REFRACTIONS -- work in progress
After the almost-apocalypse of climate change followed by world-wide pandemic, the world settles into a new cold war between fundamentalist Christian America and China, the new superpower.
A Canadian immigrant in a Chinese enclave in Kenya, Nathalie Hart is trying to escape--her crimes, her grief and her guilt for the events that killed her family. A skilled orbital pilot, she enlists in an international mission to investigate the demise of the first human colony in another solar system.
But when a sabotage kills the captain and the crew descends into accusations and conspiracies, she must find a way to bring them together to discover a secret that threatens everyone back on Earth.
ORION'S SHADOWS -- recently completed
Humanity is losing a war of survival against an alien civilization.
A soldier and a scientist set out on a mission to rescue a captured refugee ship. Stranded behind enemy lines, they make a discovery that can change the course of the war.
ORION'S SHADOWS is a far future space opera abot two people discovering thier humanity inside a collapsing world.