Best Selling Science Fiction & Paranormal Romance author and “SciFi Encounters” columnist for the USA Today Happily Ever After blog, Veronica Scott grew up in a house with a library as its heart. Dad loved science fiction, Mom loved ancient history and Veronica thought there needed to be more romance in everything. When she ran out of books to read, she started writing her own stories.
I picked ESCAPE FROM ZULAIRE for my giveaway (a signed paperback copy) because it's a 2014 SFR Galaxy Award Winner and it was the write-in final entry for the annual Dear Author/Smart Bitches version of March Madness for authors...so let me thank everyone again for writing the book into the contest! And on the 20th of March 2014, you can vote for the book to win its bracket in Round One, if you'd like, but only from midnight to noon. I'll put the url in a comment below once they open up the voting. But for now and even after the 20th, it's your chance to win the book!
This novel was loosely inspired by the Sepoy Incident of 1857 and the fascination I've always had for what it would be like to suddenly find yourself in the middle of a war, with the very people you'd trusted now the ones trying to kill you. But set in the far future on an alien planet!
Here's the story: