A Romantic Thriller

 

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After being given tickets for a three-month voyage around the Pacific on the container ship Konstellation by her grandmother, Jana elects to take her friend, Kelsie McNeil with her. On board they meet the other passengers, artist Rowan Clardy and an elderly couple, Hank and Denise Thorpe.

 After an ordinary trip through the Panama Canal, the Konstellation is attacked by pirates who strip the ship of all its communication and electronic equipment. The five passengers manage to hide in an empty container and escape being caught. They later discover they are alone on the ship.

 After a frightening time when they disarm bombs placed by the terrorists the five realise they have no way to control the ship. The engine is still going but all communications and navigation gear is destroyed. At this point, Jana and Rowan begin a romance that lasts throughout the novel.

Days later, the Konstellation hits a coral reef and begins to sink. The five passengers manage to land on a coral atoll where their adventures really begin.

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Wisps of Cloud

After leaving a city school, Karla Spicer  moves to become a principal of a remote country school where her partner has a farm.Tensions arise in the district with a marijuana plantation discovered near the farm and a local bikie gang being suspected as the growers. However, nothing is as it first seems, potential enemies become friends and the trusted, untrustworthy.

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Wisps of Snow

Karla is called in to help as a Change Principal at Tuckett Area School in a remote New Zealand district. This school takes pupils from Year I to 13 but has a falling roll, an apathetic principal, Don Trow and a divided board of trustees. She finds that the school is in debt because Trow is faking accounts and is betting on a Russian casino. However, they want more than their money.

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Wisps of Wisdom

In this third novel about Karla and her teaching career, we find her in charge of a thousand student Joseph Ward Junior High School in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. This is more than a story of Karla’s career but covers her personal life with her husband Ryan and also life of the teachers and students at Joseph Ward Junior High.

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Cosmos Quest

Starship Human Dawn is the second starship to evacuate the last residents from a dying Earth in search of a new world. The first went missing generations earlier. 5000 humans are in suspended animation while the vessel travels through post-light speed infinity drive under control of computers. Commander Sophie Copland awakens in deep space because of a drop to sub-light speed. But who caused it?   More info or buy

Solar Search

In the last days of an interspecies war, Tara Fye is given control of Yolk 3 a secret spaceship and ordered to seek out a new world. However, a computer implant is installed in her mind and Yolk 3 contains hundreds of humans in hibernation. They include young women who have been impregnated without their knowledge in the hope that humanity would survive, even if humans on Earth become extinct. More info or buy

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Solar Search – Our newest Sci/Fi novel

During an interspecies war,Tara Fye is given control of spaceship Yolk 3. She ordered to activate the Earth’s final defence system against the enemy of hexapods, six limb insect species and their allies, electronic entities. The planet is sealed both physically and electronically by an artificial bubble. No spaceships can land or leave Earth. As well, no audio or visual transmissions can penetrate the bubble from either direction. 

Yolk 3 is designed to maintain human life until another world is found to save humans from extinction as an intelligent life force. Tara is ordered to make this journey.  She finds several sinister facts about her superiors, including having a computer implant installed unknowingly in her mind and that the outer pods encircling Yolk 3 contain hundreds of humans in deep frozen hibernation. They include many young women who have been impregnated without their knowledge in the hope that future generations would survive, even if Earth becomes extinct.

 Where is the pre-programmed course taking them and who are the extraterrestrial humans they rescue? Why is an ancient space station important and how can the space-time continuum that causes hundred of years to pass in real time because of their speed, affect the final outcome of their solar search?

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