Pre-Halloween Giveaway! Thurs. 10/26/17. Buy a Kindle copy of space espionage adventure Spy Station for $2.99 and get one of the prequel Life Sentence FREE.Prepare for fright night with a 500-lb. telepathic locust that uses human hosts for its larvae or an 8-ft. top gun octopus that like to use its claw hooks on enemies.
Our latest novel, Spy Station, releases October 15! Read the exciting espionage adventure sequel to Life Sentence! On a lonely space station at the edge of the inhabited Zones, fifteen vastly different species gather to stave off disaster. The Song Pai, octopus-like warriors resembling Vikings in their embrace of death, face imminent war with the Blynthians, a mysterious race rumored to be able to tinker with planets and suns. Entara, former pleasure worker become a leader of her clan among the alien Forlani, and her daughter Ayan’we are chosen to represent their world in a game of diplomacy where the clock is winding down to incredible slaughter.
Pre-Order Spy Station here!
The next Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Con is being held on September 8-10, 2017 at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center in Columbia, MD. You can meet Jim and talk with him about the Forlani Saga novels there!
On this Saturday, April 22, we will be at the Hanover Book Festival in Mechanicsville VA from 10am to 3pm. Come get an autographed copy of Life Sentence and meet us there!
We’ve posted a new article to our blog! Come read about John’s insights into dinosaur discoveries and behavior as he wrote his “dinosauroid” Garanian characters for our second novel, Spy Station!
Check it out on our blog here
Book signing for Life Sentence rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28 at the University of Mary Washington Bookstore in Lee Hall on the Fredericksburg campus from 3PM to 5PM. Come meet Jim and John and find out about the new work in progress as you get your own signed copy.
Due to inclement weather, UMW is closed for the day. We will reschedule the book signing for another day. Stay safe!
Come get your signed copy of the exciting science fiction adventure Life Sentence on Tuesday, March 14th at the UMW Bookstore from 3PM to 5PM. Authors Jim Gaines (Prof. Emerit. French) and John Gaines (UMW ’06, English) would love to meet you and answer questions.
Come read James’ fascinating article on the mid 2000s Star Trek series “Enterprise” on our blog! It details the period that the series had a season long story arc, Season 3’s “Xindi Wars”.