Erin MacMichael is a science fantasy author and artist, creator of the T’nari Renegades–Pleiadian Cycle series of novellas, novels, covers, and artwork. Her cross-genre fiction infuses far-reaching concepts, vivid characters, and elements of the so-called fantastic into emotionally charged interplanetary drama.
The T’nari series follows a renegade family that specializes in the infiltration of worlds taken down or threatened by ancient reptilian clans addicted to violence. In the face of crippling pain and anger, the T’nari game masters weave their magic to open up and reclaim realities lost to the repetitive nightmare.
As an avid reader, writer, listener, and designer, Erin’s lifelong quest has been to explore past the boundaries of conventional thinking and figure out what really has transpired on this planet. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe and the British Isles, and ventured into the ancient sites of Egypt, Bali, Java, Peru, Bolivia, and Mexico. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her marvelous offspring and the magnificent Douglas Firs.
Find Erin’s books on the Reality Raiders Press website at http://realityraiders.com/ and visit her blog “Fringewalker” at http://realityraiders.com/fringewalker/ to take part in discussions on out-of-the-box thinking, big concept fiction, movies, anime, games, art, and trailblazing researchers and visionaries.
Award-winning Children’s and Young Adult author Crystal Marcos has been a storyteller her entire life. As the oldest of five children, she had to do a lot of entertaining. She lives on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State with her husband, daughter Kaylee, and son Jaxon. Crystal is the author of BELLYACHE: A Delicious Tale, HEADACHE: The Hair-Raising Sequel to BELLYACHE, and Novus: Book One of The Cresecren Chronicles. Bartholomew Buggins: A Zombie with Different Cravings is her first picture book.
Robert B Marcus Jr
Robert B. Marcus Jr. is a practicing radiation oncology physician. He has been a Professor at two major medical schools, and has been listed in U.S. News and World Reports Best Doctors in America, as well as Castle Connolly’s Top Cancer Doctors and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in America. He has been president of FLASCO, the society of all the oncologists in Florida, and has authored or co-authored almost 200 medical journal articles and chapters. He has been selling fiction since he was in college. Since then he has published a number of short stories and four novels. He is a lifetime active member of Science Fiction Writers of America and an active member of the International Thriller Writers, Inc. His Amazon page is:
Find out more at: Rbmarcusjr.com
Cendrine Marrouat is a photographer, social media blogger and trainer, French instructor, and author living in Canada. She is the founder of two blogs:
– Social Media Slant helps photographers figure out the basics of social media.
– Cendrine Marrouat Photography displays her photographic work.
In 2015, Cendrine was recognized a Top 100 Business Blogger by BuzzHUMM. Social Media Slant also made Fit Small Business’ Best Small Business Blogs of 2015 & 2016 lists.
Cendrine has authored two social media books:
– ”The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips” (2012) – https://www.amazon.com/Little-Big-eBook-Blogging-Generation-ebook/dp/B007PYGE36
– ”The Little Big eBook on Social Media Audiences: Build Yours, Keep It, and Win” (2014) – https://www.amazon.com/Little-eBook-Social-Media-Audiences-ebook/dp/B00KAQZJ28. It was awarded a 2015 Small Business Book Award in the Social Media Category.
Cendrine has self-published five collections of poetry and a spoken word CD. She is also the author of three photography books:
– ”When the Mind Travels: A Poetic Journey into Photography” (2015) – https://www.amazon.com/When-Mind-Travels-Cendrine-Marrouat/dp/1320428533
– ”Life’s Little Things – Les petites choses de la vie” (2016) – http://www.blurb.ca/b/6898755-life-s-little-things
– ”Life’s Little Things: The Quotes” (2017) – http://www.blurb.com/b/8016212-life-s-little-things.
You can find the blurb about my latest book at http://creativeramblings.com/book-3/
They created an abomination, but now they need him…
“If you like hard sci-fi, battles, intrigue, a touch of romance, space opera and intelligently written speculative fiction, then this is the book for you.”
The Confederation used the ultimate spies to put down the rebellion. Now they cannot be allowed to live. Bleak is on the run. Then a desperate Catrinas Pekrov decides she might have a use for his particular talents after all.
Bleak’s has no choice. He is now involved in a plot that will threaten the future of the newly reunited Confederation.
‘Bleak – The story of a shapeshifter’. Amazon link: http://smarturl.it/Bleak
Josef Matulich counts himself as having at least three and a half jobs. He has his day job in a Large Insurance Company Call Center, helping the frontline troops from the Help Desk. He is also the co-owner of The Alley Vintage & Costume which sells vintage from Victorian to 1980s and is only semi-haunted by the clothing’s previous owners. He has been a free-lance writer since 17, creating plays, novels, RPGs and screenplays. In a different creative vein, he has been a make-up artist and prop maker for theater groups, local film-makers and haunts. In his copious free time, he endeavors to be a decent husband, father and friend, though perhaps the worst uncle in recorded history. Wait a minute, the numbering’s off…
Moristoun is an island Scottish people are sent to in the afterlife when they have died by suicide. Buchan, a lawyer who has been there for 200 years, finds out he can escape the island by helping modern Scots steer clear of suicide. He decides to bring one of these mortals, McSorely, to Moristoun to boost his self esteem by working as his legal assistant but it doesn’t quite go as planned.
Troy McCombs has been writing since the young age of nine, when his third grade teacher had her students write a short story for class credit. He was hooked instantly, and knew that’s what he wanted to do with his life. As a very frightened child and teen, he took special solace in the horror genre, often dreaming up scary worlds filled with imaginary monsters in order to deal with a crippling anxiety disorder he’s had all his life. He also writes coming-of-age dramas and screenplays. His favorite authors include Lovecraft and Stephen King. He’s even got posters of them on his wall, there to inspire him whenever he needs some extra motivation.
Aside from writing, Troy enjoys working out, playing guitar, reading, watching movies–and hoping to produce some, one day–and spending lots of time with his four-legged friend, Lolly, in West Virginia.
Link to my books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_8?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=troy+mccombs&sprefix=troy+mcc%2Caps%2C143&crid=1Q8ZR54KL2U93
KAYLIN MCFARREN has received more than 40 national literary awards, in addition to a prestigious Golden Heart Award nomination for Flaherty’s Crossing – a book she and her oldest daughter, Kristina McMorris, co-authored in 2008. Prior to embarking on her writing journey and developing the popular Threads action/adventure romance series, she poured her passion for creativity into her work as the director of a fine art gallery in the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon; she also served as a governor-appointed member of the Oregon Arts Commission. When she’s not traveling or spoiling her pups and three grandsons, she enjoys giving back to her community through participation and support of various charitable and educational organizations in the Pacific Northwest, and is currently the president of the Soulful Giving Foundation – a non-profit focused on cancer research, care and treatment at hospitals throughout Oregon.
Caitlin Demaris McKenna
Absence of Blade is the start of a new space opera series set against a backdrop of interstellar strife. On a contested world, a hegemonic human empire is set to crush an alien colony. An assassin, a spy, and a scientist will have to summon the last of their resolve to resist the Terran Expansion.
Whether they succeed depends on what they can withstand.
My books fall mostly under the supernatural genre, most recently my novella “Bittersweet Symphony”, about the employees of an advertising agency being haunted by odd occurrences in an ultramodern office building.
Blurb: A senator’s son is found dead in his bed, with a look of extreme agony on his face and strange tattoos all over his body. Enter Felix the Fox: neither a traditional detective nor a traditional magician – but something in between.
This is a story of Togas, Daggers and Magic – for lovers of Murder Mysteries, Ancient Rome and Urban Fantasy.
Bio: Assaph has had his nose in a book since he was five, and had to yell at the librarian that he can read already so he could get a card. With a rather diverse taste in reading – from fantasy to philosophy, from ancient times to the far future – his first novel Murder In Absentia is an “historically-themed urban high-fantasy hardboiled murder mystery, with just a dash of horror”.
Assaph now lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife Julia, four kids and two cats. By day he is a software product manager, bridging the gap between developers and users, and by night he’s writing – he seems to do his best writing after midnight.
The Trinity’s Dream
The dreamer stirs awake, and if he wakes he dies, and his death would bring forth the end of the world.
Scientists and analysts from all over the world report that all life on earth would parish in six months.
International efforts to save a portion of humanity are going on slowly.
John a Catholic priest with a faith crisis, Adam an Atheist with a secret guilt that is consuming him and Ramy an online Jihadi with a death wish are on a forced path towards the dreamer.
A secret order have the only knowledge of the event, they dealt with it in the past.
Every one has his personal nightmare and his own dreams, but only the Dreamer keeps the nightmares at bay.
It is also available on Kindle Unlimited
I love movies and books of horror since I was a kid, especially when it involves suspense, mystery, crime and supernatural events as well. Now I write these stories.
Bloody Legends tells the story of is a vicious serial killer who sees his most sadistic and morbid fantasies come forth in a compulsive desire to perpetrate the most violent and gory murder crimes staging famous urban legends.
I have 12 ebooks that run into the future. Two very near the present (Puppeteer and ‘Bot War) are more technothriller than scifi, while those from “Red Gold” onwards are scifi, although they add something else in terms of what we might care to avoid in the future. “Troubles” lies somewhere in between – it is set at a time when society is emerging from a massive economic collapse due to government debt and energy shortages thanks to previous terrorism (in ‘Bot War). Just to be more confusing, “Athene’s Prophecy” and “Legatus Legionis” involve a reboot to the first century, and almost qualify as historical. The scifi qualifies as hard (but hopefully not difficult).
Lisa C Miller
“Godly Inspirations for the Troubled Soul” and “Inspirations from Heaven’s Gate” are poetry books written to reveal the beauty of life and simplicity of Christ to the ordinary person, the disconnected, the broken and lost souls of humanity. They bring hope and encouragement for daily living. Bible verses are sprinkled throughout the pages of these books to show people the treasure they really are and the promise of another day.
Drip: A Gothic Bromance
“A hand wearing a fancy watch parted the office blinds, and J.D. felt nauseous with despair: suddenly he knew—even though he could not explain how—that all of his mojo had been permanently taken away.”
J.D. and George: thick as thieves since the fourth grade. J.D., the troublemaker, the stud: the alpha. George, the sidekick, the misfit: the loser. Upon graduating college, J.D. has convinced the only job creator in rusty Middlestop to hire them. BrewCorp, the hot new coffee and retail chain, is offering a vice presidency to the employee with the boldest plan for growth, and J.D. is determined to be the guy. When not sleeping with co-workers, he hatches his pitch for a one-of-a kind data pipeline. He is unbeatable–until George grabs the promotion. Now J.D. wants answers. His quest to find them—and to deal with the monstrous truth—is the subject of indie filmmaker Andrew Montlack’s wry debut novel, which features the same biting satire that made his mockumentary, The Devil’s Filmmaker, a cult classic.
How do you mend a broken heart when you are your own worst enemy? Melissa is lost and hasn’t the first clue of where to find herself. Pea can’t let go of her past mistakes, which is suffering her present and future. Sherri thrives on her vanity, but even the most vain finds herself falling short. Jane just wants to start over and make amends, but how does one mend a broken heart? Life has a funny way of connecting the lost and confused. Some mistakes are meant to be made and some wounds aren’t meant to be healed. Some wounds don’t want to heal. Despite the shortcomings and differences, these ladies find themselves all singing the same tune. Beauty, passion, art, fear, and love all had their hands in the composition of the ladies’ song—a song that reveals the deepest layer of each one’s being.
Rain Man meets Forrest Gump in this epic tale of the adventures of Jimmy Darwin, recounted by Jimmy himself.
He has a savant ability that could save the lives of millions of people, but Jimmy Darwin has been written off as “mentally challenged” and beaten up his entire life. He’s not a big fan of people. In fact, if everyone would just leave him alone, he’d be happy living in a tent next to a nice, quiet pond. The little survivalist could hold the key to a better understanding of our world. But is the world ready? It’s up to Jimmy to decide.
I write children’s books and am the author of the Tony Taylor series of chapter books for young readers. Book #3 in the series will be out in print in late September. My books are available on Amazon.com and through other retailers as well as on my web site. The Tony Taylor series revolves around the title character and his visits to his grandparents’ farm where seemingly magical things have been known to happen. These books engage the imagination and give the reader the opportunity to decide what actually happened. They are delightful, wholesome entertainment for the entire family.