What a great list of authors!
I’ve got a short story up in this anthology! I’m so excited to join this really talented group of authors!
My story is Mail Order Mate
On a planet ravaged by death, Jack is left alone to raise her niece Molly after the rest of her family succumbs to a pandemic sweeping through several sectors of space. Jack lost her parents,, sister, two younger nieces, brother in law and fiancé. She struggles to run a ranch of jumbos, a mammal large enough to feed a family for a year. They provide milk, fiber for weaving, and meat. Too valuable to abandon, the ranchers on this planet need more hands to survive.
Ido with his brother Gwan and his mate Zira, an alien race newly discovered, escape an overcrowded planet in the hopes of a better life. He’s drawn to Jack but grief hangs heavy between them.
Can the green horns adapt to ranch life? Will Jack put her past to rest and love again?
Here’s the overall description of the book:
Cowboy Desire is an eclectic assortment of short stories.
It includes contemporary, historical, fantasy, and even outer space romance, Cowboy Desire offers fourteen stunning short stories.
These fourteen authors provide a range of sweet to sexy stories all with a Western cowboy theme. They feature strong men and women battling the weather and dangerous terrain, here on earth and in outer space.
The collection is as diverse as the authors who wrote them. Here’s a chance to discover new talented authors and the characters they create. Within these pages, there are blends of tender, often moving, thought-provoking and downright sexy stories.