Alex C. McDonald

Biography

Alex C. McDonald is a writer of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

His debut novel was an urban fantasy novel, 'Jasmine Evans and the Master of the Lamp', and soon to followed up by the sequel 'Jasmine Evans and the 40 Thieves'.

He has also written a highly successful science fiction series, 'Phantom 500'.

Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
Alot, I want to make sure I am writing exciting novels that engage the reader and leave them wanting more. I also really appreciate all readers who read my books. That is why I give them the opportunity to get my next book before everyone else and for free! Of course they have to read to the end to find out how.
What are you working on next?
I am currently working on publishing my dark/horror fantasy 'After The Rapture'. I am also writing the sequel to Jasmine Evans.
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Where to find Alex C. McDonald online


Books

Jasmine Evans and the 40 Thieves
Series: Jasmine Evans, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Jasmine’s Aunt has hidden Aladdin’s lamp, but warns of others who are in pursuit of the lamp. The others are the 40 Thieves and they have a new mysterious leader from within the Antediluvian Society. Can Jasmine get control of her wish-granting powers and stop the terrible weather changes before her closest friends and family get really hurt? And who is this mysterious person who wants to own her?
Phantom 500 The Entire Collection Box-set - Episode 1-20
Series: Phantom 500. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is an exclusive box-set of the entire Phantom 500 series. Captain Riker has finally left Starfleet and is hoping to make it rich as a merchant astronaut, flying his ship the Phantom 500. Space is not a safe place, though. There are Lycan’s still lurking after the end of the Mars Wars and then there is the corrupt Starfleet. Including more surprises than the crew had bargained for.
Phantom 500 - Episode 20
Series: Phantom 500, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Riker wants the Phantom 500 back and he's got a plan to sneak onto the International Space Station and get it. However, this is a dangerous time as more and more Lycan ships have been spotted in our solar system. The last thing Riker and his crew want is to get in the middle of a battle.
Phantom 500 - Episode 19
Series: Phantom 500, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Everything has gone sour in Captain James Riker's life. The huge amounts of money he was hoping to receive from his business venture in Europa Water has been halted by an embargo that has been put in place by a corrupt Starfleet. However, Riker loves space and he loves his spaceship 'Phantom 500' more. Now he plans to sneak onto the International Space Station and take his ship back.
Phantom 500 - Episode 18
Series: Phantom 500, Book 18. Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Captain Riker has just experienced a series of bizarre and horrific events. Reliving the bloody Red Battle on Mars was terrifying enough, but when everyone except him froze in time, Riker was left to finish the battle all by himself. With nothing moving he is shocked to find the being who helped him on Europa against the Lycans waiting for him in the South Corridor of the Mars Starfleet base.
Phantom 500 - Episode 17
Series: Phantom 500, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Riker looks like he has finally made it. The money is going to be pouring in and he's celebrating by taking a well-earned vacation, relaxing in the Caribbean. However, a bizarre turn of events occurs and horrifyingly for Riker he finds himself sent back in time to be in the midst of his worst-nightmare, 'The Red Battle'. The most bloodiest battle in human history fought on the surface of Mars.
Phantom 500 - Episode 16
Series: Phantom 500, Book 16. Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Riker is putting the finishing touches on his new business enterprise. He has secured safe passages to Europa with Starfleet and feels protected from the Lycan threat. However, when he turns up at his terminal the Phantom 500 is missing! When he finds out Aurora has taken it to the moon, he is worried their secret is about to get exposed.
Phantom 500 - Episode 15
Series: Phantom 500, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Riker and Kakura are making their way through the wrecked Starfleet ship Olympic, looking for Riker's brother. However, Lycan's have just boarded the ship and are looking to make sure no one survives.
Phantom 500 - Episode 14
Series: Phantom 500, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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A fleet of Lycan ships have appeared in the sky of Europa and have begun attacking the two Starfleet Destroyer’s. Riker and his crew have to accept unwanted guests, including his ex-wife, onto the Phantom 500 to ensure their safety. However, Starfleet isn’t going to let the Phantom 500 leave the scene so easily and Riker finds himself in the midst of another Starfleet fiasco.
Phantom 500 - Episode 13
Series: Phantom 500, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Captain James Riker and his crew, Aurora and Kakura, are trying to get off Europa and back to Earth with their mysterious object without Starfleet finding out. It doesn’t help when Lieutenant Cassandra O’Halloran knocks on the door of the Phantom 500. Someone Riker has been avoiding for years. Then there’s the Lycans.
Phantom 500 - Episode 12
Series: Phantom 500, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Captain James Riker is set to make a fortune off his new business deal, but when you’re working in space you never know what problems are going to occur. When they arrive on Europa and discover that all the employees of the Europa Mining Corporation have abandoned their post the only thing left to do is mine the water themselves. Little did they know what they were about to dig up.
Phantom 500 - Episodes 1 - 5
Series: Phantom 500. Price: Free! Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Take advantage of this exclusive anthology of the first 5 episodes of the brand new and exciting Science Fiction series, ‘Phantom 500’. Join Captain James Riker, a veteran of the Mars Wars, his blue-haired pilot, Aurora, and his large, alien weapons expert, Kakura, as they try to create a legitimate merchant business by importing the valuable frozen water from Jupiter’s moon of Europa to Earth.
Phantom 500 - Episode 11
Series: Phantom 500, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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Finally, Riker and his crew have made a profit. The water from Jupiter’s moon, Europa, is at a premium and those who can get it back to Earth are reaping the benefits. It’s turning out to be a cutthroat business and only the strong and smart will survive.
Phantom 500 - Episode 10
Series: Phantom 500, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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The rebels are attacking the Mayfair and nobody can tell who’s on whose side. Riker and his crew are on their own side. As the biggest ship in Starfleet begins to implode, the crew of the Phantom 500 needs to find a way out before they go down with the Mayfair.
Phantom 500 - Episode 9
Series: Phantom 500, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Admiral Chambers is about to offer Captain James Riker an offer he can’t refuse. However, there are more problems than both of the Mars War veterans could have imagined and they’re going to need to get to the Phantom 500.
Phantom 500 - Episode 8
Series: Phantom 500, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the prison cells of the Mayfair, Captain Riker’s former nemesis, Uynanaah is the last remaining Lycan prisoner. The lonely cells only remind Riker of the horror’s that were committed on board that ship. However, the horrific history is not the most shocking piece of information Captain Riker and his crew are about to find out.
Phantom 500 - Episode 7
Series: Phantom 500, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
It’s easy to hide in space. There are a lot of places to hide, but there are not a lot of places to stop to resupply your cupboards. Riker and his crew are getting desperate, until they get a distress call from a Lycan scout ship. Do they risk their lives and attack? And what will they find on board?
Phantom 500 - Episode 6
Series: Phantom 500, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Captain James Riker wants his daughter back, but will Starfleet’s meddling keep her away? Then there’s the problem of the Lycan’s.
Phantom 500 - Episode 5
Series: Phantom 500, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The Lycan’s are here and they are sending in everything they've got to take over the mining colony on Europa. Captain Riker, Kakura, Aurora and the group of miners don’t have much of a chance, but they’ll fight with what they've got and hope Starfleet get here soon.
Phantom 500 - Episode 4
Series: Phantom 500, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain James Riker and his crew are stuck on Europa due the Head of Mining Operations breaking their cargo hold. Annoyed and frustrated there is nothing they can do, but wait for the next ship to arrive from Earth with the spare part they need to repair the Phantom 500. Up in the sky of Europa an unauthorized ship is approaching, is it Starfleet or a Lycan ship again?
Phantom 500 Episode 3
Series: Phantom 500, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Captain James Riker and his crew are getting ready to head to Jupiter’s moon of Europa again and bring back some of its precious water. Kakura and Riker decide to corner his rival, Commander Tsokonov, and ask him questions about the kidnapping of Riker’s daughter, Crystal. However, they uncover something much more sinister than they had initially expected.
Phantom 500 - Episode 2
Series: Phantom 500, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When Captain James Riker goes to visit his investor he thinks the job is done and he can’t wait to get paid. However, he’s infuriated that he won’t be getting paid this time due to the large amount of damage he and his crew caused in their reckless landing on Santa Monica Beach. Now they have to launch again into space where an annoyed Starfleet will be waiting for him. Things couldn’t get worse!
Phantom 500 Episode 1
Series: Phantom 500, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Space has its perils. Rouge Lycan ship’s still appear in the solar system waiting to pick off unsuspecting human ships. Soon a merchant Captain, James Riker and his new crew, pilot Aurora and an alien refugee Kakura, discover Starfleet is corrupt and want their share of their loot. Now they need to try and make a daring dash back to Earth. Can they make it there alive?
Jasmine Evans and the Master of the Lamp
Series: Jasmine Evans, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the initial exhilarating fun that Jasmine and Glen have when manifesting anything your heart desires has gone, Jasmine discovers that wish granting has its consequences. Without the proper knowledge of how to grant wishes, Jasmine inadvertently unleashes a devastating storm that wreaks havoc on her new town of Albany. What's worse is the ancient oil lamp of Aladdin begins to glow!

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