You have not been paying any attention if you are surprised that I love this theme. Cat People. Yes! Yes! Yes!
I have read and enjoyed so many of these books. I pray with my little paws that Science Fiction Romance is the next big things.
Enjoy these Feline Aliens. You will, I promise.
My lists are never in any particular order. Cats want it all. No favorites. Just Mine!
1. The Savage King by Michelle M. Pillow
A girl with a mission…
Agent Ulyssa Payne is on a mission. It's her job to make sure the Medical Mafia leader doesn't leave the planet of Qurilixen. But, when her target is killed by his own daughter, her mission is over. Now, she stuck on a barbarian planet for three months until the Agency comes to get her.
Getting kidnapped by King Attor, she's left in the Var harem to await his return. But, when the King dies in battle and doesn't come for her, she's stuck dealing with his son, the new savage King of the Var. This is one complication Ulyssa didn't need.
A royal complication…
The Var Princes were raised by a hard man who put no stock in love-especially love with one woman. Bred to never take a life mate, these men will do everything in their power to live up to the dead King Attor's expectations and never fall in love.
Kirill is a man who must do his duty, only he didn't expect to do it so soon. When his father dies, he knows it's his destiny to be King. What he didn't expect is the troublesome mistress that's now his to deal with.
2. Feral Magic by Robin D. Owens
A blue moon rises, bringing with it magic and danger to a sleeping Denver.
Brandy Svensson mourns her lost soldier fiancee and struggles to move on. Her own near-death experience has brought her an odd "gift" – she has a telepathic connection with cats. She's coping with life’s changes until the night she finds a lost jaguar cub, just the start of the greatest changes of all...
Dak, a warrior Pantherman, is alarmed when his baby nephew, the Chief of the klatch, vanishes. Dak must find the infant before his enemies do...or be branded a murderer and risk igniting warfare among the clans.
When the cub turns into a human baby, shock and confusion flood Brandy. And when a full-grown jaguar arrives to claim him, then transforms into a man, fascination sweeps through her. Dak's protective instincts are triggered by this lovely woman, and the certainty that he's followed by a killer.
Drawn together in their fight to protect the baby, Brandy and Dak confront the enemy and the final choice threatens. Will the feral magic they've discovered together save or doom them?
3. Slave by Cheryl Brooks
He may be the last of a species whose sexual talents were the envy of the galaxy
"I found him in the slave market on Orpheseus Prime, and even on such a god-forsaken planet as that one, their treatment of him seemed extreme."
Cat is an enslaved warrior from a race with a feline gene that gives him awesome beauty, fearsome strength, and sensuality and sexual prowess unmatched by any other males in the universe. Even filthy, chained, and beaten, he gives off an aura of power and virility and his feline gene gives him a special aura.
Jacinth is an intergalactic trader on a rescue mission and she needs a man she can trust with her life.
She has spent years pursuing her kidnapped sister from planet to planet. Now her quest leads her to a place where all the women are slaves. "Jack" needs a slave of her own-one who can masquerade as her master.
Enmeshed in a tangle of deception, lust, and love, they must elude a race of violent killers and together forge a bond stronger than any chains.
4. Mine to Take by Dara Joy
He was full-blooded and untamable. Sensual and sinuous. Erotically magnetic. A uniquely beautiful creature who could make himself irresistible to women. And he was feral at heart. With his glittering green and gold eyes, silken hair, and purring voice, the stunning captive chained to the wall was exactly what Jenise needed. And he was hers to take... Or so she believed. But she had never heard how dangerous it was to lie down with the cat.
5. Loves Bewitching Thief by Angela Verdenius
All Lysie did was steal the handsome Argon’s jewels - twice. She hadn’t bargained on being trapped on his ship.
Marten had her now, a Felys female with tortoiseshell hair, a purr to curl a man’s toes – and coming dangerously into heat.
The cyborg just wants to kill her.
6. Shadow Fires by Catherine Spangler
Jenna dan Aron, a Shielder with psychic abilities, finds herself reluctantly married to Arion of Saura, a Leor who seems more beast than man, and who has no place in his life for softness or emotion. She finds life in the Leor settlement barbaric and beyond her experience. Her fierce warrior husband is her only buffer and her only lifeline, yet she finds herself challenging him and the ways of the Leors. In turn, he tries to resist the unfamiliar, protective urges his soft human mate raises in him, while they're both stunned by the sensual attraction that rages between them. And in the relentless heat of the wild Sauran desert, Jenna and Arion wage a battle of wills—until they discover that the heart is mightier than any weapon, and l! ove can forge shadow and fire together.
7. Ja-Rael's Lioness by Angelique Anjou/Kaitlyn O'Connor
A stranger in a strange land, Elise is still trying to come to terms with the difficulties attached to being a dispossessed Earthling on an alien world. By all logic, she should have been terrified when the tall, muscular, cat-like humanoid rose from the water to capture her, be he ever so fascinatingly handsome. Instead, she discovers she is unable to resist when bombarded by the potent pheromones of his desire.
8. Heart's Surrender by Kathleen Morgan
When destiny brings Rissa, the proud daughter of Bellator's Lord Commander, to the lair of Morigan, the telepathic leader of the Cat People, they are both swept away by desire.
9. Imperial Guard by Viola Grace
Dealing with the family who refused to let her bury her father is difficult, but Isabi keeps her grounded as she fights for the survival of her estranged family.
Isaro, Isabi's sister, is with them using her appearance altering skills to forward the work of the Sector Guard. When she meets the Captain of the bodyguard to the Moreski royal family, she falls head over heels over his tail.
10. Forced Mate by Rowena Cherry
By all the Lechers of Antiquity, what is a god-Emperor to do when his chosen mate is caught on tape speculating that he is a brute and a bore in bed? Renowned for his sexual prowess all over the galaxy, Prince Tarrant-Arragon has a reputation for depravity to keep up, even if the reality of his private life is a far different story. His personal inclination would be to woo his intended with charm and wit, but politics and Tigron tradition call for abduction followed by swift consummation. Embarking on a skilled seduction, Tarrant-Arragon feels confident in his ability to take his queen. But he hasn't counted on the unpredictability of his little Earthling or the startling fact that she would make a pawn of his own heart.
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