Sunday, September 27, 2015


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Stranded With the Cyborg

by Cara Bristol



Penelope Aaron, the former Terran president’s daughter, regrets how she got Agent Brock Mann booted from the security force. But now that she’s an interplanetary ambassador about to embark on her first diplomatic mission, she still doesn’t want him tagging along. Especially since he seems to be stronger, faster, more muscled, and sexier than she remembers. And pretending to be her husband? This mission couldn’t get more impossible!

Ten years ago Penelope Isabella Aaron had been a pain in Brock Mann’s you-know-what. Much has changed in a decade: “PIA” as he code-named her, has grown up and is about to attend her first Alliance of Planets summit conference, and Brock has been transformed into a cyborg after a near-fatal attack. Now a secret agent with Cyber Operations, a covert paramilitary organization, Brock gets called in, not when the going gets tough, but when the going gets impossible. So when he’s unexpectedly assigned to escort Penelope to the summit meeting, he balks at babysitting a prissy ambassador. But after a terrorist bombing, a crash landing on a hostile planet, and a growing attraction to his protectee, Operation: PIA may become his most impossible assignment yet.






Stranded with the Cyborg Excerpt

“Ten years have passed. Penelope is different now,” Carter said.

Brock doubted that. “Does she know about me?”

“That you’re a cyborg? Of course not. She hasn’t been told anything about the program or even that you’re the one who’s been assigned to her.”

“Yeah, spring it on her. That will go over well.” He could envision the tantrum, and, after she calmed down, the scheme she would devise to circumvent the decision. The last time he’d seen her, she’d been emerging from his quarters half-dressed, a triumphant smile tilting her lips. Shortly thereafter, two fellow agents had come to arrest him.

President Aaron had exonerated him, the transcripts from the investigation had been sealed, and he’d been offered reassignment. Instead, he’d taken a position with an anti-terrorist investigative organization. His unit got attacked; his fellow operatives had died. Carter, who’d been working with Cy-Ops all along, had swooped in and saved his ass.

“I’m not saying I’ll do it, but, hypothetically, if I had a computer meltdown and agreed, what would be my cover story? I couldn’t tag along as her bodyguard because that would unsettle the Xenians.”

Carter poured another shot of Cerinian brandy and downed it. He met Brock’s gaze dead-on. “You’d accompany Ambassador Aaron as her husband.”

“Oh, hell no!”



Author bio
Multi-published, Cara Bristol is the author of more than 20 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.
Cara Bristol web site/blog
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An interview with a cyborg from Stranded with the Cyborg
By Cara Bristol
Author’s note: Cyborgs are known for being tough. They’re also tough interviews. Getting anything out of Brock Mann was like pulling teeth.
Cara: Thank you for meeting with me today.
Brock: I owed a favor to Carter, my boss.
Cara: Well, for whatever reason, I’m glad you’re here. Please tell my readers a little bit about yourself.
Brock: My name is Brock Mann. I’m thirty-seven years old. I hold advanced degrees in business administration and law. I’m vice president of operations for the Terran corporation TransWorld, Inc.  I enjoy Isbetian golf, jog a minimum of 10K every day, and collect antique PeeVees
Cara: Is any of that true?
Brock: My name and age.
Cara: I’ve heard you’re a cyberoperative with Cy-Ops.
Brock: No comment.
Cara: Can you at least confirm that you’re a cyborg?
Brock: If I were a cyborg, that would be classified information, and I couldn’t tell you.
Cara: Hypothetically, if you were cyborg, could you tell me a little bit about what it’s like? How you’ve changed?
Brock [Clenching his right hand into a fist] : Hypothetically, if I were a cybernetic organism, I would be a human who had been modified with mechanical and computerized parts. For instance, I might have a prosthetic arm and/or legs and cyber-enhanced vision and hearing. I would have computer chip implanted in my brain and nanocytes would circulate in my blood.
Cara: I understand you used to work for the Terran Central Protection Office.
Brock [Grimacing]:  That’s correct. My duty was to protect the President’s daughter.
Cara: Problem?
Brock: Nothing I couldn’t handle.
Cara: I heard she became an ambassador, and you’re going to be escorting her to Xenia.
Brock [Pushing back his chair and standing up]: This interview is over.

Thanks to Cara (and Brock) for stopping by to share Stranded with the Cyborg! I can't wait to read this book!


1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting me! I would have been here sooner, but I got my days mixed up!



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