Peter Cawdron


Everyone's a writer at heart, whether it's an email to a friend or fully fledged book, we all love to express ourselves in one way or another. For me, writing is a way of exploring ideas, developing concepts. I grow as the characters in my books grow. I hope you enjoy them.

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Starship Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
James Patterson is a gay accountant living in Keyes, Oklahoma—deep in the Bible Belt—the religious heartland of America. He’s also the first person to make contact with an extraterrestrial intelligence seeking to understand our world, and that makes him the most important person on the planet.
Free Fall
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jackson is an astronaut testing a prototype interstellar craft in deep space. When he returns home, there’s no one to greet him. Earth has fallen silent. Now he must decide—stay in orbit, watching a dead planet roll slowly by beneath his windows, or land on Earth and fight for life?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Elizabeth Bower is a doctor working for the UN in Malawi when an alien species makes contact with Earth. With the Western world in chaos, the UN pulls out its troops and Malawi descends into a civil war.
Galactic Exploration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Galactic Exploration looks at the Rare Earth hypothesis through the fictional outlook of three interstellar space craft exploring our galaxy.
Trixie & Me
Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Trixie & Me is the second of series of stand-alone novellas exploring alternatives to the Rare Earth Hypothesis in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

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  • Smashwords Book Marketing Guide on July 09, 2011

    Everyone's heard of the guy that wrote an overnight best seller. Mark Coker, though, show how reality is far different. Even for the "overnight sensation" there would have been months/years of toil, doing the small things, pushing their wheel barrow slowly up what seems like an insurmountable hill. For a first time author like myself, this book was a great introduction into the hard-yards of marketing. I've started a blog, tried to tap into social media and will keep these simple keys in the forefront of my thinking as I tried to peddle my wares. To all budding authors, be sure you realise... writing is only half the story :)
  • Science Fiction Adventure Magazine - May 2010 on July 09, 2011

    An interesting read, particularly to see some emerging sci-fi themes in the sample chapters, but the formatting doesn't always come out well on the Kindle. I enjoyed the speculation around evolutionary selection pressures on mankind moving forward. As noted in the magazine, for hundreds of thousands of years selection pressure has come from diseases like smallpox and environmental/competitive pressures but these have all ground to a halt in the last century!!! It is fascinating to think about what shape natural section will take for homo sapiens moving forward. I won't spoil the possibilities put forward, but I will add that some of these are fleeting in terms of evolutionary time but that may not mean they're not influential, they may turn out to be catalysts for rapid change. And then there's the prospect of artificial selection as well. All in all, it's a thought provoking concept, and that's the essence of good science fiction, something that makes us think.
  • Bob Moore: No Hero on July 09, 2011

    In a world of super heroes, the real hero has no super powers at all... this is an enjoyable, humerous, fun-filled novel speculating on the downside of super hero proliferation.