Talee

Biography

A long time computer professional specializing in software development and project management, Talee has always been an avid reader. His love for science fiction and fantasy books began when he read books by some of the great authors of the early 1970s. Authors like Andre Norton, Poul Anderson, C.J. Cherryh, Katheryn Kurtz and Frank Herbert were, and still are, among his favorites.
Now a father and grandfather, Talee lives in Colorado where he can enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Rocky Mountains, fishing in clear mountain ponds and driving through colorful forests provide a counterpoint to the high tech world he works in. His science fiction and fantasy novels stretch your imagination with high adventure and innovative implementations of martial arts, magic, and extrasensory skills. Having learned from some of the great masters' works, he knows that all great stories are about the characters and their interactions. His books develop strong characters whose personalities and outlook on life are shaped by their adventures just as we are shaped by ours.

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Books

Taarl and the Fools Game
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The High Councilor's administrator and chief of security, I’lle and Taarl successfully test for the Lar mastery and take a vacation to celebrate. While on that vacation, Taarl pops the question and their lives change forever. They decide to honeymoon on Elos where they will visit the mud pits and plan to create a sculpture of their own.
Crystal Cleanser Dem
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Born to a miner and a crystal cutter who worked for one of the largest crystal mining companies in the realm, Dem dreamed of one day becoming a crystal cutter himself. The Xum crystals that were mined and cut here were among the most valued items in the realm having the ability to help masters gather the power colors and bend them to their will.
Healing Cil
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A recovering drug addict who had lost her family, friends and career to a designer drug that nearly killed her, Cil struggled every day just to find enough food to keep her alive while desperately trying to convince potential employers that her days of self-destruction were over. After a fall, that knocked her unconscious she awoke to see a woman standing over her wearing the pin of Kre mastery.
Aarn Becomes A Man
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Aarn was the eldest son of a well-known landlord in the largest agricultural section of Amelus. Today they were going to evict a family who had not been able to keep up with the lease payments, and Aarn’s father insisted that Aarn would do the eviction. Only he knew these people, they had been hard workers for many years and had only recently fallen on hard times that would not last.
Corporal Xasl
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Like his father before him, Xasl struggled to make a living doing odd labor jobs moving from city to city as the seasons changed. Today marked three weeks since he had last found work enough to eat a real meal. When he saw a muscular woman opening the door to an office he did not recognize, he pushed himself to his feet and made his way over to ask her for work to earn a meal.
Crum's Crystals
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Crum had learned at an early age to polish and shape stones he gathered from the tailings of the nearby mines. Once or twice he had found shards of the crystals that were mined here and he would feel great comfort in their touch. But always those had more value than any of the stones he formed and he would invariably have to sell them to eat.
Zaable's Destiny
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Raised in a mining community on a remote asteroid, where his parents worked the great mining machines extracting minerals from an asteroid belt rich in the components commonly used in spacecraft engines. Now he was nearing the age where the company would demand that he either learn to run a mining device or leave the asteroid belt for good.
Mika's Art
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Raised in the inner city where her father was an engineer in a transport factory, and her mother was a genetic scientist working on new strains of crops that would eventually be grown in environments that were less desirable for human habitation. Mika had always struggled with the social scene.
SSlasl and the Mastery
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The path of Sslasl's life led him to become a master mixer to support the orphanage. Then a fluke chance review of a proposed propulsion mix brought him to the attention of Master Masl. Now he was apprenticed to her in the mastery as he led a team to build a fuel mixer to allow war ships to travel extremely long distances without refueling stations. But fate was not yet finished with him.
Master Mixer Sslasl
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Orphaned by unknown parents on the planet of G’Ham. Sslasl was raised in an orphanage run by G’Hass and her husband. When G’Hass’s husband died, Sslasl took on the orphanage financial responsibilities and worked wherever he could to keep food on the table while he prepared for and passed the mixer test to get a job in the chemical mixing factory.
K'Jin Released
Series: Power Colors Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,360. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the second book of K’Jin’s mission, he adapts to his new reality. K’Jin’s determination to see the end of the Witch Hunter realm is flamed by his inability to continue the mission set for him by High Councilor RinTorl. Srin Master H’Jax took him on as an apprentice when his talents with the power colors were released, and K’Jin’s development has progressed exceptionally quickly.
The K'Jin Mission
Series: Power Colors Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
K’Jin had been a disappointment to his parents. Both parents were Kre Masters of the Miir order, and moderately talented with the power colors. They had dreamed of having a child who would reach the upper echelons of the mastery wielding great control over the power colors.
P'Hilz Story
Series: Power Colors Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The third child of a poor farmer in a small village on a small unimportant world, P’Hilz was different. She could see the beautiful power colors flowing through everything and responding to everyone.
Seala's Burden
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Life as the daughter of the high councilor and the now famous first lady Mir Master Lia, was filled with duties and responsibilities. The constant stream of dull meetings and political functions left Seala yearning for something new.
All Things Real
Price: Free! Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
This text is dedicated to helping make sense of the people, places, and things that make the Power Colors Saga unique and different. It is organized into sections for People, Places, The Mastery, and Everything Else. Also at the end of the text, there are a few maps of solar systems discussed in the books. You will find information here that is not necessarily contained in the books, so keep th
End of an Era
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,380. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A tall beautiful blond woman in her middle years stood in her office at the top of a very tall building in the center of the University of Tali... .....In years to come, the lives of Lia, Seala and Torl would become entwined and would change the lives of all humanity. This is the story of how it all began.
Rebuilding A Legacy
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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It seems Torl's Journey was only the beginning of a lifelong battle to regain what was lost in his parents lifetime. Having been forced to claim his hereditary rights as the First Seat of the High Council for the Free Colonial System, Torl finds himself beset by enemies known and unknown as he attempts to change this realm into what it was intended to be.
Torl's Journey
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Raised by monks who were masters of the old realm, hiding themselves and their charges from the witch hunters, Torl spent his life dreaming of journeying to the fabled planet Aleron. There it was said people lived with the freedom to be who they were and use their talents freely without fear of the witch hunters. He rescues a young witch on his journey and all his plans go out the window.

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