Latest Release in the Portal Future
A novel length sequel to the short story Hera 2781.
Drago Tell Dramis’s first mission as a newly qualified fighter pilot ended with him and his team leader becoming Military heroes.
Now Drago and his team leader and second cousin, Jaxon, are famous. Worryingly, Drago learns Jaxon has a mysterious secret and a past history of erratic behaviour. It’s vital that Drago keeps both of them out of trouble and away from nosy reporters, because Jaxon could do or say something that deeply embarrasses both the Military and their Betan clan.
The Military is helping by sending their fighter team on a mission somewhere inconspicuously boring. That destination definitely won’t be Hestia, the perpetual trouble spot of Alpha sector.
(Best read after the short story Hera 2781.)
All Books in the Portal Future
Set in the 25th Century Portal Future
The Scavenger Exodus Series
(This can be read either before or after the Earth Girl Trilogy.)
Book 1 –SCAVENGER ALLIANCE
2408. Humanity has travelled to the stars through interstellar portals, but the rebels and criminals were left behind on a ruined Earth. Eighteen-year-old Blaze is one of the last seven hundred people scavenging a living in an increasingly lethal New York. She’s survived this long by being too unimportant to kill, but the alliance is on the brink of starvation, and an old enemy is trying to seize power. When an aircraft carrying three off-worlders crashes in New York, Blaze is forced to step into the spotlight.
Book 2 –SCAVENGER BLOOD
Blaze must adjust to being deputy leader of the alliance, and help her father deal with the twin threats of a fugitive Cage hiding somewhere in the area, and his old supporters causing trouble. When a hunting party fails to return, the situation starts spiralling out of control, and the alliance’s off-worlder guests have a key part to play.
Set in the 28th Century Portal Future
Set in 2781, and featuring Drago Tell Dramis
A Short Story introduction to a full-length novel sequence – HERA 2781
Lieutenant Drago Tell Dramis is a newly trained fighter pilot heading out on his first mission. This is the moment he’s dreamed of for years, but his dream is turning into a nightmare.
A Drago Novel – HESTIA 2781
Drago Tell Dramis’s first mission as a newly qualified fighter pilot ended with him and his team leader becoming Military heroes. Now they need to avoid nosy reporters and stay out of trouble. They most definitely won’t be going to Hestia, the perpetual trouble spot of Alpha sector.
Set in 2788, the year before the Earth Girl trilogy
Prequel Short Story Collection – EARTH 2788
A lot of readers told me they’d like to know more about the backgrounds of the other characters in the Earth Girl trilogy as well as Jarra.
(These stories will be of special interest to people who’ve read at least the first book in the main Earth Girl trilogy.)
Earth Girl Prequel Novellas featuring Jarra
(These can be read either before or after the main trilogy. New readers will get a first introduction to Jarra and her 28th century future earth, while existing readers will learn more about Jarra’s past and what made her into the girl they met in EARTH GIRL.)
Novella 1 – EARTH AND FIRE
Tortured by the knowledge the stars are forever out of her reach, Jarra dreams of learning to fly a plane so she can at least make the skies of Earth her own. Go into the fire with Jarra!
Novella 2 – EARTH AND AIR
The second in the Earth Girl prequel novella sequence. Jarra is spending the summer at New York Fringe Dig Site with her school history club, but sprawling ancient ruins of New York contain the lethal legacies of the past as well as its treasures.
Don’t breathe! (Read after Earth and Fire.)
Earth Girl Prequel Novella featuring Amalie
June 2788. Amalie’s the last unmarried girl in Jain’s Ford settlement. Amalie turned seventeen six months ago, and she’s had nineteen perfectly respectable offers of marriage. Everyone is pressuring her to choose a husband, or possibly two of them. When Amalie’s given an unexpected chance of a totally different future, she’s tempted to take it, but her twentieth offer of marriage is one she can’t possibly refuse. (This can be read either before or after the main trilogy.)
Set in 2789, the Main Earth Girl Trilogy
Book 1 –EARTH GIRL
The year is 2788. Humanity uses interstellar portals to travel between hundreds of colony worlds, but Jarra is one of the unfortunate, despised few born with an immune system that means she can only survive on Earth.
Book 2 – EARTH STAR
Earth is in danger, and Jarra is caught in the centre of the maelstrom. Earth is the only world where Jarra and the others born with her immune system problem can survive, but will the rest of humanity consider their home world worth fighting for?
Book 3 – EARTH FLIGHT
Jarra’s actions have repercussions that spread further than she ever could have imagined. Her life, and everything she’s fought for, is in danger. It’s time to risk it all!
Set after the Earth Girl trilogy
Earth Girl Aftermath Stories 1 – EARTH PRIME
The first of two collections of scenes and stories set after Earth Flight and during the preparations for the expedition to Fortuna. The Earth Girl trilogy was told solely from the narrow viewpoint of Jarra. These collections include stories told from the viewpoints of other characters in the Earth Girl trilogy, and reveal personal details and information that Jarra didn’t know. Earth Prime focuses on Jarra, Fian, and the other archaeologists. (Best read after the Earth Girl trilogy.)