A collection of eight prequel stories, set in the distant future of the Earth Girl trilogy (Earth Girl, Earth Star, and Earth Flight)
In the year 2788, people use interstellar portals to travel between over a thousand colony worlds scattered across six sectors of space, each with their own contrasting cultures. On the rich worlds of Alpha sector, you aren't considered fully adult until 25, while the frontier worlds of Epsilon sector expect a girl to marry at 17. Clan centred Beta sector is notoriously permissive, while Deltan worlds consider it shocking behaviour to kiss in public. In Kappa sector, the military battle to make new worlds safe for colonization, while Earth is a semi-abandoned ruin.
Each story features one of the characters from the Earth Girl trilogy. Eight people, with eight very distinctive backgrounds and problems, all destined to get caught up in one girl's fight for acceptance. A fight that will change Earth forever.
EARTH 2788 – Short story. Jarra trespasses on forbidden ground.
ALPHA SECTOR 2788 - Short story. Dalmora's sheltered life is about to change.
BETA SECTOR 2788 - A novelette. Lolia's marriage is falling apart.
GAMMA SECTOR 2788 -Short story. Krath's life is literally on the scrap heap.
DELTA SECTOR 2788 - Short story. Fian's father is planning his future for him, but Fian has his own ideas.
EPSILON SECTOR 2788 - Short story. On a frontier planet, Amalie is considering possible husbands.
KAPPA SECTOR 2788 - A novelette. As he hands over a new world to its first colonists, Colonel Riak Torrek plans to retire.
ZETA SECTOR 2788 - A novelette. The heroic Major Drago Tell Dramis has finally found something that scares him.
Cover art by Alex Storer
John Talon and his son have survived the Upheaval, the event which saw the dead rising to feed on the living. After two years of fighting off the worst the infection had to throw at them, a new danger emerges which threatens to take apart their small hold on humanity and the one chance they have to rebuild the country. Sometimes the biggest threat to humanity isn't the living dead, and the survivors will learn if they will live in America the Beautiful or America the Dead.
Claire Hansen was a Keeper, gifted—or cursed—with the job of being one of Earth's Guardians, "Summoned" to areas where anomalies existed, where rifts had opened—or had been opened. Such places were the world's danger spots where, if they weren't sealed in time, all the minions of Hell might break through.
After she'd closed the portal into Hell at the Elysian Fields Guest House, Claire and her talking cat, Austin, found they'd acquired a new companion—Dean. Though Dean was a Bystander and shouldn't have been allowed to even remember Keepers existed, somehow in the course of their mutual ordeal at the Elysian Fields, he'd become an indispensable part of Claire's life. She knew she should change his memories and force him to leave her. Any other course was bound to lead to disaster. But as it turned out, it was already too late, for without Dean around Claire could easily become a danger to herself and the very fabric of space and time.
Yet with Dean around—and a little of her sister Diana's meddling thrown in—the world was headed straight for Chaos.
And Claire was about to face a challenge beyond her wildest imagining . . .
Paranormal Security and Intelligence an Immortal Ops World Novel
Paranormal Shifter Military Special Ops Romance.
Captain Corbin Jones heads his own Paranormal Security and Intelligence Agency Special Ops team. He’s used to being in command. Used to having to make the tough calls. As a lion-shifter, he’s no stranger to fighting his primal instincts. He’s had them well in hand for most of his immortally long life—that is, until he catches a scent that sets his body on fire.
The scent of his mate.
Mae wasn’t looking for love and certainly didn’t want to go on a blind date. When she’s stood up and then ends up in the hands of the enemy, she’s not sure who to trust. Not even when the very same man she’s been fantasizing about is deposited next to her. Fate—and her own supernatural hormones—won’t be denied, and she finds she can’t control the desire burning through her. The only problem is, her fantasy man, the very man who came to rescue her, is now in the hands of the enemy as well.
Paul Carlson, a brilliant young scientist, is summoned from his laboratory job to the remote Indonesian island of Flores to collect DNA samples from the ancient bones of a strange, new species of tool user unearthed by an archaeological dig. The questions the find raises seem to cast doubt on the very foundations of modern science, which has proven the world to be only 5,800 years old, but before Paul can fully grapple with the implications of his find, the dig is violently shut down by paramilitaries.
Paul flees with two of his friends, yet within days one has vanished and the other is murdered in an attack that costs Paul an eye, and very nearly his life. Back in America, Paul tries to resume the comfortable life he left behind, but he can't cast the questions raised by the dig from his mind. Paul begins to piece together a puzzle which seems to threaten the very fabric of society, but world's governments and Martial Johnston, the eccentric billionaire who financed Paul's dig, will stop at nothing to silence him.A Macmillan Audio production.
MISSION to HELL - Just yesterday, Sergeant Gil MacDonald and his APC crew had been fending off an ambush in a Viet Nam jungle. In the middle of the firefight, some kind of magic spell had transported them to this Fantasy Land complete with flying dragons, wizards, crazy castles, and dispossessed princes. They would stay trapped here forever unless they could rescue the sorceress Gabrielle. Master magician, Amon, held her captive in his palace; and to reach her, Gil and his men would have to infiltrate Hell itself!
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