!

Thanks for reading in 2018. Thanks for leaving reviews, sending me messages, and keeping me inspired to keep writing my action-packed stories. Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and all the best for an amazing 2019.

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Audiobooks

I've had lots of my books appear in audio recently, read by some absolutely fantastic narrators. This includes Imperator and Mission: Her Rescue, which have just gone live!

More info on all my audiobooks is on my Audio page.

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Warleader

One of my favorite science fiction romances has been revamped and re-released by the awesome Susan Grant!
 
It has a strong heroine (she’s an admiral!), a sexy hero (he’s a warleader), lots of action, and a steamy enemy-to-lovers romance. Happy release day, Susan!
 
Galactic Rules of Engagement:
#1: Enemies must not become lovers.
Welcome to the Borderlands, where rules are meant to be broken…
 

“A riveting plot, compelling characters, and a heart wrenching love story.” —Linnea Sinclair, RITA winning author

Admiral Brit Bandar is the Coalition’s greatest starship commander. The outlaw known as the Scourge of the Borderlands taunted her in a galactic game of cat and mouse for years, but she never caught him. Now they’re supposed to make peace and serve together on the same starship? Not so easy to do when your sworn enemy turns out to be the hottest piece you’ve ever seen.

Warleader Finn Rorkken doesn’t care how many medals “Stone-Heart” Bandar has. He’s going to show her what it’s like to be pursued and caught by a master. Intergalactic peace is on the line, and if she wants his obedience, she’ll have to pay his price. Challenge accepted, Admiral.

“One of my favorite science fiction romances!” —Anna Hackett, USA Today bestselling author

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Cover Reveal: Eon Warriors

The fierce warriors of the Eon Empire want nothing to do with Earth…but when ravenous insectoid aliens threaten to invade, the humans of Earth need to get the Eon warriors’ attention.

That all starts with one wrongly-imprisoned space captain from Earth being offered her chance at freedom…if she abducts a fearsome Eon war commander.

I am SO beyond excited to share my brand new, science fiction romance series with you. Eon Warriors has a few things I love to write about:

  • Tough heroines from Earth – check
  • Sexy alien warrior heroes – check
  • Lots of action-packed fight scenes – check
  • Sexy romance where our Earth heroines bring fierce warriors to their knees – check

Today I’m sharing covers for the first two books AND some amazing custom artwork!

PLUS, I also have an COOL giveaway to celebrate the cover reveal (included signed sci-fi romance paperbacks from myself and some of my favorite sci-fi romance authors) so scroll down to enter.

Edge of Eon

Eon Warriors #1

Release Date: Tuesday December 11th

Framed for a crime she didn’t commit, wrongly-imprisoned Sub-Captain Eve Traynor of Earth’s Space Corps has one chance at freedom (and to save the Earth and her sisters)…but only if she abducts a fearsome Eon war commander.

Cover artist: Melody Simmons

 Touch of Eon

Eon Warriors #2

Release Date: Tuesday January 8th

Special Forces Space Marine Lara Traynor will do anything to free her sister and save the Earth from invasion…even if she’s blackmailed into stealing sacred Eon artifacts. And even if a dark, deadly warrior is sent to hunt her down.

Cover artist: Melody Simmons

Custom Artwork Reveal

The super talented artist, MyCKs, has done a simply amazing piece of artwork of the hero and heroine from the first book, Edge of Eon.

I give you War Commander Davion Thann-Eon (and his symbiont-created scale armor and weapon) and tough Sub-Captain Eve Traynor.

Artwork by MyCKs

Eon Warriors Signed Paperback Giveaway

To celebrate the Eon Warriors cover reveal, I have some amazing signed paperbacks from some of my favorite authors. ONE winner will receive signed paperbacks by me, Nalini Singh, Susan Grant and Michelle Diener! TWO runner-up winners will each receive a signed Galactic Gladiators paperback. Open internationally!

You DON’T need to do all the options below to enter. Just do the ones you’d like.

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Cover Reveal – Mission: Her Security

They are a covert, black ops team known only as Team 52. Their mission: to secure and safeguard artifacts deemed highly dangerous and classified…and protect the women who capture their hearts.

Join Lachlan Hunter and his military team for their high-octane missions.

Today I’m sharing a new Team 52 cover and more amazing Team 52 artwork!

I also have a giveaway to celebrate the cover reveal (signed paperbacks, of course) so scroll down to enter.

Mission: Her Security

Team 52 #3

Release Date: Tuesday November 13th

Mission: Classified

Hero: Former Navy SEAL and mountain man, Smith Creed

Heroine: Team 52 Las Vegas logistics manager Kinsey Beck

Artifact: Classified

Cover artist: Melody Simmons

Photographer: Paul Henry Serres

Excerpt from Mission: Her Rescue (Team 52 #2) featuring Smith

The SUV’s lights cut across the squat building of the Bunker and the attached aircraft hangar.

There were no vehicles outside, but Smith saw lights on inside. He hoped beyond hope that she was in there, doing some urgent work.

He cut the engine and the team stepped out of the SUV. As they approached the front door, they all scanned their surroundings.

As they got close, Smith saw that the door to the Bunker was ajar.

Dammit. It was always locked. His chest went solid and he reached back, pulling his SIG Sauer from under his jacket.

The others pulled out their handguns—SIGs, except for Axel who swore by his Glock. Even at a wedding, Team 52 was armed.

With a nod from Lachlan, Smith went first. He kicked open the door and moved inside.

Fucking hell. He froze. He couldn’t breathe.

“Damn,” Lachlan said.

The place was a mess. Filing cabinets had been tipped over, Kinsey’s desk was overturned, and books and papers had been flung all over the floor.

“Stay focused,” Lachlan said in a cool, controlled tone. “Clear the building.”

The team moved in formation, fanning out. Smith went with Lachlan, and they cleared the other rooms. Blair, Axel, and Callie moved to the hangar and the holding cells below.

“Clear.”

“Clear.”

“Clear.”

Smith lowered his gun. There was no sign of Kinsey or anyone else. He felt the blood pounding in his veins like a drum.

Kinsey—delicate, sweet Kinsey. When she smiled, it was like a light shone out of her. She’d watched him. Smith had sure as hell noticed. Once, she’d made a super-cute, drunken pass at him.

It had taken all his willpower to gently turn her down.

She’d avoided him for a few weeks after, but it hadn’t been long before her smile had reappeared. But she still watched him.

And when she wasn’t looking, Smith watched her as well. Oh, he’d looked his fill of her—round ass, long legs, shiny, blonde hair. Hell, even her nose was cute, and the pretty sweep of her collarbones, and her delicate wrists.

Fuck.

Blair moved over to straighten the chair near the desk. Kinsey loved that stupid pink, ergonomic chair.

Then Blair went still. “No.”

Gut curdling, Smith pushed forward. There was blood splattered on the floor.

No. He tried to pull in air, feeling dizzy. No.

Callie knelt. “It’s not enough blood to have killed her. If it is hers.”

“Someone took her,” Smith growled. “The fucker is a dead man.”

“Lachlan,” Axel called out from near the door.

There was a small shelf, where Kinsey kept a bowl of candy. She stocked it with all their favorites. Now, there was a cell phone and a note sitting beside it.

They crowded around, and Lachlan lifted it with his gloved left arm.

We have something of yours, and you have something we want. We propose a trade. Wait for our call.

There was a strange logo at the bottom. A circular, bird-like design.

All Smith could hear was a roaring in his ears. Some bastards had Kinsey.

Smith turned and slammed his fist into the wall. It plowed through the drywall with a puff of dust.

“Cool it.” Lachlan’s golden gaze was no longer cool. The man was pissed, but was keeping a tight hold on it.

“We have to find her,” Smith growled.

“We will,” Lachlan said. “Axel, lock up the Bunker. Blair, call Brooks now, and tell him what’s going on. We’ll use my condo as a base of operations.” Lachlan looked at each of them. “We’re going to find her and get her back.” Lachlan’s gaze landed on Smith’s for an extra second. “We’re going to find her.”

And they’d make whoever had done this pay. Smith’s fingers curled, his knuckles cracking.

Wherever you are, Kinsey, hold the fuck on.

Custom Artwork Reveal

I’ve already shown off the Team 52 artwork by author buddy and artist Lana Pecherczyk for Lachlan and Rowan, but today I have a few more Team 52 couples to share. I love these pics so hard!

Lachlan Hunter and Dr. Rowan Schafer

 

Seth Lynch and Dr. January James

 

Smith Creed and Kinsey Beck

Extras for all my series are located on my Extras page.

Mission: Her Protection Audiobook

I am thrilled that the very first Team 52 audiobook is now out! The amazing Stella Bloom is the narrator and she’s done an outstanding job bringing the team and their adventures to life in Mission: Her Protection.

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Team 52 Signed Paperback Giveaway

To celebrate the latest Team 52 cover reveal, I am giving away THREE signed paperbacks of Mission: Her Protection, Untraveled, and Unmapped (the THS books all have a Team 52 cameo in it) – one each to THREE lucky winners. Open internationally!

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Our First Fictional Pet by Tiffany Roberts

Anna here, and happy to report I’m having an awesome release week! Embrace the Passion is now out and finding so many readers. And a huge bonus is that we are generating lots of support for the Hero Dogs charity!

Today, I’m welcoming husband and wife sci-fi romance writing duo Tiffany Roberts to talk about their Embrace the Passion story, Hunter of the Tide. They’re talking about the cutest-looking fish cat I’ve ever seen (okay, maybe the only fish cat I’ve ever seen, but still the cutest!)

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Throughout the books in our Kraken series, we’ve done our best to create vibrant alien environments both above and below the waves, but we knew our needs for Hunter of the Tide would be unique. The creatures we’re already established in the world of Halora were firmly planted either on land or in the sea (apart from the titular kraken, of course, who get to enjoy both), and none of them would quite work to suit the circumstances of our hero, Randall. As a human, Randall would spend most of his time in the air, but his life among the kraken meant he’d be in the water quite a bit, too. He needed a pet that could thrive with him in both environments.

We had a few criteria to meet in the creation of his companion—as mentioned, the animal needed to function well on land and at sea, it needed to be endearing to both the characters in the story and the readers, and it needed to be something that felt like a real, living part of Halora.

We looked to some earth creatures for inspiration, particularly semiaquatic mammals like seals and otters, but they weren’t quite alien enough as they were. Some inspirational artwork added the last bits we needed to create the prixxir, a semiaquatic species that lives along the coastlines of Halora. Part otter, part feline, and part fish, the prixxir present something vaguely familiar to Halora’s humans—a faint echo of the dogs and cats that were their ancestors’ companions on another world—while all the same having alien features.

The prixxir Randall befriends, Ikaros, is little more than a pup in Hunter of the Tide, but he demonstrates some of the best qualities a pet can have—loyalty, empathy, cunning, protectiveness, and affection. Ikaros is the first pet we’ve written in any of our stories (which is surprising to realize, now that we look back), but he was great fun to create and bring to life in the story. Though Hunter is about Randall and his relationship with Rhea, Ikaros provides the story’s heart and soul in true Pets in Space fashion, and we hope everyone enjoys reading about him as much as we enjoyed writing about him.

Hunter of the Tide Teaser

“He is eating so well,” Melaina said, twisting to grin at Rhea and Randall. Her attention immediately swung back to the prixxir. She offered another bite of fish, and the creature devoured the morsel, long tail waving eagerly.

“That’s good. It’ll help him heal faster,” Randall said.

Rhea watched her daughter pet the creature. Melaina’s face was aglow with delight, and her eyes sparkled with adoration. Rhea’s chest tightened; the youngling’s wanderlust had caused trouble over the last year, but seeing Melaina so happy filled Rhea’s hearts near to bursting.

And it was because of Randall. He’d made it possible by agreeing to care for the prixxir.

Ikaros chirruped, cocking its head and tilting it back when Melaina dangled a bit of fish higher up. The prixxir followed the moving food with large eyes, and the instant the meat came within its reach, it darted up to snatch the food out of Melaina’s fingers. She giggled.

“Once he’s fully grown, you won’t be able to hold food out of his reach anymore,” Randall said. “Not until you grow up, yourself.”

“When I’m as tall as you?” Melaina asked.

Randall glanced at Rhea, sweeping his gaze over her from tentacles to head, before looking back at Melaina. “You’ll probably be taller than me when you’re done.”

“Are you done growing? You don’t seem so tall for a male.”

Rhea smirked.

“Yeah, I’m all done growing. Maybe I’m not as big as Dracchus—”

“No one is as big as Dracchus,” Melaina interrupted.

Randall smiled. “But I make up for it by being the hairiest one in this whole place.”

Melaina laughed, pointing at Randall’s chest. “You are!”

“Everyone has to have something they’re good at.”

“Being the hairiest cannot be all you are good at,” Rhea said.

“I might have a few other talents,” he replied, eyes roving over Rhea’s body again. Her brows rose, and her lips curved into a smile. “But I usually let other people judge that for themselves.”

Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3

Bio: Tiffany Roberts, a husband and wife writing duo, are now actively living their dream creating happily-ever-afters one monster or alien at a time.

The pets are back in this new, exciting collection of eleven original stories from today’s hottest Science Fiction Romance authors! Feel the action and passion! https://www.petsinspaceantho.com