Hyperia Jones and the Olive Branch Caper (Hyperia Jones 1)
The Hype is real!
Hyperia Jones is at the top of her game, and she knows it. By day, a glamorous pro-rasseler who dominates the TwistCube world of FIRE--the Federation of Interstellar Rassling Entertainment. By night, the daring, resourceful, and entirely unscrupulous Tekuani, master thief.
But when the law catches up with her unexpectedly, she's forced to accept a dangerous mission working for the very people who’ve been trying to catch her for years, and steal evidence against a powerful drug smuggling operation that reaches deep into the elite levels of Seventeen Realms society.
Now it’s a battle on all fronts. Hyperia must put everything on the line and decide what means the most to her: the lives of her fellow rasslers or her freedom.
Hyperia Jones is the first in a fast paced, humorous, fun-packed new sci-fi series.
Kwelengsen Storm (Logan's World, Book One)
You can turn your back on war, but sometimes it refuses to let you go.When Logan Twofeathers takes on the job of head of engineering on Kwelengsen, the first habitable planet discovered by Earth, he thinks he’s leaving conflict far behind. But when he investigates the loss of a deep-space communications relay, his ship is attacked and crash-lands back on the planet. With his new home destroyed by the invaders, Logan is stranded deep in the frozen mountains with an injured sergeant who hates him almost as much as the enemy. Against the ever-present threat of capture, he must battle his way through icy surroundings in a treacherous attempt to find his wife. And when he's forced to ally himself with a disparate group of soldiers and their uncompromising captain, Logan must face the reality that he may have lost everything—and everyone—he loves. Will he choose to fight? And what will it cost him? Kwelengsen Storm is the first in a gripping, new sci-fi thriller series.
Transformation Protocol (Joe Ballen, Book Three)
Change Can Be Deadly
With his life crumbling around him, Joe Ballen is close to going out in a blaze, fueled by cheap alcohol and self-hatred. But when something “out there” starts destroying spaceships and stations, the only JumpShip available to investigate is the Shokasta—locked away by Joe in an attempt to get justice for his family. But when an old friend offers him the chance to return to space in the hunt for a missing ship, it proves more complicated than either of them imagined. With all sides of the political spectrum looking to grab a piece of the newly explored star systems, Joe soon realizes that some people will go to any lengths to get what they want, and are willing to sacrifice anyone in the process.
Perimeter (Joe Ballen, Book Two)
Deceit has no boundaries
Joe Ballen is working on a new ore-processing platform in the harsh environment around Mercury. But then the security forces come calling. Vital starship engineering files are missing, and without them Earth has no hope of escaping Atoll domination. Someone has to locate the files, and Ballen is bulldozed into the not-so-choice assignment.
But he’s not the only one in the hunt. As Joe struggles to find the data, he becomes tangled up in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse. It’s a journey that will take him to the perilous depths of space, where no one is quite what they seem. Can old enemies ever make good allies? And can Joe trust even the people closest to him?
Ballen’s back in another action-packed sci-fi noir thriller, guaranteed to keep you turning the pages.
Mathematics Of Eternity (Joe Ballen, Book One)
The future’s about to get a lot more action-packed! Meet former space engineer, Joe Ballen. These days, he’s scraping a living flying cabs in flooded-out Baltimore, trying to avoid the clutches of his boss and the well-meaning advice of an old friend. When one of his passengers suffers a grisly death, Joe is dragged into a dangerous web of ruthless academic rivalry centered on a prototype spaceship.
Dead Reckoning And Other Stories
Looking for SF that’s intelligent, action-packed, and humorous?
This collection of ten short stories features a cast of characters all in need of some serious therapy.
Hector discovers life after death ain’t easy when your shorts itch and your ass belongs to a whip-wielding giant. And Murphy’s fighting to keep the peace as his team of geeky scientists and a gung-ho lieutenant investigate a mysterious alien ship—all while dealing with his own case of Murphy’s Law.
First Contact is always complicated, especially when you have to call in cranky old relic, Casteneda, to bail you out. While fresh off the battlefield, Matt Holbrook is also grappling with a perplexing new species, but all he wants is to make it home. And Earl Duarte is in for some interesting pet therapy in How Much Is That Doggy? Discover Dead Reckoning And Other Stories. SF with attitude!
A Place In The Sun
A sci-fi twist on a classic comedy.
Jim Harding is something important at the World Congress. He lives in the city with his wife Joan and their two children. But Joan is tired of their cramped apartment and dreams of having a place in the sun. Of course, Jim is far too in demand to leave town. But when he falls for Nuevo Mondo’s sales pitch, he goes all in and buys a custom designed house on his very own alternative Earth. Privacy guaranteed!
But then the arguments over the house design start, and the children don’t like the new place, and then there are the strange noises. And when the Great Storm of 2072 hits, Jim finds himself cut off from his house and family, and all of this before he’s had his first Martini!
How far would you go to protect your career? Your friends? Your family? Your way of life? The Atolls--a group of elite off-world colonists—dominate from their position orbiting the Earth, restricting access to scroffers—their name for the people still living on the planet. When the Atolls announce a draconian clampdown on immigration, Shuttle pilot Guy Addison faces the very real possibility that he will never be allowed into space again. When terrorists take over his shuttle, he must confront secrets from his past and the deadly consequences of a new future. Can he outwit both the terrorists, and the Atolls, to bring his ship home? Atoll: An edge-of-the-seat suspense-filled thriller with action on every page!
Fenton Treeby Is Missing
An entire town has vanished. And so has the world’s greatest scientific mind, Fenton Treeby. The Internal Security Bureau wants answers and fast.ISB Agent Steve Boardman is assigned to the case, but it’s his first week back on the job after recovering from severe PTSD. To make matters worse, his assigned partner, Lynna, is as busy trying to prove he’s crazy as she is looking for a way to pin the disappearance on the Pan-Asians.Boardman has another theory. One that might be just enough to confirm Lynna’s idea that he’s cracked up. Can he prove her wrong and keep himself together long enough to discover what really happened to Fenton Treeby and the town?.
Three Lives Of Mary
Mary is part of an elite CySapient team. Together with her husband Ben--a total-conversion sentient spaceship--she surveys planets looking for potentially colonizable worlds. While investigating a possibly habitable planet, Mary encounters a strange plant-animal hybrid that threatens to destroy her, despite her near invulnerable Cynetic body. Ben rescues her, but is severely damaged--including his highly expensive Dataract brain augmentation. After limping back to the nearest repair base, Mary discovers that bad investments in immature colony worlds, along with Ben's taste for lavish hardware upgrades, have wiped out most of their funds. Unable to afford the life-saving repairs Ben needs, Mary must now risk everything to save him, and make decisions that will change both their lives forever.
It was Inser's job to watch over the Complex. The distance from Earth made that seem somewhat pointless and he always suspected the motive was more political -- the bureaucratic mind just couldn't imagine a project costing billions without some form of security. More crucially he watched those working in the Complex for any signs of misconduct. Potential danger was far more likely to come from someone there officially, someone who had slipped through the screening process. So he watched them, scrutinized them...
How Much Is That Doggy?
Earl Duarte is at war. He's fighting his aging body and dementia, not to mention his daughter's efforts to move him into an "assisted living" community. Then an unexpected canine visit provides a peculiar dose of pet therapy with astonishing consequences.
Commissioner Bellarbi's administration of the Information Systems Investigation Authority isn't going well. He believes the global technology infrastructure is under attack from cyber-terrorists. With public protests rising and his job under threat, he needs answers fast. Leaving him only one choice: to seek help from her... Mayrum Casteneda, the legendary founder of the Authority, is a relic from a bygone age who definitely doesn't suffer fools. She might just be the only person who can help, but are the answers buried too deep?
A Slight Imperfection
Astrophysicist, Alec Myre, is researching the principles of Dark Energy and the nature of the Universe when he uncovers shocking evidence that questions the fundamentals of scientific theory. But given his history of mental illness, will anyone believe him? And is the truth more terrifying than even he imagines?