On a contract to fix a software bug, Trevo is shamed into entering a fencing tournament where poor folks fight for the entertainment of the wealthy. While diagnosing the bug will earn his pay, the insight from his fencing bouts may prove to be worth even more.
Low-level "news" agency staffer Bex suspects her coworker Alia is an agent of the criminal faction Choose Truth, which sows chaos with its harmful stories. But when she confronts Alia and her warrior-journalist compatriots, Bex’s own reality may be torn apart forever.
As foster-son to the king, Corren’s technically a candidate for the kingship, a position filled only at the discretion of the matriarchs of Jeska. He doesn’t want the job — Corren’s goal in life is to be the best guardsman ever, become a senior commander, and serve at the word of his foster-brother Tymon.
This story encompasses five jobs, four managers, and a shocking number of actual occurrences and people. And if you recognize yourself here, well … I'm sorry about what happened next, but I was on assignment …
Croft Winder grew up believing that love is blind. It wasn't until he took his fiancée on a little vacation to the Truck Stop at the Center of the Galaxy, however, that he learned it can also be downright insane.
After trailing a notorious trafficker across the galaxy, a self-appointed guardian angel arrives at the Truck Stop. Hidden within the trafficker's cargo hold may be just what he needs to shut down the trafficker's illicit trade for goo
A beleaguered dryad in search of safe harbor in a land ravaged by an invasive fungus finds herself at odds with a young dryad who wields the blasphemous magic of men. The two of them must find a way to work together before a vicious sorcerer hunts them down and puts an end to them both.
After the Queen of Belleriand encounters an etheric anomaly that threatens the airship, Revin is abducted. But by whom? And why? Revin must use all of his newly-acquired skills as a pirate — and more — in order to survive.
A meteorite fragment cures a teenaged trans girl’s schizophrenia, but leaves her with visions of ancient warring gods annihilating each other in space. As the Earth hurtles toward the cloud that is the shattered bodies of those eternal enemies, their eons-old conflict is rekindled on Earth to divide and destroy humanity. Can she and her brother stop the spread of global disaster?
When Tamerlane, a finder of lost souls, is presented with the unusual task of finding a stolen pit bull, he knows that all creatures have souls that appear in the spirit world. It shouldn’t be hard to find a dog, right?
Not all quests are epic. Some are personal. Driven by a need to find her own truth about humanity, Sinera leaves Underhill to find the one human whom commands fear and respect from the Elves, and discover the truth with her own eyes.
Travel to a vast world of airborne ships and floating islands.
The crew of The Raging Storm, led by 16-year-old Captain Cordeila, protects the floating Caelum Islands from strange creatures and criminals.
When Cordelia is poisoned, she must find the cure before time runs out.
When an airship is hijacked by pirates, a young man with a secret loses his mentor … and his future.
After twice thwarting the pirates' plans, he must finally come to terms with the pirate captain and decide whether to ally himself with him … or to confront a hostile future alone.
When a concoction of ethers channels a little of their magic properties to one location, inspiration springs to life.
When this convergence happens in the village of Densholme, changes take place. A father softens. A hunter is captured by his game and, paradoxically, he works to set free his captor. A king bargains with coin not of his realm.
Sallie never expected to discover a world she’d forgotten how to imagine.
Sallie Anaro is proud to be a part of Maxfield’s, delivering exquisite meals to the beautiful people, Earth’s deserving elite. This off-world tourist gawking at the décor isn’t one of them. However, course by course, guided by an artist’s vision, the newcomer and Sallie open their eyes to new horizons.
A heartless corporate layoff leaves Gil Schaffer emotionally shattered. A revolutionary memory erasure procedure may be his only hope for salvation, but the price could be greater than he bargained for.
The power of love over hate.
A human blacksmith and a mermaid weaver fall in love and must overcome the fear and hatred that divides their neighboring villages. Only by reconciling deep cultural differences can the forbidden lovers bring their peoples back from the brink of war.
A grand adventure, a hero with a dark past, a powerful goddess, and a message of hope for us all.
Is it true that heroes are made, not born?
Otis McKinney, Dr. Henry Milton, an embattled Panamanian tribe, a failed baseball prospect, a dedicated cab driver, and the Asmudi family walk into a club … It sounds like the first line of a joke. This club is no joke. They’re playing for all the marbles.
Free at last of the programming that drove her to kill, the formerly enslaved artificial intelligence known as Zima now has her own android body, and is determined to find her place in the world … and to gain the family she never had.
An ancient, powerful evil is loose in San Francisco. The heart of Silicon Valley must fight back the only way they know how — with compassion, unwavering determination, and, of course, super-technology.
This time, the enemy is human.
On a trip to spread his Grampy’s ashes in the Amazon, John Lockjaw Smith finds love, and a renewed sense of purpose, in the person of Willa Vernon, a lady haunted by her past association with a group of eugenic maniacs.
Set in the world of The Last Run and The Emp Test, the Tharassas Cycle mixes fantasy and science fiction in an alien world where cultures clash and everyone’s lives are about to change … for better or worse.
Revin, a young man from a poor mining town, has pulled himself up by his bootstraps to become the student apprentice of a law professor. But then, everything goes wrong: their airship is captured by pirates and Revin loses his mentor. Born female, Revin must make his way in a world oriented toward men while he struggles with his own identity.
Set against the backdrop of a war between island nations, Revin must navigate a world divided between the aristocracy and the common people. And, as a promising young man, he must choose whom to align himself with — and to serve. But what does Revin’s Heart say?
At the center of the galaxy rests a mystery — a fully-functional space station abandoned by an alien race for centuries.
Now a thriving hub for interstellar commerce and tourism, the station still contains more mysteries than you might imagine …