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About Justin Sloan
Instead, Justin captured the sense of adventure and nostalgia in his books. Ultimately, he left government service behind and decided to make the leap to creative.
What followed was a career of writing video games, authoring and editing articles at Military.com, and publishing over 100 novels. He started on high-profile IP-based games with credits on such titles as Tales from the Borderlands, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Minecraft: Story Mode.
Justin has worked on Marvel and mobile games, and a TV hybrid AI show titled Rival Peak. His books are in such genres as military science fiction, epic fantasy, and thriller. On the screenwriting side, Justin has adapted novels, won contests, and optioned features and a television pilot to both indie and major studios.
Along with his time as a signals intelligence Marine, Justin has worked for the federal government, Federal Reserve Bank, taught martial arts, and can play three songs on the bagpipes. He studied creative writing at the Johns Hopkins MA program, and screenwriting at UCLA.
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After years spent surviving in the wastelands, a young woman returns to the city to find answers about her past. Instead, she discovers a violently shifting landscape of betrayal and a power-hungry man who, if given control, might be unstoppable.
Wicker City is no place for a lone wolf. Will she choose a side in the city’s constant power struggle? Or will she forge her own path?
Blending the ruthless political maneuvering of Gangs of New York with the survival horror of The Last of US, Wicker City paints a picture of mankind not united, but fractured by a monstrous threat.
The History of the World wasn't what Valerie was taught.
The daughter of a vampire and sister of a devil walking, Valerie finds out she has something neither her brother nor her father possess:
She has Honor.
Setting off on a journey to America, she finds herself stepping up to be the Justice Enforcer the land needs. She will fight for the oppressed. She will destroy evil.
This digital box set contains eight action-packed science fiction adventures:
Justice is Calling
Valerie must flee a brother who leaves her for dead. Because, if there is one thing Valerie understands?
It's that Justice Doesn't Turn the Other Cheek.
150 years after a near apocalypse, the world is rebuilding. Survival has become the only rule, and justice is in short supply. Now, Justice has come calling.
Claimed by Honor
The New York City-State wakes up and their world has been shaken to its core. The Enforcers have been scattered, but they aren't finished. This vampire is but a bump in their road to keeping the city-state in the hands of the CEO's.
The Were's are involved, some leave, some stay and new alliances are made and an old one broken.
However, in the end, it always comes back to heart and determination.
Judgment has Fallen
The City Has Changed... but not always for the better. Some love her, some hate her, but the one thing that is causing the city problems is Valerie herself. As a lightning rod, she needs to get out of the public's eye and allow the emotions to cool without her presence.
Whether she wants to, or not.
Angel of Reckoning
For this vampire, it's time to die... a second time.
Valerie understands that to take the fight to those who are attacking in New York, she needs to leave the spotlight. Both for the city, and for herself.
Her enemies are relentless in their attacks to get to her. Since they have relocated to the Chicago City-State area, that is where she must go.
Born Into Flames
When Valerie and Robin head north to take on an army of post-apocalyptic pirates, the deadly duo find themselves on a thrill-ride of air-ship battles and full-on assaults against pirate strongholds.
Her friends back in Old Manhattan discover an attempt at mutiny, while Sandra learns that being an expecting mother doesn't mean she has to stop kicking ass and taking names.
Everyone must step up their game, or be consumed by the flames of this new world.
Defending the Lost
A time of reckoning has come for the council of Toro, a bandit city about to burst with corruption and injustice.
Valerie refuses to allow her world to rot, and she's brought friends to help her teach the council a lesson.
Saved By Valor
A dream of peace. A hand of justice. A time for closure.
Valerie has found her way full circle, heading back to Europe, where it all began. New enemies await, calling themselves The Gods, and the journey to put an end to the atlantic pirate problem means dealing with the local trouble makers as well as these false gods.
Fighting for her life in a Deathmatch is the perfect cover.
The Valerie's Elites Boxed Set Includes the entire series at a great price!
It started as a simple intel mission. Then it turned sideways.
Valerie goes off mission, trusting her gut and wits more than her physical abilities to get on the inside, to help bring justice to the slaves and the downtrodden. She is, after all, the Justice Enforcer.
In the process, she finds herself teaming up with locals to take down an empire, right a cascade of wrongs, and kick some serious ass.
Valerie was chosen by the Dark Messiah himself. She can’t turn a blind eye to what she finds on Tol. From starship battles, to infiltrating a prison ship, to fighting death matches and taking on mechs in a valiant effort to set this planet straight, join Valerie and her elites as they export her brand of justice.
The Valerie's Elite Boxed Set includes the complete Valerie's Elites series, which includes: Valerie's Elites, Death Defied, Prime Enforcer, and Justice Earned.
*NOTE: If cursing is a problem, then this might not be for you.
When a Marine turned video gamer is recalled for the world’s first virtual war, he learns the sim has been hacked. What follows is a crazy adventure of one Marine searching for survivors, battling mechs, and finding abnormalities in the sim that tie back to his old-school days as a gamer. His only help comes in the form of three badass warrior ladies, and two of them are characters from his favorite games.
It's up to him and his new friends to win this war, or die trying.
NOTE: This book has a lot of death, but a lot of fun. Be prepared for chaos and mayhem one minute, silly old school game references the next (think Rampart, Seiken Densetus 2, etc), and team building. It's possibly the weirdest book you've ever read. For fans of Ready Player One and the Modem Warfare games.
"A very real battle that rages through a complex virtual world, so exciting it is hard to put the book down." - Amazon Review.
They say that behind every great man is a great woman...but what if that woman is a Werewolf?
The readers love Terry Henry Walton:
- "Once you start this series you won't be able to put it down. I can't wait for Terry and Char's new adventure to begin."
- "I can't wait for new books. I am totally hooked."
- "I am waiting with bated breath for these beloved characters next fantastic journey!! I know that you can't rush a good thing but I really really cannot wait!!"
What happens when Terry and Char meet Bethany Anne?
They get to do the Empress' bidding, but not on Earth. With the infamous Valerie of New York, to space they go, to become the Direct Action Branch of Nathan Lowell's Bad Company.
Before they reach Nathan on the other side of the galaxy, they find that space is a dangerous place, even for the wary, especially for the unprepared. Are you ready to join them on their epic journey?
The Exiles time has come. They will reopen the portals, bringing a new era of chaos to the universe.
Not if our team of heroes can stop them. Shrina with her dragon powers, Trent with his light, and Espinoza with his bloodbag companions. As their paths bring them together, it's up to them to keep the rest of the universe from becoming enslaved by the Exiles.
Our Marines might have found new friends in strange places, but can they be trusted? Will rebel factions win in their refusal to accept help from Earth?
The fourth book in the Ascension Gate series. Perfect for fans of Mass Effect, Stargate SG-1, and Pern.
Welcome to the Shadow Corps.
You are an elite member of the Shadow Corps - the most secretive, deadly, and highly trained Black Ops force in the universe.
Your mission: Travel to the dark corners of the galaxies to face the universe's challenges when nobody else can.
Book 1: Shadow Corps
Sam was badass even before she learned how to harness her super powers.
All Sam ever wanted was to kill aliens and defend Earth. When she's taken up to space to join a ROK Marine and a couple of badass aliens with the mission of going to the darkest corners of the galaxy to kill bad guys, she's right at home.
She is a member of the SHADOW CORPS: A group comprised of deadly warriors who focus on galactic safety. These are the universe's superheroes. The ones nobody ever hears about, because they operate in the shadows.
But when she starts her training and learns what these aliens are truly capable of, she finds she might have bitten off more than she can chew.
Samantha had better master her alien powers soon, or be forced to watch her world, and many others, burn.
Book 2: Shadow Worlds
The universe is far from safe.
Leading the universe's most deadly warriors, Samantha must venture into the Shadow Worlds in a hunt that will pit her team against mind-controlling genetically engineered aliens, a notorious space pirate, and more space dragons.
Once again Samantha comes out swinging in this action-packed Superhero Space Opera. With the help of her alien biotech armor, she is able to level up and optimize her skill tree upgrades to bring destruction to evil that lurks in the darkest corners of the universe.
Along the way, she'll learn who it was that gave her these powers.
Book 3: Shadow Fleet
There cannot be shadows without the light.
Samantha and her black ops team continue their romp across the universe to go up against the mind-controlling Scrapulent and an armada of space pirates in order to save the Three Kings of Orion.
She might also finally learn who her father is.
Join the Shadow Corps as they destroy their enemy and ensure the safety of all that is good, while leveling out their sword and weapons to match the hard core skill tree attacks they've attained through leveling up.
Book 4: Shadow Mystic
When the existence of humanity is threatened, call on the Shadow Corps.
Sam has been on a mission assassinating alien threats, but the final days are upon us—the enemy is on our doorstep.
They won't stay there for long if the Shadow Corps has anything to say about it.
Winning this fight will require training on distant planets, great sacrifices, and learning to trust new friends.
Own the boxset today! For fans of Mass Effect and the Supers universe, this books follows the adventures of Sam, originally seen in the Syndicate Wars books.
New powers. New worlds. New enemies.
A threat looms on the horizon in the form of a super with unthinkable power.
Corbin’s world is changing faster than he can keep up with. Luckily, he has Seena by his side. Even better, she has a few new tricks up her sleeve.
Freedom comes at a cost.
The VRC has a revolution to deal with. Corbin and Seena must gain the help of the most influential person in the VRC while ensuring no one finds out where they got their powers. Also, who is this representative from the Citadel?
Join the rebellion, and pick up Supers: Take Aim, the second book in the Rise Up trilogy.
A gateway to the stars. A colonization mission gone wrong. New powers found in dark corners of space.
The Marines hold the fate of our universe in their hands.
It was supposed to be a peaceful exploration, Earth’s first step in expanding to the stars. But, no plan survives first contact. Thrown into a battle for survival against the deadliest threats imaginable, the Marines must contend with ice and desert planets with mysterious creatures, along with a history of turmoil that threatens to spill over to Earth if not checked.
Meanwhile, a genetically-engineered threat rises on Earth—one that holds the secret to this intergalactic war.
Will our heroes in space survive long enough to make a difference? Can Earth's forces solve the mystery and put the pieces together in time?
They damn well better hurry, or an ancient, long-forgotten enemy will gain an unassailable foothold in their control of the universe and all within.
The first book in the Ascension Gate series. Fans of Stargate, Pern, Avengers, and Mass Effect will fall for these heroes in space.
In this title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, discover tales of dark futures, tragic pasts, and a present that’s run off the rails are presented in landscapes as varied as their authors’ imaginations.
Set in bestselling worlds fully realized by their authors, these stories unfold as seen through the eyes of animals — tamed and feral, domestic and savage — as they traverse a world of perdition where often their capacity for nobility and self-sacrifice transcends our own.
Enter these worlds with some of the most inventive authors writing today, including USA Today bestselling authors David Adams and Cheri Lasota, Wall Street Journal bestselling authors Daniel Arthur Smith and Ann Christy, and Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award winner Rysa Walker.
Dystopian deserts, post-apocalyptic mountain ranges, the medieval English countryside, the far reaches of the galaxy - in each of these and more, animals and their human companions discover heart-stopping adventure among the ruins - and you will, too.
Discover 'Chronicle Worlds'. Discover 'Tails of Dystopia'.
"The best place to discover new SF authors, I think, is any of the anthologies coming from Samuel Peralta"
-- Hugh Howey, NY Times bestselling author of Wool
"A powerful new voice in speculative fiction"
-- Nick Webb, USA Today bestselling author of the Legacy Fleet trilogy
About the Author
Created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, 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.
Its unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes - A.I., aliens, time travel, robots, dragons, telepaths, zombies, immortality, galactic battles, cyborgs, doomsday - has made it one of the most acclaimed anthology series of the digital era.
What do you get when you cross Storms of Magic and Hidden Magic? Storms and Shades!
Grab the 8-book collection of both completed series today!
There's even a cross-over event in each book 4, you don't want to miss these epics series!
The first part of the boxed set includes:
In a time when magic rules the sea, she only trusts her sword.
Abbey has always been an outsider in Holdgate. While the people of her adopted city dominate the seas with their weather-controlling storm magic, she prefers the work in her father’s blacksmith shop.
Besting any foolish enough to question her skills with a sword.
But when her father is falsely accused of murder, she has to sneak aboard a stormship and take to the seas in a quest to clear his name.
Teaming up with a young storm mage and a no-nonsense Captain, Abbey sets off on a swashbuckling adventure.
She’ll soon learn that the legendary Storm Raiders--a terrifying group of seafaring pirates--are all too real.
Storms of Magic include:
Then the second part of the boxed set includes:
The Truth will set you free, but what happens when the Truth is a Lie?
Rhona and her paladin brother Alastar belong to a holy people who have waged war on witches and warlocks and their clans from the highlands.
But when she uses magic to save his life, their world is thrown upside down.
On the run, having left all they knew behind they have to rely on those who hate Paladins. All magic is evil, the High Paladin taught... But Alastar starts to understand that he might have been misled.
If his sister uses magic, and she isn't evil...what does that mean for his beliefs? Brother and sister soon find themselves aligned with magic users and thrown in with the clans in a war against sorcerers and paladins alike, with only one hope of uniting the land--the legendary Sword of Light.
It was lost years ago, and quest after quest by the holy paladins could not retrieve it. When you know the truth about magic... anything is possible.
Hidden Magic Chronicles includes:
Shades of Light
Shades of Dark
Shades of Glory
Shades of Justice
Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, Storms of Magic and Hidden Magic Chronicles tell an entirely new story in the Age of Magic--and of the heroes and villains who battle for control of its destiny.
With new alliances and powers beyond comprehension, our team seems unstoppable.
That is, until they uncover the reason so much of our past has been buried.
Shrina went from FBI to kickass demi-dragon, but a new power is rising and it's up to her to stop it. In space, Espinoza and his team have a new world to explore, while Trent has brought the intergalactic war to new levels.
Will Shrina be able to stand against the risen dragon? How do the Goldies and their hosts play into the ultimate war for the universe's fate? Will Trent be able to rally an alien army to stand against the Exiles?
The third book in the Ascension Gate series. Perfect for fans of Mass Effect, Stargate SG-1, and Pern.