Dream Lover releases today!

Happy release day to Dream Lover: Paranormal Tales of Erotic Romance, edited by Kristina Wright!

My story in this anthology is titled “Vanilla,” and I noticed it had a mention in one of the Amazon.com reviews: “After finishing the book, I think my favorite is “Vanilla.” –L.M. Tanaka

Here’s a small excerpt of my story:

Devlin had flour on the tip of his nose.

Louisa stopped in the communal kitchen’s doorway and watched him absently brush his nose with one floured knuckle. He’d spilt flour on the counter, and was scraping it into a paper towel. Flour puffed into the air like tiny coded smoke signals, and settled on his black t-shirt, just over his stomach.

She recognized eggs and butter, but not the long, thin black item–seemingly organic–that he’d placed next to one of his mixing bowls. His supplies were arrayed on the island counter in the center of the research facility’s kitchen.

“What’s up?” Devlin asked, intent on what he was doing, but apparently recognizing her without looking up, almost as if he was a telepath, like her.


Table of contents:
“Love Resurrection” by Justine Elyot
“Dreaming by the Sea” by Delilah Devlin
“Devil’s Food” by Shanna Germain
“Rainmaker” by A.D.R. Forte
“Shattered Belle” by Craig J. Sorensen
“Living Off Lovers” by Kristina Lloyd
“Where The Heart Is” by Saskia Walker
“Freeing The Demon” by Sacchi Green
“Old Fashioned Glamour” by Nikki Magennis
“Moongirl Meets The Wolfman” by Alana Noel Voth
“Vanilla” by Victoria Janssen
“For Humans Love’s All About Weight” by Lana Fox
“Succubus Comes Home” by Lucy Felthouse
“Folly” by Kate Pearce
“Lust As Old As Us” by Madeline Moore
“The Eye Of Pearl” by Ericka Hiatt
“Thief Of Dreams” by Kristina Wright

About Victoria Janssen

Victoria Janssen [she, her] currently writes cozy space opera for Kalikoi. The novella series A Place of Refuge begins with Finding Refuge: Telepathic warrior Talia Avi, genius engineer Miki Boudreaux, and augmented soldier Faigin Balfour fought the fascist Federated Colonies for ten years, following the charismatic dissenter Jon Churchill. Then Jon disappeared, Talia was thought dead, and Miki and Faigin struggled to take Jon’s place and stay alive. When the FC is unexpectedly upended, Talia is reunited with her friends and they are given sanctuary on the enigmatic planet Refuge. The trio of former guerillas strive to recover from lifetimes of trauma, build new lives on a planet with endless horizons, and forge tender new connections with each other.
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