When Aggie Dormain arrives in Canberra to paint some old diggers, she does not expect to meet an out-of-work archaeologist investigating an alien conspiracy, much less to be pulled into an adventure that would give Indiana Jones a run for his money.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Today, we released, Shades of Memory, the first book in a new series by C.M. Simpson. This dark urban fantasy-thriller series features werewolves, shadow mages, international spies, and international intrigue. Shades of Memory is set in Canberra as painter Agatha Dormain, and ex-archaeologist and paleontologist turned private investigator, Tamerlane Docherty, seek to uncover the secrets buried beneath Mount Ainslie.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The short story and poetry collection, C.M. Simpson: Short Work from 2015 & 2016: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Steampunk, is now available as a large-print paperback from the CreateSpace store, and soon from other outlets.
Seventh sons and space colonies, bird flu and poetry from the stars, flying ships, early Australia and fairy, pixies and elves in modern urbania, all can be found in this collection of poems and tales.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Last Friday we released the ebook version of C.M. Simpson's science fiction short story, The Starman's Arrival. It is now available on Smashwords, Amazon, DriveThruFiction, and via Draft2Digital distribution, and will become part of a collection of this year's short stories to be released mid- to late- next year.
Knocking over those crates of beer was a death sentence. I did it on purpose, in front of everyone, and then I did the only thing I could—I ran. I think I saved the starman. Now, the only way I’ll know, is if the supply ship comes in time to drive the raiders away—and I get back out of Blacklegs’ Forest alive. Wish me luck, okay? I’m gonna need it.