Interview with Karl Thorn

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
When someone say they have enjoyed my stories.
How do you approach cover design?
I try to show a scene in the story.
I create them myself.
What do you read for pleasure?
Science fiction
What is your e-reading device of choice?
iPhone
When did you first start writing?
When I was a teenager.
Published 2014-11-08.
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Books by This Author

A Special Connection
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Quinton is teased about not selecting a bond partner yet, but he refuses to settle for the usual. No quintapod could know what world changing views his selection would make!
Tristar Universe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,430. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
TRISTAR: Stan wants to prove his theories, the girl of his dreams helps to deliver. REBEL ESCAPE: Izarra and independent colonist flee Earth's wrath. COUNTER STRIKE: A counter strike of the rebels fails and opens the door for Lynch to attack.
Counter Strike
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Based on faulty information from a corrupted spy network, Admiral Izarra sent the rebel fleet into a trap. This weakened his forces at the most inopportune time. With the UN civil war over, Prime Minister Lynch could now focus his energy on the elimination of the weakened rebels and their organization, the IAC. Only Patric Debeck and his cronies could stop Lynch’s planned invasion and keep their p
The Czarian Wars Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 327,250. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a collection of the 6 full length novels and 1 short story that consists of the Czarian Wars universe: 1. Titan Showdown, 2. Hidden Agendas, 3. Exploits to Regal, 4. Sequian Escape, 5. Rise to Power, 6. Strategic Retreat, and 7. Stellar Freedom
The Rambers Collection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,510. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
he Ramblers Collection is the assembly of the adventures of Patric and Quinton. They live in the shadows of a post Czarian Empire. It contains ‘Bond Beyond Measure’, ‘One Star Away’ and the authors best seller ‘Freighter’s Prize’.
Stellar Freedom
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,590. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nick hated the Czarian Empire even before they killed his wife and son. He wasn’t a violent man so his only hope was escape. This goal would prove near impossible even after finding an individual that could make it happen. Now he will do anything to keep this chance alive! It put him in the gun sights of the Czarian Empire. Little did he know how important he really was!
Bondage of Power
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Bret with his friend Quint tagging along go on a journey of a life time and find a power beyond imagination. Before they can utilize it they find themselves enslaved. Bret agonizes over the situation. He must find a way to keep it from falling into the wrong hands and free himself and his friends.
Rise to Power
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The desperate remnants of the ISA fleet must find resources just to stay alive. The baseship Horizon cannot be repaired and must be abandoned if they are to evade the Czarian forces. They waited too long.
Sequoian Escape
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While investigating a distress call, Ron Garrette‘s ship is shot down by an unknown enemy. He must find a way to escape the planet and report back to Admiral Harrington of this new threat. Ignoring the needs of the fleet, Brytestar steals a ship to go find them.
Exploits to Regal
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The ISA is attacked by Czarian forces at Meira, crippling the Baseship Horizon and her support fleet. On a desperate rescue mission, Brytestar and Garrette learn that their shattered flotilla is the only remnants of a once proud fleet. They must flee the Czarian Empire.
Titan Showdown
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A disaster on Titan starts a chain of events that leads to the first space war and the possible collapse of the western world or worse the destruction of the entire surface of the Earth. Mark Garrette must prove his theories and perfect his discoveries in time to divert annihilation.
Srategic Retreat
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Richard Quinn, skipper of Pt 824, Stellar Knight, rescues a woman from a destroyed Czarian scout ship. Confirmation of the beautiful girl’s identity had to wait. The entire Guardian Fleet must retreat just to survive the advancing Czarian armada! If they don't find a way to stop the Czarians, the fledgling society will collapse.
One Star Away
Series: The Ramblers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This story is a sequel to ‘Bond Beyond Measure’ and a prequel to ‘Freighter’s Prize’. Patric is now a teenager living in an orphanage. He and his alien friend, Quinton, set out on a journey to find his father. All they find is trouble. Only then do their special abilities show.
Tristar!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Stan desires to publicly prove his college professors wrong. To do this Stan and his friends must build the Tristar, the first interstellar spaceship! Obessing over a girl doesn’t help. Little do they know she is the key to making it all happen.
Rebel Escape
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fleeing from the tyranny of Earth’s dictator, Admiral Izarra must coordinate and protect thoursands of escaping civilian ships from Earth’s colonies. Izarra and his accomplices find themselves at the reliance of questionable aliens for help.
Fool's Quest
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story about two space drifters, both are foolishly searching for something that seems impossible to find
Freighter's Prize
Series: The Ramblers, Book 3. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patric DeBeck is disguised as a tramp freighter captain for the Grand Admiral of the F.W.O fleet. He rescues Dayna Quinn, the admiral's daughter, from a failed diplomatic mission. Patric finds himself fleeing the ambush with Dayna onboard his tramp freighter. Appearances aren’t what they seem. Patric’s ship is well equipped to find out who attacked them and why.
Quantum Breakdown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kion finds himself indentured to the most ruthless clan in the solar system, a rival of his family’s. That clan puts him in the middle of a clash that could destroy their civilization. Neither he nor a ship from Earth can stop it.
Hidden Agendas
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story that shows how the destruction of a space ship could be much more than it appears.
Bond Beyond Measure
Series: The Ramblers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story of a 5 year old boy, while on a passenger liner, finds himself in the middle of an adult war. This leads to an extraordinary encounter with an alien species.