This book remained as an idea in my head for a long time before it finally made it onto my laptop. I tried several times to write it and came unstuck within a few chapters. I think it was having to have several cast members in play right from the start that threw me. But I persevered and eventually – here it is! Born of a thought when I was shopping in Walmart that if the world is going to go to pot for a while this was the place to get trapped. There is everything in there you might need provisions-wise, if not company-wise. So why not make the company what you want it to be. Hence, Kai and Rowe were born and Taking Stock became a MMF sci fi erotic romance.
Her last days on Earth could be out of this world.
Zoe has accepted that a brain tumor will make this Christmas her last. She plans to spend it in the Caribbean, hoping some gorgeous guy will scoop her off the beach for a passionate affair, a one-night stand—anything just to be held and wanted.
When she discovers—horror of horrors—she has no unread books for the plane trip, she heads out for an early-hours run to good old 24/7 Supa-Mart.
Rowe’s and Kai’s lives are so regulated by their home planet’s equivalent of Big Brother they even have to hide their thoughts. Not easy when a secret attraction exists between them. When they’re chosen for an off-world reality show involving unsuspecting humans, they jump at this no-rules chance to open their hearts.
When the giant store’s exits clang shut, trapping Zoe and several others inside—including two impossibly sexy guys—Zoe figures she won’t need a beach for a no-strings romance. But it doesn’t take long for her to realize she could be facing the end of her short future sooner than she expected.
This book contains two hot aliens with “interesting anatomy”, one lucky human heroine, zero-gravity ménage sex, male-male tongue worship, and all the toys one super store can provide.
Barbara Elsborg lives in West Yorkshire in the north of England. She always wanted to be a spy, but having confessed to everyone without them even resorting to torture, she decided it was not for her. Vulcanology scorched her feet. A morbid fear of sharks put paid to marine biology. So instead, she spent several years successfully selling cyanide. (Try saying that fast)
After dragging up two rotten, ungrateful children and frustrating her sexy, devoted, wonderful husband (who can now stop twisting her arm) she finally has time to conduct an affair with an electrifying plugged-in male, her laptop. Her books feature quirky heroines and bad boys, sometimes two bad boys for each quirky heroine, and more recently two bad boys all on their own. She hopes her stories are as much fun to read as they are to write.
You can find out more about Barbara and her books at www.barbaraelsborg.com and if you want to tell her how much you love her books, please, email her! email@example.com
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4 thoughts on “Taking Stock by Barbara Elsborg – Out Today”
Thank you, Sotia!
Any time, Barbara 🙂
Sounds like a great read. I have a fondness for aliens.
I don’t read much sci-fi, but this looks promising!
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