A single investigator’s thrilling life: SFFS for 2/23
Posted by Babs Mountjoy
Woo-hoo! Official Back cover blurb from the publisher this week, less awkward than my fumbling attempts (don’t you hate writing blurbs and synopses??)
Against her wealthy father’s demands, and the usual blockades of a male dominated profession, Kylie Sanderson proves worthy of her position as lead investigator of planet Andan’s Scientific and Investigative Research Taskforce. Someone is killing Andan’s women in an attempt to mutate them into reptiles. Kylie makes it her mission to discover who’s behind the murders and prevent more grotesque deaths.
Shapeshifting lizard Griff comes to Andan to stop his brethren from mutating other planets’ women into mindless breeding stock. Overcoming Kylie’s suspicious and defensive nature proves difficult, but he must in order help the SIRT team thwart his planet’s scientists.
When Kylie is abducted and becomes the first human to survive the transformation, it’s up to Griff to rescue her so SIRT can restore her human form. On the run and desperate to unravel the mysteries of Kylie’s past to solve the crimes of their present, can she and Griff forge a future for themselves?
Following up on last week’s reveal, and also the 777 Meme piece, here’s a new snippet of this soon to be released Lyrical Press book, A SMALL DEGREE OF HOPE, taking place after Kylie’s spent a long day doing autopsies on the mutated women’s corpses:
A little music, fragrant candles and a nice drink–she’d transport herself to a dull but relaxing evening of reading bioresults.
Ah, my thrilling life.
She poured a stemmed glass of a semi-sweet red vintage, not her favorite but Nissa’s. Her sister’d bought everyone a full case the year-end before. Rummaging through leftover cartons of takeout food, she smelled more bacterial cultures than she’d discovered today at work, and she pitched them. Settling for something with noodles and a mystery meat substitute, she jabbed a fork into the open serving-size box. Carrying her wine in her left hand and the box in her right, she headed for her living room.
Griff stood two meters from her, dressed in a black pullover shirt and slacks. Inside her locked apartment door.
Gotta hate that.
But what you can love is the diverse palette of snippets available to read this week at Science Fiction Fantasy Saturday from writers around the world. Maybe you’ll find your next favorite there!
Posted on February 22, 2013, in book, fantasy, fiction, science fiction, supernatural, Uncategorized, writing and tagged author, Lyndi Alexander, science fiction, Science Fiction Fantasy Saturday, science fiction romance, SFFS, snippet, writer. Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.