Novels

New Release: In Graves Below + Big SF&F 99¢ Sale

New Release: In Graves Below (Magic, New Mexico) A disabled veteran and a dancer vs. a demon horde that wants to eat Denver. No pressure! Buy In Graves Below today and find out if demons turn Denver into an all-you-can-eat buffet. . Riya Sanobal, a mostly-human rarity in her magical family, hides her heritage and magical talent […]

Paranormal Romance: In Graves Below

Paranormal Romance: In Graves Below (Super-Seckrit Project Revealed) Deep in the subterranean fortress* that is my office, I’ve been working on a secret side project (see my recent post) that can now be unveiled. While my muse’s home base is science fiction, it loves vacations in various other genres, such as fantasy, action, mystery, paranormal, romance, […]

Stellar Review of OVERLOAD FLUX

“This story grabs you and doesn’t let you go.” Overload Flux got a stellar review from the fabulous crew at the Paranormaly Yours blog. Read the rest to find out which TV series and movie they compared it to. Stellar Review of Overload Flux (Central Galactic Concordance, Book 1) I’ve said it before, but authors […]

Minder Rising wins SFR Galaxy Award

Minder Rising Wins SFR Galaxy Award Just a short post to announce that Minder Rising (Central Galactic Concordance, Book 2) won an SFR Galaxy Award for “Best Slow Burning Romance.” Minder Rising shares the spotlight with some great books, so I’m honored to be in such illustrious company. If you love science fiction romance, plus […]

Pico's Crush: SFR Showcase

Pico’s Crush in the SFR Showcase Welcome to the Science Fiction Romance Brigade Showcase, where authors share snippets from new work, works in progress, cover reveals, character interviews, and so forth. See the other fun posts here. Today, I’m sharing a short excerpt from my new release, Pico’s Crush, Book 3 in my Central Galactic […]

Carol Van Natta in USA Today

Just in time for the release of my latest book, I was lucky enough to be interviewed by author Veronica Scott in the “Happily Ever After” column in USA Today. See it here. We talked about my first book, Overload Flux, and how it came about, details about the big damn story arc that it’s […]

Lovely Review of Overload Flux

Review of Overload Flux This is my week for nice reviews. Elizabeth Munro over at West Coast Book Reviews had lovely things to say about Overload Flux, Book 1 in my science fiction romance series. I loved the finesse with which Van Natta handles Mairwen and Luka’s individual back-stories. Their motivations and challenges are there, […]

One Year Ago, and One Year From Now

One Year Ago One year ago, on Oct. 18, I published Overload Flux, the first book in my Central Galactic Concordance (CGC) science fiction series. It was a leap into the unknown seas of independent publishing, though plenty of others had gone before me and reported that the water was fine.  I thought the book […]

New Release: Zero Flux

New Release: Zero Flux (A Central Galactic Concordance Novella) A very cold case, a secret lab, and the find of a lifetime. Which one is worth killing for?  Buy your copy of Zero Flux today and continue the adventure.    New Release: Zero Flux Luka and Mairwen (Overload Flux) take on a very cold case, […]

The Settings for My Books

About the Setting for My Book, Minder Rising The Tour of the Universe (sponsored by Bitten By Romance) is featuring the City of Spires, the setting for Minder Rising. I initially set Minder Rising in the capital, showcase city of the Central Galactic Concordance, because I wanted to explore the official view of minders, to […]

5-stars for Overload Flux

Another 5 Stars for Overload Flux You’d think I’d be a bit blasé about getting another nice review of Overload Flux, the first novel of my science fiction romance series. It was published in October 2014, and has 60+ reviews, most of them positive, and I’ve since written a second book Minder Rising, that I’m proud […]

Overload Flux: Award Finalist (x3)

Overload Flux is an Award Finalist (Third Time is the Charm?) Recently, I told you about Overload Flux being a finalist for a NERFA. I’m pleased to tell you that my book is now a finalist for an Award of Excellence from the fine folks at Colorado Romance Writers. If you’re counting  (I know I am), […]

Summer Solstice Sale for Overload Flux

Overload Flux is on sale Just in time for the upcoming Summer Solstice celebration, a common holiday in the Central Galactic Concordance, Overload Flux is on sale for just $0.99 USD (and similarly discounted across the planet). The sale ends June 19, so buy your copy today (or tell your friends about the great deal). Available […]

Minder Rising at the SFR Summer Café

Get yer’ red-hot science fiction romance at the SFR Brigade Summer Café This is my kind of café, one that caters to book lovers. This week’s special at the SFR Brigade Summer Café: SPACE OPERA! In keeping with the theme of the summer café, below is a food-related excerpt from my brand-new novel, Minder Rising. […]

New release: Minder Rising

New release: Minder Rising (Central Galactic Concordance Book 2) Can covert agent Lièrén Sòng stay alive long enough to save Imara Sesay and her prodigy son? Space opera! Action! Romance! Minder Rising is the second novel in my Central Galactic Concordance series. It’s a standalone story that takes place after the events in Overload Flux, the […]