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Ancestor's World (StarBridge Series #6) by A.C. Crispin & T. Jackson King
When a member of an archeological team on the planet Na-Dina is brutally murdered, Mahree Burroughs arrives to find the killer, no matter the cost.
This sixth book in the StarBridge Series is currently is in production and we anticipate an early 2012 release. If you would like to be notified when this book is available, please use the button on the right to send Ridan an email. We'll let you know as soon as it is available for purchase.

 
Science Fiction
StarBridge
Book 6 of 7

Antithesis by Michael J. Sullivan
Have you ever wondered about how the world would end?
I never did until
I met Winston Stewart. That was the day I learned to believe in much more than I could see--not the least of which is fate. Fate is an amazing thing. It put Ghandi in South Africa, Nelson at Gibralter, Newton under the apple tree, and Winston Stewart on that train in Alexandria Virginia. You don't know who Winston Stewart is? You will.

Contemporary Fantasy

A Burden to the Earth by Michael J. Sullivan
He learned values from Gunsmoke, and ethics from Father Knows Best but his life turned out much different.
A child of the fifties, Elliot Myers believed his parents and television when they promised him the American dream. Embittered by a world that moved ahead and left him behind, Elliot finds one last chance to free himself of forty years of waiting and makes his first, and final, grasp at life. Set in the early 1990's A Burden to the Earth explores regret over lost innocence, nostalgia for the past, and the cost of dwelling on both.

Literary Fiction
  Avempartha (Riyria Revelations #2) by Michael J. Sullivan
The secret is in the tower. The problem is the beast. The answer is two thieves.
A destitute young woman hires two thieves to save her remote village from nocturnal attacks, drawing them into the schemes of the wizard Esrahaddon. While Royce struggles to breech the secrets of an ancient elven tower, Hadrian attempts to rally the villagers to defend themselves against the unseen killer. What begins with the simple theft of a sword places the two thieves at the center of a firestorm...that could change the face of Elan.
 
Fantasy/Epic
Riyria Revelations
Book 2 of 6

344 Pages
04/2009
 

Capital Murder (Sophie Lee Short Story #1) by Rick Murcer
Sophie Lee is in charge and takes center stage in this first short story
Her partner, Manny Williams, has joined the FBI, and Sophie is on her own with one of the most unusual murders in Michigan history. State Senator, Simon Young, has been found brutally mutilated. His wife is found covered in blood but denies her guilt.  Was it all a lie or are there other forces at work? The deeper Sophie digs, the more the facts unravel into the realm of the improbable. Can she solve the puzzle before it's too late?

 
Mystery/Thriller
Short Story
11/2011
 

Caribbean Moon (Manny Williams Thriller #1) by Rick Murcer
No way to start a vacation.
Manny Williams thought a trip to the Caribbean to attend a wedding and a week long cruise just afterward would be a great way to relax and unwind. But what he did not count on is a maniacal killer stalking him and his fellow Lansing Police Officers. Now the bodies are piling up and Manny stands to lose everything if he can't find who is behind these gruesome crimes. If you like fast-paced thrillers, you're gonna love Caribbean Moon.

 
Mystery/Thriller
Book 1 of 5
312 Pages
11/2011
  Cluck: Murder Most Fowl by Eric D. Knapp
The best zombie chicken book you'll ever read.
This is the first book for Ridan for Eric D. Knapp it tells the tale of Armand, the Chicken Exorcist who must face the Rooster King who has been spit from the mouth of hell to return to earth and server over his minions of undead poultry. Funny and beautifully written, if you're a fan of authors like Terry Prachett you'll love Cluck. 
Comedic Horror
Book 1 of 3
278Pages
3/2012

  Cross of the Legion (Soldier Series #5) by Marshall S. Thomas
What can be worse than the Os?
War-weary Thinker returns to active duty when Tara goes missing during a surprise attack by the Omnis. The spidery Os, skilled telepaths with superior weapons and a taste for humans, have long been the scourge of the known universe, but there is a terror that even the Omnis fear. An ancient killer is coming for everyone, human and Omni alike and the only chance to stop it was obliterated more than two thousand years ago.
 

Science Fiction
Book 5 of 6
400 Pages
 10/2009
  The Crown Conspiracy (Riyria Revelations #1) by Michael J. Sullivan
They killed the king. They pinned it on two men. They chose poorly.
There's no ancient evil to defeat, no orphan destined for greatness, just two guys in the wrong place at the wrong time...Royce Melborn, a skilled thief, and his mercenary partner, Hadrian Blackwater make a profitable living carrying out dangerous assignments for conspiring nobles until they become the unwitting scapegoats in a plot to murder the king. Sentenced to death, they have only one way out...and so begins this epic tale of treachery, adventure and legend.
 
Fantasy/Epic
Book 1 of 6
324 Pages
01/30/2010
  Curse of the Legion (Soldier Series #6) by Marshall S. Thomas
What do you owe the future, and what do you owe the past?
With the hated totalitarian System on the verge of collapse, and the alien Omnis observing an unexpected truce, veteran soldier Thinker has finally found happiness, wife, and home. His joy is short-lived, as a savage massacre of settlers leads to all out war. Not everything is as it appears, and soon the Legion finds itself fighting for the survival of its civilization against a shadowy enemy willing to do the unthinkable to destroy ConFree.
 

Science Fiction
Book 6 of 6
336 Pages
 04/23/2010

Deceitful Moon (Manny Williams Thriller #2) by Rick Murcer
And the excitement just keeps coming in this third Manny Williams Thriller
Detective Manny Williams and his partner, Sophie Lee, are called to the scene of a disturbing and gruesome murder at Lansing's local adult playhouse, the White Kitty. The circumstances surrounding the ex-con's murder rocket deeper into the bizarre as the forensic evidence reveals more questions than answers. To make matters worse Dr. Argyle is up to his old tricks. Two serial killers. Each threatening to change Manny's life forever. One succeeds.

Mystery/Thriller
Book 2 of 5
320 Pages
01/2012

Double Share (Trader Tales #4) by Nathan Lowell
An inexperienced officer. A dysfunctional ship. Life in the Deep Dark just got a lot harder.
In his first assignment as an officer, Ishmael Horatio Wang finds himself fresh out of school, wet behind the ears, and way out of his depth. Aboard the William Tinker the senior officers are derelict and abusive, the crew demoralized and undisciplined, and change unwelcomed and dangerous. Can Ishmael help the crew find the ship's heart? Or will he discover that bucking the system may come at too high a price?

Science Fiction
Book 4 of 6
344 Pages
05/2012
 
 

Emerald Moon (Manny Williams Thriller #3) by Rick Murcer
And the excitement just keeps coming in this third Manny Williams Thriller
When Carousel Cruise Lines asks Detective Manny Williams to consult with them, and the FBI, regarding a series of hit-like murders involving their security staff, he agrees. It's been eleven months since Manny's world was turned upside down and it's time for him to get back to work..if he can. But his nemesis, has other plans that eventually take Manny  to Galway, Ireland, and a deadly chain of events that will send him to the brink...and beyond.

Mystery/Thriller
Book 3 of 5
302 Pages
01/2012
 

Emerald Storm  (Riyria Revelations #4) by Michael J. Sullivan
A message is intercepted. A sinister plan has been launched. Two thieves stand in the way.
Ex-mercenary Hadrian Blackwater sets a course on a high seas adventure to find the true heir of Novron but finds himself traveling to a past he hoped to leave behind forever. Royce Melborn knows all too well the folly of challenging the cunning and ruthless Merrick Marius who stands in Hadrian's way and joins his ex-partner for one last mission.

Fantasy/Epic
Book 4 of 6
978-0982514535
396 Pages
04/08/2010

 

The Fated by Jackson Archer
There are only a handful of things that scare Michael; the fact that he's about to die isn't one of them.
When the balance between the human and immortal world is threatened, Michael's kind intervenes. But when he starts having visions of a woman begging to find her before it's too late, he suddenly realizes just how little time he has left. Keeping her, and the human girl he's picked up along the way, alive, is something else entirely.

Fantasy
Finding Reason by Bryce Anderson
A different kind of mystery

An ant has two stomachs. I know this because my neighbor told me. He's incredibly intelligent and we've talked every night for -- has it been just two months? He has become my mentor, guide, and best friend. So you might be interested why my logical conclusion was to kill him.
 Mystery/Religious 
978-0979621178
206 Pages
07/25/2009
 

Forever War  by Joe Haldeman
As relevant today as when first released, this military science fiction classic is now available in ebook
When William Mandella returns from fighting the enigmatic Tauran species, he finds that much has changed since he left Earth twenty-seven years ago. Finding it difficult to adjust he re-enlists only to find that doing so brings its own set of consequences. Winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Awards this book is currently in production for a movie under the direction of Ridley Scott, director of Blade Runner and Aliens.

 
Science Fiction
Book 1 of 3
978-0312536633
288 Pages
06/20/2011
 

Full Share (Trader Tales #3)  by Nathan Lowell
If ever there was a time to "Trust Lois" this would be it.
When the home office adds an unexpected crew member to the environmental section of the Lois McKendrick, Ishmael Wang faces being put ashore at the next port. Not even his multiple division ratings can save him because he refuses to bump someone else in his place. In just a few days, Ishmael will lose both his friends and the home he has made for himself while traveling through the Deep Dark.

 
Science Fiction
Book 3 of 6
978-0982918012
300 Pages
05/17/2011
 

Griffin's Daughter (Griffin's Daughter Trilogy #1)  by Leslie Ann Moore
Born between two cultures, a young woman searches for acceptance. An ancient evil searches for her.
A young girl lives as a social outcast due to her mixed human and elven blood. To escape an arranged marriage, Jelena flees into the unknown on a quest to find her elven father. Her journey takes her on an unexpected adventure of magic, danger, and most startling of all--true love.

 
Fantasy/Romance
Book 1 of 3
978-0979621154
334 Pages
06/30/2009
  Griffin's Destiny (Griffin's Daughter Trilogy #3) by Leslie Ann Moore
The conclusion to the Griffin's Daughter Trilogy
The third and final tale of the Griffin's Daughter Trilogy is going through its last pre-production edits. There is no release date scheduled at this time. Please use the Notify button to receive an email when this title is available.
 
Fantasy/Romance
Book 3 of 3
978-0982514504
248 Pages
10/04/2009
  Griffin's Shadow (Griffin's Daughter Trilogy #2) by Leslie Ann Moore
A heritage is recovered. A new life begins, and war threatens to destroy all she holds dear.
This second book in the award winning Griffin's Daughter trilogy is set against a backdrop of impending war, shocking betrayals, and uneasy alliances, Griffin's Shadow is a story of courage and enduring love in the face of adversity.
 

 Fantasy/Romance 
Book 2 of 3
978-0979621161
380 Pages
07/04/2009

 

Half Share (Trader Tales #2)  by Nathan Lowell
Six months in the deep dark. Four very different women. One man discovers what it means to be a spacer.
It's a time of change on the Lois McKendrick. Sarah Krugg joins the mess deck and Ishmael Wang moves to the environmental section. Just after getting accustomed to life aboard a solar clipper, Ishmael must learn a whole new set of skills, face his own fears and doubts, and try to balance love and loss in the depths of space.

 
Science Fiction
Book 2 of 6
978-0982514597
252 Pages
12/20/2010
The Inverted Cavern (Jake & Aaron Time Travel #1) by Todd A. Fonseca
When traveling through time, expect the unexpected.
Aaron and Jake received a message from the Amish boy they had returned a hundred years back in time, proving their experiment had been a success. When they discover the diary containing entries of their own adventures, it gives them the confidence to explore the past and future for themselves. They made careful preparations--thought of every possibility--and took every precaution. So how could everything go so incredibly wrong?
Juvenile/Mystery
Book 2 of 2
224 Pages
11/2011
 

March of the Legion (Soldier Series #2)  by Marshall S. Thomas
In the era of total galactic war, can one squad really make a difference?
On a hostile planet, Legion Thinker and Beta Squad Beta are ordered to assault the invading encampment of alien Omnis. But the moment they are dropped into the atmosphere of Andrion 3, little goes as planned. Only months out of training, Beta find themselves marooned on a world of smoke, ash, and lava, facing giant exosegs, and an enemy who attacks their very minds. The fate of ConFree, perhaps the whole of mankind, lies in their hands.

 
Science Fiction
Book 2 of 6
978-0982514573
284 Pages
05/09/2010
 

Murdering Moon (Manny Williams Thrillers #1-3) by Rick Murcer
For those who just can't get enough Manny Williams
Murdering Moons is a three-book omnibus that contains the first three of the Manny William's novels: Caribbean Moon, Deceitful Moon, and Emerald Moon. If you are looking to introduce one of your friends to the fast-paced ride that is a Manny William's Thriller why not get them all three.  This bundle puts all Manny's adventures in one convenient place.

 
Mystery/Thriller
Book 1 - 3
11/2011
 

Nyphron Rising (Riyria Revelations #3) by Michael J. Sullivan
A puppet is crowned. The true heir remains hidden. A rogue's secret could holds the key.
Hadrian is tired of his lecherous profession and longs for a just cause. Royce knows a secret which could provide his partner a life's purpose greater than anything his friend could imagine...but is it true? Or is an ancient wizard using them as pawns in his own struggle for power? To unravel the truth Royce convinces Hadrian to join him for one last mission--what they discover could change the future for all of Elan.

 

Fantasy/Epic
Book 3 of 6
9
78-0979621147
372 Pages
09/17/2009

  Other Shares (Trader Tales #5, #6) by Nathan Lowell
The rest of the books in the Trader Tales of the Solar Clipper
Nathan has four more books in the series written (and available in audio format at  www.podiobooks.com and itunes. Ridan will be releasing them as soon as they are edited and formatted.  Click on button to the right to be notified when they are shipping.
 
Science Fiction
Book 5 - 6
TBD
  Percepliquis (Riyria Revelations #6) by Michael J. Sullivan
It all comes down to this.
The Heir of Novron is finally discovered, the wars have ended, and the architects of the New Empire have been vanquished.  It should be a time of celebration, prosperity, and peace. But the Uli Vermar has ended and the elves are coming...and they are not pleased. 
 

Fantasy/Epic
Book 6 of 6
Jan 2012

  Quarter Share (Trader Tales #1) by Nathan Lowell
The Golden Age of Sail has Returned -- in the Year 2352
When his mother dies, eighteen-year-old Ishmael Horatio Wang must find a job with the planet company or leave the system--and NerisCo isn't hiring. With credits running low, and prospects limited, he has just one hope...to enlist with a deep space freighter. Ishmael, who only rarely visited the Neris Orbital, and has never been off-planet alone before, finds himself part of an eclectic crew sailing a deep space leviathan between the stars.
 
Science Fiction
Book 1 of 6
978-0982514542
282 Pages
04/20/2010
  Secret of the Legion (Soldier Series #4) by Thomas
His past is hunting him--and she won't take no for an answer.
Thinker once a proud soldier and immortal is a dishwasher trapped on a dismal collective System world without even his own memories to comfort him. He's having problems adjusting to his new life. He just killed a man trying to rob him...and it felt good. To make matters worse, the band of ruthless killers known as the Legion he was taught to fear, is after him...and he has no idea why.
 
Science Fiction
Book 4 of 6
978-0982514528
418 Pages
 12/12/2009
  Slave of the Legion (Soldier Series #3) by Marshall S. Thomas
The O's had killed two billion humans. Beta Three wanted revenge. The Mound was in his sights.
When squad Beta is sent on a recon mission, they find the Omni's--deadly aliens with unstoppable psychic power loose in the wrong universe. Allying with the infamous System against a common enemy, the Legion has decided the O's that have never been stopped, will be--on Uldo, at the Mound. 
 
Science Fiction
Book3 of 6
978-0982918003
300 Pages
 12/22/2010
  Soldier of the Legion (Solider Series #1) by Marshall S. Thomas
He joined the Legion. He survived training on Planet Hell. He thought he'd seen it all. He was wrong.
His Legion designation is Beta 3, warname Thinker. This will be his first real mission, the first mission for all the members of Beta squad-young men and women given immortality but trained to die for the cause of freedom. They are going into the deep Outvac to investigate the remote planet Andrion 2. What they find could start a war, they all know that, but what they don't know will take every ounce of training to survive.
 
Science Fiction
Book1 of 6
978-0982514566
302 Pages
 05/02/2010
 

Serpent's Gift (StarBridge Series #4) by A.C. Crispin & Deborah A. Marshall
A young girl creates a mind-link with the StarBridge computer, and a series of deadly accidents threatens all life on the asteroid. This fourth book in the StarBridge Series is currently is in review by the author and we anticipate a December 2011 release. If you would like to be notified when this book is available, please use the button on the right to send Ridan an email. We'll let you know as soon as it is available for purchase.

 
Science Fiction
Book 4 of 7
02/2012
 
 

Shadow World (StarBridge Series #3) by A.C. Crispin & Jannean Elliott
What price would a species pay to extend their lifespan?
The golden-eyed Elspind live brief but fulfilling lives. Gaining membership into the Cooperative League of Systems could bring many benefits...including a drug that would greatly extend their lives, but some are opposed to such infringement--violently opposed. Can a StarBridge interrelator unite the people of Elseemar? Come along with Mark, Cara, and Eerin on an adventure filled with danger where a single misstep could mean disaster.

 
Science Fiction
Book 3 of 7
 02/2012

 

Silent Dances (StarBridge Series #2) by A.C. Crispin & Kathleen O'Malley
A young StarBridge interrelator holds the key to determining if Earth has made its own First Contact
After discovering mankind is not alone in the universe, colonizing expeditions are required to search for intelligent life before developing new planets. If the birds of Trinity are intelligent, Earth could obtain membership in the Cooperative League of Systems. If not, it could mean millions to the Jamestown Founders. But exactly how do you prove intelligence?

 

Science Fiction
Book 2 of 7
 12/2011
 

Silent Songs (StarBridge Series #5) by A.C. Crispin & Kathleen O'Malley
Amphibious beings from a distant world land on the planet Trinity, threatening the native creatures and the StarBridge ambassadors. This book is in production and is slated for a January 2012 release. To be notified when the book is available for order please use the button to the right.

 
Science Fiction
Book 4 of 7
 
 

StarBridge (StarBridge Series #1) by A.C. Crispin
We are not alone, and we're about to meet our neighbors.
Across the galaxy, there are eleven known intelligent races. Mankind will be the twelfth. Earth's first contact with an alien race turns to disaster when a friendly encounter erupts into inexplicable violence and the threat of interstellar war. Come along in this first book in the StarBridge series that is as relevant today as it was almost twenty years after its first release.

 
Science Fiction
Book 1 of 7
 11/2011
 

South Coast (Shaman Tale) by Nathan Lowell
Based in the same universal as the popular Trader Tales of the Solar Clipper
Otto is Richard Krugg's only son and heir to the Shaman's gift. The only problem is Otto doesn't want it. He wants to be a fisherman. When company policies force unwelcome changes onto his life and threaten even the security of the village, Otto discovers that being a shaman isn't optional.

 
Science Fiction
Book 1 of 2
Release: TBD 
  The Time Cavern  (Jake & Aaron Time Travel #1) by Todd A. Fonseca
The mystery began a hundred years ago. It was never solved. Now it's happening again..
When ten-year-old Aaron moved from the big city to the country, he thought it was a boring sleepy town. Then he met Jake, a know-it-all farm girl who said his house was haunted. She claimed an Amish boy disappeared without a trace after hearing the wind call his name. Aaron thought she was just trying to scare him...until the night he heard his own name in the wind.
 
Juvenile/Mystery
Book 1 of 2
978-0982514511
212 Pages
10/09/2009
  The Viscount and the Witch (Riyria Chronicles #1) by Michael J. Sullivan
Meet Royce and Hadrian in this Free Short Story prequel to the Riyria Revelations.
Eleven years before they were framed for the murder of a king, before even assuming the title of Riyria, Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater were practically strangers. Unlikely associates, this cynical thief and idealist swordsman, were just learning how to work together as a team. In this standalone first installment of The Riyria Chronicles, Royce is determined to teach his naive partner a lesson about good deeds.
 

Fantasy/Short
5,400 words
10/2011

 

Voices of Chaos (StarBridge Series #7) by A.C. Crispin & Ru Emerson
The feline beings known as Arrekhi have requested admission into the Cooperative League of Systems, but they are harboring a secret that could have deadly consequences.
This final book in the StarBridge Series is currently is in production and we anticipate an early 2012 release. If you would like to be notified when this book is available, please use the button on the right to send Ridan an email. We'll let you know as soon as it is available for purchase.

 
Science Fiction
Book 7 of 7
  Wintertide ( Riyria Revelations #5) by Michael J. Sullivan
A forced wedding. A double execution. Two thieves have other plans.
The New Empire intends to celebrate its victory over the Nationalists with a day that will never be forgotten. On the high holiday of Wintertide the empress will be married. Degan Gaunt and the Witch of Melengar will be publically executed. Then the empress will suffer a fatal accident leaving the empire in the hands of the new emperor. It will be a perfect day. There is only one problem-Royce and Hadrian have finally found the lost heir.
 

Fantasy/Epic
Book 3 of 6
9
78-0979621147
372 Pages
09/17/2009