The Meaning Wars: A Queer Space Opera

On the way to a new wormhole-building gig, Crystal and her husband Jai fight over the future of their family. But the safe haven of their base is paradise compared to Pluto. Recovering from her imprisonment, Sarah and her cousin Toby try to scrape their lives back together and stay out of trouble on the icy planetoid. Rebel leader Patience Ngouabi’s actions have triggered a growing insurrection on the colony planet of Indus, and the shock waves have reached even the Solar system’s worlds. Both Crystal and Sarah will have to decide between uneasy peace and constant danger – if they get to choose at all. Content advisory: this book contains references to abuse, sexual scenes, torture, and mental health issues. Reader discretion is advised.

Meet Michelle Browne

Michelle Browne is a sci fi/fantasy writer. She lives in Lethbridge, AB with her partners-in-crime and their cats. She is currently working on the next books in her series, other people’s manuscripts, and drinking as much tea as possible.

Klemtopus: An Alternative to Earth

Dave and Lisa Pitusbaum live with their kids in New York and are unhappy with modern life. The particle physicist Ricardo Fornusilis waves them two hundred years forward in time, to Klemtopus, a lovely and livable planet. Upon arrival they learn Earth was destroyed by a nuclear war. On Klemtopus, technology can’t harm nature and humans and is used with restriction. People live together with nature, do organic farming and use green energy. They love Klemtopus and serve its most important values: nature and humans.

Meet A. S. Avunduk

A. S. Avunduk was born in Istanbul in 1979, where he currently lives with his wife and son. After studying mechanical engineering, he worked as a product developer, translator and individual tutor. He likes traveling, walking and cooking.

No Lack of Sunshine

A Hard Sci-Fi Novel With a Hopeful Twist. “The air might be poisonous, but at least the sun always shines.” There was a reason why Earth colonized this place. Everything is familiar, consistent — consistency is a welcome reprieve, and Ava’s planet has plenty of it. The fifth to be born among the stars, Ava sets forth to make a name for herself despite this obscure claim to fame. Being raised by emotionless, loveless robots doesn’t exactly merit a natural flair for spontaneity or empathy, but Ava makes do. At the very least, she tries to. Her life is here on South Island, where the sea represents freedom and the air symbolizes a dangerous kind of thrill. But now, her existence is under threat. The autonomous supply ship fails to deliver. With only a few weeks’ worth of oxygen left, Ava and her beau must embark on a journey to retrieve more. However, what once was a straightforward quest slowly morphs into one rife with ambush. Something has affected the robots’ advanced processors, causing them to spiral into a fruitless quest for an artifact that may not even exist. And the more they wait, the more Ava’s in peril.

Meet Eric Kay

Hello, I’m ERIC KAY and I write the kinds of books I want to read: Plausible Hard Sci-fi that also tackle the human issues. In my debut book NO LACK OF SUNSHINE, I explore topics of humanity, hope, and chaos from data.

Sci-Fi Novel Mega Pack: 5 Standalone Stories

In this Mega Pack, you’ll find five separate Sci-Fi novels, in genres ranging from Space Opera, all the way to Cyberpunk. Filled with imaginative settings and social commentary, these stories are sure to please! Novels contained in this Mega Pack: The Designer World Engine Future’s Guardian Journey Home Pulses

Meet Paul Haedo

Paul Haedo is an author, poet, philosopher, and all-around free spirit, who enjoys writing and reading in his spare time. Paul believes that there is no limit to the number of topics that one can read and write about, an all-around jack of all trades reader and author is something to aspire to, not shy away from. Such a sentiment is reflected throughout his work, in the many different topics that he writes about, in the different arguments that he proposes, and in the worlds that he creates. No matter the topic, or the book, Paul tackles it just the same; with an intense passion for wisdom, and a great desire to see others share in the wisdom and joy of reading and writing.

The Z Team (Book 1)

Galactic conspiracies, relentless bounty hunters, savage pirates, and … dock sanitation fines? Someone cracked the planet of Auturia in half. Fifty million souls lost to the great void. With them went the Commonwealth’s promise of galactic peace. Amidst the turmoil, captain and veteran Dash Anderton braves the commerce routes aboard his freighter, the Stardancer. He struggles to stay afloat while seeking peace with his secret past on the dead planet. Joined by his not-so-hotshot pilot, mismatched mechanic bot, and the cantankerous operations crew, he is forced to take on a sketchy job and a new crewmember. The runaway medtech has secrets of his own. A trio of elite “bounty hunters” are hot on his tail, and won’t stop until they return him to their mysterious client, or die trying. When the job takes an unexpected turn, Dash must contend with betrayal inside and out. A desperate turn of events which calls for the A Team. But when all you have is the Z Team, strap in and prepare for a wild ride. Fans of science fiction past and present will love The Z Team, a new series from author Chris DeSantis.

Meet Chris DeSantis

Chris DeSantis grew up in the 80’s with a love for stories in all mediums, science fiction in particular. A cable broadcast of any Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, or Predator movie was not to be missed, and Exosquad was the cartoon of choice. He devoured books of all genres, from the Star Wars Expanded Universe (RIP), to novelizations of his favorite movies, and the works of Bowden, Carr, Card, Clancy, Cline, Corey, Crichton, Foster, Haldeman, Heinlein, Huff, Hurwitz, King, Morrell, Niven, Scalzi, Steakley, Taylor, Traviss, Weir, Wells, and others. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering. Since then, he worked as a software engineer on a variety of products; from finite element analysis simulators, to DoD contractor on counter WMD platforms, and educational software. Now, he writes. When not writing or reading, he enjoys family time, home improvement projects, investing, RPGs and video games. He now lives in North Carolina with his wife, son and daughter, and two cats. All relevant links here: https://linktr.ee/chrisdesantis

Seeds of Change

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Introverted, intuitive healer, Jada “Jey” Grey has nothing left to lose. After all, her skills and knowledge couldn’t save her mother from a manmade virus. Set in 2071, with the heat index reaching crippling levels on Earth, Jey is barely coping. But when she stumbles upon an opportunity to launch from Earth, she feels compelled to go.

The mission—to create a new colony on an unexplored exoplanet—fits right in with Jey’s dreams. Her friendship with a clairvoyant child onboard the ship, her growing empathic abilities, and her attempts at love spark an unfamiliar hope.

But when a rival corporation sabotages their ship, and their target planet is a wasteland, Jey must set aside her old self-destructive patterns and take a leap into a new way of being—and seeing. Her connection to the seeds and plants changes everything. Can she convince the other colonists that her clairvoyant vision is exactly what they need?

 “Engaging, positive, uplifting with a good story. The kind of book I like to read but is so difficult to find.” —Andrew, Goodreads

“I loved this story of Jey and her journey out to the stars and in to her self at the same time… I particularly like the writing style, the language, and how the dialogue felt true to the characters who were speaking. As a first novel it was outstanding.” — Elissa Matthews, author of Where the River Bends

“I loved this book from the instant I began reading it… Seeds of Change features a solid narrative arc, tiptoes between genres of fantasy, dystopian fiction, and sci-fi, clean smooth-flowing language that drew me in from start to finish, and, ultimately, some really nice feel-good vibes. A very enjoyable read!” — Angela Panayotopulos, author of The Wake Up