I recommend as awesome! Heroine mechanic saves (and is saved) by an emotionally stunted cyborg hero. His filters damaged by fighting, the hero can’t help feeling…soothed, protective, obsessed, desperate, dangerous, curious, distracted, jealous, out-of-control, confused, hungry, humored, terrified, enamored, and committed…all over one mechano-phile. She’s more comfortable with machines whether non-living or enhancements, and he’s attracted to her in coveralls. Trying to do their jobs, they manage to hold out for 124 of 202 pages. Awkwardly.
On a Rogue Planet by Anna Hackett
“Malin, I have to warn you.” He lifted his head. His green-gold eyes were intense. “Since I met you, I’ve spent considerable time accessing records on lovemaking.”
“I have a list. It has a lot of things on it.”
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I recommend as an enjoyable free read! Heroine leads crashed hero to shelter, saving him from getting eaten alive by hostile planet’s inhabitants until help arrives. The problem: they’ve got to hold off the inhabitants after being discovered. The solution: the inhabitants can’t stand lusty hormones. The problem with the solution: heroine thoroughly hates the hero for dumping her with nary a word goodbye. Fortunately for both, either everything’s not as it seems and/or he’s a convincing liar (anyone would be under the circumstances, really).
White Christmas by Ros Baxter
“A temporary miracle,” Tabi reminded him. “If we don’t get out of here in a couple of hours, you’ll meet your maker.”
“Please try not to sound so disappointed,” he said, his beautiful mouth a wry line.
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