Space Opera

Evolution of Space Opera

The Evolution of Space Opera I still get questions from time to time about what space opera is, and whether it involves singing*. This is my take on it, and a brief discussion of the evolution of space opera. Science fiction, romance, and mystery all are big enough genres in terms of writers and readers […]

2018 SFR Galaxy Awards - logo

2018 SFR Galaxy Awards The SFR Galaxy Awards are unique. They are awarded by seven judges who select outstanding science fiction romance books published in a given year. Nominations are secret (just like the Nobel Prizes!), and the winners are announced at the end of January. The 2018 SFR Galaxy Awards represent the best of […]

Happy Holidays from Me to You

Happy Holidays from Me to You   Best wishes and happy holidays from me to you as we move from this year to the next. Thank you for reading my books, and reviewing them, and recommending them to your friends. I write stories with characters and themes that resonate in my heart. They aren’t always […]

Snippet from Overload Flux

Snippet from Overload Flux (Central Galactic Concordance Book 1) Since the book is on sale for 99¢ for the holidays, I thought I’d share a little snippet from Overload Flux, the first book in my space opera, adventure, and romance series. In this scene, Mairwen Morganthur, a security guard with a lot of secrets, is […]

Cover Reveal for Spark Transform

Cover Reveal for Spark Transform I’m thrilled to finally be able to post the cover reveal for Spark Transform (Central Galactic Concordance Book 5). I’d hoped to have this book out in December, but life kicked the ass of every deadline I set for this book. I’m probably tempting fate by telling you this book […]

Jumper's Hope Is Now an Audiobook

Jumper’s Hope Is Now an Audiobook Jumper’s Hope is now an audiobook. It’s the fourth book in the series, after Overload Flux, Minder Rising, and Pico’s Crush. If you like to read with your ears, a.k.a. listen to audiobooks, this is for you. The audio version is the second-most requested item from readers, right after […]

Pico's Crush Is Now an Audiobook

Pico’s Crush Is Now an Audiobook Pico’s Crush is now an audiobook. It’s the third book in the series, after Overload Flux and Minder Rising. If you like to read with your ears, a.k.a. listen to audiobooks, this is for you. The audio version is the second-most requested item from readers (the first is “write […]

A Day to Honor Veterans

Pets in Space Celebrates a Day to Honor Veterans ✪ I love that we have a day to honor veterans. ✪ My father, grandfather, and great-grandfather had distinguished careers in the U.S. Army. The resident mad scientist enlisted and went to war. I deeply respect anyone in the military, and do my best to honor […]

Minder Rising Is Now an Audiobook

Minder Rising Is Now an Audiobook Minder Rising is now an audiobook. It’s the second book in the series, after Overload Flux, to be made available for folks who like to read with their ears. These are the second-most requested items from readers, after “write more books.”   As I mentioned in a previous post, […]

Pets in Space 3 Launched!

Pets in Space 3 launched today! And we have liftoff for EMBRACE THE PASSION: PETS IN SPACE 3! Hooray, hooray, Pets in Space 3 launched today!   Reasons you should buy Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3: You love science fiction romance by award-winning and bestselling authors such as S.E. Smith, Anna Hackett, Ruby […]

Guest Post by Ruby Lionsdrake, About Her Pet in Pets in Space

Guest Post by Ruby Lionsdrake, About Her Pet in Pets in Space Note from Carol: I’m thrilled to be a part of the Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3  science fiction romance anthology, in part because I get to work with fabulous authors such as Ruby Lionsdrake, author of the Mandrake Company series. Well, […]

Guest Post by E.D. Walker, About Flipping Tropes in Pets in Space

Guest Post by E.D. Walker, About Flipping Tropes in Pets in Space Note from Carol: I’m thrilled to be a part of the Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3  science fiction romance anthology, in part because I get to work with fabulous authors such as E.D. Walker, author of the Beauty’s Beast fantasy series. […]

Guest Post by JC Hay, About His Pet in Pets in Space

Guest Post by JC Hay Note from Carol: I’m thrilled to be a part of the Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3  science fiction romance anthology, in part because I get to work with fabulous authors such as JC Hay, author the TriSystems Rangers series, among others. Luckily, JC agreed to come to my […]

Overload Flux Is Now an Audiobook

Overload Flux Is Now an Audiobook Overload Flux is now an audiobook, and I’m thrilled! Since I first started publishing it and the Central Galactic Concordance series, an audiobook version has been the number one request from readers.   The thing is, good quality audiobook production ain’t cheap. Experienced and professional narrators like the fabulous […]

The Pets Are Back!

The Pets Are Back! Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3 Launches 9 October The pets are back! And lucky me, I am one of the authors of this highly anticipated and regarded anthology. This year’s book, Embrace the Passion: Pets in Space 3 will release on 9 October and once again, 10% of pre-orders […]