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Guest Post and Giveaway: 6 Reasons to Fall in Love with a Cyborg by Cara Bristol, Author of Mated with the Cyborg

Friday, January 29, 2016

Who knew cyborgs were so interesting? Have to admit I've never tried any cyborg romance till now because I didn't think those were my type of stories. However, I really enjoyed the following guest post by author Cara Bristol so I'm tempted! Alongside this guest post, also find a promo and excerpt from her latest erotic sci-fi romance, Mated with the Cyborg (Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance #2), as a part of the ongoing VBT.

Cara Bristol will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour
6 Reasons to Fall in Love with a Cyborg
Cara Bristol

One of the things I’ve been asked about Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series is why I chose to write about cyborgs. Why not aliens? Why not androids? Here are six reasons:

1.    Cyborgs are human—modified and enhanced—but human. If you find it hard to fall for a six-eyed, blue-skinned tentacle man, you’ll appreciate the humanness and compatibility of a cyborg.
2.    They’re smart. Not only do they have human intelligence, but they have computer enhancements which give them all sorts of special “mental” abilities.
3.    They have the brawn too! Nanocytes (robotic cells) have enhanced their physique and physical performance. They are stronger and faster than normal males.
4.    They are true heroes. In my Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance series they’re fighting against terrorism in the galaxy.
5.    They’re loyal, and when they fall in love, they’ll do anything for the heroine.
6.    A cybernetic organism is possible and plausible. Although the technology isn’t advanced enough now, it’s likely that in the not-so-distant future computer brain implants and natural-looking prosthetic parts will be developed. So the concept isn’t far-fetched. As for aliens? It’s possible extraterrestrials exist, but if were to meet them, chances are it won’t end well.

In most sci-fi romances, cyborgs are the result of a conspiracy. They’re created by an evil government. My cyborgs are cyberoperatives who fight terrorism in the galaxy. The series tagline is “Saving the girl and galaxy one mission at a time.” I wanted to challenge my hero in Mated with the Cyborg and put his conscience to the test. Undercover on an enemy space station, Kai falls for the innocent daughter of a notorious terrorist and is forced to choose between completing his mission or saving her life.

Mated with the Cyborg
Cara Bristol
(Cy-Ops Sci-fi Romance #2)
Published: January 3, 2016
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28118874-mated-with-the-cyborg
Kai Andros’s orders were simple. Get in. Gather the intel on the terrorist organization. Get out.

Then he met her. Mariska. Beautiful. Innocent. Ignorant of her father’s atrocities. And marked for death.

His orders said nothing about saving her. But he did. He went off-mission.

Can a rogue cyborg outrun both Cyber Operations and the terrorists to save the woman he loves?

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An Excerpt from Mated with the Cyborg:

Her father pushed back his chair and patted Janai’s head before rounding on Mariska.

She dropped her gaze to the floor. Her stomach was already there. Show no fear. Show no fear.

“Stand up,” Obido ordered.

She attempted to rise, but her feet tangled in her skirt. R981’s arm shot out as if to keep her from stumbling.

“What are you doing?” Obido glared at the android.

“I am performing my duty and assisting her,” he replied.

“Your duty is to report to me.” Her father confirmed what she’d suspected.

“She was about to fall.”

It sounded like R981 was arguing. The general must have thought, too, because his eyes narrowed on the android, but then he jerked his attention back to her. “Remove your scarf.”

No one had seen her face since she was a child teased to tears by her siblings. It had been a relief to be ordered to wear the veil to spare the sensibilities of others and escape their horrified looks. While bathing, she avoided the reflection glass and its taunting reminder of her ugliness. Stomach clenching into a hard knot, she released the opaque fabric from one side of her headdress.

Her father grimaced, and Janai, who’d never seen her naked face, gasped.

Mariska held her head high and stared straight ahead.

HOLY HELL! KAI Andros almost fell over. This was what Lamis-Odg considered deformed, ugly? Fortunately, his black contact lenses concealed most of his shock. Intel intercepted by Cyber Operations had reported the fifth daughter of one of the most infamous terrorists had a “significant facial defect.” Her eight sisters had been married—mated was the term these people used—but no one wanted her, fearing she would produce hideous offspring.

He hadn’t seen her face until now.

In the genetic game of chance, Mariska had been dealt a royal flush. She was fucking gorgeous.

Don’t gawk! A real android wouldn’t react, but as a cyborg, a red-blooded heterosexual man working undercover as a robot, how could he not? 
About the Author:

Multi-published, Cara Bristol is the author of more than 23 erotic romance titles. She writes science fiction, contemporary, and paranormal erotic romance. No matter what the subgenre, one thing remains constant: her emphasis on character-driven seriously hot erotic stories with sizzling chemistry between the hero and heroine.

Cara has lived many places in the United States, but currently lives in Missouri with her husband. She has two grown stepkids. When she’s not writing, she enjoys reading and traveling.

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(Note: I received this guest post+giveaway info from Goddess Fish Promotions. Author pic source, goodreads. ~Punya)

8 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Cara Bristol said...

Thank you for hosting me today.

Doreen said...

Love chemistry stories! :)

Victoria Alexander said...

Where's the line for the cyborgs? Sign me up!! lol :)

Rita said...

Sounds like a great read.

Mary Preston said...

A great excerpt thank you.

Punya said...

Cara Bristol, it was my pleasure. x

Doreen, Victoria, Rita and Mary, thanks for stopping by and commenting. Best of luck! :)

Ree Dee said...

Thank you for giving me good reasons to fall in love with a cyborg. I just have to find a way to meet one now!

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