Category Archives: adventure

Flame in the Mist – Renee Ahdieh

Mariko knew her purpose as the daughter of a prominent Samurai was to be pawn in political maneuvering by being given as a bride to a family of higher standing.  She is being delivered to her fiancé, the second son … Continue reading

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Defy the Stars – Claudia Gray

Noemi is a fighter pilot for the planet Genesis, colonized by Earth inhabitants after Earth was ruined by pollution.  Genesis has rebelled against Earth’s control and has been locked in battle for many decades.  Earth’s cybernetics genius, Burton Mansfield, created … Continue reading

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Shadow Run – AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller

At 17, Qole is the youngest starship captain from the frozen planet of Alaxak.  She and her unique crew fish the systems for Shadow – sort of described as radiation.  It is a hazardous job and those working closely with … Continue reading

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Daughter of the Pirate King – Tricia Levenseller

Alosa is part Siren and also the daughter of the pirate king and as such, quite dangerous.  Raised by her fierce father to fight, he tortured her to toughen her.  She has her own ship and mostly female crew under … Continue reading

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Empress of a Thousand Skies – Rhoda Belleza

In this science fiction political thriller, Crown Princess Rhee’s family is murdered when their space ship is blown up.  Rhee is raised an a planet away from the seat of the Empire and is to return when she is sixteen … Continue reading

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The Murderer’s Ape – Jakob Wegelius

Sally Jones is an ape.  She was captured years before and lived through many trials before the story opens.  She is highly intelligent and quite mechanically gifted.  Sally does not communicate vocally but can write and this story is her … Continue reading

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Caraval – Stephanie Garber

Scarlett and Tella’s mother disappeared years ago, leaving them to be raised by an increasingly cruel father.  If he perceives one has misbehaved, he hurts the other as punishment. Their father is the governor of an island and has forbidden … Continue reading

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