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Gods and DragonsGods and Dragons book cover
Published 2017:0214
Category Fiction, Science Fiction
Carl Martin
139,000 words
Edge of Remembrance series

Merla Velzna had been born a warrior, but had chosen archaeology. Destiny, however, had chosen her to protect the future of civilization, all six thousand years before our own history began.

Gunter Jürgens had always dreamed of being an archaeologist. On a dig in Nicaragua he discovered evidence of Merla Velzna and of the empire that all of modern science had declared taboo. Read more…

Entropy's Children book coverEntropy’s Children
Published 2014:03
Category Fiction, Science Fiction, Anthology
Carl Martin
57,000 words

Twelve stories of short science fiction. Jagor Kroliap was military on special assignment—an archaeological dig in an underwater city forgotten by time—a city named Los Angeles. Telandri of the planet Harma was a police inspector who discovered from a suicide investigation that the universe would be ending. Young Olen Efel-Tosk did not think his errand in Rizzel would be so special, but in one afternoon, he encountered a monster on horseback and a dragon. Ed Harkness was the victim of an intergalactic accident. The poor map he had drawn of Earth was the only clue he possessed that might ever allow him to go home. Gerry Ann Quesada was a reporter for a local paper and remained skeptical that she’d ever have that big break she needed. One boring assignment with a timid scientist proved her wrong. The planet Lavoisier was 93% ocean. Everything seemed pleasantly wonderful about this water world until scientists discovered Delphinus capensis swimming in those alien seas, 49.3 light years from home. Read more…

Tales of Atlantis LostTales of Atlantis Lost
Published 2017:0315
Category Fiction, Science Fiction
Carl Martin
115,000 words
Edge of Remembrance series

Book 2 of Edge of Remembrance, Merla Velzna faces her greatest challenge since the destruction of her homeland. But the seeds she planted, nearly 12,000 years ago, bear fruit. And her once scattered family finally comes back together, again.

Gunter Jürgens discovered he had an intelligent and attractive fan who would not go away. When he discovered the secret within himself and in her, it changed his life forever. Read more…

Touch the Stars: Emergence book coverTouch the Stars: Emergence
Published 1983:08, Expanded 2012:06
Category Fiction, Science Fiction
John Dalmas and Carl Martin
74,000 words
Touch the Stars series

An accident at Roanhorse Aerospace leads Apache aerospace industrialist, Jason Roanhorse, and his team of researchers to discover a faster-than-light propulsion drive. Suddenly, humanity has access to other star systems. But an ultra-secret group of powerful individuals—the Hamilton Club—wants to keep humanity trapped on Earth and under their control. Because Roanhorse threatens their plans, he has to go. The race is on for Roanhorse to stay ahead of their increasingly dangerous assassination attempts. Read more…

Touch the Stars: Diaspora book coverTouch the Stars: Diaspora
Published 2014:05
Category Fiction, Science Fiction
Carl Martin
163,000 words
Touch the Stars series

The Hamilton Club finds an alien ally in their efforts to regain control over humanity. Though his body is small, Vormin Kark becomes a far more sinister foe than the Hamilton Club could have imagined. Suddenly, the freedom to travel among the stars is threatened by enemies from within and from without. Jason Roanhorse’s eldest son, Gordon, works his way up in the company toward becoming the captain of his own starship. His skills and experiences prove crucial in defending the freedoms humanity had come to enjoy. What results is a war that stretches throughout this sector of the galaxy. Read more…

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