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From the book Surrender Love by Kayelle Allen

Surrender Love #1 in the Antonello Brothers: Immortal series  #PietasFans #SciFi

Surrender Love is free April 15-16, 2021

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In this scene, Izzorah has had a short session with Nanchonta, a friend of Luc's and a doctor. Unknown to Izzorah, Chon is also immortal and has the gift of healing. Chon has focused on vision so far, which Izzorah doesn't want to admit is extremely poor to Luc.

When Izzorah gets in the shower, Luc enters, and for the first time, Izzy can see him at a distance.

 

Izzorah blinked twice, rubbed his eyes and blinked again. He could see as clearly as if he were next to the sink. Unwilling to miss anything, he studied the room.

"Rah, you're scaring me."

He could see everything. He met Luc's gaze and started laughing, struck by the irony of his situation. His heart was ready to give out and his eyes started working. How screwed up was that?

Nanchonta had sworn to keep his blindness a secret but had insisted on examining his eyes. Izzorah had spent so long looking into the man's eyes he'd gotten lost in their pale depths. Had Nanchonta done this? How long would it last? Giggles bubbled out of Izzorah and he clapped a hand over his mouth.

"Oh, Rah, you're freezing. Let's get you back into the water."

Izzorah let Luc maneuver him into the shower and kept laughing until tears ran down his cheeks.

Luc turned on other controls and soothing, warm water sprayed from three sides of the shower stall, putting them in the middle of a mist. The water sparkled in the air, catching the light and making arcs of color.

"Oh!" Water beaded on Izzorah's hands, glistened on his golden skin. It shone on Luc's dark skin like diamonds and Izzorah spread his hands across the man's chest. "Beautiful. So many colors."

"Did Nanchonta drug you?" Luc captured Izzorah's face and squinted at him. Even in the midst of so much water, Luc's worry-scent flooded the chamber.

"I'm fine. I... So many colors in the mist. Is this what rainbows look like?"

The water cut off. Luc pushed the door open. "Come on. Let's get you into bed."

"But--" Izzorah let Luc sweep him along. "It's pretty. I see rainbows."

"I'll kill Nanchonta. I told him no drugs!" Luc toweled Izzorah down, wrapped him in a bath sheet, grabbed one for himself and led him to the bed. He pulled down the covers. "Get in."

Izzorah slid into the bed, reached up and probed the skin on Luc's arm. "You're so many colors. You're darker here, on your elbow. And light up here." He skimmed his fingers across Luc's shoulder.

Luc fumbled with a device on the nightstand. "McDoth! Get hold of Nanchonta and get him back here on the double! And hurry!"

Izzorah gripped his arm. "Stay with me, Luc."

"I'm not leaving you for a second." Luc swore in the Kin language, then switched to vaguely Tyran-sounding words and then a language Izzorah hadn't heard before.

"Luc?"

"Yes?" Luc drew Izzorah's hand up to his mouth and kissed his palm.

"Are you making up cuss words? I haven't heard any of the words you're saying before, but I can tell you're mad."

Luc laid Izzorah's hand against his own cheek and kissed the palm. Tears sparkled on his lashes. "I'm worried about you. Did Nanchonta give you drugs?"

"No, he laid his hands on my shoulders and chest. The way he did Soli. It was amazing. I wish you'd been there. Nanchonta picked Soli up and held him, little head in his palm and his body along one arm. They stared at one another for a long time. Soli didn't cry even once. It was like he knew we were there to help him. After a bit, Soli closed his eyes and went to sleep and when we held him, he felt normal. No fever. Nanchonta gave them some drops and said Soli'd be fine in a day or two. He's magic, Luc. He made it--"

The door burst open and Nanchonta charged into the room. "What's wrong?"

Antonello Brothers: Immortal - Because Romance Lives Forever

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Ring of the Dragon - Antonello Brothers: Immortal

Genre: Scifi Romance, Gay Romance, Bisexual Romance

Length: Full novel (130k words)
Heat level: Mainstream, sweetly sensual (PG13)

For millennia, the immortal alpha king Pietas and his general, Cyken, fight side by side. As Light and Shadow, they share every battle, as well as a fierce and passionate love. But, torn apart by Pietas's rage, Cyken ends their relationship. Though the heartbroken king seeks forgiveness and reunion, Cyken refuses.

When Cyken falls in love with another and wants to seal the relationship in an eternal bond, Pietas undertakes a quest to prove he is the better choice. On a dangerous world where he has no power or significance, he seeks an item Cyken desires.

If he succeeds, it will either bring Cyken back or drive him even closer to his new love.

Pietas must try, for one thing he knows: He cannot face eternity without a shadow to balance his light...

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Coming: Apr 16, 2021
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Read Just Desserts

Free - Link inside Ring of the Dragon
The quest Pietas undertakes in Ring of the Dragon unearths a new enemy. How does Pietas handle that?

Read Just Desserts to find out what the Master of Misdirection has in mind...

Just Desserts, Antonello Brothers: Immortal by Kayelle Allen #SciFi #SpaceOpera

In this scene, Pietas and his android servant and bodyguard, Uurah, have gathered what Pietas needs for a few days on the planet they're orbiting. After finagling his way out of being accompanied by the overprotective bodyguard, Pietas is reminded not to leave until he says goodbye to his cat, a huge black panther. But the cat might not be so easy to ditch...

 

A door opened and a servant android entered, the black panther at his side.

Pietas stooped and opened his arms. "My good, big kitty!"

Tiklaus trotted over to him, stuck its nose against Pietas and snuffled him. Shadow.

Their shared bond transmitted concepts and feelings, but the panther used a few words as well. Pietas petted the cat's wide head. Yes, you smell Shadow.

Even the panther tribe thought of the general that way and had given Cyken the moniker as his tribal name. A rare honor. Though Pietas hadn't seen Cyken for over twenty hours, and had bathed and changed clothes, the animal still knew they'd been together.

Tiklaus sniffed Pietas's neck. Whisper.Ring of the Dragon: Antonello Brothers - Immortal

Yes, Tik. I've been with Whisper too. Joss sends her love. You're welcome to go see her while I'm gone for the next few days.

Tik go Promise. Keep. Care. Guard.

Promise: his tribal name, earned by keeping his word. Something Cyken failed to recognize. No, Tik. I'm not taking you this time. I don't need a guard.

The panther laid back its ears, green eyes narrowed. Tik go Promise. Keep. Care. Guard.

No, my friend. Pietas pressed his face against the cat's muzzle. I'm sorry.

The panther rubbed its nose against Pietas's jaw. Thing go Promise. Keep. Care. Guard.

"Thing" being Uurah, who had no people smell. No, I'm not taking Uurah either. I'll be fine. Don't worry about me.

No worry. Much know. Much much danger. Thing go. Keep. Care. Guard.

First Uurah, and now Tiklaus. There was no dealing with these two. No, Tiklaus. I'm not taking you and I'm not taking Uurah.

Thing go. The cat wrapped its tail around its feet and stared at him, unblinking, ears forward. Take Thing. Much danger. Keep. Care. Guard. Take Thing.

What was this, a conspiracy? Pietas tucked a strand of hair behind one ear. All right. For you, I'll compromise. I'll take a female android down to the planet and then once I get where I'm going, I'll send her back. Deal?

Tik no like. The cat laid back both ears. Take Thing.

I'm not taking Uurah. I'm not taking you. Sorry. I'll take the female android. Deal? Take it or leave it.

Tik no like. Keep. Care. Guard. Take Thing.

For the last time, Tiklaus. No. I'm not taking anyone but the female android. Understand?

A low growl followed by a sneeze: a grudging yes.

Pietas stood. Some king he was, ordered about by androids and cats. "Uurah, Tiklaus wants me to take a female android. Go ahead and put one together."

"Excellent, my lord. I had one ready, just in case."

Antonello Brothers: Immortal includes

Surrender Love

Forbid My Heart (bonus with Surrender Love)

Ring of the Dragon

Just Desserts (bonus with Ring of the Dragon)

Forever Love

Antonello Brothers: Immortal series by Kayelle Allen #SciFi #Romance

You'll find these characters mentioned in nearly every book in my story universe.
Download a printable book list and check them off as you read.

 
The content on this page may use referral links for which I am compensated. The links do not result in a higher price for you. Because of promotions or relationships, these links might provide savings. Read about our cookies, our full disclosure policy and simple privacy policy under the About menu. A printable list of books can be found under About > About Kayelle. Thank you for visiting my site!

Antonello Brothers: Immortal - Because Romance Lives Forever #SciFi #LGBTQ #Romance

Antonello Brothers: Immortal - Because Romance Lives Forever

Series page on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3ovC2Nc

#PietasFans who loved the immortal king in the Bringer of Chaos series will find the Master of Misdirection quite active in the Tarthian Empire. The story universe occupied by the Antonello Brothers also includes Luc, known as Cyken to other Sempervians. The most powerful man in the Empire, Luc's presence and influence dominate every book. No longer background characters as they were in the Antonello Brothers series, in Antonello Brothers: Immortal, the Sempervians take center stage.

In this series, you'll also discover more about the role-playing game favored by the immortals: Peril.

Surrender Love - Antonello Brothers Immortal

Surrender Love

An Immortal Alpha Male / Submissive Alien MM Science Fiction Romance Novel

With his heart freshly broken, does he dare to love again?

Luc is a 12,000-year-old immortal alpha male, and the most powerful man in an intergalactic empire of 22 planets. When his mortal lover walks away, the smart thing is to move on and forget, but how can he bear his loneliness, life after life?

When Izzorah landed on Tarth five years ago, he'd been nothing but a feline-humanoid alien from the backwoods of a distant world, but he made himself into a rock star. When Luc rescues Izzy from a terrible situation, the adorable Kin hero, who has an almost superpower ability to smell every subtle change of emotion, falls for the heartbroken leader.

This might be the soulmate Luc has hoped for. The one person to whom he can surrender his heart. But to bring his beloved closer means revealing every damning secret, every twisted truth, and every hidden lie.

Surrender Love is a heart-melting Sci-Fi Romance novel sure to induce an insatiable desire for sequels, which fortunately, are on their way.

Surrender Love sweetly addicts the senses. The book's heroes generate plenty of steam, without explicit content.
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Antonello Brothers: Immortal - Because Romance Lives Forever #SciFi #LGBTQ #Romance

Forbid My Heart

Free short story - available only inside Surrender Love

When one lover tells the truth, the other must decide whether to bare his heart and be open, or to forbid it...

Izzorah's lover pledged to take him back to his homeworld, but the fact that they're gay could cause their death by the Kin Pride Council. His heart tells him to trust Luc, but his fear is real. He snuggles up to Luc, seeking comfort.

Because Luc is immortal, he has the perspective to understand his lover's concerns but not worry. Izzorah's unreserved trust and respect make Luc long to wipe out any shadow of trouble or sorrow.

He would turn the Kin homeworld upside down to protect the man he loves, but without revealing what he is, how can he convince Izzorah that he can?

(Link Inside Surrender Love)

 

Ring of the Dragon

An Immortal Science Fiction Romance Saga

For millennia, Pietas and Cyken fight side by side, the immortal king and his general. Light and Shadow share every battle, as well as a fierce and passionate love.

But, torn apart by Pietas's rage, Cyken ends their relationship. Though the king seeks forgiveness and reunion, Cyken refuses.

When Cyken falls in love with another and wants to seal the relationship in an eternal bond, Pietas takes on a quest, traveling to a dangerous world where he has no power or significance, seeking an item Cyken desires.

If he succeeds, it might bring Cyken back. Or drive him even closer to his new love.

Pietas must try, for one thing he knows: He cannot face eternity without a shadow to balance his light...

Pre-order on Amazon https://books2read.com/u/bprAkq

Download an excerpt

Coming: April 16, 2021

Just Desserts, Antonello Brothers: Immortal by Kayelle Allen #SciFi #SpaceOpera

Just Desserts

The quest Pietas undertakes in Ring of the Dragon unearths a new enemy. How does Pietas handle that?

Read Just Desserts to find out what the Master of Misdirection has in mind...

(Link Inside Ring of the Dragon)

Forever Love

For their love, forever isn't long enough.

Izzorah is a Kin, a human-like race of fierce, rugged felines. When he learns the truth about his fiancé's immortality--and his own--the familiar world he knew vanishes.

He must pass a test designed by the immortal king to reveal gifts and weaknesses. Pass and he's accepted into a warrior society he wants no part of. Fail and he's cast out, away from the man he loves.

As if that's not bad enough, his lover is also the king's ex, and the king refuses to part with anything--or anyone--he loves.

Fair test? Not in this immortal lifetime...

Pre-order on Amazon https://books2read.com/u/mgznxz

Coming May 13, 2021

You'll find these characters mentioned in nearly every book in my story universe.
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The content on this page may use referral links for which I am compensated. The links do not result in a higher price for you. Because of promotions or relationships, these links might provide savings. Read about our cookies, our full disclosure policy and simple privacy policy under the About menu. A printable list of books can be found under About > About Kayelle. Thank you for visiting my site!

A Sci-Fi Rockstar Romance: Surrender Love #RockStar #SciFi #MFRWhooks

Rock-fest! A Rock Star Romance Event

Surrender Love features a hero who's a drummer with a band called Kumwhatmay. This book fair event showcases books about rockers. A match made in heaven for sure! Visit the homepage for the event - https://storyoriginapp.com/to/jKFEt3j

Excerpt

In this scene from Surrender Love, we meet Izzorah, the feline/human hero. On his world, if anyone had known he was gay, he'd have been subject to death without a trial. Is it any wonder he fled the planet as soon as he could? But he's on  Tarth without a legal passcard, and that means he's still not free...

 

So he didn't have a girlfriend. So what? Izzorah laid back both ears and gave a khss, a short, sharp hiss from the back of the throat.

The Pride Council didn't care males outnumbered females seven to one, or that few females got pregnant. They were all up-in-your-ears about what should be and paid no mind to what was. Maybe same-sex love affairs were no big deal on Tarth, but if it got out to his Kin fans? They'd boo instead of cheer; throw stones instead of roses. He was no freer here than he was back home.

Having to hide from everyone made him as much a prisoner as he would have been back home. The difference was that back on the planet he had no hope at all. Here, he had band mates that needed him.

Still, he walked a tight line that grew more fragile with every mistake he made.

Half the followers of Kumwhatmay were Kin. If he lost the group's followers, then where would he be? A drummer with no band, that's where.

Back to the planet in disgrace, where the Pride Council would execute him.

Izzorah paced his room, ten steps back and forth between his bed and the wall. There had to be an answer. Some way out that let him stay in the empire.

He'd run away from a planned marriage to a female who'd since become the tzesar of the Falehla clan. They were as good as married. Only death would separate them. Never mind that she'd have beaten him whenever she felt like it. He'd have been hers to use or abuse as she wished. Once it got out he couldn't see, her other mates would have scorned him as less than a slave.

He couldn't go back to his family. He'd disgraced them by running away the night before the wedding. They'd thought he was dead until months later when he made it to Tarth and his cousins let them know he was alive.

If the Tarthians sent him back, he was dead.

There was no going home.


Antonello Brothers: Immortal - Because Romance Lives Forever

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More than love. Surrender.

Surrender Love - Antonello Brothers: Immortal (complete)

Genre: Scifi Romance, Gay Romance, MM Romance

Length: Full novel (130k words)
Heat level: Mainstream, sweetly sensual (PG13)

More than love. Surrender.

A little feral, a little innocent, all male, Izzorah Ceeow flees a world that denies him basic rights. Forced into a human society blind to his needs, the young Kin male lives for his music. When a freak accident throws him into the care of Luc Saint-Cyr, the most powerful human in the empire, the attention Izzorah receives is beyond anything he'd ever dreamed. But is the attraction he feels toward his rescuer gratitude, lust, or a deeper, abiding call to yield all that he is?

The prestige of Luc's power, wealth, and influence direct an empire scattered across the stars. His word shapes the foundations of business and his financial prowess is of mythic proportions. Yet beneath the myths beats the heart of a man who craves what he has never given and is certain he will always be denied -- steadfast, faithful love.

Amazon https://books2read.com/u/3n81Jx

Includes bonus short story FORBID MY HEART (link inside the book)

 

Excerpt from Surrender Love

Luc and Izzorah are sitting side by side, with Izzorah leaning against Luc's chest while Luc talks about his recent breakup with a previous lover. Izzorah is not only listening, he's also using his gift of kahlah to interpret the scents related to Luc's emotions, because he wants to understand.

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Surrender Love: Antonello Brothers - Immortal"You didn't know what to do when he left, did you?" Izzorah played with one of Luc's buttons. "Should you forget him? Try to win him back?"

"I tried making him jealous by having an affair with a Kin male named Jawk." A tinge of lavender and bitter nutmeg sparked, showing Luc's regret. "What a pointless attempt that was. I doubt anything I did would have kept Wulf from leaving. He was already in love and we were finished." Luc faced Izzorah. "Pardon me for rambling. I shouldn't have burdened you with that."

"No, you needed to tell it. You're glad it's over, but it still hurt."

"It did. I tried telling myself it wasn't happening. That I didn't love him anyway, but--" Luc stopped. "I did. Wulf and I lived in the same house but led separate lives. It was pitiful, the way things ended. No final conflict. No big blowup. More like air leaking from a balloon. I let him go. Gave him my blessing. Then moped because I was alone. I was pathetic."

"No. You'd never be that. Breakups are a kind of death. The loss aches. Slowness doesn't make it less painful."

"True." Luc's focus made Izzorah's mouth go dry. But then the man smiled, and it warmed Izzorah's soul. Luc leaned his head against the wall. "You have incredible insight. And you're right about the pain. With you, I'm at peace. Last thing I need is to fall in love with another heartbreaker. I'm hoping you don't turn out to be that, because it's too late."

The truth was in Luc's scent, a faint smell of sweet grass, along with fresh linen, showing respect. The mixture meant what Luc felt surprised him.

"I don't understand." Izzorah understood all right, but Luc needed to admit it to himself. That was in his scent too. And Izzorah wanted to hear the words. "Too late for what?"

"Too late for me to turn back. I've already fallen for you."

Izzorah scooted closer to Luc. "I promise."

Luc shifted a bit, allowing Izzorah to fit against him. "Tell me what you mean by that." He looked down.

Holding Luc's dark gaze, Izzorah smiled. "That I'll be what you need."

"Will you, now?" Patience and amusement eddied through Luc's scent in an appealing mixture. With one hand, Luc stroked Izzorah's hair and then he coiled a strand around one finger. "Suppose you tell me what you think that is."

Izzorah curled up against Luc's chest and wrapped one arm over Luc's waist. "A shelter for your heart."

Antonello Brothers: Immortal includes

Surrender Love

Forbid My Heart (bonus with Surrender Love)

Ring of the Dragon

Just Desserts (bonus with Ring of the Dragon)

Forever Love

Antonello Brothers: Immortal - Because Romance Lives Forever #SciFi #LGBTQ #Romance

You'll find these characters mentioned in nearly every book in my story universe.
Download a printable book list and check them off as you read.

 
The content on this page may use referral links for which I am compensated. The links do not result in a higher price for you. Because of promotions or relationships, these links might provide savings. Read about our cookies, our full disclosure policy and simple privacy policy under the About menu. A printable list of books can be found under About > About Kayelle. Thank you for visiting my site!
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