Archive for October, 2014

Welcome & Newsletter Sign-up

Posted by on October 18th, 2014 in News | No Comments
Welcome! Either by accident, design, or coercion from an author (wink, wink, nudge), you’ve found my home. Who am I? Science fiction romance author, Ruby Lionsdrake. Some of you may have seen my first novel, Mercenary Instinct, being posted in bits and pieces on Wattpad. Well, now it’s available in ebook form (for free everywhere), and a second novel is now available on Amazon too (click for the blurb and excerpt). If you sign up for my newsletter, I’ll send you a note when I have new Mandrake Company novels ready to go, and I’ll also give you the heads up on how to receive early review copies. What are you waiting for? Sign up now: Share...Read More

Trial and Temptation Now Available at Amazon (and first chapter excerpt)

Posted by on October 18th, 2014 in Excerpts / Freebies | 7 Comments
As the headline says, the second book in the Mandrake Company series, Trial and Temptation, is now available at Amazon. I’ve decided to try out Amazon’s KDP Select/Kindle Unlimited programs with this title, because it offers some book-promotion benefits, so it’s only going to be available there for the next 90 days. (Amazon requires exclusivity for books that are enrolled in KDP Select.) For those who read the first book from another platform and don’t shop at Amazon, I’m still offering free review copies of Book 2 to anyone who leaves a review of the first and sends me the link (email: Book 3, which will be out in early November,...Read More

Mercenary Instinct Now Available — Free Science Fiction Romance Ebook

Posted by on October 12th, 2014 in Excerpts / Freebies | 6 Comments
At long last, the first “Mandrake Company” novel, Mercenary Instinct has been edited, formatted, and is now available in ebook form. You can pick it up for free at Smashwords, Kobo , Barnes & Noble, iTunes, and Amazon. Here is the synopsis for the novel: Skulking around in the ruins on a planet swarming with treasure hunters, slavers, and bounty hunters isn’t good for one’s health. But Ankari Markovich needs a few archaeological samples for her latest business venture, a venture that might prove lucrative enough to move her family off the impoverished planet where she grew up. Unfortunately, she has no sooner collected her samples than she’s captured by a band of...Read More