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One last Snippet before Publication.

The Book is now mostly done and going through the editing process! Look for it this week! It should be out by Thursday at the latest.  Here is one last Snippet to hold you until them. Enjoy!

“Sir, I am protesting the order under navy regulations as is my right under UCMJ rules!”

“It’s pretty much the same thing.” Taking a deep breathe the Captain looked the officer in the eye. "This isn't the first time you've questioned my orders; you've done so repeatedly, and even disregarded my orders completely when you thought you could get away with it. Enough is enough. Consider yourself relieved of duty, Commander. You will be confined to your quarters for the duration of this mission.” The Captain pressed a button on his console. The two door guards entered the bridge.

“Please take Chief Engineer Erlang back to his quarters. He is now relieved of duty pending court-marshal proceedings. Have Commander Huggins report to me later about his disposition. Place a guard on him for n…

Here is another quick snippet from the New Book -The Martian Inheritance!

"Just how did you get tickets to that new club anyway?”

I laughed and told Min how. “I know the owner, he supplied the tickets, the limo, food, and alcohol.”

“You’ve met this guy? He is the most mysterious man on the planet! One of the guys at the building commission said that he thought that he was some big shot from New Texas.”

‘Why would he say that he was from New Texas?”

“What he told me was that this guy did all his business on the vid and he was a big man wearing a cowboy hat with a ‘western accent’ that made the call.” I had to chuckle at her. Dar was snickering too.

“OK you two, what did I say that was so funny?”

“Min, why were you checking up on Mr Theai?”

“I wanted to thank him for hiring so many veterans and to ask if we can use his club for a Militia fundraiser next month.”

Laughing I pointed at the Vid screen in the kitchen. “Min, ask his yourself. He is right there.”

The image of a tall, thin man in blue jeans and a yellow western shirt wearing what looked like a leather …

Here is the New Book Cover for the Martian Inheritance!

This is the New cover for Book 7 or the Athena Lee Series! Look for it by the end of Next Week! Art for this book was done by very cool digital artist Markus Vogt. He is the same artist that did book 5 -Insurrection. Check out his Gallery of Work -Here!

Time for another Snippet from the Upcoming Book 7

Status report I am about 15,000 words into the new Athena Lee book. I am looking  at mid to late next week to release this one. I already have cover art. The book is about half done.  Here is a little snippet to help hold you over. Enjoy:

 What in the nine hells is going on?

“Major Niers? Can I speak to you please?”

The large man left the stern of the ship and came forward. “Did you call me Sir?”

“Yes, Peter, I tried contacting Senator Colman. His office is gone and according to the Senate Offices, the Senator and his family was killed in an air car crash! Do you know what is happening?”

The big man had been the Commodore’s ‘minder and fixer’ for many years. Unlike the Commodore, Peter had been groomed and specially trained for his position. He had lived and breathed the Cabal his whole life. The Commodore had been brought in for a specific reason and although his family had been members, they had fallen out of favor. Those who seek revenge are easily manipulated.

“Sir, I think that …

The Second Trilogy now Available! Read it for free in Kindle Unlimited.

Here is the first NEW snippet from Book 7 of the Athena Lee Chronicles!

Enjoy it!

The club had a huge mirror ball in the ceiling that was throwing flashing lights and sparks in every direction.

“Athena, how did you get tickets to this place? I heard from one on my Marines this is the hottest new club on the planet!”

“Dar I just knew someone.”

“You have to tell me who! Just the tickets would have been enough, but the private box and all the free drinks? Hon, who do you know to do something like this?” I grabbed her arm and dragged her back to the VIP section. We had a private booth and our own waiters.

I pushed her down on the bench, and gave her a big kiss. Wrapping my arms around her shoulders I gave her a big hug. “Thanks for looking out for me. This club is owned by the author of those new business books that everyone is talking about? The guy that somehow screwed that publishing company over?”

“I remember that guy. It was on the news Vid how nobody knows who he is.”

“Yeah, him. He gave me the tickets and arranged for all this. The employees here are …

The New Book - The Lost Pilot is now available on Amazon!

My newest book, The Lost Pilot, is Now available. This is the story of Sam (from Ghost Ships of Terra) and his journey of being raised to fight for Earth.

This is the Prequel for the Athena Lee Chronicles.

Before Athena Lee and the worlds that she knew there was an embattled Earth.

Earth was in turmoil before the first colony ship was launched. The Cyber Wars raged across the planet as country battled country. The war was fought until only the Major Powers were victorious. In the aftermath, the United Nations came into it's own. Warriors, trained and bred to be the best the world had ever seen emerged from the shadows, bringing order and control out of the chaos of the Cyber Wars. Sam was one such warrior. Born and bred to serve he followed his orders and became one of the best pilots in the service. The future of man lay in the stars. Colonization was a good way to rid society of the undesirables of Earth. He volunteered to start a new colony and spread Earth's power…

Here is the Cover of the New Book!

This is the cover of the New Book. The Lost Pilot aka Sam's Book. This one is a bit of a prequel to the series. It covers the exodus from Earth and Sam's experience. The time period is more than a hundred years in the past. The Art was done by Scott Richard Check out his other stuff HERE!

How about a Free book? Click now for your chance to win one!

Click on the picture for your chance at a free copy of my newest book!  I am giving away 10 free copies. Click Now for your chance!

I still have 5 copies left to give away! Congrats to the 5 winners!

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We attended the Anime St Louis Convention this weekend!

So my wife and I took our Niece to the Anime Convention this weekend. Here are some of the crowd Pics and a few of the awesome Cos-play costumes!

A short snippet from the New standalone book set in the Athena Lee Universe!

I'm hard at work on the New Standalone Sam book. Here is a small snippet giving you a little glimpse inside.

We all needed to be bigger to fly the ships. The first thing we had to learn was how to properly wear a space suit. Each piece of the suit served a specific purpose. Leave one off, even by accident, and there could be a tragedy. Anthony was one such loss. Underneath the suit, each person was supposed to wear three specific layers of jumpsuit. A basic gauze-like body suit that allowed the body to breathe and keep you cool. The second layer was similar to a sensor suit that a VR participant might wear, it read your bodies responses to heat, cold, and other external stimuli. The third layer was a cross between nomex and neoprene. This layer protected from fire and cold. The layers needed to be worn in the exact order. Over them was the newest state-of-the-art space suit. These were made from a new lightweight metallic compound that had been discovered in the asteroid belt. Not…

The second Trilogy, The Chronicles of Athena Lee Book 2 is now availible for Pre-Order!

The second trilogy is almost ready and will be rolling our on May 25. It is available for Pre-order on Amazon HERE.

Here is a snippet from the New Book!

I still don't have a name for the book yet. Feel free to give me suggestions if you like. But, I do have a snippet I can post. Remember this take place on Earth during the colonization phase.


He had seen, on the vid, that robotic drones operated by ‘suspected’ terrorists were still rampaging across Europe. Those stupid frakking Military leaders thought those remote operated drones were such a good idea. “It will save human lives.” Sure save them so the out of control robots could kill them! At least in this country they melted all those things down. Or at least they said they did. Whatever happened to the ‘good ol’ USA? Eddie could, barely, remember a time when the power worked and hulking robots weren’t trying to kill you. He really wished that him and Ann could just leave. Leave Atlanta, leave the US, leave the planet!

Those rich dudes had the right idea a few years ago. He just watched that vid last night, as a matter of fact. Have to hand it to American ingenuity. It w…

Woo Hoo! The new book is Up!

By new book is now up for sale on Amazon! 

In Review, the two most hated words for an author. Good news the book is (almost) available!

The two words that resonate with any Amazon author, and are my new words of horror, are "In Review."

Last night or early this morning I put the New book - Book 6 Imperial Subversion up on Amazon. This morning it is still, in review. I went though this just 2 short weeks ago with the publication of Insurrection (book 5). Now the horror has returned. I will admit that this time, I did have a little box pop up on the screen telling me that my submission could take up to 12 hours to complete. Like it did last time. So, the clock is counting down. Expect the new book 'sometime' this afternoon. That will be just in time for you to skip your nightly meal and curl up to read it. I will change this and post again when it clears - Review.  Hopefully I still have all my hair by then~!

Here is one last Snippet before the New Book comes out! Look for Book 6 - Imperial Subversion soon

Here is the last snippet. The new book should be out this weekend!

Enjoy it!

Justin stayed in the cockpit and watched the radar screens. The formation of fighters continued to close. He felt a tap on his arm and looked to the right. The co-pilot was tapping his helmet. Justin realized that he had taken his helmet off.

“Sir, the Fleet says that they are NOT, repeat NOT an escort. We are recommended to take evasive action and they suggest we return to base.” The co-pilot looked very anxious.

Return? And fail a mission? Screw that! He turned back to the cockpit. “Action stations! Get those guns manned and prepare for battle.” The ESS troops in the shuttle sprang into action and manned the defensive stations.

“Contact Captain Lightfoot. Inform him that we are continuing on to the station. Have his troops man the guns! Pilot, increase speed we need to avoid these fighters and attack that station. The ESS never runs from a fight!”

The co-pilot sent the message, then turned to the commander.…

Take a look at the Cover for Book 6!

I just got my cover for book 6,  back from my designer. Check out the really cool original artwork done by Scott Richard you can check out his other really cool art on his page at Deviant Art.