Minder Rising

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, […]

Future Frontier Planets

Future Frontier Planets in the Central Galactic Concordance Several of my stories (Last Ship Off Polaris-G, Pet Trade, Minder Rising) deal with future frontier planets. In my series, they are an important part of the economy, and a good way to make use of our human drive to explore. Like most predators, humans find that […]

Here’s a Free Excerpt from Minder Rising In anticipation of the upcoming new release of The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, I’m posting a series of excerpts from each of the books in the collection. UPDATE: The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, is out — buy it here: Amazon Kobo Nook iBooks Google […]

Cover Reveal for the CGC Collection, Books 1-3

Cover Reveal for the CGC Collection, Books 1-3 The other day, I told you about my upcoming new boxed set (very soon, now). Here’s the full-on cover in all its glory: I’ve probably mentioned before that I’m very fond of the cover designs of my space opera series, so I’m happy to see them all […]

Galaxy Day Sale

Galaxy Day Sale • 13-15 January 2017 In honor of Galaxy Day*, seven fabulous science fiction romance books are on sale for only 99¢ (or the equivalent on your planet)! __________ *Galaxy Day celebrates the first faster-than-light interstellar space flight Minder Rising by Carol Van Natta Regularly $3.99 — On sale for $0.99 Space opera, […]

Holiday Space Opera Sale Just for You – 99¢ Books Did you get a shiny new ereader for the holidays? Maybe an alluring new Kobo Aura H2O, or a stellar Nook Galaxy tablet, or a blazing new Kindle Fire? If your ereader is like mine, it’s probably hungry, so here’s a special sale on my […]

Minder Rising: Swirl Award Finalist

Minder Rising is a Swirl Award Finalist The Swirl Awards were created to promote romance without color barriers. Minder Rising, the second book in in my space opera series, is a finalist for a 2016 Swirl Award in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy category. You can see all the nominees here. From their website: “The Swirl Awards is […]

Sale on Minder Rising

Sale for Minder Rising (Holiday Gift to You) It’s a holiday this weekend, so here’s a little sale on MINDER RISING to celebrate. In the future world of the Central Galactic Concordance, with more than five hundred member planets, people celebrate dozens of local or planetary events, but the common ones across the galaxy are […]

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 […]

Nice Review of Minder Rising (And Why Authors Love Reviews)

Engraved: All Things Writing, by Eleanore Trupkiewicz, has a nice review of Minder Rising, the second book in my science fiction series. Authors love reviews because it means our book was memorable enough to write about. Nice Review of Minder Rising First, here’s the link to Eleanore’s blog post:  Book Review: “Minder Rising” (Carol Van Natta) […]

Book Sale for eReaders

Books on Sale for eReaders Psssst! Yeah, you, with the shiny new e-reader or tablet that you got as a gift, or rewarded yourself with because you deserve it. Wanna do something nice for it? Add some science fiction romance books on sale to keep it company. It’s lonely when you aren’t around to pet […]

Minder Rising is a Best Seller

Minder Rising is a #1 Best Seller Thanks to all who purchased Minder Rising over the weekend, and helped it achieve the coveted #1 Best Seller tag from Amazon. It’s the little victories that are fun for an author. Sure, big victories are fun, too, but fame is fleeting, and life is short, so enjoy […]

Just a brief post to let you know that Minder Rising (standalone book 2 in the CGC space opera romance series) is on sale worldwide for $0.99 through 2 November, so pick up your copy today. If you’ve already read the book, it makes a great Time Lord Day (a.k.a. end of Daylight Saving Time) […]