Thursday, December 29, 2016

A Note About ARe - All Romance e-Books Links

Dear Readers,

All Romance eBooks (ARe) has announced they are closing and will no longer be offering books for sale. We're in the process of deleting the ARe sales links from this site.

The Portals volumes will continued to be available at all other listed venders.

Thank you.

Thanks to all our readers
for a wonderful 2016
and best wishes for a very happy
and prosperous New Year.
 
 

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Portals Volume Five Hits #1 List on Amazon

We're very proud to announce that Portals Volume Five (Teal) hit a #1 and a #2 spot on Amazon on August 19th:


#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Anthologies & Short Stories


#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Steampunk

Many thanks to all our readers for the fantastic continued support of these "Gateway to the Worlds of Science Fiction Romance" volumes.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Portals Volume Six Now Launching!

We're very pleased to announce that Portals Volume Six (Turquoise) is now available #FREE at most vendors!

See the sidebar at right for links to your favorite vendors.

Here are the authors and titles for the ten new Sci-Fi Romance story samplers:

Maeve Alpin - Code of Misconduct 
P. J. Dean - Something Else Wicked
AR DeClerck - The Alchemist's Kiss
Debra Jess - Blood Surfer: Thunder City #1
Alexis Glynn Latner - Hurricane Moon
Belinda McBride - Dragon's Blood
Sabine Priestley - Rebellion: Alien Attachments
S.M. Schmitz - Peyton's Myth: Cambria Code #1
Aurora Springer - The Lady is Blue
Jessica Subject - Made For Her



Sunday, August 7, 2016

Portals Volume Five Soars!

We're very excited to announce that Portals Volume Five--the first volume in our three newest Portals editions--is having a fantastic reception by readers!

Current Amazon stats as of mid-day on August 7:

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #370 Free in Kindle Store

#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Steampunk

#3 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Science Fiction

Thanks so much to all our readers for making Portals Volume Five another big hit!


Monday, July 25, 2016

Portals Volume Five is Launching!

The first of our three newest volumes--Portals Volume Five (Teal)--is now available for #FREE at most vendors. (See the list at right.)

This volume includes the following authors and story samples:

Eva Caye - Dignity (To Be Sinclair, Book 1)
Tracy Cooper-Posey - Faring Soul
Kyndra Hatch - Aliens in the Barn
S. A. Hoag - The Vista: Book 1 of the Wildblood
Felicity Kates - Project Hell: Part One
Corrina Lawson Curse of the Brimstone Contract
Tess Rider - Bring Me To Ruin
Veronica Scott - Star Cruise: Marooned
Seven Steps - The Slave Planet
Carol Van Natta - Overload Flux

Volumes Five, Six and Seven are being added to the Portals line-up after Volumes One through Four were so well received, and obtained very high "sales" rankings on Amazon. Portals Volumes Six (Turquoise) and Seven (Purple) will be released over the next two months.

Together, all the Portals volumes will offer over 70 story samplers by approximately 70 different authors, saving you hours and hours of perusing books on your favorite vendor sites.

Thanks to all our readers for your enthusiasm and support! We hope you're finding many great science fiction romance first chapters in these collections and you're eager to read the complete stories.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

A Closer Look at our Three Newest Covers

We posted the announcement of three NEW Portals volumes below, along with a triple cover unveil.

Now we thought you might like to see the individual covers in larger, high-def versions. Here they are:


Portals Volume Five (Teal)
 
Portals Volume Six (Turquoise)



Portals Volume Seven (Purple)
 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Here's Our Big News!

The original Portals volumes--One through Four--have been so successful and been met with such a great readers' response that the SFR Brigade is planning three more #FREE volumes of Science Fiction Romance chapter samplers--Volumes Five, Six and Seven!

Think of the time you'll continue to save searching for great Sci-Fi Romance reads! Altogether these volumes represent approximately 70 authors bringing you 70 first chapters of wonderful SFR reads.

So are you ready for the big cover reveals? Here we go...



The volumes will be released at the end of July, in August and September and we'll have more information posted here on the main page and on the Authors page soon.

These will be our final Portals volumes (at least for the balance of 2016).

Please tell us what you think of our newest covers in comments below. Psssst! There could be a surprise in it for you.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Portals Volume Four Launched!

UPDATE!
On July 9th, Portals Volume Four ranked:
#1 on Kindle Free>Space Marine
#2 on Kindle Free>Space Opera

Portals Volume Four (Green) is now online and available for free on most major sites!

Check the sidebar at right for availability. >

Volume Four was to be our final installment of the Portals volumes, but check back soon for more news. There may be more volumes in the works!

Volume Four contains ten more science fiction romance first chapters of mixed heat levels from ten additional authors, including:


Liana Brooks - Even Villains Fall in Love
Carysa Locke - Pirate Nemesis
K.M. Fawcett - Captive
Sharon Lynn Fisher - Echo 8
Rinelle Grey - Reckless Rescue
Lea Kirk - Prophecy (Bk 1 of the Prophecy Series)
Rebel Miller - Awakening (Bk 1 of Kira's Story)
Elizabeth Munro - Constant
Monica Enderle Pierce - Girl Under Glass
AR DeClerck - Bound to You



Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Portals Volume 3 Hits #1 on Amazon!

Amazon #1 in SF First Contact
As of the morning of 6/15/16, Portals Volume Three (Gold) held the #1 spot on Amazon's Free list for Science Fiction First Contact and #2 for Science Fiction Space Opera!

We're very excited for the high placement on all the Portals Volumes released to date, but especially proud of this huge accomplishment.

Thanks so much to all our readers for supporting these volumes and making this "grand experiment" such a fantastic success!

--The Portals Authors and members of the SFR Brigade

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Portals Volumes One, Three are #1 and #2 in Canada!

Portals Volume One and Three are currently sitting at #1 and #2 in Canada's Space Opera Science Fiction, with Volume Two ranked at #5!

Thank you, Canadian readers!




Portals Volume One New Ranking

This morning Portals Volume One soared to a very high Amazon ranking:

 #359 Free in Kindle Store

Current Amazon average rating: 4.6 Stars!

Number of reviews: 9

Thanks, once again, to all our readers for making the Portals project such an amazing success!


UPDATE:  Portals Volume One continues to rise!

#207 Free in Kindle Store
 
#3 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Science Fiction


UPDATE:  Portals Volume One headed to the TOP!

 #160 Free in Kindle Store

#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Science Fiction

Portals Volume Three Hits 2 Amazon Top 10 Lists!

Portals Volume Three has done it!

Amazon rankings as of Tuesday morning, 6/14 place it in the Top Ten on two Amazon lists:

#9 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Space Opera
 
 
 
Thanks to each and every one of our readers for helping to make the Portals project such a success! 
 
 
UPDATED: 
#671 Free in Kindle Store
 
UPDATED:
#589 in Kindle Free Store

Monday, June 13, 2016

Portals Vol Three Poised to Hit Amazon Top 10 Lists!

Though the "official" release date is still a day away, Portals Volume Three (Gold--mild heat level) is poised to venture into TOP TEN territory on two Amazon lists as of Monday, June 13th.

#11 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > First Contact
 
The SFR Brigade is extremely happy with the reception our first chapter "sampler" volumes have received.
 
Stop back soon. We'll have a big announcement about the Portals series coming up in the future. 
 
 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Portals Volume Three Now Has Limited Availability!

With a week left to go until the "official" launch date for Portals Volume Three (Gold), we are very pleased to announce the latest SFR first chapter collection is now available at a limited number of sites. UPDATE 6/10/16: Now available free in the Amazon Kindle store.

Check the right side bar for links to current sales pages.

The Portals crew hopes to have Volume Three fully available on all sites for free by the launch date of June 14, 2016!

Our previous two volumes have been extremely popular with SFR readers, garnering some very high sales rankings and breaking into several Amazon Top Ten lists in the last three weeks!

The gold volume features stories with less heat and/or a sweeter romantic side than the medium heat level of stories in Volume One (Blue) or the hotter offerings in Volume Two (Red).

As with past volumes, some of these stories are Award Winners or award finalists, so don't miss this one!

We're sure Portals Volume Three will continue to delight, amuse and excite readers with ten new science fiction romance story beginnings penned by the following authors:

Maeve Alpin - A Woman of Independent Means
Marie Andreas - Warrior Wench
Jenna Bennett - Fortune's Hero
Michelle Diener - Dark Horse (Class 5 Series)
S.E. Gilchrist - Cosmic Fire (Mars Academy S.)
Pippa Jay - Keir (Book One of Redemption)
Pauline Baird Jones - The Key: Part One
Lisa Morrow - Sold to an Alien
Aurora Springer - Grand Master's Pawn
Amelia Treader - Cynthia the Invincible

Wishing you many happy new reading discoveries!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Portals Volume Two Releases!

Portals Volume Two (red) is now available FREE at many booksellers, including Amazon, Nook and iBooks.

See the complete list on the right sidebar beneath the Portals Volume Two image. >>

Volume Two contains the opening chapters of ten Science Fiction Romance stories with a higher heat level and spicier situations than Portals Volume One.

Enjoy your journey through the Portals!

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Volume Two News!

Red Volume, standing by...

Portals Volume 2 is now becoming available for pre-order or order at some sales venues. See the links on the right sidebar beneath the red Portals cover for a list. >>>

Volume 2 (Red) features ten first chapters for hotter and spicier science fiction romance stories than were featured in Volume 1 (Blue).

We're working hard behind the scenes to have Portals Volume Two fully available on or before the official release date of May 31st!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Volume One Now Available!

We're very proud to announce the first Portals volume has made an early landing!

And yes, it's FREE. Check the sidebar for the booksellers offering Portals Volume One.

Don't forget to comment on our Welcome post (below) for a chance at a drawing for two $5 Amazon e-gift cards on Monday, when random winners will be chosen.

Happy reading!

(For the latest Portals news, don't forget to sign up for our newsletter on the sidebar.)



Friday, May 6, 2016

Welcome

Make yourself at home and explore the site. You'll find many pages to discover here (see tabs at top), including a list of the forty participating authors and links to their websites, a few very special thank-yous, recommendations for sites where you can find even more great science fiction romance books, and an introduction to our mysterious and wise Portal Keeper, here to guide you on your journey through the Portals.

When can you begin your amazing journey, you ask?

Now! The first Volume of Portals has released. (See booksellers on right sidebar.) Looking ahead, a new volume of Portals will become available about every two weeks after that. The future is bright.

Meanwhile, you can save this site to your favorites or subscribe on the sidebar, and you'll be sure to catch all the exciting Portals news as it hits. You can also subscribe to our newsletter by clicking the link on the sidebar.

And please don't leave without commenting below to let us know what you think about Portals. We have a surprise for those who do. We'll be holding a random drawing for two $5 Amazon.com e-gift certificates. (Because we know after you've read the offerings in Portals, you'll be eager to buy some of these books!)

Thank you for visiting!

Sunday, May 1, 2016

News About the PORTALS Project

Below are two news features about the PORTALS project:

From Spacefreighters Lounge on April 25:
Introducing the PORTALS Project (And Why Readers Will Love It)

From The Galaxy Express 2.0 on April 30:
Exclusive Cover Reveal: PORTALS

We've also set up a list on the sidebar where you can find quick links to the latest PORTALS Project News going forward.


Friday, April 29, 2016

About PORTALS

Greetings!

PORTALS is your Gateway to the Worlds of Science Fiction Romance.

These four volumes represent samples of Science Fiction Romance stories from forty different authors, allowing readers to discover a variety of exciting new worlds, times, dimensions and civilizations.

Where to start?

The volumes are arranged by "heat level" as follows:

Volume 1 - Blue - Medium heat level

Volume II - Red - Hottest heat level

Volume III - Gold -- Milder heat level

Volume IV - Green - Assorted heat level

The authors range from flagship best sellers, to perennial favorites, to new pioneers.

Enjoy your journey!