A Conspiracy of Authors

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Raventower & Merriweather 1: Secrets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,510. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Lord Micalus Raventower is a genius at creating clockwork creatures and tinkering with steampunk engines, but that doesn’t explain why Atiran assassins are suddenly intent on killing him. Lt. Merriweather is assigned to protect the eccentric young lord, and she soon learns there may be good reasons for the Atrians to want Lord Raventower dead.
Ruins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,230. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Lee and Chev are willing to fight to protect the land and the unusual archeology finds discovered there. Unfortunately, the Red Sun Corporation is willing to kill for what they want.
Living in Caine's Hold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Kostin Helena's death affects not only the powerful Five Families of Caine’s Hold, but also creates trouble for the off-world appointed Chief Magistrate Altay. She works to contain the riots while Baran Helena, Kostin’s unpopular successor, pushes to take command of the entire world. However, Kostin's second son is living precariously as a street singer, and may be the only hope for peace.
Mirrors 2: Reflections
Series: Mirrors. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Skye's human half-sister has disappeared, drawing him into contact with his estranged human mother who is convinced Skye is to blame. Adding to Skye's problems is an unfortunate encounter with his father, the Emerald House Ambassador, and a malicious gargoyle who insists that Skye locates his missing stone of power -- itself a dangerous magical relic that will warp the humans who come in contact
Touched: Book 1, The Hunter Legacy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A millennium ago, a beautiful woman captured Preston, body and soul . . . until he discovered she was the “undead”. Preston’s heart would not allow him to run. To prove that resolve, Preston renounced mortality to become vampyre.Three years later, a dogmatist Carpathian hunter murdered Preston’s sire, and life-mate, crippled Preston emotionally. His rage sent Preston on the path of destruction.
The Unlovely Princess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alimina has two problems no princess should ever have -- she's not beautiful and she has no suitors. What she wasn't born with, magic could perhaps provide, which should lead to suitors, shouldn't it? The unlovely princess is about the find out that magic brings with it a whole new set of problems she never anticipated.
In the Shadow of Giants
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the far future, after humanity has spread across the stars, the Norse Gods ask a former companion's help, but Loki may not be ready for another round of Ragnarok.
The Moment of Truth
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is something decidedly strange about the new family in Treeview -- the ones with the odd haircuts, pointed teeth and strange attraction to vegetables. Life has gotten odd since they arrived and now it's up to three local ladies to take care of the problem! The short story is followed by a preview of the first chapter to the novel Beware the Wrath of Bunny Hopper.
Elfsong
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Magic is dying in the world and the age of humans has arrived . . . but the elves might have one last trick before they go. (This free short story is about 2600 words and the document includes a preview of No Beast so Fierce.)
Resurrection: Chance and Change
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the captain's gambling finally caught up with him, two crewmembers, an enigmatic passenger and a local Port Rat on the run from trouble come up with a daring plan that may save them all . . . or kill them. How desperate are they?
Forbidden: The Brethren of Erebus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The European vampire brood is in decline and the Vampiric council’s rule is shaken amid rumors of an uprising. Their only hope comes from an Oracles’ verse and a name “Julianna.” Moros, as a member of a warrior clan, the Brethren of Erebus, must obey the orders of the Heir Elder, who is convinced finding this young woman is the only hope to save them from extinction.
Summerfield 2: Autumn Winds
Series: Summerfield, Book 2 · Books Written during NaNoWriMo, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Summerfield's life is complicated enough dealing with two groups of exiled fae, a juvenile dragon who tends to eat cell phones and his new fellow reporter at Woo Woo news, the shapeshifting Cat Clan totem. However, Halloween is nearing and things are taking a turn of the decidedly odd . . . and dangerous.
Devlin's Team # 3: Medusan Mutation
Series: Devlin's Team, Book 4 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
How much of a shock would it take to bring down civilization on the oldest colony? Devlin is afraid she's going to find out when a plague strikes Terra Nova, unless she and her team can stop the spread of something no one truly understands.
Up to Our Asses in Alligators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life in Flying Fish is just plain odd, but the locals make the best of their semi-annual disasters. This collection includes one short story (2118 words) and a longer preview of a novel.
In the Service of the Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,790. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Two young men, vying for a post at court, find themselves caught in a web of magic, murder and mystery while enemies of the empire make a daring attack that may destroy them all. It's a time of treachery, war . . . and the making of legends.
Beware the Wrath of Bunny Hopper
Series: Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Bunny always knew her family was odd, but she never realized how strange until she found herself joining her brothers in an ageless war against magic she never knew existed.
Istavia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Istavia is a crossroads city, filled with temples and spies, nobles and thieves, and through the crowded streets, one man searches for answers to help make sense out of the treachery that ruined his life.
A Warrior's Work is Never Done
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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When a local lord kidnaps a woman from the Schiwhen Army to be his bride, he doesn't get exactly what he planned.
Journey to Winter
Series: Books Written during NaNoWriMo, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Prince Nishanan is taken against his will from the golden sands of the south to live with relatives in the dark, bleak castle of Maxillia. Mistrusting everyone, he soon finds that he has the interest of Thrulan, a dark and dangerous mage who has brought him to this winter land -- but for what purpose?
Don't Go Home for the Holidays: A Tale of Spies, Aliens and Very Bad Timing
Series: Holiday Books. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The year is 1996 and Christmas is only a few days away. The Sangre sisters are on an odd assignment and things get out of hand when they learn they're in the employ of aliens. Soon their lives become extremely complicated with mutants, time travel and psychic crossword puzzle books. This is a silly set of adventures, so abandon logic and have fun.
For the Honor of the Hunt
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,330. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Andradora has been ruled by women since the first landing, but that's changing. Britta is a registered and professional bounty hunter on the path of a dangerous criminal and she is about to learn what equality means when she discovers that the world's first male bounty hunter has gotten in ahead of her.
Badlands
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The small settlement on the world of Caliente is suffering from a devastating drought and the two segments of the population are coming to blows over the remaining water. Someone has to be daring to keep everyone alive and Carmen del Santo Palo, a leader of one of the gangs, is reluctantly taking up the challenge.
Playing with Fire
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tar is desperate to save his junk shop from tax collectors; frantic enough to dare something illegal with the help of an old acquaintance. However, Dela hasn't told him all the facts about her scheme and the trouble he has to deal with when things go bad.
Waiting for the Last Dance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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Marisha had to face the truth when her best friend drove the car that purposely hit Gian and put him in a wheelchair. Now, a year later, the pain of that time is triggered again by an unexpected death and questions Marisha never thought to ask.
Xenation: Draw the Line
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,920. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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When humans found the abandoned -- and ancient -- space station, they moved in to study the place they called Xeno-Station, and then shortened to Xenation. Following them came three other races, all intent on learning secrets. Only now one of the humans has a dangerous link to the heart and controls of this alien place, and he's learning there are secrets and dangers no one imagined.
Writing Short: A Quick Guide to Writing Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This short work includes 4 classes on the basics of short story writing, editing and publication.
Devlin's Team # 2: Farewell to Summer
Series: Devlin's Team, Book 3 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Devlin has arrived on Summer where she expects to do nothing more than keep watch over Cha and Dancer. However, even before the two arrive, she's found trouble of a different kind. Even though the people of Summer are leaving as the world begins a long, inhospitable descent into winter, there's still time for deceit, lies and murder.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 8 (Final Edits/Submission and Publication)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the final book of the Two Year Novel Course covering weeks 78 through 104. The final sections cover both traditional and indie material when it comes to publication.
Paid in Gold and Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,800. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An angry goddess, a vengeful ghost, a spell that threatens the world, and one stranger who might set things right. . . . Katashan left the service of the gods he mistrusted and abandoned the magic gifts that had failed to help when he needed them most.
Vita's Vengeance
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,350. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Alsandor Vita has returned home with bad news for those who hoped outsiders would help against a treacherous enemy poised to invade their world. Despite the situation, Alsandor hadn't expected dramatic changes in his own future, but unusual circumstances soon give him a chance to fight the war in ways he never expected.
Mirrors
Series: Books Written during NaNoWriMo · Mirrors. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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(Updated version published June 2016) Skye Emerald McFaeland is like no one else in the world: half-human, half-fae, and genderless. Skye has avoided the fae, who mistrust half-breeds and usually kill them .However, a call from a human cousin about a missing bride drags Skye straight into the heart of fae trouble, and Skye may not be the only one who doesn't survive.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 7 (Second Draft)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book 7 of the 2YN series moves from the art of writing to the crafting of edits. This book takes on some of the major problems, including when the book is too short.
Two Year Novel Course Set 6 (Writing, Part 2)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book Six of the 2YN series covers continuing the writing process with tips to help you keep going to The End.
The Bear on the High Shelf and Other Christmas Bear Stories
Series: Holiday Books. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This is a short collection (10,700) of fluffy teddy bear stories and poems for the holidays. Learn how Aristotle Bear found his true home, the story of the Christmas House and more.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 5: Writing Part 1
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,190. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The fifth book in the 2YN series is designed to help you start writing your first draft. It covers setting up goals, working through openings and how to deal with a number of 'small things' that might create problems for the writer.
Sub-Textual Evidence for the Existence of Alien Life and the Extrapolation of Internet Protocols
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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She's just broken up with her boyfriend and is looking forward to a nice, quiet weekend at home. She didn't count on a crashed alien craft and a cute kitten. Originally published in Planet Relish, 2002.
Devlin's Report #1: Wasting Time
Series: Devlin's Team, Book 1 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Learn how Devlin, a port rat with a bad attitude and worse reputation, joined the elite Inner Worlds Council Security force (6240 words). Also included is the first chapter of Devlin's Team File # 1: Dancer
Glory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A deadly, mythical creature stalks the mountainside in rural Tennessee, and ESI agent Gloryanna Del Mar has come to deal with the dangerous creature and to confront her own, tragic past. Partnered with the enigmatic Talis Ford, she is having a difficult time keeping her own magical secrets.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Dogs
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the Introduction: Writers – and people in general – make many of the mistakes they do about dogs not because they know nothing about them, but because so much of the cultural knowledge we possess is false. Myths about animals abound, and it seems the more important the animal is to humanity, the more myths it will generate. . . .
Two Year Novel Course: Set 4 (Outlines)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The creation of an outline is far more about content and intent than about shape. Learn the various ways to approach outlines and what type might work for you.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Mother Nature
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is not just about mistakes writers make but about things they tend to neglect. However it will not tell you "How To" create a world. That is still up to you but the most important point is to create an abundance of living beings and all they need to survive in a believable way.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About San Francisco
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
San Francisco is beautiful, some parts of it can be unexpectedly dangerous, and the atmosphere has always been electric with new ideas. Those of us who love the city often have a fierce appetite for information about it and we love to read books set here. The pleasure turns to exasperation when a book or movie set in San Francisco gets the basic details wrong.
Muse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Welcome to Muse.... Stranded when his car breaks down, Killian Dain Fox overhears a cop and a gas station clerk discussing murder and the exchange of money. (Book contains mild sex scene.)
Curve of Her Claw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fall into a world where beauty is a facade, and one elf is pushed beyond reason to rid herself of the smooth-skinned curse. Curve of Her Claw tells the tale of a young elf trying to earn a place in the tribal memory. The elves in this dark fantasy, however, have little in common with the tall, beautiful faerie kind who often condemn humanity for brutal natures.
Devlin's Team # 1: Dancer
Series: Devlin's Team, Book 2 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Devlin is a top agent for the Inner Worlds Council Security force -- a spy in common terms -- and she's not very happy with an assignment to the backwater world of Forest. However, when a top-ranking scientist arrives on world, Devlin thinks she might be able to pick up a little bit more information . . . and that's something the locals fear.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 3 (World Building)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This set of world building classes provides a few tricks for both physical and cultural world building and includes exercises, examples and many questions to answer about your own work. This set of classes will help science fiction and fantasy writers, however the cultural aspects and conflicts can also work well in modern and historical fiction.
The Servant Girl
Series: Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Eliza lived with Princess Sondra as her trusted companion until civil war tore her from her friend's side. Now she must learn to live in a world filled with intrigue and danger, where the use of her magic might get her killed . . . and where it is getting increasingly difficult to tell friend from foe.
Weaving the Strands of Love
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One brother will be king and another a powerful mage, but it is a simple spell that will truly change their lives.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Russia
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you ready to abandon the stereotypes of the Cold War and look at the real Russia? Open your eyes to the exciting and fascinating facts that make this setting a favorite with writers. With this book, you can Write It Right.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 2 (Characters)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second set of the 2YN classes takes you through the work of creating characters who will best represent what you want in your story.
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  • Redshirts on Oct. 07, 2011

    This is a delightful, fun short story with a look into the lives of characters off-screen, so to speak. I laughed at how hard we are on our main characters. Necia has a wonderful writing voice and I look forward to reading more of her work!
  • The String Weavers (The String Weavers - Book 1) on April 13, 2012

    The String Weavers is a delightful, fun book about a teen girl who begins the book worrying about college and ends worrying about saving the universe! Kelsey is a delightful character, and the secondary characters are all interesting. (Although I did occasionally have to look back to make certain I had the proper alien in mind.) The story unfolds in a series of revelations and adventures which take Kelsey farther from earth and into dangers she doesn't truly understand. This young adult tale of a girl thrown into a myriad of troubles and searching for her own true identity reminds me of the Andre Norton books I adored, complete with odd aliens and all! Excellent work. I look forward to reading the next book.
  • The Art of Negotiation on April 13, 2012

    All I can say is that any time a story about negotiating a severance package can be this interesting, you know the writer is well worth reading! Moved into a science fiction setting, J.A. Marlow creates a great story about the perils of downsizing, robotics and revenge of a working class woman.
  • A Hero Unto Death on Jan. 10, 2013

    I would give this story ten stars if I could. The delightful, amusing tale is filled with quirky characters and fun plot twists as Harold's two helpers do their best to make certain he finishes his quest . . . dead or not. Well, you know what they say: Behind every hero is a strong woman. In this case it's two of them. S. E. Batt is well on his way to becoming another Prattchet. Read this one and enjoy.
  • Eloquently Crooked on Jan. 14, 2013

    A great science fiction story in an unusual setting, complete with fantastic alien creatures. Marlow knows how to put a science fiction adventure story together!
  • Kindred Spirits on May 24, 2016

    This post-apocalyptic tale of two unusual women looking for shelter before winter sets in is filled with exceptional detail. The author did a good job in learning what she could about the Native American culture where Alyssa and Kyra seek to spend the dangerous cold months. The second in the Brown Rain series works well enough as a stand-alone story, with enough information about the previous book, so that you can leap right in. This is a well-written and interesting concept.