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A Dystopian Sci-Fi series set in the near future with a dash of Romantic Adventure.

Clara Spinner's genetic code, future occupation and date of death have been predetermined by the government. Fresh out of the academy, she's assigned a job as a medical technician, specializing in the use of memory retrieval equipment. After she extracts a memory nobody was supposed to see, her rigidly planned life starts to unravel. Full of suspense, danger and a little romance—Avant Nation will take you on a wild ride into the near future. Book one of a planned four.



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Reviewer Comments:

     "It's been a long time since a book made me want to keep reading no matter what else was happening in my life. One that I thought about, even when I wasn't reading it. Avant Nation was that book." -Long and Short Reviews                                                                                              
     "Keeps you on the edge of your seat. You never know what will happen next. Keeps you wanting to turn the page and not put the book down."  -Belinda, Goodreads                                                                
      "Avant Nation is one of the best YA books I have ever read. I loved the writing style and the plot. Everything about this book was thrilling." -The Bohemian Housewife



Book 2: Escape the Machine 

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The mission behind enemy lines is over, but Clara’s heart-pumping adventure continues in book two of the Avant Nation series. 

Back at home in Avantica, Clara and Hawk are lauded as the heroes who ended the war. Their victory has proven once-and-for-all that traditionally conceived people are on the path to extinction, while their genetically engineered superiors are destined to rule the world. However, Clara has come to know the downside of biotechnology and wonders if she did the right thing. Tired of her newfound fame, and the way the government is monitoring her every move, she hatches a plan to join her sister, Simone, on the secret island refuge. However, the information she stole from Crick’s lab has resurfaced, threatening to pull her into a dangerous conspiracy to overthrow the government. Will Clara stick around or make the dash toward freedom? Book two of a planned four.

UPDATE: 09/25/2017: 

The rough draft of Fear the Machine (Avant Nation, Book #3) is almost complete. Just four or five chapters to go! However, I started a new job last month and have gone from part time to full. There's not as many hours to devote to writing, but I'm still hoping for a Winter of 2018 release.

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Comet Dust

A supernatural thriller inspired by scripture and the prophecies of the saints.

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Eighteen month ago, the earth survived a comet strike. Famine, economic depression, and soaring crime rates rode in on its tail. While the government scrambles for solutions, Gina Applegate vlogs about college life and current events. God doesn’t figure large in her life. Nonetheless, Gina thinks she’s a pretty good person—until the Illumination of Conscience gives her a glimpse of hell, shaking her fragile faith. As the world slips deeper into darkness, the gulf between the godly and the godless widens, leaving no middle ground. Gina must choose a side. Recommended for ages 16 and up. 

[After the] great Comet, the great nation will be devastated by earthquakes, storms, and great waves of water, causing much want and plagues. The ocean will also flood many other countries, so that all coastal cities will live in fear, with many destroyed...For in none of those cities does a person live according to the Laws of God. A powerful wind will rise in the North, carrying heavy fog and the densest dust, and it will fill their throats and eyes so that they will cease their butchery and be stricken with a great fear. —Saint Hildegard (12th Century)
(Original Title: Days of Darkness)


The Wish Thief


A teenage spelunker from a troubled home battles mystical forces in her search for the mother lode. A contemporary fantasy with holiday spirit that stays with you long after the last page. 


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Glory's life is out of control. A foreclosure notice hangs on the front door, classmates make fun of her hand-me-down clothes, her siblings are in trouble with the law and Dad seems to have given up on the entire family. The future looks bleak, but Glory has a plan. She'll strike it rich in Queen's Mesa, saving the house and her reputation. Just as the prize appears within reach, otherworldly beings arrive to foil her plans. A battle of wits versus magic begins, unraveling the order of the universe, and only the girl who started the trouble can return things back to normal. Considering her miserable life back home, surely there's a better option than normal, but can she find it before time runs out?

Add'l Info: The heroine lives on a world similar to present-day Earth with some notable differences. Her planet is two or three thousand years older than ours and Christ hasn't been born, yet. None of the characters have heard of the bible or Jesus. However, the story-beneath-the-story foreshadows His coming. Since the adventure is filtered through Glory's limited perspective, there are no direct references to Christianity in the book. All is hidden beneath the surface. It is left to the readers to find the symbols and themes that resonate with them. 

Recipient of the Readers' Favorite 5-Star Medallion. 


Categories: Adventure, Christian Fantasy, Family Drama, Magic, Science Fiction, Young Adult. 




Formerly self-publsihed under the title, Glory Alley and the Star Riders.
The book has be revised and reedited and will be relaunched by Misty Moon Media.







Book #2, Rise of Galatia Series


The hunt for the Blood Map is on. Follow the last survivors of the human race as their adventures on a radically altered earth continue. Led by an alien artifact called the Seeker of the Four Winds—Josie, Lars and the Red Squad are on a mission to save their people from annihilation. But with a demented warlock on the loose, growing political unrest at home and a hostile army gathering on the horizon, will there be anything left when they return? 

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Book #1, Rise of the Galatia Series

After living in a posh underground shelter his entire life, Lars Steelsun is plunged headfirst into a mind-blowing adventure on the surface of the Earth. As Lars and his displaced bunker mates are led across the grasslands by a man of questionable sanity who claims to talk with God, they encounter soul-stirring beauty, primitive civilizations, and staggering violence. The world has transformed into a mystical place where human beings are no longer welcome, but they have changed too. New senses and abilities are emerging from within. Learning to put them to good use has become a priority, but Lars's biggest challenge comes from the vivacious Josie Albright. Her desire for heroic glory is going to get them them both into trouble. Sparks fly when her gung ho ways begin to clash with his cautious personality. Can they overcome their differences to find love and a homeland for their people?

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The Prequel to the Rise of Galatia Series

A pandemic has toppled civilization and killed off most of humanity. Used car salesman, Red Wakeland, has lost his business, his family and hope in the future. Consumed by grief, he longs for death, but the lonely woman and fragile boy who live down the street won’t last long without him. He reluctantly joins up with the pair and a community of survivors soon springs up around them. Just when things are looking up, an old general comes to town. What he says about the pandemic’s origins is difficult to accept, but Red knows it’s true. Invaders from the stars have come to Earth and only he can stop them. The future of humanity rides on one man's sales pitch. 

Reviewers Weigh-In:

"Red was a jerk, but he grew on me. Just like a flawed hero should." --Ashley Murphy, Between the Pages

"I love the fact that a major character is a total bitch--as in female dog." --Donna from Indy

"Not a fan of aliens, but I like post-apocalyptic, so I took a chance. Glad I did. The survivors had dealt with so much loss, but never gave up. The way they learned to rely on each other was inspiring." --7th Heaven Book Review
  
"A little drama. A little romance. A lot of excitement. There's also a little religion, so consider yourself warned. Fortunately it's left for the reader to decide if the new powers come from god or if the scientific explanation is correct." --RJ

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