MY BOOKS

 

This is my book page. All of my fiction and nonfiction books can be found here. For a longer synopsis and an excerpt of each book, click the More Info button. If you can't restrain yourself and just have to buy one or more of the books, use the Buy It button. It'll go straight to the Amazon page for that book.

Aliens Versus Zombies

ASIN B00Y98TDUC

Sci-fi / zombie hybrid (not horror)

 

When the pandemic killed 82% of the human race in just six months and turned most of the rest into ravening zombies, it seemed that things couldn’t possibly get worse. Humanity’s days were numbered—and it wasn’t a big number.

 

Then, fourteen months after the zombie apocalypse began, an alien invasion fleet arrived with more than twenty thousand armed ships and two million ground troops ready for battle. With no organized resistance possible, it should have been a cakewalk to conquer and settle Earth.

 

Little did they know…                          Shipped July 10.

My Other Car is a Spaceship

ASIN B00MV0GMVI

Military scifi/space opera

 

When space pirates threaten to take over the shipping lanes, retired air force fighter pilot Hal Nellis is recruited to fight them. It all comes down to a final battle for the spaceways. Win, and the pirate threat is crushed forever. Lose, and the people of Earth and countless other backwater worlds are doomed to enslavement and death.

 

           Former Amazon #1 bestselling Military Sci-fi novel (#4 Space Opera)

Sunrise Destiny

ASIN B00NK0T0XK

Paranormal / detective / alien-abduction sci-fi thriller

 

Ever have one of those weeks? While working a case, private detective Donatello Sunrise is abducted by aliens. And that’s the highlight of his week. Soon, the cops are after him for serial kidnappings, a Mob boss wants him dead, and he's fleeing aliens halfway across the galaxy. Somehow, Sunrise and his hooker girlfriend, Lola, must find a way to save two worlds from disaster by helping the good guys defeat the bad guys.

 

The trick is figuring out which is which.

                                              2010 EPIC Award Finalist.

The Mars Imperative

ASIN B00MV0GMVI

Hard sci-fi / exploration / terraforming

 

Mars is like a frontier town, filled with prospectors and mining camps. It’s a place of deadly dust storms, rockslides,  and near-vacuum atmosphere. And then there’s the terrorist. 

 

When young James McKie leaves for his first job in space, he has no idea what he’s getting himself into. Traveling to Mars is harrowing enough. Surviving once he gets there is another matter entirely. Yet there is a discovery waiting to be made, one that could open Mars to human colonization—if it doesn’t kill everyone first.

                                                  4.3 stars on Amazon. 

The Tesserene Imperative

ASIN B00MCYMMJ4

Hard sci-fi / deep-space prospecting / first contact

 

It was supposed to be a routine mission, but in an asteroid belt nothing is routine.

 

When prospecting ship Shamu is almost destroyed in a distant asteroid belt, the crew of five is left with three days of air, little water, a smashed starflight drive, and no hope of rescue. It will take every ounce of ingenuity and stubborn pigheadedness they possess to find a way to survive.

 

In the shadows of a small moon, there's a discovery waiting to be made—the secret to first contact. Will it open the stars to widespread exploration, or doom mankind to extinction?

                                                   4.6 stars on Amazon. 

The Imperative Chronicles

ASIN B00Q913M86

Hard sci-fi / deep-space prospecting / first contact

 

Two great novels, one great price!

 

This set contains the complete, unabridged, highly rated novels (4.3 and 4.6 stars, respectively), THE MARS IMPERATIVE and THE TESSERENE IMPERATIVE. If you like hard sci-fi and lots of action, this is the book for you.

 

Frequently Misused/Misspelled Words and Phrases

ASIN B00Q381NO0

A useful tool for writers of all types and skill levels.

 

Do you write fiction, nonfiction, business memos, emails, a blog, or anything else that others will read? Are you confused by similar words (such as discrete vs. discreet; to, too, and two; lay and lie; there, their, and they’re; or shined, shone, and shown)? Do you misspell common words (alright vs. all right, or ect. vs. etc.) and phrases (such as tow the line vs. toe the line; run the gambit vs. run the gamut)? If so, then this book is for you.,

 

It explains in simple language the differences between hundreds of words and phrases that are often misused and misspelled, as well as rules for proper punctuation and capitalization, and other elements of English that often trip up the unwary writer. And it does so with frequent humor to keep it from becoming too dry.

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