A Light In The Dark

Here’s what I got so far, crew. The story is complete and this is my draft cover art along with the “blurb” that will go along with it. I suspect we’ll clean up the blurb as it gets closer but I wanted to give you all a sneak peak at what’s coming. I’m contemplating the podcast idea but I think this is too short for Podiobooks–it would barely fill the required five episodes unless I made them REALLY short episodes. Someone made the suggestion that I offer it to Tony C. Smith over at StarShipSofa and I think that might work out quite nicely if Tony wants it.

UPDATE: Wow! That was fast!! A Light In The Dark seems to be available on Kindle already. I messed up the blurb, and it won’t let me fix it yet, but apparently the book is for sale.

UPDATE (Again): Barnes and Noble and Smashwords now available. (Note: The Smashwords meatgrinder put some bullets in front of the chapter headings for some of the formats. I’m working on fixing it.)

When Captain Bjorn Gunderson docks with what he thinks is routine cargo, he embarks on a very different voyage. On a milk run from Welliver to Breakall, a tiny rock punctures his ship, The Wanderer, and leaves the crew adrift twenty-thousand years from home. With food, water, and air running out, a desperate crewman takes a reckless gamble, risking his life in a daring bid to find safety. What he finds instead puts them all at risk.

Join Captain Gunderson and his crew on the final voyage of the Solar Clipper Wanderer in book one of Tales from the Deep Dark — A Light in the Dark.
An award winning producer of science fiction and fantasy podcasts, Nathan Lowell has produced eight novels totaling over 160 episodes and 70 hours of podcast fiction. Since 2008, four of his productions have been finalists in the Parsec Awards and his book–Captain’s Share–won the 2010 Parsec Award for Best Podcast Fiction (Long Form). In 2010, Ridan Publishing began producing his work in paper and ebook formats. Those books are available online from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, the iBook Store, and from Ridan Publishing.

A Light In the Dark is the first of a series of novellas set in the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper. The series focuses on the happenings in and around a renegade outpost, a place outside the jurisdiction of the Confederated Planets–a place where the normal rules don’t apply and where anything might happen.

For more information about the books and author, visit the Trader’s Diary at http://www.solarclipper.com.

Novel Nibbles are a series of shorter works offered in ebook only format for those who would like something to read on their phones and other small screen mobile devices. Coming in at around 20,000 words, they’re shorter works for smaller screens. See http://novelnibbles.com for more information and other titles in the Novel Nibbles family.

About The Captain

The Captain is Nathan Lowell -- Author and narrator of these Tales from the Golden Age. You can find out more about him at his main website.
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54 Responses to A Light In The Dark

  1. anthony says:

    i bought the ibook but what i really want is an audio version. so my question is when will this be available in audio version?

  2. Nate says:

    It’ll be available on StarShipSofa as soon as I get it recorded, edited, and Tony gets it into the line up.

    It’s too short for podiobooks.

  3. Nelson says:

    Will there ever be a paper version? How about as an extra in the new books? 🙂

  4. The Captain says:

    No. This book is too short to print and too long to add to another title. At 20k words, it’s just not viable.

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