Chapter 1: Crow – The Betrayal

Book 2 of the Crow series, Crow – The Betrayal. In Book 1 we left off with Steven discovering who he was. In Book 2, he has to come to grips with his new reality. Complications include the majority of a vast alien civilization hating and fearing him for being a deviant Gatekeeper, a secret organization on Terra that covets his abilities, a divided alien team on Terra pushing and pulling him in different directions, and an anomaly in his very nature that threatens to usurp everyone’s plans for him and threatens the Earth itself.

Here is Chapter 1. It has endured a several revisions and a thorough editing process, and will be treated to more editing as the book is refined until it is ready.… Read the rest...

Snippet 02 from: Crow – Betrayal

Here is a little raw and unedited snippet from my second book in the Crow series: Crow – Betrayal. Here is a little glimpse of an encounter between Steven’s main antagonist – Laurence, and a Cooperative Chaser sent to give him tools that would enable him to complete his mission against Steven. Laurence is my favorite antagonist in this series.

Laurence meets Miryam

Suddenly Laurence froze. He sensed the slightest movement behind him. In an instant he had his pistol in his hand, swinging around to acquire a target. A petite hand grabbed the weapon before he could get it in position and effortlessly ripped it from his grasp.… Read the rest...

Snippet 01 from: Crow – Betrayal

Here is a short interaction between two characters in my second book: Crow – Betrayal. The Younger actually won’t make a serious debut until Crow – Vindication but this is a little introduction I hope will carry over to the third book and this dialog hints at some of the deeper challenges that Steven is facing. Have fun:

The Younger and Brian

“You shouldn’t be here,” Brian said.

The Younger spun around to face him, then winced at the brightness. Crying out, she fell to her face, covering her head with her arms and trembling as brilliant energy surged around her like a ferocious storm.… Read the rest...