Taboo Tech is a top 10 finisher for science fiction and fantasy novels in Critters Annual Readers Poll of 2019.
Taboo Tech is in the latest issue of Publishers Weekly (December 23, 2019).
Taboo Tech, my SF novel, is spotlighted in the latest issue of Titan, my University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh college alumni magazine.
Taboo Tech recently got a 5 star review from Readers’ Favorite, followed by a 5 star review from a reader! Thank you!! And I’m looking forward to feedback from all of you!!
You can get your print copy of Taboo Tech now from Lulu:
It won’t be available in print from Amazon for a few weeks… And Lulu and I will appreciate it!
Taboo Tech is available now for presale on Kindle: Amazon: https://amzn.to/30eJcd9
I have finally finished the editing process–Where do all those typos and mistakes come from?!–and the publication date is scheduled for May 21st, 2019.
I’ve been working on the story; putting characters, ships, and planets lists together. Oh, I forgot Snuggles! (He decided he wanted to be a dog; he chose the name, btw.) And I had to work on my dedication too. No acknowledgments needed for this book. (When working on Strike Three, I had a lot of help from people I knew online [remember the SF forums on AOL?], friends, and even my sister.)
Hidebound: Not long after Anfissa meets Ferenc, a strange humanoid bodyguard, on the space cruiser, St. Catherine, she is forced to flee with him, his menacing boss, and another bodyguard in a lifeboat during an attack on the cruiser, to a planet where even the grass is deadly. What danger lurks on Snakebite? But that’s just.the beginning of Anfissa’s adventures. Travelling across the planet to find a small relay station, Fissa nearly succumbs to dehydration and insect bites until Ferenc offers her help unique to his home planet.After crashing on Snakebite, Ferenc saves Fissa’s life using an ability unique to his planet–a planet under interdiction; his other abilities made him valued as a bodyguard. Can she protect him after they’re rescued. (Contest winner twice.)
Note: Adult content.
Cold New Planet: What mysteries will the colonists–and the consortium backing them–uncover on this slowly thawing planet? Are the colonists alone? This planet was supposed to be theirs; their backers, who have their own agenda, have paid enough money to ensure that. What lies under the snow and ice? And where did all these humans–and aliens–come from? Are they all trapped here now?
Keeping the livestock warm and fed is a first step–after finally arriving via the point to point ship. Then we must deal with the aliens and the other colonists who aren’t supposed to be here. Can we use the domes? Will the inhabitants there let us? And what happened to our explorers? Join the explorers and colonists on this captured planet: Cold New Planet
Note: oino sakai wrote the scifaiku that introduces Cold New Planet