Similar authors to follow
Manage your follows
About Cara Bristol
USA Today bestselling author Cara Bristol writes science fiction romance about tough alien and cyborg heroes who fall hard for sassy heroines.
Cara is a homebody who married a wanderer. When she’s not writing or being distracted by squirrels cavorting outside her office window, she enjoys reading and traveling the world with her husband. Topping her bucket list is visiting all seven continents and petting a squirrel.
Subscribe to her newsletter to get information about upcoming releases and get a free sci-fi romance to read now: https://bookhip.com/GRKXKHF.
Customers Also Bought Items By
Titles By Cara Bristol
A must-have reference for writing romance.
If finding the right words for your romance novel love scene is challenging, Naughty Words for Nice Writers: A Romance Novel Thesaurus can make it easier.
Naughty Words for Nice Writers contains thousands of usable, functional synonyms in more than 50 word lists to bring spice and sizzle to your romance novel. More than a thesaurus, Naughty Words for Nice Writers is a writing guide filled with practical suggestions on how to craft a love scene and “show” the intimacy between your characters rather than tell it. Whether you intend to “fade to black” or spell it out in explicit detail, Naughty Words for Nice Writers will provide the craft tips and words to write an appropriate love scene.
He has wings, but this alien is no angel…
Traumatized by the death of his family and the destruction of his planet, Wingman lands on Earth in search of a haven and the solitude to nurse his emotional wounds. When a chance decision foils a kidnapping, he’s drawn into the life of a young widow and her daughter. He’s shocked to discover the human woman is his genmate, the one he’s genetically bonded to.
To escape a stalker, Delia and her imaginative, impressionable daughter flee to a small town where nobody can find them. She’s concerned, but not overly so, when her daughter says she invited an angel to her birthday party.
Until the winged alien actually shows up and all heck breaks loose. After a rocky start, Delia begins to see Wingman for who he really is—a wounded hero, one of the most protective, sexiest men she’s ever met.
As passion deepens their bond, past dangers resurface to threaten Delia and her child. Will Wingman be able to confront his demons to make the sacrifice necessary to protect them?
Wingman is the suspenseful, emotional second book of the Alien Castaways alien romance series.
Buy Wingman and fly away with this steamy, heart-warming science fiction romance.
Her dream job is becoming her worst nightmare.
Attorney Tempest Waters jumps at the chance to make a difference in the galaxy by joining the president’s administration. But once inside the White House she discovers the publicly personable politician is criminally corrupt and venal to the core. Unfortunately, Tempest has seen too much to be allowed to resign. When the menacing henchman Benjamin Bane begins dogging her every step, she fears she may be in serious trouble. With the excuse of checking on the president’s planetary interests, she escapes to dune-covered, sand-blasted Sajave—only to have Bane follow her.
Not all cyborgs are good guys. Some are stone-cold killers.
When Benjamin Bane undergoes the transformation to cyborg, he suffers a rare complication—the loss of his emotions. He’s unable to feel more than shallow sentiments. On the plus side, being dead inside makes his job as an enforcer doing the president’s dirty work a lot easier. But then he encounters Tempest Waters. Something about the unassuming but efficient presidential aide catches his eye. What begins as mild interest soon becomes an obsession as she reawakens his dormant passions and sweeps him into a vortex of emotion.
But he can’t afford to feel anything. He’s been ordered to kill her.
Vortex (Cyborg Force 3) is an enemies-to-lovers science fiction romance that will have you clinging to the edge of your seat. Get Vortex and hang on. Your steamy, suspenseful, action-packed ride is about to begin.
Can an alien mind reader free her from a prison of silence?
Cassie Steward has not spoken a word. Ever. A congenital defect robbed her of the ability to speak. Craving independence from her overprotective, well-meaning mother, she gets a job at the antique store in their small town. Then she meets Psy, an alien with telepathic abilities. From the moment his mind touches hers, the universe seems within her grasp, and she envisions fulfilling all her dreams with Psy at her side.
Soon after encountering the beautiful, shy Cassie, Psy realizes she’s his genmate. It doesn’t matter she can’t talk—he loves her as she is. But as their telepathic connection deepens, he begins to suspect her inability to speak is more than a congenital happenstance. Something far more sinister appears to be keeping her a virtual prisoner.
He’s certain his psychic powers can unlock the secrets in Cassie’s mind.
But will revealing the truth liberate her…or destroy their love?
Psy is the mind-blowing third book in the Alien Castaways alien romance series.
Buy Psy and unlock the secrets of this suspenseful, heart-warming futuristic romance.
She’s devoted to her work. He’s not ready for love. When a blinding dust storm on a remote planet traps them together, will hostility turn to passion?
Astrogeologist Breeze O’Day won’t trade her perilous career for anything. Taking a research job on a faraway alien world to escape her abusive ex-husband, she can’t wait to bring her findings back home and announce a game-changing discovery. But when her ship is swept up in a catastrophic sandstorm, her gratitude at being plucked from certain death quickly sours when she realizes her savior is a rude, ill-mannered brute.
If Tack Grayson wanted company, he wouldn’t have moved to the middle of nowhere. Still suffering from PTSD after killing a shapeshifter disguised as his wife, the furloughed cyborg soldier’s instincts compel him to rescue the passenger of a crashed hovercraft. But as he forces himself to care for the injured and strong-willed woman, his gruff exterior crumbles as unexpected attractions ignite.
After Breeze recruits her host’s help in securing her valuable data, she struggles to admit that her initial unease has morphed into undeniable chemistry. But as Tack’s haunting past catches up to him, he fears giving into his feelings will only rope the gorgeous scientist into his own misery.
With trouble on the horizon, will this star-crossed pair forge a path to happiness?
Blown Away is the suspenseful first book in the Cyborg Force science fiction romance series. If you like steamy encounters, wounded warriors, and heartfelt connections, then you’ll adore Cara Bristol’s futuristic adventure.
Buy Blown Away to whip up a whirlwind of desire today!
They had loved so passionately, and then their marriage ended. Will a dangerous assignment give them a second chance or bring a permanent end to their love and lives?
Gayle Chambers always dreamed of studying alien life. But now that she’s on a sand-blasted desert planet, the dream seems more like a nightmare. Dangerous, corrupt officials would just as soon see her dead as allow her research come to light. If that’s not bad enough, her bodyguard turns out to be her ex-husband who broke her heart and trust when he chose Cyborg Force over her. She’s never forgotten or forgiven the rejection. Now she’s stuck with him while she investigates the secrets of an alien intelligence. Will she be able to complete her mission or will her life and heart come under siege?
As a young man, Axel Vander had wanted to become a cyborg and save the world. Then he met and married the love of his life, the brilliant, ambitious Dr. Gayle Chambers. He never fathomed joining C-Force would destroy their marriage. He’d only wanted to become a husband she could proud of. Instead she’d walked out, divorcing him and shattering his heart. He’s never gotten over the betrayal, but he’ll perform his duty and keep her safe. But how will he protect his wounded heart?
Braving fierce dust storms and deadly government machinations, they’ll race against the clock to save an alien intelligence. But can Axel and Gayle regain the love they once had before time runs out?
Gale Force is a heart-tugging, steamy, suspenseful book in the Cyborg Force science fiction romance series. If you believe good should triumph over evil, love conquers all, and everyone deserves an HEA, then you’ll fall in love with Cara Bristol’s futuristic romance.
Buy Gale Force to experience all the feels of a tempestuous love!
This alien will have a devil of a time convincing her they’re mates.
Take nothing at face value. That’s Geneva Walker’s motto. But when a fiendishly handsome man complete with horns and a tail strolls into the church where she works as a secretary—even a hardcore nonbeliever would jump to conclusions.
Extraterrestrial Inferno has searched in vain for his genmate, the one woman his Luciferan DNA has chosen for him. When he locates her in the church of a small Idaho town, the last thing he expects is for her to throw him out as though he was Satan himself.
How can he prove to the beautiful skeptic they are meant for each other when he can’t even convince her he’s an alien?
Inferno is book 4 of Alien Castaways alien romance series.
Buy Inferno for a diabolically sexy, fun read.
She marries an alien as publicity stunt for her TV show. He cheats to get a mate. Can their pretense lead to real love?
I’m Sunny Weathers. You probably recognize me from my reality TV show. I’ve had to perform some crazy stunts in my career, but this one takes the cake! The producers are sending me to another planet to become an alien’s mail-order bride. I’m not allowed to tell anybody it’s a gimmick, and as soon my contract is up, I’ll be leaving planet Dakon and going home to Earth where I belong. Unfortunately, I hadn’t counted on my attraction to Mr. Tall, “Darq,” and Handsome.
I’m Darq. The moment I laid eyes on the female with pretty mud-colored hair and a sunny smile, I knew she was mine. Competition for females is fierce, and I was determined to claim a mate from the latest shipment from Earth, so I broke the rules. If anyone finds out, the tribe chief will banish me to the icy wilderness, and I’ll lose my mate.
Will Sunny decide their relationship is real and not just made-for-TV? Will Darq be able to keep her when his tribe learns what he did?
Alien Attraction is the steamy, suspenseful second book of the Alien Mate alien romance series
Buy Alien Attraction and watch the sparks fly.
Their perfect love may demand the ultimate sacrifice.
Tragedy sends clairvoyant Mandy Ellison to seek refuge in the small town of Argent, Idaho. Her ESP failed her, and now she’s closing her eyes to the second sight forever—until Shadow, an alien from planet ’Topia, comes into her healing and wellness center with a request. Will she help him find a mate?
Time has run out for Shadow. His genetics have been programmed with a self-destruct sequence. If he doesn’t bond with a genmate, a female carrying the same mating gene, he will die. But how will he find her? The new clairvoyant in town offers his last desperate hope for survival.
As Shadow and Mandy work together to locate a genetic match, the star-crossed pair fall in love. Unfortunately, every indication shows they are not genmates.
Will Mandy find him a mate, hand him over to another woman, and save his life—or will Shadow decide true love is worth dying for?
Shadow is a heart-tugging, sensual alien romance in Alien Castaways series.
Buy Shadow and discover how love can win against the odds.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas—unless you wake up married to an alien.
During an investigation, small-town cop Kat Kelley encounters the most arresting man she’s ever seen. But before she can make her move, the soul-stirring, saber-toothed alien with topaz eyes snarls at her. Who does that? This potential relationship is DOA, case closed. She’s confident her heart and libido will fall in line once she immerses herself in the law enforcement conference in Las Vegas.
Tigre, a Saberian from planet ’Topia, instantly recognizes Kat as his genmate, so he doesn’t hesitate to let her know with a mating growl. That’s when everything goes wrong. With a disdainful curl of her lips and a cold shoulder, the stunning human lets him know she finds him lacking as a mate. Fine, then. Somehow, he will extinguish the feral fever’s burn—maybe a trip to Vegas might to do it.
Lady Luck has plans for this pair, and when the two cross paths in Sin City, the result is cataclysmic.
When feral fever strikes, more than tempers get hot.
Tigre is the fiery sixth book of the Alien Castaways alien romance series.
Buy Tigre and feel the burn!
The single mom and the alien bad boy. Their attraction unleashes a perfect storm
I’m Stormy Weathers. My love life on Earth is one natural disaster after another. I’m attracted to bad boys, rebels, commitment-phobes. In a crowd of choirboys, I’ll manage to find the jerk. I need a nice man who’ll love me and my young son, so I’m removing temptation from my path and leaving Earth to become an alien’s mail-order bride. My good intentions are swept away when I meet the outcast Romando. The chemistry is electric! It doesn’t matter what my sister or her mate or their tribe says, mutual attraction this strong can’t be wrong. I have to have him!
I’m Romando. One rash, angry act turned me into a pariah. But what everyone resents the most is that I’m one of the lucky few who’ll be getting a mate. The instant Stormy Weathers blows into Dakon with the other Earth females, my horns tingle. She is meant for me, but I resist the instinct to claim her. You see, she’s related to my nemesis who’s responsible for my outcast state. My honor demands I reject her as a suitable mate before she undermines my good intentions. If only the flesh wasn’t so weak.
When Stormy and Romando cave to temptation, will they be able to weather the torrent of disapproval their union unleashes?
If you think bad boys are sexy, you’ll fall in love with Alien Attraction, the steamy, tempestuous third book in the Alien Mate alien romance series.
Buy Alien Attraction and get swept into a whirlwind of emotion.
She’s pretending to be a man. Will he see through her disguise in time to prove to her that she’s the right woman for him? Or will her secret identity ruin her second chance for love?
My name is Madison Altman. Don’t think because I’m disguised as a man and have accepted a job that takes me away from Earth that I’m running away from love. I found true love once, but my fiancé was killed on our wedding day.
Chaperoning crazy women on their way to become mail-order brides to aliens pays the bills. Unfortunately, on this latest trip, the ship returned to Earth without me! Luckily, Enoki came to my rescue. He might be hot and sexy as hell with his gravelly voice and throbbing horns, but he believes I’m a man, and we’re friends, not lovers. As soon as he can arrange a flight, I’m leaving this frozen planet for good.
I’m Enoki, leader of Dakon. I was almost sure my fated mate was among the latest shipment of Earth females, but I was wrong. My purpose now is to help the stranded Earth man return to his home planet. Even though Madison is a Terran, we’ve developed a strong friendship, and I’ll miss him. Because he is my friend, I intend to do everything I can to help him leave.
But why does my gut tell me not to let him go?
Alien Mischief is a friends-to-lovers, hidden identity alien romance in the Alien Mate series.