I haven't posted an 8-sentence excerpt in a long time. Here’s the link to the Weekend Writing Warriors central page, so you can visit all the participants sharing excerpts today. It's a great way to sample new books and find new authors!
This is from my sci-fi romance novella, MISSION TO NEW EARTH:
Marsh strode toward me with determination—so different from that easy-going swagger that caught my eye the first time I saw him four years ago at the White Sands Training Center. I never believed in love at first sight, but oh, mama. With dark-haired, dark-eyed Marsh, I fell hard. I must’ve done a great job hiding my feelings back then. He said he never knew—until a year later I pinned him on the exercise mat and kissed him. Yep, I took the initiative and planted a toe-curling smooch on his delectable lips. Not to be outdone, he kissed back. Holy smoke.
Earth’s overpopulation and dwindling resources force the United Earth Space Agency to expedite exploration of new planets for a possible new home. When new crises ensue—a giant tsunami and the threat of nuclear winter—the timeline changes. Eight years of training crammed into four. Sara Grenard and her team prepare for launch, but are they ready for the one-way trip? Will the Goldilocks planet prove just right for Earth’s inhabitants? Before time runs out.
MISSION TO NEW EARTH will be released on August 31st. It's available for pre-order at Amazon for 99 cents. https://amzn.com/B01JXZR0AK