The Assassin’s Salvation Available at Amazon (and first chapter excerpt)

Posted by on November 14th, 2014 in Excerpts / Freebies, News | 17 Comments
The Assassin’s Salvation, the third novel in the Mandrake Company series is now available at Amazon. It’s spending a quarter in the KDP Select program, but will be up in other stores in February, 2015. Blurb When Jamie Flipkens signed on as a pilot and engineer for a small medical research company, she never expected to end up on a mercenary ship full of hulking soldiers who want to make her their latest conquest. The captain has been good to her—it doesn’t hurt that he’s her boss’s new beau—but she’s on the verge of quitting when a strange man shows up at her shuttle door. Sergei Zharkov claims to be an old friend of the captain’s. He neglects to mention that...Read More

Book 3 Coming Soon

Posted by on November 9th, 2014 in News | 2 Comments
Hi folks, Just a quick note to let you know it shouldn’t be long now before the third Mandrake Company novel, The Assassin’s Salvation, is ready to go. My editor said she would get it back to me this week, so we should be able to make any fixes necessary, and then publish it by next weekend. The cover art and everything else is ready to go! Oh, and for those who were hoping for Jamie’s story in this one, you’re getting it! 🙂 Thanks for following along! Share...Read More

Welcome! If you’re a fan of romance, spaceships, adventures among the stars, and stories with a dash of humor, then you’ve come to the right place. Science fiction romance author Ruby Lionsdrake is working on a new SFR series called Space Guardians this summer, and the first few are already available. You can check out Book 1, Orion, at Amazon for 99 cents (or for free with Kindle Unlimited).

Ruby has also penned the popular Mandrake Company series and a handful of stand-alones (Stars Across Time, Dragon Bond, and Frost Station Alpha).

Right now, if you sign up for Ruby’s reader list, you’ll receive emails when she has a new Star Guardians novel ready to go, and you’ll also get the bonus novella, Mikolos, for free. Set in the Star Guardians universe with one of the heroes from the Falcon 8, the novella isn’t available anywhere else.

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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: rubylionsdrake@gmail.com). 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