Some don’t like it hot

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Whether you like it or not, sex, love, and romance are a part of life. It can be a powerful driver. But ‘soppy stuff’ didn’t fit into the blokey world of science fiction. Admittedly, James T. Kirk cut a swathe through the ladies in Star Trek, ‘alien’ or not. In the original Star Wars trilogy, though, there was hardly a female in sight, apart from Princess Leia. And the Big Romance with Han Solo was all bickering and one kiss. I thought I could do better than that. So I did.

An Imperial Family in Space

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Lady Felicia Sorensen, a brilliant microengineering student, finds herself pressured to date Emperor Victor Sinclair, for he has fallen madly in love with her! Despite being showered with extravagant gowns and attention, she longs for a fascinating life as a … Continued

I love spaceships

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If you’ve read my bio just about everywhere, you’d know I’m a fool for spaceships. One of my all-time favourites is Darth Vader’s flagship, Executor. It took over from the smaller, but still very sexy, Imperial Star Destroyers. There they … Continued

Science fiction romance – caught between a rock and a hard place

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Talking about what constitutes ‘romance’ seems to be a bit like climbing over the fence into the lions’ compound knowing they haven’t been fed for a while. But I have to say I find the debate a little bit perplexing … Continued

The aliens in ‘Crisis at Validor’ #amwriting

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By now you all know I’m in the final stages of writing a new Ptorix Empire book. The title is Crisis at Validor and it features my decidedly non-humanoid alien species, the Ptorix. Readers will learn more about them in … Continued

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