The Firmament series chronicles in eighteen books the adventures of young medical assistant Andi Lloyd as she travels through the galaxy aboard the starship Surveyor and navigates the difficulties of family and faith. Whether you want to find out more about each book, keep up with news about the series, discover the characters, learn about the author, or explore fun extras, you can find it here.


[book title="Radialloy" url_description="More Info" url="/radialloy" description="When her father shows signs of insanity, a doctor's daughter finds herself the primary target as mutiny breaks out on their starship and secrets from her past threaten to destroy everything she has ever loved." img="" ]
[book title="In His Image" url_description="More Info" url="/in-his-image" description="After accidentally running awry of the laws of a civilization that scientifically shouldn’t exist, a stranded away team must figure out what’s going on and find a way to escape before they are all executed." img="" ]
[book title="Machiavellian" url_description="More Info" url="/machiavellian" description="When the Surveyor rescues the personnel of a failing science station and the crew is persuaded to embark on an illegal mission, Andi must uncover the truth behind the 'accidents' happening before the Captain's career is obliterated." img="" ]
[book title="Reversal Zone" url_description="More Info" url="/reversal-zone" description="This book is coming soon." description="When a vessel with limited provisions disappears into a mysterious cloud, the Surveyor must find them quickly--but when the area affects the crew and the ship in wild and unpredictable ways, Andi may be the only one that can guide them through the danger." img="" ]


“He’d Always Been an Environmental Writer…”

Who is “he”? Well, “he” is Harry, the subject of the Fimament prologues and epilogues. “But wait,” you say, “I’ve read the two existing Firmament books, and there were no prologues before the beginning of the story.” That’s true. But that’s because the prologues and epilogues aren’t in the books. I wanted to have an Read the full article…

Two are Better Than One

The proof of In His Image arrived safe and sound! I compared it to Radialloy and they look just gorgeous together! The paperback of In His Image is now available at the CreateSpace e-store, and it will soon be on Amazon! I’ll also be setting up a PayPal for signed copies soon, so keep an Read the full article…

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I've been telling stories as long as I can remember, and writing them down since about age five. I love science fiction because of the opportunities it affords to explore so many different themes and ideas, plus the fact that it's just plain cool. I currently live in the beautiful Texas Hill Country with my parents, my eight younger siblings, and my horse Pioneer, and when I'm not writing I enjoy reading good books, playing soundtracks on the piano, and looking up at the stars.

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