S. E. Gilchrist

S. E. Gilchrist

Newcatle, New South Wales

S.E. Gilchrist can't remember a time when she didn't have a book in her hand. Now she dreams up stories where her favourite words are...'what if' and 'where'? SE lives in the Hunter Valley, Australia with her family, both four legged and two. Her stories are set in the exciting worlds of science fiction, ancient historical, apocalyptic and contemporary small towns. And she loves combining romance with action and adventure. Several of her bookshave finalled in writing contests.
SE takes a keen interest in the environment and animal welfare and loves bushwalking. She is a proud member of the Romance Writers of Australia and the Hunter Romance Writers.
SE is published with Escape Publishing and Momentum Books and is an indie author.

Military, Mystery, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Suspense

Cowboy under the Mistletoe: (A Wingarobba Outback Romance)

After three long years, Rachel’s ex-boyfriend returns to Wingarobba, to compete in the Christmas Rodeo. Despite all her best efforts at replacing him in her dreams, and her heart, she’s never succeeded. Perhaps this might be the perfect opportunity to sate an itch that never really faded away. Then she could get on with her life. But Chris has plans of his own; one of which is proving to Rachel he’s no longer a footloose cowboy. The other involves a sprig of mistletoe.

Bound by Lies (A 'Bound' Fantasy Book 2)

Set in the ancient, pagan days where myths and magic existed side-by-side with the mortal world, comes Bound by Lies, the second book in an erotic, historical romance series. After trudging from battlefield to battlefield in the footsteps of the Fomorian army, Aileen is desperate to have a home far from the horrors of war. She will do anything to achieve her goals. Even lie to the kin and people of her newly deceased husband. But lies are nothing compared to drugging a pixie king and stealing his memory...and his seed. When Ioducus returns to the hill fort, Tranelleon, he discovers both a son he never knew he sired and forgotten memories of one wild night of ecstasy. Burning with a desire to teach Aileen a lesson she'll never forget, he soon realizes it is more than lust that drives him. Could this be the one woman who can lift his curse and gift him with true love? But for one, lies are not so easily forgiven and Aileen may well lose everything she holds dear.

Bound by Love (A 'Bound Fantasy' Book 1)

Set in the ancient, pagan days where myths and magic existed side-by-side with the mortal world, comes Bound by Love, the first book in an erotic, historical romance series. A kidnapped young fae woman looking for her mother. A demon warrior hell-bent on revenge. And a love that forges a bridge between two sworn enemies. Whilst searching for the mortal mother who bore than abandoned her, Teelah, a pixie princess, becomes the unwitting pawn in a warrior's thirst for vengeance against her father. Domhnall, a Fomorian from across the seas, is determined to bind his captive to him for eternity, thus dealing a bitter blow to his hated enemy. But Teelah's fearless stance and light-hearted spirit spark life into the black shell of his lonely heart. Now he hungers for more than her body. With war looming and an enemy consumed with lust for power, will distrust and hatred destroy both their love and their lives?

Don't Look Back (Warders of Earth)

Five months since finishing High School, Tara has no direction in her life. She longs for a trendy lifestyle, far from the responsibilities of her crazy parents and their preoccupation with apocalyptic predictions. But what will happen if it all comes true? The hottest guy she’s ever seen blows into town, claiming he’s here to protect her. The tattoo on his nape reads: Warder of Earth. Alien seeder meteorites rain down bringing chaos and destruction. The town is overtaken by gun-toting, zealous soldiers and a mysterious virus spreads with terrifying and deadly results. Someone close to her, is leaking information to the enemy. She no longer knows who to trust. Fighting for her family and the world’s survival, Tara must accept the secret of her past; she was genetically bred for a specific purpose. But every victory comes at great cost. And heroes are ordinary people who in a heartbeat, choose to make the ultimate sacrifice.

The Portal (Novella) (Legends of the Seven Galaxies)

When Janni, a young salvager, boards a space wreck, she is caught for daring to steal Darkon tech by a patroller and the one man she had thought never to see again. Several months ago she had allowed him to slip past her defences for a brief and wonderful interlude. But with both of them on either sides of the law, they had walked away. Now they are trapped on a wreck and with an alien life-force hunting them. Will the patroller save her or abandon Janni to her fate?

Awakening The Warriors

Set in the world of the bestselling title Legend Beyond the Stars, an erotic novella about two warriors who have lost the ability to desire, and the human woman who is about to wake them up. Fran must have been crazy to leave her ordinary, safe life and volunteer as a colonist to terra-form a new earth. Now she is trapped in a prison cell on an alien planet a zillion miles from home and bound for a hideous death in notorious research chambers. She has one chance of escape: awaken the long dormant sexual urges of the Darkon Warriors shackled in the next cell. It’s a desperate job, but someone has to do it.

The Slave Trap (The Darkon Warriors Book 7.5)

Jenny Mueller doesn’t do commitment. Her goal is the capture of a renegade slave trader who’s responsible for her brother’s disappearance. And until her mission is over, she’s shelved thinking about her future. When teamed with two of the sexiest and most determined Darkon warriors she’s ever met, suddenly a life lived alone doesn’t hold much appeal. Now it’s more than her life that’s at stake – it’s her heart.

Bargain With The Enemy (The Darkon Warriors)

From the best-selling Darkon Warriors series comes an enemy-to-lover story about a brother, a best friend, and the precious gift they leave behind. Masquerading as her best friend is probably not the wisest decision Stephanie ever made, but she’ll do whatever it takes to protect her friends’ orphaned baby, especially from the father’s emotionless, soulless vacuum of a family. They’ll make it back to Earth, and be a loving, supportive family of two. With his brother dead, Ivo will do anything to ensure the daughter he had with his human lover remains under his control and protection. The child, Mia, belongs here, in the Seven Galaxies, where she can be raised in the appropriate way. But the only way to the child is through a bargain with a female deserter, a woman with no honour. Lust, however, has no reason, and when Stephanie and Ivo act on their attraction, they inadvertently set new terms. With Mia’s life in the balance, can they find a contract with a future, or will everything fall apart in negotiations?

Storm of Fire

Storm of Fire is a hot novella set in the same post-apocalyptic world as Paying the Forfeit. Ordered to protect a Freeber male, Lycanean Wren, is not impressed with her first sight of the gentle scholar and water diviner. He looked as if he'd never held a weapon in his life. Trapped together in a Half-dead barrow, Wren and Tobias, discover more than the unruly lust that storms to life between them. Their enemy has invented a form of Greek fire and the cache must be destroyed before their tribes are wiped out. They have also found Wren's partially transformed mate, Larid. But will he help them or has he already become the enemy?

The Cowboy's Gift (A Wingarobba Outback Romance)

Rosie Turner is done with denying her dreams and good-looking men who make her knees weak. To pay-off her two-timing ex-husband’s debts, she’ll sell Blackbird Tor, and set up a B&B to give her and her little boy financial independence. Luke Williams is resolved to turn heavily mortgaged Flat Rock Station into a thriving property and bring a spark of life back into his dad’s tired eyes. But his options are limited. When Rosie and her son catapult into their lives, Luke’s father reveals the rumour of a rich opal seam located somewhere on Blackbird Tor. Problem is, Rosie and Luke aren’t the only ones desperate to find that seam.

Dance in the Outback

Dance in the Outback: A sweet and sensual story set in contemporary, rural / Outback Australia, about a lonely young woman who finds love and a place where she belongs. Years ago Melanie Black was rescued from a burning house by her best mate, a fellow foster child. When he begs for help to save his marriage, she can’t refuse and finds herself on a cattle station supervising his children. Dirk Tanner can't believe his eyes when his brother-in-law's 'friend' alights from the plane. He recognises her as the do-gooder who gave his ex-wife advice on ‘living her own life’. No way will he allow Melanie to meddle in his sister's affairs too. A near brush with death reveals their true feelings for one another. But to achieve her childhood dream of love and belonging, she has to face her worst nightmare.

Paying the Forfeit: Hot Down Under

When a newly-forged alliance sees her older sister pledged to the man Leila has fallen in love with, she flees her tribe in the wastelands and seeks anonymity inside the Fortress. Years later, she learns her sister has refused to honour the agreement. The forfeit – another mate or a cache of the prized yellow sapphires – must be paid or her remaining family will be banished. For Leila, the role of second choice is not an option. With the sapphires in her possession, Leila must decide – pay up now, or keep silent and take one long, hot night with the mate of her heart.

Touring The Stars (The Darkon Warriors)

From SE Gilchrist comes the next big thing: The Starburst Rock Band – coming to a galaxy near you… The first long-range star voyager will soon depart the Seven Galaxies on its quest to find Earth. Desperately in love with a Darkon warrior who appears oblivious to her existence, Elise has reserved a cabin. But before she leaves, she has one more thing she wants to do: bring some fun and light into the countless lives that have known only war. And if it gives her one last chance to try and win her warrior’s heart? Well, so much the better. Commander Magar understands duty, and that the world might not be as safe as everyone hopes. Under the cover of providing security for the new rock band, Magar has orders to search for a renegade Elite captain – one who has no intention of coming quietly. But the close quarters with Elise, the woman who holds his heart – and the hearts of his daughters, makes keeping his mind on work increasingly difficult. He may not be worthy of her heart, but that doesn’t stop him from craving it, along with her body and soul.

Quest For Earth

With the survival of her crew at stake, an old enemy waiting in the wings, and a mighty chieftain declaring his love, can Sherise lead her people safely home? Honouring a pledge made in the blood-soaked dirt of a prison planet, Sherise volunteers to lead the stolen people of Earth safely home. But when a collision plunges her ship off-course and they emerge three hundred years into Earth’s future, they have nine weeks to repair the ship or the path back to their own time will close forever. On an earth seething with predators and dangerous tribes, Sherise discovers love with the Lycanean chieftain, Maaka. But can she trust him, or is he only after her superior weapons? With the safety of her passengers and crew paramount, Sherise must choose her alliances with great care. For an old enemy is hidden on the planet, and he wants all her people dead.

Cosmic Fire (The Mars Academy Series Book 2)

Ensign Dana Lawson of Sector Seven fire team on the star ship, Columbus, has one goal: her own command. On an exploratory mission to Alpha Centauri A, she has the opportunity to earn her stripes, but instead faces a challenge that threatens to send her plans up in smoke. Rick Morgan, a guy with heartbreaker imprinted in his DNA, the warmest smile and the bluest eyes she’s ever seen, ignites a fire inside her heart. He is trouble, on every level…and he’s brought his dangerous past with him. Now a saboteur has Dana and Morgan in his sights. Together, they must learn his identity before he strikes again and kills them both…or destroys the ship and everyone on board.

STRANDED (The Mars Academy Series Book 1)

A science fiction, New Adult series. The Mission: Find and claim a new earth Indoctrinated since birth by revolutionary parents, Cleo has no time for close friendships and even less for boyfriends. Freshly graduated from the Mars Academy, she’s on her first intergalactic mission and desperate to meet her parents’ expectations. All is on course when a solar flare damages her shuttle and she crash-lands on a watery wasteland of a planet. Two generations ago, Kai's people fled their home-world after being invaded. They now live on super-ships that prowl beneath the planet's murky waters. When he ‘hears’ the cry of his destined mate, he discovers she is alone and stranded. And an alien. How can such a strange being be meant for him? Worse, if he helps her, he risks exposing their location to the enemy.

Desire for Love (The Club)

One look and Harrison Sandler falls hard for Madeline Jones. However, Madeline has no desire for love. Her focus is simple: work hard as a dominatrix at the Club and keep her gifted younger brother in Karem Academy and in her care. When several of the Club’s punters place an under-the-table bet with Madeline as the prize, Harrison realises this is his opportunity to snag her attention. A simple plan but one that has disastrous results for Madeline when she succumbs to Harrison’s fine blue eyes and steady smile. She is falsely accused of theft and someone close to her is resolved on making her pay the ultimate price. This short novella is a standalone that is part of The Club series, which is intended for adult audiences. Learn more about The Club which is a multi-author project, at: www.theclub.website or www.facebook.com/theclubseries

Bindarra Creek Makeover (A Bindarra Creek Romance

A sweet, small town romance with suspense elements - first book in a group venture the Bindarra Creek Romance series. When Tessa Gibson reluctantly embarks on an desperate plan to secure her daughter’s safety, she never dared dream of falling in love – especially with a cop and a town that makes her feel like one of their own. The moment Constable Dylan (aka Dodge) Myers meets Tessa, more than his internal cop radar is activated. With his career on shaky grounds, he doesn’t need additional complications in his life. But neither Tessa nor Dodge are a match for his grandmother and her CWA cronies and their own ideas on revitalising the struggling rural township of Bindarra Creek. And not even the monster from Tessa’s past will stop them.

When Stars Collide (Legends of the Seven Galaxies)

The third full-length novel in SE Gilchrist’s bestselling erotic SF series mixes one sexy spy, a soldier looking for salvation and an unlikely mission to save the world. Reece, contortionist bubble dancer and part-time spy, has one goal – a safe haven and independent life far from the war. But her plans go awry and her future becomes dangerously uncertain when she is falsely accused of the murders of her friend and a Darkon traitor. Now her new list of goals includes payback. In her way is Ulrac, a banished Darkon patroller responsible for incarcerating females for barbaric ‘treatments’ and ‘research’ on the planet Isla. He's determined to use the capture of the spy and her intel to win the approval of his father – a hard-line Traditionalist with his own agenda – and help him overthrow the current ruler of Darkos. But the war of the Seven Galaxies has reached a critical stage, and personal plans and goals suddenly hold very little meaning. The enemy is poised to unleash a terrible weapon and no one stands between him and total domination of all the universes. No one – except Reece and Ulrac.

Star Pirate's Justice (Legends of the Seven Galaxies Book 2)

A brand new installment in SE Gilchrist's bestselling erotic Sci-Fi series about a dark and delicious alien race on a desperate quest for survival — and the human women who can cure their years-long curse. Carly has one focus in her life: to return home to her terminally ill younger sister. When she learns that a Darkon traitor possesses gateway maps to Earth, she uses all her skills to track him down. But capturing the charming star pirate turns out to be trickier than she anticipated… Volkar is determined to prove his innocence to those who drove him to a life lived on the Outer Rim, and he will overcome anyone who gets in his way. But his surprisingly sweet captor has some skills that will come in handy, so he strikes a deal: the maps for her help. Neither expect their partnership to turn into more, but as dark secrets are revealed, their lives become forfeit — and the relationship blossoming between them nothing but a starburst of happiness in the deep shadow of the sky…

Legend Beyond The Stars (Legends of the Seven Galaxies Book 1)

Seeking redemption from a mission gone terribly wrong, Captain Alana Knight volunteers to aid a dangerous operation to transport colonists between Earth and alien traders. But on board the spaceship, she learns of a galactic war raging for power. A power that can be transformed into a terrible weapon. When the colonists are betrayed and sold, Alana’s mission is re-defined. Nothing will stop her from keeping those in her care safe and finding a passage home. But her new captor is nothing like she expects… Commander Tarak El Rajan is human, male and equally determined to retain his payload. With his race on the brink of extinction he is under strict orders to transport all females to the planet Isla for research purposes. In a world of uncertainty, where the wrong decision could mean the death of an entire race, the last thing either of these two soldiers expects or needs is to fall in love.

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