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Book Tours: Promo Post for Space Drifters

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Book Excerpt

The unconscious Jasette hovered upright in suspended animation. The containment field made her blue and silver hair whip slowly about her face as if she were under water. An opaque blue cylinder of glowing energy surrounded her, giving off a slight hum and the faintest hint of cinnamon. I like cinnamon. Whenever I can manage it, I opt for the cinnamon upgrade.

With her eyes closed she reminded me of the beautiful fembots that line the cavernous castle hallways of Mar Mar the Unthinkable. Hundreds of gorgeous robots that stand motionless like statues until someone dares to upset the delicate temperament of Mar Mar. It isn’t difficult. He might have one bad grape and fly off in a rage, summoning a wave of vicious fembots into the royal kitchens to obliterate the cooking staff.

“Is she okay?” Nelvan stood next to me, his sad, puppy eyes looking up at Jasette.

“Who cares?” I glared down at him. “She almost terminated us and you’re wondering if she’s okay?”

Nelvan lowered his head, a look of shame on his face. I was starting to like having him around. It gave me a quick, cheap sense of power.

“Her hair is rather magnificent, wouldn’t you say?” Blix looked on from the containment grid control panel nearby. His fingers were delicately working the touch screen controls as if creating symphonies on a synthboard.

“Sure, whatever. How’s the power level?” I took a sip of velrys and braced myself for the news.

“Sixty four percent.” Blix said. “Perhaps the energy cells were drained from her little escapade.”

“Yeah, well, she’ll pay.” I scowled up at her. “Computer, what’ya got from the uniweb on our prisoner?”

“Conflicting results, Captain,” the computer said. “The initial scans showed her as a peace ambassador from the Klebborse sector.”

I huffed out a laugh. “Peace ambassador?”

“Subsequent scans uncovered additional profiles including: Star Ranger, Interstellar pastry chef, Lounge singer, advanced weapons specialist, freelance feral cat juggler, remote colony grief counselor—” The computer said.

“Hold it. How many professions did you find?” I said.

“Two thousand, three hundred and forty seven.”

I looked over at Blix with raised eyebrows.

“Interesting.” Blix tapped on his scaled lips with a finger. “A bit of unraveling will be required for this puzzle.”

I took a step closer to the containment field and studied her a moment. Her black power suit, sleek and custom fitted as it was, obviously held some powerful little computerized secrets. Plus, her beauty was disarming, which made for a lethal combination. I had to get rid of her before she tried any more of her tricks.

About The Book

space-drifters-coverTitle: Space Drifters

Author: Paul Regnier

Genre: Science Fiction

Captain Starcrost is not having the carefree, adventurous life of a star pilot promised in all the space academy brochures. He’s broke, his star freighter is in dire need of repair, and there’s a bounty on his head. His desperation has led to a foolhardy quest to find a fabled treasure that brings good fortune to the wearer, the Emerald Enigma.

Every captain needs a trusty starship and a crack team of crew members by their side. Unfortunately, the bitter pill of reality has brought him Iris, a ship computer with passive aggressive resistance to his commands; Blix, a hulking, copper-scaled, lizard man with an aversion to battle; Nelvan, a time-traveling teen from the past, oblivious to this new future; and Jasette, a beautiful but deadly bounty hunter looking to take over the ship.

Enter a charismatic and clever nemesis named Hamilton Von Drone, whose dark past has already intertwined with our misfortunate captain and left a painful scar. To complicate matters, as every good nemesis must by their evil nature do, Hamilton is employing his vast wealth on the very same quest for the Emerald Enigma.

Author Bio

paul-regnier-authorPaul Regnier is a technology junkie and web designer with a fascination for all things futuristic. He has turned his childhood love of storytelling into a professional pursuit.

Paul lives in Orange County, CA with his wife and two children.

Links

https://www.facebook.com/spacedrifters

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaulJRegnier

http://www.spacedrifters.com/

Buy the Book:

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Book Tours: Promo Post Lips Like Ice

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About the Book

lips like ice final cover 750 (1)Title: Lips Like Ice

Author: Peggy Barnett

Genre: Science-Fiction, Erotica

He calls himself the Prince. He is humanoid but not human–fascinating, sensual, at the cusp of maturity, and accustomed to getting what he wants. And Lydia has awoken in his world to find that she has been given to him–as a pet, a plaything, and, if he so desires, a lover.

But the Prince lives in a world where birth order dictates gender, and in declaring himself male he has thrown tradition back into the face of his father, the King, a very, very dangerous creature to cross.

As Lydia comes to realize that the Prince is as much a prisoner to his culture’s ways as she is, her resentment slowly unfurls into pity, understanding, curiosity, and a deep, unpredictable, consuming lust. She wants him too, on her own terms. But in a world fraught with hidden dangers, her terms are not open for discussion, not when their thirst for one another could doom them both. In a court where monarchs are obeyed and sexual hierarchies are strict, one wrong move could end the Prince for ever… and what would happen to Lydia then?

Author Bio

Peggy Barnett“Peggy Barnett” is the erotica pseudonym of a Toronto-based SF/F author. Peggy writes stories for the thinking erotica reader. She likes to write stories that are both one-handed reading and topical discussions of consent, non-binary gender, the full spectrum of sexuality and romanticism, and relationships that bloom beyond monogamy.

Links

Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/blog/peggybarnett
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PeggyBarnettErotica
Twitter: https://twitter.com/eroticbarnett
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Peggy-Barnett/e/B00C4CHC94/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1424374246&sr=8-1
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24642992-lips-like-ice

Circlet: http://www.circlet.com/?p=1137

Book Tours: Promo Post Desolation

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About The Book

Desolation-EbookTitle: Desolation

Author: ML Banner

Genre: Science Fiction

A #1 Hot New Release in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

A world devastated: a sky filled with magical auroras at night and deadly radiation during the day; technology all but gone; hundreds of millions dead by fire, starvation, disease and violence. The survivors will have to face their own desolation.
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Three groups struggle to endure and hold onto what little they have, while others will do anything to take it all. On a beach in Mexico, a small town in Wyoming, and a rural ranch in Illinois, epic battles between good and evil will be fought. Winners will have to face forces of nature never seen before.
But there is a dim light on the horizon. A 150 year old secret may lead the lucky few to a place that holds the promise of a new future, unless the sun sets on humanity first.
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The stunning follow up to the #1 Amazon Best Seller STONE AGE.

Movie Rating: PG-17 for descriptions of violence and language.

Author Bio

Hello lovers of apocalyptic fiction!

I devour the same books I enjoy writing: science fiction, but especially anything apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic or dystopian. I love stories about regular people being put into extra ordinary circumstances, and having to rely on their own cunning and that of others to survive.

Stone Age & DESOLATION are that kind of story. They’re fast moving, have some regular and amazing characters who must make life changing decisions, all while the world is experiencing an apocalypse unlike anything imagined.

When not writing fiction, my wife and I split time between Tucson, Arizona and the sunny beaches of Mexico. I also write for a few blogs, and I still write articles to assist small business owners for one of the companies I founded, SmallBiZ.com.

Links

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Goodreads

http://mlbanner.com

Book Tours: Promo Post Hunter No More

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About The Book

Hunter No More CoverTitle: Hunter No More

Author: G.D. Tinnams

Genre: Science Fiction

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The Hunter Class Spacecraft designated ‘The Amberjack’ disappeared during a routine mission to Seek, Locate and Destroy the enemy Machine Mind contingent known as ‘The Ochre’. Conclusion: It was either destroyed by the Ochre or went rogue for reasons unknown. If sighted, approach with extreme caution.

On the planet Borealis, a violent revolution forces Samantha Marriot and her parents to flee their home for the relative safety of ‘The Rainbow Islands’. Once there, Sam discovers a secret her father has been keeping from her all her life, a secret that will change everything.

Meanwhile, The Machine Mind Hierarchy of Earth dispatches a ship to rid themselves of the planet’s troublesome human population. The only hope of a defence lies with a damaged binary Hunter unit that has long since abandoned both its programming and weaponry.

In order for the unit to succeed it must call upon the aid of an ancient enemy, and prove, once and for all, that it is a Hunter no more.

 

Author Bio

GDTinnamsG.D. Tinnams has worked as a barman, a call centre operator, an IT support analyst, and a software tester. But during all this time he was also an insatiable reader of science fiction and fantasy books like Susan Cooper’s ‘The Dark Is Rising Sequence’, Orson Scott Card’s ‘Ender’s Game’, Robert Charles Wilson’s ‘Blind Lake’ and Greg Egan’s ‘Permutation City’. He is very fond of weird, mind-bending stories and decided quite early on to try writing some. ‘Hunter No More’ is his second novel.

Links

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Hunter No More on Amazon US

GDTinnams Amazon US Page

Hunter No More on Amazon UK

GDTinnams Amazon UK Page

Book Excerpt from Cursed Heroes: The Beginnings

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The Book Gazette is sharing a snippet today from “Cursed Heroes: The Beginnings”. Enjoy the excerpt.

Book Excerpt

Will’s arm flexed as he pulled the trigger, the shoot flew through the air string at the enemy. His men quickly jumped back to man the cannons opening fire as soon as they could. The enemy ships opened fire again this time they were intent on destroying Will’s ship. Will kept offsetting the enemy shots to keep his ship safe but he was approaching his limit. The hits he took had done a lot more damage to his body than he thought, and only being able to use one hand was pushing him to his limit even faster. However, Just as he reached his limit the shots stopped and, it went quite every enemy ship had ceased their fire. Something big was going to happen Will knew what was coming and he knew he couldn’t handle it in his current state, even if both of his hands were perfect, if they were planning what he thought he wouldn’t be fast enough.

“Please stop this now you still have a chance to walk away with what little loses you have now!” Will yelled, his voiced echoing so every ship could hear. The pirates looked on laughing mocking him as they took aim. “Ready men, on my mark… FIRE!” The pirate captain’s voiced echoed out. Will closed his eyes as the loud crackling explosion of all the pirate ships firing at once filled the air. Every eye aboard Will’s ship was closed as they awaited their deaths.

Will spoke two words. “Star-core activate.” Will’s eyes glowed a bright yellow; it was as if the sun itself burned within them. His Body healed in an instant, he could see everything around him slowing almost to a stop. He didn’t waste even a moment he took aim and fired.

About The Book

beggins-cover-kendleTitle: Cursed Heroes: Beginnings

Author: WilliamD.  Ollivierre

Genre: Science-Fiction / Fantasy

In a universe where technology and the bad guys have gotten out of control, and a place where the destruction of a planet filled with people to test a weapon is the best way to show its power. Something must keep the balance of power, so the universe doesn’t fall into chaos. But when all forms of police and law keepers fail these heroes known as the Brothers Will stand tall.

Cursed by faith or maybe something much more powerful. Theses heroes fight risking everything in order to protect the universe they live in. Asking for nothing in return not even recognition, or so it may seem. These cursed souls are cursed to wander the universe forever protecting it against their own will.

Come see where they came from in this epic telling of just a few of their stories.

Author Bio

authorpicAuthor William D. Ollivierre, was created to write science fiction. With an imagination, that takes him out of this universe, to one of the wondrous worlds, heroes, and adventures. Then with his captivating voice, he takes you by the hand taking you for a ride in these worlds, pulling you deeper and deeper with each word.

He has published four books to date, one book of poems (The will of the heart, the love within) and three Science fiction works. Two short story collection and one novel, all as part of his Cursed Heroes saga that has only just began.

Links

http://mindofwill.com/

http://mowuniverse.com/

Buy the book on:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008HLVJQI
https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=dTDEBAAAQBAJ
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/483927

Book Excerpt Earth Cell Book Tour

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The Book Gazette is sharing an excerpt from the book tour for science-fiction “Earth Cell”. We hope you enjoy the excerpt.

Book Excerpt

As I worked at the knots in her shoulders, she sat up. The pressure on my sides diminished. Her hands came to my shoulders, and her claws poked through the fur at her knuckles. “Ah, such strong hands,” she whispered.

“Perhaps if I sat up, I could pleasure you more, master,” I heard myself say. Flares of pain detonated in my mouth, but did not sway me from my desire to give Saawth the delight she deserved. After all, she’d spent a few hard days on Earth.

She adjusted herself, and I rose higher on the cushions so I could work my fingers into the tense muscles at her neck. Her claws slid further from their sheaths. I became aware of her fur tickling my bare skin and a growing heat in my groin. I saw my touch gave her pleasure. Her growing arousal told me she wanted more. That fed my hunger to give more.

I had an inkling of what was coming and found it didn’t bother me. If it gave her pleasure to claw me, then I would give my flesh. Without hesitation.

“Yes, such strong hands,” she said again, eyes closing.

As I dug harder at her shoulders, her claws brushed lightly down my upper arms, across my bare chest. I leaned closer, working my fingers around the back of her neck. Unexpectedly, she arched her back, her neck rising beyond my reach. My hands came to rest on the dense fur of her chest.

“Perhaps the master would prefer to be in her sleep bowl,” I said.

“Yes,” Saawth growled. “But not just yet.” She leaned back down, eyes still closed. Of their own accord, my hands returned to the back of her neck. “There. Yes.”

As I squeezed the tension from her muscles, her claws scratched lightly at my skin. My thoughts about them faded as I focused on how I could deepen the pleasure she deserved. The sunlight continued to warm me, and seemed to leave Saawth feeling even more relaxed. A light breeze floated into the room, tugging at the longer strands of her splendid coat and cooling the sweat across my brow.

Saawth raised her chin and sighed. Her claws pushed harder as they traveled over my upper body. Each left a distinct trail of pain, but so far drew no blood.

If it gives her pleasure, I thought.

I worked my fingers even harder, my thumbs rising up to massage the soft underside of her chin. The tip of her pink tongue poked from between her lips. She shook beneath my efforts. Her claws paused momentarily. I braced myself for what was coming while trying hard to massage away the knots in her muscles.

“Yes…” she growled.

When it came, the first slash hurt.

The second did not.

Nor the third…

 

About Earth Cell

Earth_Cell_cover_frontTitle: Earth Cell: The Ux-Blood Trillogy (Book One)

Author: Charles Brass

Genre: Science Fiction

For centuries, the League of Cells and the Witches Guild have worked together to maintain order and stability across the overweb’s countless worlds.

Walking the pash of a warden for the League of Cells requires dedication, sacrifice, and devotion, as young Maels Raptori, the last of his kind, has learned. But he’s embraced these hardships, for serving as a warden represents the highest honor one might achieve in his lifetime. For six years under the tutelage of his adopted father and the wardens of Earth Cell, he has prepared to fulfill this dream.

When a powerful intruder nearly seizes control of Earth Cell, Maels is tested beyond anything he has experienced. He finds the strength to defeat the invader, but his trials have only begun. Chaos is spreading across the overweb, engulfing all who stand in its way. The conflict soon breaches Earth Cell. Alone on a world of violence, at the mercy of ruthless captors, Maels discovers his years of dedication and devotion may not be enough. To save Earth, he may be called upon to male the ultimate sacrifice…

Author Bio

03-4x5-300dpi-ColorCharles Brass works as a CT/MRI technologist in a new stand-alone 24-hour emergency clinic in a small town south of where he lives, some thirty miles west of Minnesota’s Twin Cities. During his six years of active duty service in the United States Navy, he served five months in Bahrain during the first Gulf War. Now, with a BS in Animation under his belt, he has visions of a successful patient education video business filling his days while CT and MRI scans on sick and injured people visiting the local Emergency Center fills his nights.

For more information, visit his blog at http://seabrassproductions.com or his Author Information page at http://clear­viewpressinc.com. Additionally, he can be reached via email at seabrass@seabrassproductions.com.

Charles plans to devote time to a few shorter works that have been brewing in his brain juices for some time, then resume writing novels. He expects to publish his next novel by the end of 2015.

Links

This book is available in softcover and Kindle formats at amazon.com.

Softcover:

http://www.amazon.com/Earth-Cell-UX-Blood-Trilogy-Book/dp/1935795856/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1379701789&sr=1-1

Kindle:

http://www.amazon.com/Earth-Cell-Ux-Blood-Trilogy-Book-ebook/dp/B0060PZHG6/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=1-1&qid=1379701789

Book Excerpt and Giveaway Atlas

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The Book Gazette is hosting an excerpt and giveaway today. Excerpt is from science fiction novel, “Atlas” by Isaac Hooke.

Giveaway details can be found at the bottom of the post. Giveaway is for a $25 Amazon Gift card, 3 paperback copies of “Atlas” and 3 ebook copies.

Book Excerpt

I remember standing there on the beach the first day, when the bay door opened and the mech stepped outside. This was the first time I’d seen a real life, modern ATLAS 5 outside of the netvids, or the simulator. It was a massive version of the ATLAS 1s we’d been porting around the base all this time. Three times the height of an ordinary man and ten times wider, it looked like a robot soldier, with arms, legs and a head. All metal–no cost-saving polycarbonate here. The head was a pinched version of a man’s. A red visor with two yellow glows made up the eye area. There was a red circle at the center of the bulky chest where the atomic core resided, beneath the cockpit. That’s right, no magnesium-ion batteries in this puppy.

I could see my reflection on that burnished armor, and the reflections of the trainees around me, and I saw the awe in all our eyes. I yearned to control it and feel its power.

Our ATLAS Warfare instructor came forward. “Welcome to the Atomic-powered, all-Terrain Land Assault Supersuit you’ve been dreaming about, children. Otherwise known as the ATLAS. Let me introduce you. Over a thousand hydraulically actuated joints with closed-loop positions and force control. On-board hydraulic pump and thermal management. Crash protection. Jump jets. Head-mounted sensor package with built in LIDAR, night vision, flash vision, zoom and other augmented reality perception boosts that smoothly integrate with your Implants. Modular wrists accept 3rd party hands–when you’re looking to throw a party put a couple of serpents in one and a twin M2A1 in the other.” He grinned widely. “The ATLAS 5. The war machine of your dreams. And your enemy’s nightmares.”

About Atlas

ATLAS_Cover-five-hundred-by-six-hundredTitle: Atlas

Author: Isaac Hooke

Genre: Military Science Fiction

Rade Galaal enrolls in the hardest military training known to man to become a member of the MOTHs, the most elite fighting unit in the galaxy. MOTHs are tacticians, corpsmen, snipers, astronauts and commandos rolled into one. They also happen to pilot the atomic-powered ATLAS mechs, specialized military hardware that brings new meaning to the phrase “one-man-army.”

When Special Warfare Command orders MOTH Team Seven on a covert operation 8,000 light-years beyond the furthest reaches of explored space, Rade realizes he’s signed up for more than he bargained for…

Author Bio

0B29DE19-765F-48BF-BCE5-613BFD2BCCAAIsaac Hooke is the author of the upcoming military science fiction novel, ATLAS. His experimental genre-bending action novel THE FOREVER GATE was an Amazon #1 bestseller in both the science fiction and fantasy categories when it was released in May 2013.

When Isaac isn’t writing, publishing, and blogging, he’s busy cycling and taking pictures in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

He’s been writing since 1997, and he has a degree in Engineering Physics.

You can follow Isaac on Twitter @IsaacHooke and his website IsaacHooke.com.

Links

http://isaachooke.com
http://twitter.com/isaachooke
http://www.facebook.com/authorisaachooke
http://goodreads.com/isaachooke

ATLAS comes out Christmas 2013. Sign-up to be notified here: http://bit.ly/atlaslist

In the meantime, you can check out a couple of short stories set in the ATLAS universe:

“Just Another Day” – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GIOXESM

and “Caterpillar Without A Callsign” – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GZJQQUS/

Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18714917-atlas

Giveaway

There’s a tour-wide giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card, 3 paperback copies of Atlas, and 3 digital copies of Atlas. Participate here:

Go here to participate in the giveaway.