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Relics. A SF-noir-flavored nibble

Relics, is an SF-noir short story set in my Threading the Needle universe. Read about my inspiration and reasons for this story.

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Pre-release Screening of Threading the Needle

Hard science fiction with a touch of frontier justice!

“A new space western which combines hard science fiction with frontier action. Fans of Firefly will love this kick-ass female protagonist.”

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One-of-Antonia Excerpt

The Ross 248 Project is a new hard-sf, shared-world anthology from Baen Books and editors Les Johnson and Ken Roy. An excerpt from my short story, One-of-Antonia is offered here for your enjoyment.

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Celebrate with me!

Space opera is my absolute favorite genre to write. I can’t wait for you to meet my heroine and join her on this adventure. Threading the Needle, Baen Books, October 2023.

Excerpt from Resilience, coming June 7, 2022 in Robosoldiers

Excerpt from my short story, Resilience (part of Robosoldiers edited by Stephen Lawson) coming June 7, 2022. Baen Books.

Story before identity–then, now, and forever

Not once, during my most voracious phase as a reader, during those summers spent at the library, did I once go, “Hmm, I want to read a book by a/an [insert identity group] writer.”