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In reply to an earlier post on Apr 17, 2012, 6:54:02 PM PDT
Galaxy Rising Well Galaxy Rising by John Otto has a good deal of romance in it along with exciting concepts backed up with hard science. Galaxy Rising is the sequel to Broken planet which would I am sure would fit your criteria as well. Look up reviews on amazon sites...good luck with your search.

Posted on Apr 17, 2012, 9:51:40 PM PDT
Denni says:
"...quantum entanglement..." Has he read any Catherine Asaro?

The Quantum Rose (The Saga of the Skolian Empire)
Spherical Harmonic (The Saga of the Skolian Empire)
There's a whole series.

Posted on Apr 18, 2012, 1:18:49 AM PDT
"A young girl must seduce a human mate who had been chosen by her alien parents to take back to her planet" in my new series Socialite 1. Book 1 is available as a free Kindle book so readers could try the series without risk.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 18, 2012, 2:15:49 AM PDT
Bob Kernohan says:
I just read the first 3 in the The Moons of Rehnor series starting with The Boy who Lit up the Sky and I thought they were great. I loved the love story! Read my reviews.

Posted on May 8, 2012, 4:30:27 PM PDT
Captain Iggy says:
I just read "Human Is" by P. K. Dick. Not so much about quantum entanglement but a fortuitous event to be sure. One of his other short stories in the collection seems to be about what you are talking about but it is kind of an anti-love story... that one was called "The World She Wanted."

Posted on May 8, 2012, 8:40:45 PM PDT
Hoo-Zen!! says:
Alien Loves Predator?

Posted on May 11, 2012, 1:38:19 PM PDT
My novel The Concrete Cage has a love story as an element of the plot. Its FREE on Kindle 5/11 - 5/13. Feedback welcomed, as it's my first book.The Concrete Cage

In reply to an earlier post on May 11, 2012, 3:08:42 PM PDT
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Posted on May 11, 2012, 3:40:36 PM PDT
L. Wyatt says:
joan d. vinge's novella "tin soldier" popped into my head.

find it here:

Posted on May 13, 2012, 11:03:45 PM PDT
Hi Anjela,

If your husband enjoys military sci-fi, give Jack Campbell's "Lost Fleet" series a shot. The main character develops a relationship with someone while on a dangerous and long mission - but because of regulations they can't pursue it. As a result, they develop a romance the old-fashioned way - with subtlety. What I think you and your husband would really enjoy is how one of the characters feels like events are directed by a fate beyond the control of mortals. And although the actual "payoff" doesn't happen until book six, the scene (in that book) where one partner chases after the other is gratifying for anyone who believes in opening their heart and giving their all.


Robert Bowden

Posted on May 14, 2012, 10:27:50 AM PDT
Spectator51 says:
Starting with City of Pearl (Wess'Har) a great series by Karen Traviss. The story continues through all six volumes so don't read them out of order or skip one. In fact, have all six lined up on your nightstand or in your Kindle budget before you start. About 400 pages each. Great concepts, fascinating characters, excellent writing, wonderful and unusual love story.

Posted on May 14, 2012, 4:32:09 PM PDT
Carma Chan says:
You might like Polydimensional Honeymooners. I didn't believe in soulmates, now I wonder. :)

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In reply to an earlier post on May 14, 2012, 6:27:20 PM PDT
Vinge is a good suggestion, but try the Psion series if you want love stories. Catspaw and Dreamfall especially. If you're into retro, try Heinlein's Time Enough for Love, offbeat but truly touching love story.

Posted on May 23, 2012, 9:28:37 AM PDT
Kaye says:
Try "Kati of Terra Book One: Escape From The Drowned Planet" by Helena Puumala. She's a new author and very very good. This book is a page turner, I couldn't put it down and am waiting for Book Two to be released. It's about the adventures of a young earth woman who gets kidnapped and ends up on a strange planet. There's a romance that develops between the main characters that I really liked. Well worth the $3.99 I paid for it on Kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on May 23, 2012, 4:25:01 PM PDT
He Came from Earth

Posted on May 30, 2012, 8:02:50 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 30, 2012, 8:10:39 AM PDT
Gerda says:
The Samsara Chronicles. Futuristic, science fiction, paranormal with a touch of romance/love story throughout the series. The first 3 novellas are free until tomorrow night.


Blending elements of futuristic, fantasy, science fiction and the paranormal, the Samsara Chronicles explores the duality of good and evil set against two worlds, Earth and Nirvana.

Guided by mystical beings, a human mother bears a daughter of alien royalty, Aislinn, destined to champion the future of two worlds.Eos (The Samsara Chronicles Book 1)


The fate of a besieged Earth rests on Aislinn and her soul mate, Dylan, to battle the alien Eletarii bent on conquering humanity.

Aislinn, directed by circumstance to meet her past and future soul mate, Dylan Young, begins to understand the daunting task awaiting her. In order to save Earth, she and Dylan must open the portal, the celestial gateway that will allow salvation of Earth's chosen. Facing opposition at every step from a world plunged into chaos, they have until midnight, December 31st, to reach their destination. Nadir (The Samsara Chronicles Book 2)


Pursued by increasingly violent Eletarii minions, Aislinn and Dylan acquire the first and most important talisman necessary to open the celestial gate.

Targeted by Eletarii minions, Aislinn and Dylan are guided to acquire the crystal skull, the core of Aislinn's past and future power. After a terrifying encounter with the dark forces while spending Christmas at her parents, Aislinn and Dylan accept the perilous journey ahead of them.Covenant (The Samsara Chronicles Book 3)
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