Simon Goodson

Biography

Simon Goodson is the author of the highly rated 'Wanderer's Escape' science fiction novel, and the two exciting books comprising the 'Dark Soul Silenced' fantasy story.

His short stories cover a variety of speculative fiction including, but not limited to, science fiction and fantasy. Several of the short stories are freely available from www.simongoodson.com, while many more are available in the collection 'Last Sunrise & Other Stories'.

Simon fits in writing around a full time job as an IT Consultant and a hectic family life looking after his twelve year old son and two three year old daughters. He can be found head down over his laptop most lunchtimes and during the commute home.

Where to find Simon Goodson online


Books

The Very True Legends of Ol' Man Wickleberry and his Demise - Ink Slingers' Anthlogy
Series: Ink Slingers Anthologies. Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Ol’ Man Wickleberry is a man of legend – or is he a legend of a man? With a scruffy beard and a dislike for humanity, how long has it been since he met his demise, and what is he doing in his ghostly afterlife? The stories may differ, but all of them are true. We swear. Enjoy eight tales by seven talented authors.
Tales From the Starflare Universe and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
STARSHIPS. GHOSTS. DANGER. An abandoned starship populated by phantoms. The Panther's captain doesn’t believe in ghosts... but that doesn’t stop them coming aboard! Can the captain overcome his disbelief in time to save his ship? (Starflare Universe – Ghosts) If you love fast paced science fiction and exciting fantasy then you need to read Tales From the Starflare Universe & Beyond today!
Wanderer - Origins
Series: Wanderer's Odyssey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Hunted by a powerful Imperial fleet, his friends infected by the Taint, Jess has only one place to turn — the homeworld of his amazing ship, the Wanderer. But his journey will reveal the origins of far more than just the Wanderer, and both the Empire and the Taint will be ready to pounce at any moment. And what he learns points towards a terrible, and imminent, end for everything.
Wanderer - Tainted Universe
Series: Wanderer's Odyssey, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Doing the right thing can bring the wrong type of attention. Now the Empire knows what the Wanderer is capable of they want the amazing ship for themselves. Even the Wanderer is it is no match for the fleet seeking to capture it. Jess has only one option – run. Jess continues to head for the Wanderer's homeworld, but in running from the Empire he is running blindly towards a far greater danger.
Wanderer - Echoes of the Past
Series: Wanderer's Odyssey, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Freedom was only the start. The crew of the Wanderer face ever greater challenges as their journey continues. Knowing the Empire will hunt them down Jess and the others must seek help from another source. Turning to the criminal underworld seems like their only option, but it soon threatens to end in disaster. Especially when past events return to haunt the present.
Dark Soul Silenced - Part Two
Series: Dark Soul Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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What is left when the darkness is burnt from a vampire before it makes its first kill? Something not seen in thousands of years. A chance encounter leaves Daniel in just that position. With no memories of who he once was, and powers he barely understands, can he survive when all magical powers are viewed as a sign of darkness? Can he convince others that he is free from evil? And is he?
Dark Soul Silenced - Part One
Series: Dark Soul Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
These vampires don't sparkle. They hunt and kill, driven to evil by the raging darkness inside them… but what if the darkness was destroyed before they first killed? Daniel finds himself in just that position. With no memories, and powers he barely understands, can he convince others that he is free from evil? And has the darkness been purged, or is it merely waiting to strike again?
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 81,690. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every day is the same for her. Every day is different. Every day she steps onto the same beach at the same place… but untold periods of time pass between each day she experiences. One day she finds a tropical paradise, the next a frozen wasteland, and then a lava filled hell. She never questions her life, it is what it is, but then comes the day when she discovers she is no longer alone…
Wanderer's Escape
Series: Wanderer's Odyssey, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jess was born a prisoner, grew up a prisoner and at sixteen knew he would die a prisoner. When his turn comes to try to break through the traps protecting a spaceship it seems his day to die has come. Instead he manages to avoid the traps and gain access to the ship, beginning a frantic flight to freedom. Thrust into a brutal universe can he master the ship he has stolen in time to stay alive?

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