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In the Kitten Scrum A Cat Mama I Am StoryNew: In the Kitten Scrum: A Cat Mama, I Am Story
by Deann Lee
available in print at Amazon.com

Come enjoy some time in the Kitten Scrum, the kicking, squirming, tussling pile of kitten joy. In the Kitten Scrum: A Cat Mama, I Am Story is a family-friendly photo story showing a mother cat and her kittens, from birth to finding their Forever Homes.


After the Vikings: Tales of Future MarsNew from G. DAVID NORDLEY, After the Vikings: Tales of Future Mars

Mars in the far distant future as seen in a series of short stories by noted hard science fiction author G. David Nordley. Originally published in Analog and Asimov’s magazines, these stories are gathered together into this collection spanning across time looking at Mars long after the first of the Vikings landed there.

Sultana: A Case For SabotageNew from D. H. RULE, Sultana: A Case For Sabotage

From the groundbreaking North & South magazine article, featured on The History Channel in Civil War Terror, and upcoming in PBS History Detectives. The story of Confederate boatburner and spy, Robert Louden, called the “murderer of the age.

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    After the Vikings

    After the Vikings – Tales of Future Mars

    Mars in the far distant future as seen in a series of short stories by noted hard science fiction author G. David Nordley. Originally published in Analog and Asimov’s magazines, these stories are gathered together into this collection spanning across time looking at Mars long after the first of the Vikings landed there. Continue reading

    Times Fool

    Time’s Fool, and Other Stories

    Time’s Fool, and Other Stories, introduce a world where complex melodies set the score for lives and loves meeting through time.

    Through a world of ordered wealth, to the underworld where raw, free talent reigned, Garcia sought what was missing in his life. Master musician, at the top of his art, will an offer to make him immortal fill the void in his existence and his music? Continue reading

    Black Hole Project

    Black Hole Project

    Now in Print and on Kindle! To Build a Black Hole… Schemes may unfold in an instant, and be communicated in minutes. But when such schemes involve the rearrangement of the heavens, some time is required. What if you could … Continue reading

    To Climb a Flat Mountain

    To Climb a Flat Mountain

    From G. David Nordley… Trapped on an unknown world, alien beyond all imagining, Jacques Song works to survive, first alone, then rescuing others of his destroyed ship. Their tiny colony faces the harsh environment, their own ideological conflicts, and the … Continue reading

    Stars That Sing the Requiem

    Stars That Sing the Requiem

    Women who aren’t the “stay on Earth” types.

    Stars That Sing the Requiem is a science fiction anthology with stories featuring women seeking their own destinies in the future and in space, making sacrifices for themselves and their fellow man. Stories include “Stars That Sing the Requiem,” about the yearning for space and who will stand on another world looking back at this one… Continue reading

Current Titles
    Sultana: A Case For Sabotage

    Sultana: A Case For Sabotage

    From the groundbreaking North & South magazine article, featured on The History Channel in Civil War Terror, and upcoming in PBS History Detectives. The story of Confederate boatburner and spy, Robert Louden, called the “murderer of the age.” Among the … Continue reading

    WHO Won Volume 2

    WHO Won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars: 1944-1952 (Volume 2)

    Now available! In print and on Kindle at Amazon.com If you’ve ever wondered why the Oscars seem to go to the wrong movies, WHO Won?!? is the book for you. Robert James looks at all the major categories, slashing and … Continue reading

    WHO Won by Robert James

    WHO Won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars: 1927-1943 (Volume 1)

    Beginning with the first Oscar ceremony, Robert James looks at all the major categories, slashing and burning his way through the bad, praising the good, and offering the best for your consideration. A comic, biting analysis of hundreds of films, WHO Won?!? is a guide to the wonderful movies you missed – and a warning against the ones you should never have seen in the first place. Volume One, 1927-1943 covers the Golden Age of Hollywood, from the death of the silent picture to the heights of studio Hollywood. Continue reading

    Bonus Feature: The Science Behind To Climb a Flat Mountain

    If you have not read the novel, To Climb a Flat Mountain, this article reveals things discovered in the course of the novel. Read To Climb a Flat Mountain, available at Amazon.com, first! *****Spoiler Warning***** The Science Behind To Climb … Continue reading