Catrina Taylor

Biography

A unique author with a passion for her family, Catrina Taylor is in love with the written word. As an avid reader she finds her mind enjoys the worlds created uniquely in Fantasy, Science Fiction and various crossover genre. As an author, she most often plays in a universe of her own creation.

Introducing us to the imaginary world of Xarrok, she has hooked readers, waiting to see where her imagination takes us next.

When she is not playing in the universe of her mind, she is playing with her children who she encourages to follow her passion for words, and excel in every area they show interest. In fact, this talented word smith finds that life through their eyes is a constant lesson in self discovery, happiness and curiosity.

Inspired by her everyday world of family, infused with an unquenched curiosity, and gifted with the ability to take us to places we could never have imagined, Catrina Taylor is an authour who promises to keep you fully immersed in a world of wonder and intrigue, waiting for more.

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Books

Birth of an Empire: The Fall
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Series: Xarrok, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
As one empire rises, another must fall. Death was not the end they had hoped. Yatrell, Kala, and Brax must return to a place of torment to free the planet they love. Will the price be too high?
Birth of an Empire: Homecoming
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Series: Xarrok, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,740. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Finding peace proves harder than hoped for. Kala faces protecting all of the people in the small fleet, and the obstacles created by differing personalities. This leads Kala to the darkest experience she's ever had. Having experience in Kala's position, can Anara rescue her before they lose her? Is Yatrell ready for what will come of it all? Will home be all they had hoped?
Birth of an Empire: Consequences
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Series: Xarrok, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Difficult choices have been made, and difficult choices result in difficult situations. When the truth is revealed, where will Yatrell stand? What will he face when confronted with the reality he never wanted to know? Can Kala persuade two governments that peace is a viable option? Will a truce open options she believed lost?
Through Anguish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
One man's loss leads to the pain of a village, and the change he needs to grow.
Mind Tricks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Keydra Tan and her roommate Zetra are officer candidates in the Xenonian Space Fleet. With only a week to go until second phase of training there is a chance they won't make it. Can they stop the menacing monster following them? Or will they face the end of their lives before they finish training?
Change by Design
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Price: Free! Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kei Salin has been watching young lives fall to faulty bureaucratic nonsense for decades and she's tired of it. She forces the hand of her superiors to remove her from the project. Before obtaining her reassignment,she takes a trip. One stop on her vacation forces her to reveal something she's denied for decades.
Below the Surface
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Merx Tol, a resistance fighter, strives to balance life, his empathic sense, and the protection of his people under his mother's leadership. Everything he desires changes the day Henessa Sar, a young woman presumed dead, appears among the debris of a supply truck. This book has experienced some updates. Please feel welcome to view the new version.
Introduction to Xarrok
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Xenonia is fighting for survival. Those recruited to help are fighting for acceptance, and security. The stories within reveal lives desolated by war, moved by love, and driven for success. Version 2 with Four stories included and more to come.
Birth of an Empire: The Beginning
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Series: Xarrok, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The foundation of Xarrok evolves from the lives of three former experiments. The children of promise find each other again. Each one holds a desire for peace, that will only be accomplished with unified effort.

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