In the aftermath of a battle a ship drifts helplessly in space. Is the strange new warship they were fighting still out there? Will it come back for them? Commander Johnson faces a desperate race to get her destroyer back into action and save her crew.
"If you liked Alien, you'll love Independence." "I would recommend this to anyone looking for a deep science fiction story. It... [click here for more]
This FREE Sampler contains the first 3 chapters of JW Schnarr's debut novel Alice & Dorothy, which will be available June 15th/2011. It also contains 3 bonus stories from his collection Things Falling Apart, which is out now in digital format and coming soon to paperback.
Taken from the Back Text of Alice & Dorothy:
Alice Pleasance has just killed a man.
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When the JSS Dauntless vanished in the middle of system tests during its maiden voyage, no one knew what had happened. A radical theory by one of the test scientists resulted in a hasty refit of the JSS Endeavor, Dauntless's sister ship, which was still under construction. Now the crew of the Endeavor are about the test whether this theory is true or not. Will they suffer the same fate as the Dauntless,... [click here for more]
The entire future of Sweytian/Mugdaran relations rests on one man's shoulders. That one man, Jake Kavaliro, would really like nothing more than to retire. Unfortunately, while on his last patrol he encounters a Mugdaran determined to restart a war that ended decades before. Now Jake – who's never been known for his skill at diplomacy – has to go and explain what transpired to the Mugdaran... [click here for more]
The rifle lay beside her as her back pushed tight against the shattered wall. She was breathing slowly to control her heart rate. The walker's metal joints squealed and its feet pounded the broken pavement of the street below.___________________________________________________________________________In a war torn world, one soldier rises above the ashes to take the fight to... [click here for more]
Fire exploded right in front of Holly as the Shellpoint Inn went up in a flash. The young veterinarian raised her cloak to protect her face and quickly ducked into the alley at her back. The flames roared past, but the intense heat still scorched her exposed skin; the acrid tang of her frizzing hair filled the winter morning air. The small dragon perched on Holly’s shoulder cooed; it loved fire.... [click here for more]