Jennifer Foehner Wells
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About Jennifer Foehner Wells
Jennifer Foehner Wells' debut novel, Fluency, rocketed up the Amazon charts in 2014 and was a frequent KDP Select All-Star. Her sequel, Remanence, was a finalist in the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards.
Jen is a serial hobbyist (Handy to have around in any upcoming zombie apocalypse). She cooks, bakes, knits by hand, dyes fiber, spins yarn with a spinning wheel, paints with watercolor, and cares for aquaria and houseplants. In the past she has also made beer and wine, quilts and hand-hooked rugs, socks with antique sock machines, soap, gardens, paper, and bound books. She also games. And reads science fiction and fantasy almost exclusively.
Jen currently lives in Pennsylvania with the geekiest literature professor on the planet, two video-game crazed teenaged boys, a couple of unhinged cats, a very barky Great Pyrenees, and a Pekingese/Chihuahua mix that will steal your heart, if you let him.
To find out more about Jen, visit: www.jenthulhu.com.
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Darcy and her ragtag multispecies crew have used those years well, searching for her lost love, Adam, throughout the disreputable fringes of galactic society—though the odds are stacked against them. Along the way, they liberate the vulnerable and accumulate allies, some of them dubious. Meanwhile, Darcy continues to master her newfound powers in secret.
A cryptic message raises a ghost from the past to haunt her, forcing her to a crossroads that could lead to a reunion with Adam, or keep him forever beyond her reach.
But when she gets there, she finds his world devastated by the same plague. The remaining members of his race, uniquely gifted at navigating the stars, are stranded across the galaxy. And someone, it seems, doesn’t want those lost navigators to be found.
As Jane unravels the mystery of the plague and works to ensure the survival of Ei’Brai’s race, she discovers that the life of every sentient being in the galaxy may be in jeopardy…and the clock is ticking.
Goodreads Choice Award Nominee 2016, the only major book awards decided by readers.
Two very different women race to prepare for the battle to come. The future of Earth is in their hands.
One struggles to resurrect her ruined ship so she can navigate the politics at the galactic core in a desperate bid to recruit allies.
The other strives to master alien technology to supply the forces of Earth with the tools needed to defend themselves against the ravenous Swarm.
Between them, Jane and Zara offer humanity its best chance at survival, but the odds are stacked against them and their best may not be good enough.
Abducted. Forced to fight. Darcy has a 10,000 year old secret buried in her genetic code. It makes her a target, but it may also save her.
As a second year medical student, Darcy's life revolves around classes, studying, and her boyfriend Adam—until she treks through the desert, touches some mysterious stacked stones, and a network of glowing blue lines radiates under her skin.
Then she saw the spaceship. And it was coming for her.
She faces impossibly bad choices and a missing boyfriend.
Darcy struggles to accept her heritage and master her newfound powers as she navigates deception, betrayal, and mortal danger in order to prevail in the galaxy’s most dangerous game—and survive to save Adam.
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Created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, each volume brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern science fiction and fantasy.
This Future Chronicles Special Edition volume is a compendium of stories selected from the Chronicles’ standalone titles, and includes five new stories, never before published, from some of today’s best writers in speculative fiction.
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The Alien Chronicles features stories by bestselling authors Hugh Howey (WOOL), B. V. Larson (the Starforce series), and Jennifer Foehner Wells (Fluency), plus twelve more of today's top authors in science fiction.
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The Z Chronicles features stories by bestselling authors Hugh Howey (Wool), Jennifer Foehner Wells (Fluency), plus twelve more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.
The ship itself remained silent, drifting.
Dr. Jane Holloway is content documenting nearly-extinct languages and had never contemplated becoming an astronaut. But when NASA recruits her to join a team of military scientists for an expedition to the Target, it’s an adventure she can’t refuse.
The ship isn’t vacant, as they presumed.
A disembodied voice rumbles inside Jane’s head, "You are home."
Jane fights the growing doubts of her colleagues as she attempts to decipher what the alien wants from her. As the derelict ship devolves into chaos and the crew gets cut off from their escape route, Jane must decide if she can trust the alien’s help to survive.
A linguist, a medical student, and a gifted teen each unexpectedly find their way into space in this scifi adventure series full of first contact with unique alien species, twisty escapes, inspiring inventions and stunning discoveries. As these three women assemble teams and gather allies, their timelines converge. Ultimately, they will face the greatest foe that sentient life in the galaxy has ever known.
This Confluence Omnibus includes:
FLUENCY The Breakout Amazon Bestseller of 2014!
REMANENCE Nominated For the Goodreads Choice Awards of 2016!
INHERITANCE Previously Titled: The Druid Gene
And three of Wells’s most popular short stories, some never published before outside of anthologies:
The Fall of the Percedus
All for less than the price of the novels purchased separately!
FLUENCY, the story that started it all:
Dr. Jane Holloway is a language savant, living a staid academic life, studying dead languages. But when NASA offers her a spot on a team that will be exploring a derelict alien ship found decades before in the asteroid belt, she shoves aside her discomfort to go on an adventure.
Except the ship is far from derelict.
What she assumed would be more of an archeological dig, turns into a fight for her life and the lives of her teammates as the mission devolves into chaos.
And all along Jane is receiving strange psychic transmissions that she can’t explain, can’t quite believe are real, and can’t reveal to her team, for fear they’ll assume she’s gone insane.
Jane fights the growing doubts of her colleagues as she attempts to decipher what the alien voice wants from her. As the crew gets cut off from their escape route, Jane must decide if she can trust the alien’s help to survive.
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In this title in the acclaimed Future Chronicles series of speculative fiction anthologies, Amazon Breakthrough Novel finalist Michael Patrick Hicks and USA Today bestselling author Samuel Peralta join with some of the most exciting new voices in speculative fiction explore the mental, physical and metaphysical boundaries that imprison us when we are lost.
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Created by USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Samuel Peralta, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
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In this latest title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies, twelve authors take us on that incredible journey with adventurers, colonists, and space marines as they push the boundaries against the unknown, against alien empires, and themselves.
"The Galaxy Chronicles" features stories by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors Nick Webb (Constitution), Raymond L. Weil (The Lost Fleet), Jasper T. Scott (Dark Space), plus nine more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.
There are worlds beyond worlds out there to explore, and millions of stories spinning across the galaxies. So sit back and be transported... to the dark beyond the stars.