Amer earned a very lucrative living by protecting large corporations from terrorist attacks... and investing wisely, through short sales and put options, on companies that failed to heed his offered protection.
But Amer's success brought challenges.
Not from disgruntled clients.
Not from Federal regulators.
From entrepreneurs eager to disrupt his highly profitable industry.More info →
Francisca's small settlement of Mexican refugees needed help defending itself from pirates roving the asteroid belt. But would her need outweigh her grief when the only help was offered by a European renegade whose combat robot had destroyed Mexico and killed her son?More info →
Earth barely survived the 21st Century.
Now, in the 22nd, after unifying Earth, the UN controls all human colonies scattered through the galaxy by means of wormholes, warpdrive ships, and ruthless operatives. Operatives working to strengthen the UN.
Or destroy it.More info →
In its off-line data vault in Vienna, the biotech company Katalysis hid a gene therapy technology that could cure diseases and remake people into strange new forms. Could two young American hackers, and a jaded European agent, work together to penetrate the company's vault and release that new tech...More info →
Now, in the 22nd, after unifying Earth, the UN has rediscovered the colony of Minerva. Prosperous and technologically advanced, Minerva quickly submits to UN supremacy.
Surprisingly quickly...More info →
Solitary spacejock Landry Krieger smuggled people into and out of star systems past the watchful eyes of governments, in hiding places he built in his ship, Midnight Angel.
When the priests of Tao Pacem sought his services, he resisted. After earlier experiences with religious leaders, he would need far more than three hundred thousand galaxycoins to say yes.
He got it when an arrogant agent of the oppressors tried to scare him off the job....More info →
A thousand years from now, while Earth sleeps in virtual reality, three polities—the Confederated Worlds, the Unity, and the Progressive Republic—strive to connect the scattered, terraformed worlds of humankind by artificial wormholes. When they meet, they clash, in a decades-long struggle of ar...More info →
A multi-millionaire heiress commits suicide after a biotech company implants an experimental treatment device in her brain. Her grieving, lawyer husband sues the company for millions more.
In comes a private investigator, ex-cop Albert Jimenez. Hired by the biotech company to dig up dirt on the "grieving" husband. Albert expected the usual: greed, a mistress, emotional manipulation, a marriage on the rocks.
Instead he found something far more sinister.More info →
After the destruction of Washington, D.C. by nuclear terrorists on June 19, 2019, the country turned to the America United movement and elevated the movement's leader, Gov. Everton, to the Presidency. A veneer of normalcy returned to the country, undercut by rumors of secret prison camps and mass ar...More info →