I’m thrilled to announce I’ve signed with Escape Publishing (Harlequin Australia digital imprint) for my book, Quest for Earth – a science fiction/futuristic romance packed with adventure and set on a post-apocalyptic Earth. Quest for Earth is the first book in my new series, Search for Home, which follows on from the previous series, the Darkon Warriors/Legends of the Seven Galaxies.
I understand Quest for Earth will be available as an e-book in July 2016.
I actually wrote the first draft of this book back in 2012 with the working title of Beyond Aquarius, and in its very raw form, this story was awarded an Honorary Mention in East Texas Chapter’s 2012 Southern Heat writing contest for unpublished writers. Trust me – it was very raw!
I had a lot of fun writing Quest for Earth especially the fight/battle scenes and fell a little in love with my hero, Maaka. As usual, I found writing my heroine harder, mainly as I hadn’t really established a worthy goal for her. The original manuscript sat in my drawer for quite a few years until 2015 when I decided it was time to do another re-write (and it was a BIG re-write) and consequently, Quest for Earth at 100,000 words was borne out of my original Beyond Aquarius.
I’d like to say a huge thankyou to Escape for liking my story and an equally big thankyou to my editor, Johanna Baker – it’s been a pleasure working with you both.
UPDATE: Release date has been confirmed as 5th July 2016.