B. T. Jaybush


B. T. Jaybush is the pen name of Brian and Timothy Jaybush, a father and son team specializing in Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Paranormal worlds.
• Winners: 2008 Zirdland.com Novel Writing Contest (“Relics”)
• Finalists: 2010 Santa Fe Screenplay Contest (“Outpost Station,” the screenplay version of “Sydney Chambers: Captain”)

Brian Jaybush cut his teeth reading science fiction, starting with Asimov's I, Robot at age 10 and progressing insatiably from there. He has been writing all his life, starting as a journalist in junior high school and continuing with legal and technical writing later in life (BA History, 1975; Juris Doctor, 1978). Retirement from 30 years in the telecommunications industry has allowed him to concentrate on fiction writing full time, in partnership with his son, Timothy.
Timothy Jaybush also began reading and writing science fiction at an early age, leading to an uncanny ability to construct unusual and entertaining story lines. In addition to working full-time, Tim graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Philosophy.


The Confederacy
A Terran empire in democratic disguise, centuries in the future. More than fifty worlds, managed (if not governed) from the Capital on Terra and controlled by the Terran Space Military (TSM). Though the Confederacy has, overall, been a positive step for humanity, its time is drawing to a close: corruption is rampant, bureaucracy reigns supreme, and even the TSM is having a hard time keeping things together.
The Seasons of Elsewhen
Astra's saga on the sentient World of Amedia: the year that never was, when all of history hung on the shoulders of one young girl and her friends.
Psionic Finder Christina Amies works with FBI agent Jim Weymore and the ancient group, the Keepers of the Stone of Ages, to prevent a dangerous Keepers splinter group from wreaking havoc on the world.


Sydney Chambers: Military Attaché
Series: The Confederacy. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Sydney and Cahan Morrigan continue the fight against pirates at 16 Cygni ... and Sydney begins the effort to get her parents and brother to join her at Cygni before she is replaced as Military Attaché ...
Summer Redux
Series: The Seasons of Elsewhen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Astra Fairweather, Amedia’s only remaining Avatar, is sent through time to rebuild What Must Be before Amedia restarts the World. WARNING: Some parts of Summer Redux will make more sense if you’ve read all four of the preceeding novels,
The Spring of Storms: The Fourth Season of Elsewhen
Series: The Seasons of Elsewhen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Blight offers to help the apprentices preserve life on Amedia, after Amedia admits it was wrong to kill Magic.
Sydney Chambers Omnibus #1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
The first two novels of the Sydney Chambers saga together in one volume for the first time!
Sydney Chambers: First Officer
Series: The Confederacy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Sydney Chambers must be court martialed after being assigned to the piratic TSM vessel, Tecumseh!
The Winter Chill (The Third Season of Elsewhen)
Series: The Seasons of Elsewhen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The aftermath of Magic’s demise finds Astra and her fellow apprentices faced with the task of rescuing those retired Wizards and Wizard children who still live. Can they survive a deadly cold winter long enough to save the survivors?
The Fall of Magic (The Second Season of Elsewhen)
Series: The Seasons of Elsewhen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In the wake of Blight’s slaughter of Wizards on First of Summer, the Wizard Council unveils its plan to stop Blight, to kill Blight. Astra Fairweather knows the Council’s plan has no chance of success because she’s certain Blight is Instinctive, as she is: his Magic will be undiminished, even as every other Wizard on Amedia will be hobbled as Magic dies around them.
Shadows: a Novel of the Keepers (PsiFinder 2)
Series: PsiFinder. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,000. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Christina’s saga continue! "Shadows" is the story of Christina Amies growing into her developing Psionic powers and truly becoming The PsiFinder. It’s also the start of a lot of growth and development in Christina’s wider world: her A&L Locating family (which now has a new member with the addition of Annie Pitts); her associations with both the FBI and the Keepers; and much more!
Sydney Chambers: Captain
Series: The Confederacy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sydney Chambers: the Navy’s brightest star until a superior’s folly brings a court martial down on her career. Though found innocent, she’s still tainted ... and though her Admiralty mentor salvages a captaincy for her, it comes with banishment to the farthest frontier system in the Confederacy. There she must face down pirates, armed with only with a ship recently salvaged from the scrap heap.
The Summer Apprentice (The First Season of Elsewhen)
Series: The Seasons of Elsewhen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the sentient World of Amedia, those born Wizard perform Magic; those born Plain do not. Astra Fairweather was born Plain — no Wizard in her lineage, no Magic in her past. Amedia gives her Magic, anyway. Despite antagonism and prejudice, Astra learns to use her Magic and manages to win the annual Summer Apprentice competition ... ... Just in time for the World to end.
Relics: a Novel of the Keepers (PsiFinder1)
Series: PsiFinder. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,820. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Christina Amies is a brilliant and powerful woman with a can-do attitude — and some kick-ass mental powers, like finding what is lost. In RELICS she thwarts a bank heist, finds a lost professor, then locates a centuries-lost artifact ... and in the process crossed Psionic swords with a group whose members have mental powers similar to hers and a deadly obsession with secrecy.