Books

The Skim Job: A Sunken City Capers Short Story

Ground Sensors. Chemically-laced air. Molecular-realigning windows. How hard can hitting a smart house be? Forced into the company of Ham, the friendly neighborhood Cleaner, Isa must balance her desire to complete the job and her desire to kick the obnoxious ass in the throat. But when things go from bad to worse, both are soon […]

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Leverage: Sunken City Capers Book 3

Explosions are a nasty way to greet someone … Isa and Puo are enjoying a quiet, uneventful, completely lawful time in Vancouver, Canada, that is, until someone tries to blow them up. But before they even have time to recover at the hospital, they’re forced on the run for their lives. Baffled, and trapped in […]

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The Elgin Deceptions: Sunken City Capers Book 2

After the wake of dead bodies left in the Seattle Isles, Isa and Puo retreat to Europe to gain some distance while things settle down. But even on another continent, the Ghost of Winn haunts Isa everywhere she goes. And to make matters worse, Puo won’t shut up about it. Determined to prove nothing’s wrong, […]

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Just Heroes

For once, Asher finds himself getting shot at for reasons not of his own making. Well … at least he thinks so. Could go either way really. Forced into the unlikely role of hero on the Ceres Mining Colony, Asher must find a way to stop runaway mining payloads from devastating Mars, all while still […]

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The Solid-State Shuffle: Sunken City Capers Book 1

Almost a hundred years ago, a major terrestrial event reshaped the earth’s coastlines. Goodbye entire cities. Goodbye entire states. Goodbye entire countries. And when the authorities outlawed salvaging from these sunken sites, why say hello to a new breed of criminal: underwater reclamation specialists. Even a hundred years later, there’s still a whole lot of […]

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The Secret of Sky City

2065. A Floating City. Unexplained Powers. Sky City. Billed as the most perfect place on earth. It floats a mile above the surface, leisurely circumnavigating the globe, a favorite vacation spot for the wealthy. Its king: an alien-being shrouded in mystery. Residents and visitors alike are compelled to follow his rules, an enchantment placed upon […]

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Vacationing Offworld: Collection 1

  Save over 42% off full retail value! Eight Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories (three never before published) The first five stories published by Jeffrey A. Ballard are collected here into one volume including three never before published stories, the steampunkish “The Medicine Doctor,” the eerie “The Chime-Hour Born,” and the humorous “Human Plopping.” Fun […]

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Underwater Restorations: A Sunken City Capers Novelette

High-tech Thievery. Betrayal. On the run. Flushed out from the criminal underworld of pilfering underwater cities, Isa must gamble to survive. Cut off from the world she knows, and in the open without a citizen’s chip, she attempts the desperate. Among the stakes gambled: another man’s life—the only decent one she knows. The first adventure […]

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The Oracle Algorithm

Emma Larson. Nineteen. College student. Normal—except for her unfortunate habit of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A chance encounter pushes her into the web of the strange mathematical genius Aaron Hartlet. Forced on the run, she must avoid the authorities while being chased relentlessly by two mysterious men. Nowhere to turn. […]

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The Watchers (Novella)

Protectors. Orphans. Watchers. Watchers skim millions of thoughts across parallel universes. Their charge: keep their universe hidden at all costs. But when the Galactic Regency seizes control of Watch Station, the Watchers fight to survive. The ensuing operation launches Emre into the heart of the bond between mother and child where he must choose between […]

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