Archives for speculative fiction

Now Available: Bone Machine by CN James

Grayson Cornel’s life is in danger. Zoe Asher, a former co-worker, is on the run for murder and corporate espionage, and now Grayson’s taken her old job. Not just any job. Grayson works for the biggest, most important company in the world: Libra Robotics and Cybernetics Corporation—the company that made the perfect robot. Libra Corp robots have done the impossible. War and poverty are nearly extinct. There’s 100% worldwide employment. And the new worker’s paradigm: a four to six hour work day, five days a week. The robots take care of the rest.  People can now spend time with family,
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What is ‘speculative fiction’?

Defining a genre often leads to muddled ramblings about what that genre should or shouldn’t be, and normally ends up leaving something important out in the process. That said, there are certain genres that are fairly clear cut. Romance, for example. If you are a romance novelist your readers expect all the joys and sorrows that come with the games of courtship and marriage. However, when it comes to other genres the definitions are unclear and confused. One genre label, which I personally subscribe to, that sadly falls into this unfortunate area of ambiguity is speculative fiction. So, and I
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THE ACADEMIE bonus material

Allie’s Journal Get an inside look inside The Academie each day as the main character, Allie Thompson, experiences it. What’s it like living in the dorms? How does she really feel about the people she interacts with there and those she’s left behind? Find out as you read along each day on The Academie website. *Allie’s journal does not retell the story of THE ACADEMIE. It is meant as a companion to the novel, and as such, major plot points are left out in order to prevent spoiling the original story.
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Coming soon…THE ACADEMIE

When Allie Thompson graduated, she thought she’d put high school behind her. But when a series of violent outbreaks by teens sends panic surging through the nation, high school is right where Allie finds herself again. Now remolded into what the government calls The Academie, what was once the public school system is now the permanent home of everyone under the age of 22. After a year away at college and a lifetime as a model student, Allie doesn’t take well to The Academie’s militaristic nature or its 16 foot perimeter fences. Remembering all she’s left behind, including the boyfriend
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