To the casual observer, sisters Zuiko and Akira Oshiro apparently run the AKZ dojo. But the karatekas who study there know the true ruler of the domain: Ninja. When troubles beset one of the blackbelts, the fearless feline intervenes to help find a solution.
Envy and hate from the past threaten the future, and put everyone aboard Samanya's megayacht Nubian Queen at risk, as well as endangering the future of the worldwide corporation she founded.
The deeper Samanya digs, the more she discovers the extent of her adversary's resources. She finally finds the clues she needs to put her attacker on the defensive, but can she use the information in time?
Sera Logan helped design Exploration and assemble the ship's crew. Finally, they are set to embark on the next great phase of science and exploration. Under the leadership of the woman who spearheaded the program and now captains the ship, Sera and the most diverse crew ever assembled stand poised on the brink of the greatest journey in history. But will they survive the trip?
Respect is earned, not given.
But so is disrespect—Dannell believes.
Not everyone aboard her new ship agrees, and the crew gives its new commander a decidedly cold welcome. A brutal attack forces them to put aside their differences and work together. Fast. Before millions die.
Spanning time and continents
From the 18th century Amazon to the 21st century U.S., adventure with two women of the legendary Patel family as they battle bloodthirsty ghosts, cunning demons, murderous thieves and a diabolical curse.
A tug of war between past and future, between adhering to tradition or moving forward with progress. Can the people of Mimion incorporate technology into their culture without ruining the wilderness of their world? And who is willing to kill to stop them?
Action and adventure abound!
A mysterious thousand-year-old starship from a hundred years in the future.
An entire colony brutally murdered.
Clashing civilizations on the brink of all-out devastating war.
A whole planet come to life, and another in the throes of destruction.
And much more!
On the move. In hiding.
Eccentric multimillionaires, they stay on the road to avoid the authorities and the mob. Not nearly as rough as it sounds, they live in—and drive—a palace: a luxury double-decker RV.
Sun-drenched Florida. Good cops, bad cops, and international gangsters. Tiffany and Thomas land smack in the middle of a brewing war.
A visit from Earth to the exotic planet Mimion lasts far longer than Terrence ever dreamed it would. Can he accept this new world as his home? And can he learn to accept the alien culture enough to build a new life for himself?
War and famine never touched the young princess—until the avaricious, tyranical regent of the neighboring queendom murders the princess's parents. Now queen of a besieged realm, she must rise to the challenge of protecting it or else see it fall into ruin.
Meeting his new wife's family is one thing. Winning over the queen of a land where men have no legal standing whatsoever increases the challenge. Can he make a place in a culture that doesn't even have a word for 'husband'?
They prowl the river and prey on hapless travelers with far more riches than common sense. In particular, they relish stealing from the tyrannical king. When the son of their enemy warns them they're in danger, the crew must decide if he's sincere--or part of a trap.
Can a woman play professional hockey with the men? Neither diminutive nor dainty, Ekaterina aims to prove she can. She just needs the establishment to see past its preconceptions and give her the chance. The longer and harder she fights, a strange thing starts to happen. Her cheering section expands beyond her immediate family and keeps growing.
A powerful magical talisman brings its owner good luck—at great cost. Not the type of challenge jungle guide Amina Patel and her friend (and force of nature) Victoria normally face. Can they eliminate the curse and save the current owner?
A group of people flees, wanting only solitude to avoid any and all threats to their pacifism. When another starship discovers their hiding place, their secrecy clashes with the other crew's wish to leave.
In constant motion…out of sight. Eccentric multimillionaires, they stay on the road to evade the authorities and the mob. Not nearly as rough as it sounds, they live in—and drive—a palace: a luxury double-decker rv. Then a desperate call from the past takes them back to when they first saw each other, and acquired their home on wheels.
Slaves, Ebony and Etienne work hard to protect their two daughters. Nobles force them to work under lethal guard in the hazardous mines and reap all the benefits. Then Etienne makes a discovery that might save all of them.
I sneak. I spy. I use pretty much any method to gather information. I avoid fights—not like freelance warriors—women, unlike me, bulging with muscles. And I avoid falling in love—most especially not with a prince, the grandson of the queen.
Science fiction set in outer space often focuses on heroic soldier girls or –boys. That observation is by no means a complaint. I love so very many of those stories! But here are four adventures where the military—even if it's there—isn't the focal point.
Running Wolf loves his life sailing the high seas, always finding new and exotic cultures—even discovering one that solves even the slightest conflict by hand-to-hand combat. Will the warrior princess of the realm entice him into giving up his wandering ways?
Technology: the best—if not the only measure—by which to judge a planet? If not, what other criteria apply? And how much weight should they carry when a new world petitions to join the interplanetary union?
Thieves take advantage of a careless captain and highjack his cargo of precious gems. His friends chase after it, trying to recover it before anyone else learns of the theft—and before the thieves sell it.
A captain willing to take any steps to protect his homeworld. A doctor who believes innocent offworlders deserve protection as well. The two men: not just close friends, but shipmates as well. Can either convince the other to relent?
A fire triggers an evacuation of a packed sports stadium—mere minutes before bombs go off. No injuries, but tensions on the already contentious planet soar even higher. The crew of the Earth Military Force ship Triumph needs to find the culprits before all-out war erupts.
Evacuating a dozen scientist before catastrophe strikes: no problem. Preventing the moon-sized asteroid from slamming into a planet teeming with life: huge problem. And the researchers there expect a war-weary captian to help them solve it and avert the extinction of an entire world.