The Song of Ancients Series


Anka has believed the stories since childhood: the alien relics bring ruin and madness.  Ancient pieces of technology that seem to have minds of their own, the relics interface with human psychology,  granting the power to bend space and time—and often inducing psychosis.   When the early colonists of Andromeda discovered the relics human civilization plunged into chaos.


Now Anka is carrying a relic in her pack, tasked with the duty of securing the object before it can do any harm. She and her companions set out across the desert by foot, marching towards the distant city— even as the relic begins to whisper in her mind...

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"In the third Year of the Kingdom of God, a woman fell from the sky..." So begins the second book in the epic Song of Ancients Series.


Anka Aelgon is unmoored in time. Tamreh Prescott struggles to contain the fallout of her actions. The engineer Karillion chases his obsession across the centuries. The machinations of the serpent relic Ouroboros come to fruition.


Where the Relics of Andromeda are involved, nothing is simple, nothing is easy, nothing is what it seems...

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Anka Enora Aelgon wrestles with the destiny time has written for her.


The fate of Planet Earth is revealed.

Coming in 2021


This novel-in-stories chronicles the early colonists of the Planet Dharma in the distant Andromeda Galaxy—from departing the Earth to their first harrowing encounters with an ancient alien technology.
A woman leaves her husband and her planet behind to follow her religious faith; A hundred-year-old atheist encounters an alien consciousness beyond her comprehension; A priest faces his own capacity for evil; In the wake of tragedy, the city of Ankharra rends into pro-tech and anti-tech factions; A secret society forms that will shape the future of the Andromeda Colonies.  
What begins as a series of separate tales converges to weave a web of human loss and love at the edge of the known universe.


Coming September 2020

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