Listed here are romances set in the worlds of the Sci-Fi, Futuristic and Alien/Fantasy World subgenres.
Last Updates: 07/18/2008
Sylvia Louise Engdahl
JOURNEY BETWEEN WORLDS 5/2006 ISBN: 0399245324 When Melinda Ashley receives a ticket to Mars as a high school graduation gift from her dad, she isn't at all eager for the trip. But he is going himself, and because she hasn't had much opportunity to get to know him in the past, she agrees to accompany him. She has little interest in the Martian colonies until, aboard the ship, she meets Alex Preston, a second-generation colonist who is going home. During her stay on Mars she finds herself more and more drawn to Alex. She also enjoys the company of his family, and begins to understand why they believe so strongly in the future they are working toward. Ultimately, after she has faced tragedy and sorrow, a terrifying experience on the Martian moon Phobos shows Melinda what is really important to her. RR@H's Novel Thoughts
Rita Clay Estrada
FORMS OF LOVE 7/1994 ISBN:0373256000 Lost Loves... Dan Lovejoy had lost his wife in a tragic accident when he met her double. Only this woman who looked like Kendra wasn't Kendra. Moreover, she knew things about his wife that explained so much. Like why Kendra had abandoned Dan and their marriage, leaving him convinced he could never love again... Until her. Dan couldn't help himself; he started to fall in love with her. But this woman had some very unusual secrets of her own. Who was he falling in love with?
Christine Feehan-Susan Grant-Susan Squires
THE ONLY ONE 5/2003 ISBN:0843951702 For each, there could be only one.... They came from the darkest places: secluded monasteries, the Carpathian mountains, galaxies under siege. They were men with the blackest pasts--warriors, vampire monks, leaders of armies--but whose passions burned like dying stars. They had but one purpose: to find those women who fulfilled them, completed them, and made them rage with a fire both holy and profane. They sought soul mates whose touch consumed them, yet whose kisses refreshed like the coolest rain. And each man knew that for him there was only one true love--and in finding her, he would find salvation.
DREAMMASTER 11/2001 ISBN:1893896609 Janna Bezitt has fought hard to hold onto what is left of her dreams. She has lost everything but her loyalty to the Tiria of Gayome. For the Tiria, she will risk everything. When an Elasian, one of the Tiria’s enemies, appears in Gayome, Janna must put the rest of her dreams in jeopardy to work with him to save Gayome and the Tiria’s newborn First Daughter. Tate Wyborn prides himself on believing only what he can see and hear and touch. He denounces Gayomians as fools who live according to legends. His dreams focus on research. Then his invention strands him and his assistant in Gayome. His assistant abducts the Tiria’s baby, and Tate feels duty-bound to retrieve the child from the Elasian Warmaster. Now he will travel to Elasia with Janna, who wishes vengeance on all Elasians. Janna and Tate must work together to find the baby and stop the Warmaster who wishes to destroy every dream in Gayome and Elasia. They need to trust each other. . . and their hearts that have been betrayed too often. The past echoes through them, threatening each dream. . . even the dream of love.
DREAMSHAPER 8/2000 ISBN:1893896102 Hyndla Shenvirl has no past. Who is she? When the Tiria seeks her help in finding allies to fight the Elasians, Hyndla’s quest may lead her to the very truth she yearns for, but her journey is doomed if she cannot trust the mysterious man the Tiria asks to accompany her. Runolf Tocho is haunted by fears that he is the last of his kind. He alone guards the secrets no one else must be privy to. To serve the Tiria, Hyndla and Runolf must forge an alliance between the myths of the past and their hopes for the future. But they must deny the desire that connects them in ways neither could have imagined and which may reshape their dreams of love forever.
DREAMSINGER 10/1999 ISBN:1893896021 First Daughter Nerienne, heir to the Tiria of Gayome, faces the destruction of her world when her mother is killed. Nerienne is left with just her magic and Bidge, a strange, shelled creature. Nerienne is rescued by Durgan Ketassian, leader of the northern woods’ rebels, but can she trust this man whom her mother condemned to die? Durgan knows he cannot trust Nerienne, for the Tiria has been his enemy since she began slaying dreamsingers, those skilled musicians who sing the future through one’s dreams. To save Gayome, Nerienne and Durgan must work together to defeat their common enemy, but to become allies opens them to the greatest threat of all...falling in love.
DREAM TRAVELER 12/2003 Hidden Treasures . . . The mantle of First Daughter of Gayome weighs heavily on Dariana’s shoulders. Compassionate, sensitive, she worries about being a disapointment to her parents. She cannot dreamsing like her father, Durgan Ketassian. And she despairs of being adequate to rule as Tiria, as her mother Nerienne has done with intelligence and grace. Conscious only of her shortcomings, Dariana is unaware of the strength—or the existence—of her inherent gifts . . . until she meets a man who helps her claim them . . . and who stirs her senses as no man ever has. Hidden Perils . . . Relezar Vare has a mission. He’s determined to prove that, despite his family’s refusal to defend Gayome against its enemies, he’s no coward. Yet he must go carefully, for he possesses a gift that can be purloined and exploited for evil purposes. He longs for Dariana. But she is First Daughter—forbidden fruit. He should be satisfied with the opportunity their quest offers to prove his worth. Yet as his astonishing gift empowers Dariana to discover her own remarkable abilities, he embarks on a more personal quest: to win Dariana’s heart and the right to claim her as his own. The Song . . . Sent to the past to repair the splintered timeline, Dariana and Relezar know the moment is fast approaching when all will be lost. But will they learn to trust each other in time to save their world? Or will the worst fears of their nightmares overwhelm them, destroying everything they’ve known and loved?
CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE 11/2002 ISBN:140334583X After a civil war tears across North America pitting brother against sister, women are enslaved by men. The sole purpose of women is to service the male society where sex and violence are the norm. Then a young woman, Sasha Civic, is kidnapped from the few remaining free zones and sold into slavery. Her new owner, Reginald Milhouse is a sadistic maniacal man determined to force his pretty new slave to submit. Sasha is the possessor of a strong spirit and will only submit upon death. A young man, Maxwell Jordan, who challenges the status quo, rescues Sasha and delivers her into freedom in Canada. Even though the two fall in love, Sasha can’t let her mind rest while other women live in pain. Not wanting to abandon her fellow women to torment and death, she joins a resistance movement to fight the men. Will she prevail, or will she and Maxwell be Caught in the Crossfire?
QUINN'S WAY 11/1994 ISBN:0373165587 Her future landed in her lap...! The sexy stranger who tumbled from her apple tree into Houston Malloy's lap was surely heaven sent. The man had a mouth-watering smile and bedroom eyes - but then she noticed his strange skintight silver suit.... One wrong turn and Quinn had fallen through a crack in time - right into three hundred years in the past...and straight into the arms of the woman of his dreams. One kiss from Houston Malloy and his pulse beat faster than high-speed hurtles through time. Quinn had made quantum leaps for mankind - but now, could he dare go back to the future?
THE TEMPLE AT LANDFALL 12/2003 ISBN:1933110279
Suzanne Forster-Virginia Kantra-Sherrilyn Kenyon-Maggie Shayne
MAN OF MY DREAMS 11/2004 ISBN:0515137936 Features Fire and Ice by Kenyon; Daydream Believer by Shayne; Shocking Lucy by Forster; and Midsummer Night's Magic by Kantra.
SOMEWHERE, MY LOVE 7/1997 ISBN:0505522101 As an officer of the Alliance, Sha'Nara has been trained to destroy the psychics who seek galactic domination. But on a mission to protect the Director-General's daughter, she is captured by Tristan, to whom she is instantly attracted. Far from being the monster she had been prepared for, Sha'Nara finds a man whose dreams she admires.
SWORD OF MacLEOD 1/1997 ISBN:0505521601 When his daughter left their antiquated world to find the legendary sword that could save them from doom, Beckett MacLeod was forced to go after the wayward lass, leaving his planet for the first time, To find her, Beckett enlisted the help of the best tracker in the galaxy - and the most beautiful woman he had ever laid eyes on. But Beckett had no patience for the free-spirited adventurer - until one star-studded evening she gave him a glimpse of the final frontier. Independent and headstrong, Raven didn't like working with anyone. But being in desperate need of funds, she agreed to help Beckett, thinking the assignment would be a piece of cake. Instead she found herself thrown into a maelstrom of danger with a man whose archaic ways were something out of a history book - and whose tender kisses were something from her wildest dreams.
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