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In “Beware the Eyes of Mars” an android starts to fall for a human under its surveillance

Author Jodi Bowersox puts a unique spin on relationships in this passage about a robot assigned to keep an eye on a beautiful -- by human standards -- criminal suspect

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Author Jodi Bowersox launched her sci-fit series as an extension of a previous character’s writing

But how would she handle a romance between a human and an android? That premise led to many other questions she'd have to resolve in her Mars-based plot

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In “The Undying Man,” the story begins with a duel of wits and a bit of magic

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Author Todd Fahnestock wrote “The Undying Man” for one really compelling reason: his fans

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In this sci-fi fantasy, the imposing WindRunner arrives to call Owen to a dangerous quest

Dragons, magic and evil lie ahead as the giant stallion prepares to transport the uncertain son on a journey to find his parents, missing soldiers and an amulet

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Christmas Eve with grumpy grandchildren inspired Natli VanDerWerken to write her book

With family tempers rising, the author sat in her living room and restored calm with a magical tale that became "WindRunner," one in a series of novels

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Sorcery and swordcraft collide in Cate Glass’ fantasy novel, “An Illusion of Thieves”

Writing under her pseudonym, author Carol Berg introduces the protagonist, her thieving brother and the duelist charged with teaching him the violent art

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In a Martian future, a private eye searches the dystopian bowels of the planet for a suspect

The science fiction writing duo of Warren Hammond and Joshua Viola adds another chapter to the series that features their female protagonist, Denver Moon, and her AI partner, Smith

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Two buddies, a few beers and the unfettered exchange of crazy ideas gave birth to the adventures of Denver Moon

Warren Hammond explains the creative process that produced the protagonist Denver Moon (and a lot more) who drives the trilogy of sci-fi novels he wrote with Joshua Viola

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How a Colorado sci-fi and horror author found his way into the thriller genre with “The Extinction Agenda”

Michael Laurence combined his research from previous novels into an evil plot that would introduce a character whose exploits unfold in an evolving series

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Two women, haunted by tragedy, contend with nightmare voices from the past in a Colorado author’s book

Author Claire L. Fishback sets the stage for a story of secret societies, a malevolent deity and an eternal war

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How a traditional folk tune and five rewrites of a manuscript turned into a Colorado author’s “The Blood of Seven”

But it wasn't until author Claire L. Fishback discovered some ancient manuscripts that the story found its footing

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A Colorado author’s book introduces us to a gritty, reluctant superhero whose powers stretch the imagination

In this richly told tale by the late Colorado author Gary Reilly, you'll meet a protagonist from the mean streets, with some distinctive differences

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A Colorado man born to write. A nonstop imagination. A prolific, if underappreciated, body of work.

Publisher Mark Stevens explains the brilliance that made friends band together to bring the genre-stretching works of Gary Reilly to the public

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A murder and time travel set the stage for “Charlie Fiction,” a ghost with revenge on her agenda

A teen boy in love with the victim finds himself pursuing justice, while also in the cross hairs of the killer

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Here’s how “The Martian” — and a chat with a super-agent — propelled a Colorado author to craft his novel

After experimenting with attempts to write a compelling beginning, Todd Fahnestock waited years for the inspiration to expand it. Finally, it arrived.

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From a vantage point far in the future, Colorado author’s “A Once-Dead Genius” examines the human condition

When an emissary arrives from another star system, how will the few remaining humans perceive it? How will it perceive itself?

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Interest in paleontology, evolution prompted Colorado author to take the (very) long view of humanity

When he found himself struggling, Gary Raham abandoned a traditional approach to sci-fi and went tongue-in-cheek. Then the novel practically wrote itself.

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Two editors probed a paradox: Technology increasingly looks to nature — especially animals — for inspiration

In their collection "Mechanical Animals," co-editors Selena Chambers and Jason Heller bring together writers at the intersection of creatures and technology

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Suddenly awake and alone, a woman works toward survival and understanding — on Mars

Right off the bat, the co-authors of "Denver Moon: The Minds of Mars" have their protagonist face two existential questions: Who am I? Why am I here?

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