Alma Alexander

Books

The Second Star
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Parada had been lost for almost two hundred years before they recovered the ship, drifting in stygian interstellar darkness, and brought her home again. But that was not the miracle. The miracle was that the crew was still alive. That was also the problem. Six crew members went out on the Parada, Earth’s first starship. All contact was lost, and the ship vanished for almost two centuries.
Embers of Heaven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,940. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The International Bestselling Sequel to The Secrets of Jin-shei Four hundred years after the events in The Secrets of Jin-shei, the Syai Empire is on the brink of civil war. A new voice preaching equality promises hope for the downtrodden but the ensuing people’s revolution brings terror, reeducation camps, and a chance of brutal retribution or even death to anyone seen as embracing the old ways.
Untranslatable
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There is a story behind every word. There is a word behind every story. Some concepts require a single word in other languages but paragraphs to explain in English. There are times when it is impossible to have a direct translation of something, to understand an idea at once simple to one mind and unutterably impenetrable to another—except through the bridge of story.
Midnight at Spanish Gardens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Urban
On the eve of the end of the world, 20 December 2012, five friends meet in Spanish Gardens, the cafe where they had celebrated their college graduation twenty years before. Over Irish coffees, they reminisce—and reveal long-held and disturbing secrets. Each friend is given a curious set of instructions by an enigmatic bartender named Ariel, pass through a portal and faced with new lives.
The Secrets of Jin-shei
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 194,340. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A group of women, the jin-shei sisterhood, form a uniquely powerful circle that transcends class and social custom. They are bound together by a declaration of loyalty that transcends all other vows, even those with the gods, by their own secret language, passed from mother to daughter, by the knowledge that some of them will have to pay the ultimate sacrifice.