Follow on Bloglovin

Welcome to my place in the blogosphere!
feel free to explore the Flight Deck and check out my books and website.
Then fasten your seatbelts, sip a glass of something sparkling and let's chat awhile!
I hope you'll stop by again for guest authors and spotlights from time to time.

Beloved Enemy joined Starquest and Children of the Mist to continue the Destiny Trilogy and I'm thrilled to announce was shortlisted for the R.N.A. RoNA Awards 2017, awarded 2nd Runner up in the RONE Awards 2017 and was the winner in the SF/Fantasy category of the 'Best Banter Contest'.

Saturday, 1 July 2017

WeWriWar - Starquest - The Destiny's crew makes a decision

Welcome to Weekend Writing Warrior and 8 Sentence Sunday, the weekly hop for everyone who loves to read and write! We've got a variety of genres and talented writers just waiting for you to come sample their work.

Writers share an 8 to 10 sentence snippet on Sunday each week. Be sure to visit the other writers - they're listed Below:

If you'd to share your own 8-10 sentence snippet, whether published or not, follow the link and sign up. It's a great community to be a part of! 

I'm currently sharing snippets from Starquest, the first book in the SF Romance series,  The Destiny Trilogy.

Jess has been rescued from her crippled ship by the crew of the Destiny. After a great deal of hesitation she tells the Jon, the ship's commander, and  Kerry Marchant, the ship's second in command, that she is on a mission to save the people of a distant planet from slavery and the exploitation of their people's medical advances and the planet's mineral wealth.

You can read last week's snippet HERE

As always, some 'creative punctuation' to adhere to sentence count.

After Jess has explained that she is on a mission to bring assistance to the beleaguered planet, Phidia, Jon, the Destiny's commander calls a meeting of the crew to discuss whether they should help her or not.

“What do you think, Ragin...Delian?”

“As far as we are able to tell without entering her mind, she seems completely trustworthy,” the telepath said. “Her aura shows no indication of deceit or trickery.”

“We believe we should help her,” Delian added.

“Laitha...Kerry?” Jon queried.

Laitha tossed her head, grinning, “Oh, let’s do it. I was getting bored anyway, I could do with a good fight.”

“And I don’t like the idea of a defenceless planet being taken over by invaders and subjected to the sort of oppression we left back on Earth,” Jon said.

He looked questioningly at Kerry. The Destiny’s second-in-command gave one of his uncharacteristic smiles as if there had never been any doubt about his answer. “Why not? Everyone else seems to be in favour, and I tend to agree with Laitha, I too could use a little excitement.”

Purchase all three books (or one)  at

For insider news and subscriber-only info, subscribe to my occasional Newsletter. I promise not to spam and your in-box will only see an email from me every 3 or 4 months or so - unless of course I have something really Newsworthy to share!