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“Deep Into the Game (SW Tanpepper’s GAMELAND #1)” by Saul Tanpepper

“Deep Into the Game (SW Tanpepper’s GAMELAND #1)” is a Science Fiction Epic Novel by Saul Tanpepper. Below is a synopsis: Deep Into the Game is the explosive beginning to a new cyberpunk mega-series, GAMELAND. A mix of high tech, urban thriller and horror, this series focuses on the exploits of a small group of computer gamers and hackers as they navigate a world in which governments, corporations and individuals collide. In the center of Long Island’s forbidden wasteland, overseen by an omni-powerful corporation known as Arc Properties, is GAMELAND, a virtual reality arcade where the rich and privileged act out their base fantasies employing zombies as avatars. Connected to their Infected Undead Players via neural implants (government-mandated in the event of an outbreak) and using remote gaming controllers, Operators pit the … Read entire article »

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“Ghost in the Machine” by C.E. Kilgore

“Ghost in the Machine” is a Science Fiction Novel by C.E. Kilgore. Below is a synopsis: Ghost in the Machine – Corwint Central Agent Files Book 1 (Science Fiction Romance) “Love is like a wormhole. You stumble on to it blindly, it sucks you in and takes you somewhere completely unexpected, but you sure have one hell of a ride. You can’t fight it, because that would tear your ship apart. You can’t control it, either. All you can do is set your thrusters on glide and let it take you where it’s going to take you.” The empathic race of Vesparians move through the universe unseen and without existing. Suddenly finding herself thrown into open existence by her Director, Orynn tries to change the fate of her people’s future while desperately seeking … Read entire article »

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“RUN” by Michaelbrent Collings

“RUN” is a Science Fiction Novel by Michaelbrent Collings. Below is a synopsis: What do you do when everyone you know – family, friends, EVERYONE – is trying to kill you? You RUN.     Michaelbrent has been kind enough to provide us with a sample from this story: Malachi waited in the saloon, his hand curled around a warm beer, and wondered how long it would be before he could just kill someone. It was neither a beautiful day nor an ugly one. Neither was possible in this place, where nothing was real. Though of course it all seemed real. That was the trick. That was the joke. That was the thing Malachi hated most of all. He looked around the saloon, noting the planks that had been … Read entire article »

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“The Far Horizon” by Patty Jansen

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Patty Jansen on my site. Today she has agreed to return to discuss her book, “The Far Horizon“, which is a science fiction novel that deals with discrimination. Patty is an Australian writer who recently had one of her stories, This Peaceful State of War, included in a Writer’s of the Future anthology. How cool is that?   Now then, let’s see a sample of “The Far Horizon”: What did a rabbittooh look like? Cory had read on InterSearch that scientists had genetically engineered an animal for meat production in space colonies. Most of the animal was rabbit, but it had some other genes, like a kangaroo’s. The official name for these animals was SULs, for Space Utility Livestock. Cory guessed the kids called this creature … Read entire article »

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“Expert Assistance” by Robert Collins

I am most pleased to welcome Robert Collins to my site to discuss his book, Expert Assistance. According to Robert, it’s a fun read that might make you see revolution stories and the future of pop culture in a new light. “Expert Assistance” is his first published science fiction novel, and it has just been re-released as an e-book. His third novel, “Monitor,” came out last year from Whiskey Creek Press. His second novel, “Lisa’s Way,” was released in 2008 by eTreasures Publishing. He has had stories and articles appear in periodicals such as Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Tales of the Talisman, Space Westerns, Sorcerous Signals, Wild West, and Model Railroader. In 2007 Pelican released his biography of “Bleeding Kansas” leader Jim Lane, and before that a biography of … Read entire article »

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