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The only starships that come are the ones to take people away…

Except for one.

Cut off from the nets, hunted, and betrayed, quantum hacker Den Richards is only too happy to accept the strange job offer that promises him a way off Earth, and a place on the crew of a small starship operating on the edge of the third horizon.  The fact that the ship is based on Rocquamport, a desert colony that doesn’t even have a Charter from the United Planets Congress, suits him even better.

However, when he arrives, the rough, drunken Captain who greets him is very different from the suave, polished, young woman who interviewed him, and his place on the crew is much more dangerous than he was led to believe.  Because the Captain has enemies, and her ship is much more than a simple trader.  But none of that will matter if Den can’t even survive his first week with the Captain.

The Captain is the first episode in Jordan T. Higa’s Series, The Captain’s Inferno, a dark space opera adventure. If you like The Expanse and Guardians of the Galaxy, The Captain captures the light-hearted jokes of The Guardians and mixes it with the darkness of The Expanse in a page-turning, intergalactic adventure.

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Who knew justice had long legs and carried a badge?

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Trouble they say, loves company. On this particular night, trouble stands just under two meters tall and is visiting the popular Neon District.

A beautiful clone, Sarah normally doesn’t go looking for the company of trouble. But on this night, the long legged detective plans to take advantage of the badge she carries. Trouble won’t like it when Sarah finds it while out for A Night On The Town.

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Newly joined Siamese twins – work that one out!

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A thriller set in Thailand.

This is the sequel to the popular ‘Not Far Enough From Worries’. Kev and Skylab pit their wits against Camilla, the beautiful but ruthless lesbian.

This dark novel starts in Hua Hin, a sleepy seaside town in Thailand. “Not much ever happens there.” Don’t you believe it! A thriving gambling hub, wives kill husbands to raise a stake for the next turn of a card. Never owe the debt-collector or his mother. You may be set alight!

Kev and Skylab are now the guardians of a very talented child, amongst other skills, he can tell if you are lying, making Kev very nervous, fortunately, the only person Nick will talk to is Camilla’s daughter, Philippa. That ability is useful if you want a casino.

Characters to avoid on a dark night are Mik and Mak, Thai twins, yes, real Siamese Twins. You’ll have to think about that comment. Their ‘friend’ Randy has some mental issues. He ends up missing part of his body!

The action moves to Bangkok for a fast, hard-hitting surprise. Horror when you don’t expect it!

This is book two in the ‘No Worries’ series. Book 3 ‘Children With No Worries’, to be published 2019.


“Siamese twins?”

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A boy vanishes. But not just any boy.

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1899 years after the Catastrophe, Bridges is owned by the Mob. As the city’s steam-driven infrastructure fails, a new faction rises: the Red Dogs.

Jacqueline Spadros is haunted by her best friend Air’s death, killed as he tried to stop her sale to the Spadros crime syndicate ten years ago. Now in an unwilling marriage to the city’s biggest drug lord, Jacqui secretly runs a small-time private eye business to earn enough money to escape.

Air’s little brother disappears from his back porch. And now someone is following Jacqui.

Dark, gritty, psychological, multi-layered Victorian-inspired far future detective noir that will keep you guessing to the very end.

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Are you ready to dive into this series that will keep you reading until the very last book, and then beg for more?

People who enter their email address below and sign up for my list get Ambassador 1: Seeing Red for FREE!

No, it doesn’t end in a cliffhanger. This book was initially sold to a traditional press and they don’t like cliffhangers. It’s been re-published exactly as it was published in 2012.

I’m totally convinced that when you have read it, you will want the other books. That’s why I’m giving it to you.

Don’t believe me?

This is what others say:

“A Matt Damon political thriller meets Total Recall action with Avatar otherworldliness.” —Ditmar Award winning author Zena Shapter

“It is the sign of a great story teller when an intricate political landscape can be seamlessly woven into your brain without you ever noticing. I was well and truly hooked. The hierarchies and customs of various alien races are understandably complex but not too much to lose the reader. The story is fast-paced and twisting as Cory tries to unravel who could perpetrate the attack on the President and why they would do so, while enduring stonewalling and spying from all sides of politics, including his own.” — Reviewer at SQ Magazine (sqmag.com/)

I could go on and on. The book has well over 200 reviews on Amazon.

Here is the story:

24 October 2114: the day that shocked the world.

Young diplomat Cory Wilson narrowly escapes death in the assassination of President Sirkonen. No one claims responsibility but there is no doubt that the attack is extraterrestrial.

Cory was meant to start work as a representative to Gamra, the alien organisation that governs the FTL transport network, but now his new job may well be scrapped in anger.

Worse, as Earth uses military force to stop any extraterrestrials coming or leaving, as 200,000 extraterrestrial humans are trapped on Earth, as the largest army in the galaxy prepares to free them by force, only Cory has the experience, language skills and contacts to solve the crime.

But he’s broke, out of a job and a long way from Earth.

You can get this book for FREE now, by entering your email address. What are you waiting for?

Oh, and when you enter your email address, you will get three other series starter books for free, too. Because I want you to try them.

Really, what are you waiting for?

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The Vampyren invaded Earth, coming from the places between the stars. They came to slake their most brutal appetites: For blood. For sex. For conquest. Within weeks their superior strength, technology and weapons turned Earth into a fallen battleground.

But love can blossom in the most unlikely places.

Stephanie was looking for food, for safety, and for her brother when the Vampyren patrol caught her on the blown-up streets of Las Vegas.

Dray Fierro was one of the Vampyren, a hero who could take his pick of women to claim as his war prize. He wasn’t looking for more than a woman to satisfy his needs for sex and blood. 

Neither was prepared for what they got.

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Jaydon Erath is one of the best smugglers and freighter pilots in the whole Akked Galaxy.

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Jaydon Erath is one of the best smugglers and freighter pilots in the whole Akked Galaxy. When the secretive Baru Family offers exorbitant pay to transport two simple crates, Jaydon senses something is off. He takes the job, knowing if he can deliver the cargo, he and his family will be set for life. Will Jaydon discover what’s wrong before it’s too late?

This Dawn Saga short story is a prequel to the main series, and can be read independently.

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The gods would never allow him happiness…

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I was a descendant of the damned, destined for unfortunate things.

It was just that simple, and for a long time, I accepted it.

But when my leader gave me a thirteen year old girl named Jackie and forced me into guardianship, things seemed to lose their simplicity.

I was a hunter and a killer. Not a babysitter, and I had lost too much in my life to risk getting attached to her.

And yet, the more time we spent together, the more I began wanting things that I couldn’t have.

Things like a family. Things like a better life for the two of us.

I should’ve known the gods would never allow me happiness.

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When technology advances and magic evolves, no one is safe!

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#1 Best Seller in free YA SFF Steampunk novels and 
#2 Best Seller in free YA SFF Action & Adventure

When Shadow, a powerless mage, chose exile to preserve family honor, he didn’t expect a mysterious call to defeat psionic, camouflaging dragons – nor did he expect them to offer him a glimpse into a life wielding a mage’s power.

Surprises mount when a steampunk army invades his homeland and Shadow is tasked with uncovering the secret behind magic’s evolution while leading a youth team infested with at least one traitor. Distracted by an unwelcomed romance, losses mount as he stumbles through treachery, vampiric vines, ancient disembodied mages, and the legendary Mists of Ishmandool where few escape with their sanity.

By the time Shadow announces he’s found the solution, it may be too late. Even if it’s not, it risks the complete annihilation of his people and it’s unproven.

Unproven has drawn comparisons to Ursula Le Guin (Harry Potter’s biggest influence), Elaine Cunningham (the queen of dark fantasy and Forgotten Realms), and Fydor Dostoevsky (psychological godfather of Crime and Punishment). With strong female charactersa dark M. Night Shyamalan twist, dragons on steroids, a Brandon Sanderson-esque tight plot, and prodigious world building, Unproven is destined to satiate readers who enjoy sword and sorcery, mythical creatures, ghosts, dark fantasy, psychological thrillers, and Dungeons & Dragons

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Don Viecelli

The Formula is a suspense thriller that starts with a brutal murder on Ares, a large space station orbiting Mars in the year 2094. Doctor Leif Johanson and his daughter, Ingrid, have discovered the ‘fountain of youth’. It’s a new anti-aging drug, each vial worth $5 million denom on the black market. The drug can regenerate living cells and make anyone young again. There’s just one problem. A powerful and ruthless drug producer named Ivan Hellstrom wants the discovery for himself. He tries to eliminate all those who get in his way. He murders the doctor, kidnaps Ingrid and steals the formula. One man opposes him, aging Homicide Detective, Jack Helms. Jack has to rescue the daughter, bring the drug producer to justice and earn a second chance at life.

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No More Heroes

Roo I MacLeod

No More Heroes-#1 Dystopian Thriller Heroes Series is a fast-paced, dystopian thriller.

Ben Jackman’s world has gone mad. Riots and looting have brought soldiers onto the streets. Terrorism is the norm. And the boy who married his childhood sweetheart, the boy he once called a friend, wants him to babysit a long black sports bag jam-packed full of trouble.

When his ex-friend is found dead, battered and dumped in the vacant land adjoining Ben’s squat, the Law and the owners of the bag invade Ben’s world looking to ask questions.

He turns to his childhood sweetheart but that is his first mistake. Losing the bag is his second.

Ben must find the bag, find the killers of his old friend, and live happily ever after with the girl. Alas, two out of three is the best he can hope for.

No More Heroes, #1 Dystopian Thriller Heroes Series. If you love fast-paced adventure, engaging characters, a load of intrigue with a dystopian setting to wet your pants, then you’ll love the first installment of Roo I Macleod’s page-turning thriller series.

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A headstrong teenager. A world-weary crime lord. A dangerous prison break.

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“Have you been treated well here?”

Starla’s hands come up short — she was going to sign something rude, but she’s cuffed to the table. If these Alliance clowns want answers, they’re going to have to uncuff her to let her talk.

Because they seem to want to ask her plenty: What was her childhood like on Silk Station? Does she understand her parents are wanted? What does she know about OIC terrorists?

But Starla’s not saying a thing until she gets an answer to her own question:

What happened to my parents?


Starla Dusai is fifteen, deaf — and being held as an enemy combatant by the Indiran Alliance.

Willem Jaantzen is a notorious crime lord about to end a fearsome vendetta — and most probably his life.

When he learns his goddaughter has been captured by the Alliance, he understands he’s her only hope. But saving a girl he barely knows means letting his wife’s murderer walk free. Will Jaantzen be able to put aside his anger before Starla’s time runs out?

STARFALL is the first book in Jessie Kwak’s Durga System series, a fast-paced series of gangster sci-fi stories set in a far-future world where humans may have left their home planet to populate the stars, but they haven’t managed to leave behind their vices. And that’s very good for business.

You’ll find captivating characters and heart-pounding adventures, all with Kwak’s customary sprinkling of wry humor.

Download this free novella and start exploring the seedy underbelly of the Durga System today.

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Seldin is the new Guardian of Life. Can he stop the Pulsari?

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In a reality where magic exists yet science reigns supreme, there are the guardians—the presiders of the universe. All but destroyed centuries ago by the god of chaos, the remaining few now scour the cosmos in search of mortals capable of wielding aether; they are the ones likely to ascend into new guardians and restore order. On Earth, they found five.

Young Seldin and his friends have no clue of what’s soon to become of them, for no human has ascended in half a millennium. However, the universe is unforgiving, and in the guardians’ absence chaos has spread with warlike races eager to assert their dominance. The Pulsari is one such race, and they too have their sights set on Earth.

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Live fast. Die young. Leave a good-looking corpse.

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Times are tough in the economic downturn of the late 2040s. Angel, an ex-prostitute-turned-assassin, has just killed her ex-boyfriend without making a dime on it. Camaro, a courier, is wanted by the Feds for smuggling coffee and evading pursuit. And Haiwee, once the greatest hacker on the planet, has ruined her body with the drugs used to enhance her reflexes and is destitute with no reputation left to cash in upon. So when a billionaire offers them a big paycheck to retrieve one of three collectible bottles and destroy the other two, the three young mercenaries don’t ask questions. In pursuit of their contract they travel to central Australia to face a local crime lord, to Brazil where they must deal with a pedophile Bishop of the United Catholic Church, to the flooded waterways of London, and even to the King’s palace of Borlovia, all in pursuit of the elusive TIS bottles. Aided by Mikio, a cybernetic ninja, and Tatiana, an artificial intelligence, the heroes risk life and limb for one big fat payday.


Follow The Money: A Tale of Tales (A Collection of Crime Adventure Novellas set in London and New York about Money, Sex and Narcotics) by [Fuentes, David]

Money is the route of all Evil…’

‘Follow The Money: A Tale of Tales’ is a collection of immersive Crime Adventure Novellasthat follow the lives of different banknotes on their journeys, as they pass from one doomed soul to the next, through London and New York respectively. Both of these banknotes undergo …A TWIST OF FATE in the second installment of each story that sends them on a completely new journey into the unknown; so fasten your seat belts and brace yourself for the ride of your lives. YOUR JOURNEY AWAITS…


Book 1 ‘The £20 Note’ Delve deep into the murky underbelly of Britain’s criminal underworld whilst discovering a side of London that you never dreamt possible. Prepare to be shocked and amazed by what you find on your journey from drug dens to strip clubs and more whilst following a day in the life of a single £20 note; but tread carefully, your next step could be your last.

Book 2 ‘The £20 Note: …A Twist of Fate’ What would have happened if you took a different path in life, what may have been? Inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow’s mesmerizing portrayal of Helen Quilley in the British rom-com Sliding Doors, and set in the same city, we follow our original story as we discover what could’ve been had things played out just that little bit differently, but be warned, this is not for the faint of heart. 

Book 3 ‘The $20 Note’ Money makes the world go round and nowhere is this saying more prevalent than in the Big Apple itself; where the streets are paved with everything but gold. Discover what those glamorous tourist brochures would rather you never knew about as you follow the path of a single $20 note on a disturbingly revealing journey into the very heart of New York; one that you will never be able to forget. An eye-opening tale of tales. 

Book 4 ‘The $20 Note: …A Twist of Fate’ Is New York really a concrete jungle where dreams are made of? You thought you knew New York; well think again. Crime & Narcotics run rampant across the streets of Manhattan as we discover what really happens in just a single day in New York. Prepare to be astonished at the lengths people will go to to have a bite out of the Big Apple. A story not to be missed.


This was a fascinating tale of how your money travels. It goes from drug dens to restaurants to well, everywhere. The stories were engaging and the narration by Matthew Kerslake was fantastic! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

An excellent book that is quirky and keeps you hooked right till the end. I hope there are more books like these to come. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Fun dialogue, good action, interesting format. The narrator does great with the different accents. Reminded me of the movie Snatch. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Really liked this story and found myself not wanting to pause it! Really good story. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Children With No Worries: Do Children Scare you? by [Devonshire, Colin]


Aren’t children lovely? Most are. 
Philippa’s mother was killed. Philippa didn’t care. She now lives with her ‘half-brother’ Nick, a French lady and a large dog. They all live in a beach house in Hua Hin.
An English film make-up expert comes to Thailand to enjoy a second honeymoon with her husband. To say he has an ‘eye’ for the ladies is true, in more ways than one.
Gail is naturally upset when her husband goes off to enjoy his holiday without her. The children decide he needs to learn a lesson. Was he being set up for murder? The victims all lose a body part. Is there a message hidden in the deaths?
Skylab, fresh from the temple, along with her boyfriend, Kev, set about finding out. They team up with a friendly Thai detective to solve these crimes. 
The action moves from Hua Hin to Pattaya for a fast, hard-hitting surprise. Horror when you don’t expect it!
This is book three in the ‘No Worries’ series.
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Not Far Enough From Worries (No Worries Book 1) by [Devonshire, Colin]


A drug lord fathers his lesbian niece’s child, but not in the usual way! 
Set in Thailand, late 1980’s. Action, fun, romance, and tears. Breathtaking violence and tender moments add to a fast-paced read. Two young and gullible Englishmen move to Hua Hin to start a new life in the tropical heat. Along the way, they meet a dodgy Dutch ship’s engineer, two lovely French girls who are more interested in dogs than romance. A tall Welsh man with a chequered history of drug abuse, but a unique skill of mixing things to make other things. This talent gets the attention of seriously evil people. A lesbian newspaper reporter rides a powerful motorbike has an important family secret. The whole story unfolds in an action-packed finale.

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“The Bones of the Earth”

by Scott Hale

The Bones of the Earth

A fantasy/horror series

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Is it wrong to kill a human …when you’re not human yourself? It’s been two hundred years since the Trauma, a catastrophic event of a now forgotten origin, wreaked havoc upon the Earth, reducing the human population from billions to thousands, and leaving the survivors as prey to humanoid hunters. Vrana of the Raven is one of these hunters. Her tribe has made killing humans, now known as the Corrupted, its purpose—to “keep the balance”—to ensure that the Corrupted do not rise to power and lay the Earth to ruin once more. But, one night, in the great northern city-state of Geharra, over ten thousand Corrupted disappear. And if so many can disappear so quickly, what’s to stop it from happening again elsewhere, or to Vrana’s own? Geharra, however, is not the only place to suffer from strange happenings. In Caldera, Vrana sleeps fitfully, dreaming of a Void and the Witch trapped within. When she is called upon to travel with Serra, Lucan, and Deimos to the abandoned city, she accepts, but only to get away from Caldera, because the Witch that haunts her nightmares has begun to haunt her days.

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Born in England before The Beatles became famous. I worked in the printing and allied trades, starting as a compositor, anyone remembers those? Eventually grafting as an editor. Twenty years on a lifestyle magazine. With my wife and children, we have lived in Thailand for over thirty years, and love it. Now? I write thrillers, with a touch of humour. 'No Worries' series, book number one, 'Not Far Enough From Worries' book two, 'Worry No More' published at the end of 2018. 'Children With No Worries' was released in August 2019. All published with amazon.com/author/colindevonshire Book number 4, as yet unnamed is being written, it's about Thai black magic. Dark thrills!

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