New Release: Newearth: Justine Awakens

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Hot New Science Fiction

Thought-provoking, creative, and at times humorous, A. K. Frailey has done it again!

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Newearth: Justine Awakens

by A. K. Frailey

Found guilty of war crimes, Justine Santana, a Human-Android hybrid is shut down. Taug, an alien from Crestar, must eliminate his father’s mistake—a Human-Cresta crossbreed named Derik.

When Taug awakens Justine and charges her with the assignment to kill Derik, he never suspects that she might discover the meaning of love and her intrinsic humanity.

Cerulean from Last of Her Kind aides Newearth in her first tottering steps toward freedom…

Now, after the last war crimes trial, Cerulean would finally be free to help humanity resettle on Newearth.  But this trial must come first. After all, Justine is human too….

Taug, an alien from Crestar, becomes entangled in inter-alien politics and is amazed by human decency.

His tentacles released the delicate equipment; Mitholie looked Taug in the eye. “The High Tribunal simply wishes you to…purge your father’s unfortunate experiment. That done, I’m sure this messy business can be consigned to the dark waters.”

Meet Bala and his wife Kendra, a couple joined by heaven who must endure the pains of hell—but despite every adversity—intend to make Newearth a better world for everyone.

“Kendra, Max would like to know why we had so many.” With a sweep of his hand over the children, he clarified his point.

Kendra’s nearly frantic chewing slowed to glacial speed as one eyebrow rose. “Well, you see, it’s our pleasure. We enjoy bringing new life into the world and training them to become wonderful citizens of Newearth.”

Bala stared at Kendra, his eyes rounding into orbs. “The truth? You told him the truth!”

Newearth: Justine Awakens

Paperback http://amzn.to/2HOP5U2

EBook http://amzn.to/2pq0vWN

For more information about other science fiction novels by A. K. Frailey, visit her website.

Or check out her full line of novels, short stories, scripts, children’s book, and inspirational works: The Writings of A. K. Frailey.

Also check out my review of A.K. Frailey’s Last of Her Kind.

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Blog Tour ~ Last of Her Kind

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Science fiction is one of those genres that lets the reader’s imagination take off. Through science fiction we get to explore new worlds or alien races, or our own world in the future. We get to consider the impact of actual or imagined science on society or individuals. And through some books, like A. K. Frailey’s, we get to look deeply at our own human nature.

I am happy to take part in the blog tour for A. K. Frailey’s science fiction Last of Her Kind.  And I look forward to the release of the next in her Newearth series, Justine Awakens.


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Anne Smith faces the end of one human era and the beginning of an alien alliance—united but unique in Last of Her Kind. A new future unfolds as Oldearth passes into obscurity, but the seeds of Newearth are planted. The human family faces a new horizon….

As a prelude to the Newearth series, Last of Her Kind sets the stage for an inter-alien alliance, which must learn to value human beings as more than throwaway tools. Cerulean’s admiration for Anne evolves into an extraterrestrial high road—offering the universe true humanity.

“This is a creative, thought-provoking, and visual science fiction. All the characters are well-developed with unique personalities, but my favorite is Cerulean, the “casual but dignified” guardian-alien, who develops strong feelings for humanity and for his charge, Anne. I love how the story unfolds and delves into human nature, exploring the possibilities of where humanity could end up, shown both through human characters and the eyes of Luxonian aliens.”                  ~Theresa Linden

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With her latest journey, Last of Her Kind, I’m reminded of why I love her style. It’s fresh and new. I like the direction she takes in this new SciFi universe.”  ~Josh Beckman

Last of Her Kind is an inspiring triumph of faith and perseverance in the shadow of the impending apocalypse. Frailey’s emotionally captivating writing reminds the reader what it means to be human.”  ~TheNickofTime


Prologue…

In silence, Earth turned on its axis, a sharp contrast to the bustling reality on the surface. A hidden mind slipped past the blue and white sphere. His interest focused on Lux, a world of light beings, luminous in the reflection of their own glory.

Story Quote…

“It’s like Sunday night. Remember, when you were a child and vacation ended? School on Monday was staring you straight in the face, and you had to get to bed. You wondered, ‘Did I waste it? Did I waste my chance?’ But nothing you did could keep Monday from coming.”

Coming Soon…

Newearth: Justine Awakensa world where deception rules but truth prevails.


Blogging from A to Z Challenge: Letter D ~ Dystopia

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D is for Dystopia!

A dystopia is an imaginary society that is undesirable or frightening.

Who wants to read a novel about such depressing stuff and why would anyone write about it?

I wrote my Chasing Liberty dystopian trilogy as a way to consider where certain ideologies might lead. We all believe in caring for the earth, but some very influential elitists believe that the earth is more important than people, population numbers need drastically reduced, and humans should be corralled into contained cities.

So…if the earth was elevated above man, what does that look like?

These highly influential special interest groups also believe that faith in God and the traditional family stand in the way. Let’s face it: when you have faith and family, you care about the world around you and everyone in it. You think about right and wrong. Stuff matters. Crush faith and family, and a government can rule without opposition.

So…what does a society look like when faith and the traditional family have been suppressed?

Perhaps all dystopians are written to warn people about current ideologies or trends that could lead to a frightening future.

Here are a few modern dystopians, including my own:

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This is a reboot of a classic! Born not in a past of corsets and bonnets but into a future of cloning and bioterror, could Jane Eyre survive? This Jane is an “unclaimed embryo,” the living mistake of a reproductive rights center–or so her foster family tells her. At age ten she is sold into slavery as a data mule, and she must fight for freedom and identity in a world mired between bioscientific progress and the religions that fear it. What will happen to a girl without even a name of her own? (available on Amazon)

The third one is hot off the press! Cadain’s Watch: Michelle and Jason escaped the wreckage of their beloved hometown and are determined to live free. Though they are hunted by the totalitarian bureaucracy, they vow to resist oppression no matter the cost. But insidious evil still threatens. Once proud Americans are hopeless and unwilling to fight, making it that much harder for the rebels in their quest for Liberty. And so, God intervenes, and the angel-warrior Cadáin is sent to watch over those whose spirits are unbroken. (available on Amazon)

Chasing Liberty dytopian trilogy – This novel explores the loss the individual faces when government is allowed to grow too big and reach too far. The traditional family is nonexistent. Human life loses value. The earth is elevated above man. It shows the importance of faith, family, and freedom through a story about a society devoid of all three.  Available in paperback and ebook on Amazon or through your local bookseller.

Do you enjoy reading dystopians? What are your favorites and why?

A Rare Breed: Catholic Science Fiction

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Science fiction takes the imagination where no man has gone before. Whether in the form of classic movies like Star Wars and Star Trek or books by Isaac Asimov and George Orwell, fans are led to consider the possibilities and the ramifications of developments and choices.

In a way, Catholic fiction does the same thing! Catholic fiction explores the supernatural and eternal, along with the physical and temporal. It delves into the spiritual ramifications of choices in this world and the next, shedding light on things the eye cannot see, ear cannot hear, and mind has not fully comprehended.

That’s what makes Catholic science fiction so appealing! I’m happy to tell you about Karina Fabian’s new space thriller, DISCOVERY.

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Blurb:  Sisters Ann, Tommie and Rita are part of a classified mission to explore an alien ship that has crash landed on an asteroid three billion miles from earth. Humanity’s first contact with beings from beyond the solar system is bound to unlock the mystery of life in the universe, but the crew have their own secrets; hidden fears, desires, horrible sins – and a mission to kill. Researchers discover something unique about the third arm of the ship: something wonderful, terrifying and…holy. This discovery challenges Rita and Ann to confront their own pasts in order to secure the safety of the mission and the very souls of the crew.

I read and totally enjoyed this book, so here’s my review:

Discovery by Karina Fabian is a well-crafted science fiction about a group of researchers and scientists on a mission to learn more about a recently-discovered, crashed alien spaceship. This story has amazing depth, using facets of science and technology to illuminate spiritual realities and inner challenges of the human soul. The characters sucked me into the story from the beginning. And there are many characters, but they are all well-developed with driving goals, strong personalities, and realistic strengths, weaknesses and struggles. Sister Ann quickly became my favorite. This rescue sister has visions and sees apparitions of saints and Biblical figures. She also speaks in riddles that make you think. The other characters either love or hate her, though most of the time no one understands her.

I found reading this story a rewarding experience. It satisfied my need for good science fiction, with imaginative concepts that seemed based on scientific theories. The character development and relationships also satisfied, especially concerning Sister Rita and James. I found myself so emotionally invested and so moved that, at one point, tears came to my eyes. But the element I loved most about this story is this: Sisters in space! How fun! God is everywhere, so why not? And to quote the book, “His mercy extends beyond time, space, or life.” I thoroughly enjoyed Discovery and can’t wait to read more science fiction by Karina Fabian.

Want to learn more?

Info Link: http://karinafabian.com/Discovery

Book available on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/Discovery-Karina-Fabian-ebook/dp/B01LJX7INS

Find Karina at:

Website: http://fabianspace.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karina.fabian

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/#!/KarinaFabian

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