In Space Cowboy Blues, a sci-fi romance story by Alice Renaud in the BVS anthology Cowboy Desire, Josh the space cowboy can’t take his eyes off alien beauty Melynas. But one touch from her could kill him…
Alice Renaud, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! We’re excited to find out more about your hero, but first, tell us about Cowboy Desire.
Cowboy Desire by Alice Renaud and other authors
Genre: the stories in this anthology span various genres including Contemporary, Historical and Sci-Fi Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): Stories have a variety of heat ratings from PG to X
Cowboy Desire is an eclectic assortment of short stories. Including 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 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.
Space Cowboy Blues by Alice Renaud
Josh is a space cowboy. His job? Taming alien species. But on the blue planet Albastra, the beautiful Melynas is more than a match for him. He’d love to get close to her… but everything on Albastra is lethal. Including her…
Know Josh Reynolds from Space Cowboy Blues in Cowboy Desire
It’s late, he’s bored. What does he do?
He saddles his horse (or whatever alien species he’s tamed) and goes for a ride by the light of the moon (or whichever satellite orbits the planet he’s on).
What kind of food would he impulse buy if hungry?
A juicy beef burger with all the trimmings. Although he’s happy to eat whatever alien food is put in front of him, he still likes Earth food the best.
Describe the kind of clothes he prefers to wear.
He likes to wear his traditional Earth cowboy garb – jeans, checkered shirt, cowboy hat.
Does he know how to fix things?
He can fix most things on Earth, but for his spaceship and alien machinery he relies on the clever robots who accompany him.
He tried to do something and it went badly. Tell us about it.
On the blue planet Albastra, he fell for the beautiful alien Melynas. He went on a date with her and almost took off his mask to kiss her. It would have been the death of him – Albastra’s atmosphere is saturated with radiation and micro-organisms which are lethal to humans.
How does he act around children he doesn’t know?
He likes children and is very natural around them. He likes to talk and play with them. Deep down, he longs to be a dad.
What is he like first thing in the morning?
Bright eyed and bushy tailed. Cowboys get up early!
How does he act around people who don’t know what he is?
He’s friendly and very polite with everyone he meets – be they human, alien or even machine.
Will he let a worker handle things or do it himself?
He will do it himself if he can, but he knows his limitations – complex technology is best left to robots.
Earrings/piercings/tattoos or unadorned skin?
Unadorned skin. Space cowboys generally don’t do piercings or tattoos as they can interfere with the skin treatments required to travel in space and visit alien planets.
Personal vehicle or public transport?
Recycle or toss?
Always recycle. He’d never dream of polluting another planet.
Thanks for helping us get to know your hero!
Where to buy Cowboy Desire
Publisher Black Velvet Seductions https://blackvelvetseductions.com
Alice Renaud Social Media
Alice lives in London, UK, with her husband and son. By day she’s a compliance manager for a pharmaceutical company. By night she writes fantasy romance about shape shifting mermen, water monsters and time-travelling witches. Her first book, “A Merman’s Choice,” was published in January 2019 by Black Velvet Seductions. It is the first book in a fantasy romance trilogy inspired by the landscapes and legends of Brittany and Wales. The second and third books, “Music for a Merman,” and “Mermaids Marry in Green,” are out now. Alice has also contributed short stories for the BVS anthologies “Mystic Desire” and “Desire Me Again,” both available now, and “Cowboy Desire,” on pre order now, release date 1 April. Alice loves reading and writing stories, and sharing them with anyone who’s interested!
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Alice-Renaud/e/B07L52P17B
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