Sunday, January 20, 2013

Sneak peek on a work in process

I've been typing away on a release for this summer. It's a scifi romance that will hit bookstores in August. I know, August sounds like a long time away, but with the speed time passes I'll blink twice and half the year will be gone.

Here is a little teaser from the prologue:

“Commander, I think we have what we need. These people have a useful source of information, it’s called Wikipedia.”

“Common names? Languages?”

“Yes, ma’am. They have a number of languages and cultures. It’s all transferring to the brain-tips now.”

“No sign of discovery?”

“No, ma’am.”

The large ship lurked at the very edge of the solar system, outside the magnetic fields that presented a last layer between planets and interstellar space. Risks of discovery were infinitesimal, but one must plan even for the impossible.

“Good. Assemble the troops for upgrade, and ask pilot to take us in. Prepare global EMP.”

The woman nodded and sank back into her alcove. All mouths around the room spoke as one.
“Entering solar system. All personnel prepare for memory upgrade.”

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