It’s finally happened…
Chameleon Moon Book 2: The Lifeline Signal will release on March 21st!
Kindle eBook version, which you do not need a Kindle or Apple device to read! Anything (including computers!) with the free app will work!
Send proof of your pre-order, and I’ll send you a free prequel story, You’re Not Going That Way, as a free Amazon gift!
The Lifeline Signal is the sequel to Chameleon Moon/2nd book in the continuing sci-fi/dystopia series, about a quarantined, permanently-burning city called Parole, and the LGBT/poly/asexual/disabled/ND people who survive there every day. Mostly with superpowers. The series is OwnVoices in many ways (the writer/me shares identities/conditions with many characters, including asexuality, acute anxiety/PTSD/depression/dissociation, nonbinary/trans ID, chronic illnesses and polyamory), and is also… fun. It’s just about the most hopeful/least grimdark dystopia ever. Dys-hope-ia. There are also puns.
Book 2: TLS and its prequel short story You’re Not Going That Way (recommended and included free, but not Required) starts to show the world outside Parole… and it is every bit as changed/dangerous as the city in the burning bubble.
More detailed synopsis under the cut! THANK YOU for reading/boosting! I can’t even tell you how excited I am!
Parole is still burning. And now the day everyone has been waiting for is finally here: it’s collapsed. A lucky few managed to escape with their lives. But while their city burned, the world outside suffered its own devastating disaster. The Tartarus Zone is a deadly wasteland a thousand miles wide, filled with toxic storms, ghostly horrors, and just as many Eyes in the Sky as ever. Somehow, this new nightmare is connected to Parole. And it’s spreading.
Now Parole’s only hope lies in the hands of three teenagers reunited by their long-lost friend Gabriel – in their dreams. Growing up outside Parole, Shiloh Cole always had to keep xir energetic powers a secret, except from xir parents, Parole’s strategist-hero Garrett, and Tartarus expert Maureen. When Parole collapsed, all contact was lost. Now, connected by Gabriel and their colliding pasts, xie joins collapse survivor Annie and the enigmatic, charismatic Chance on a desperate cross-country race, carrying a disc of xir mother’s vital plans, whose encrypted contents may be Parole’s salvation. First they’ll board the FireRunner, a ship full of familiar faces that now sails through Tartarus’ poison storms. Together, they’ll survive Tartarus’ hazards, send a lifeline to lost Parole – and uncover the mystery connecting every one of them.
The world outside Parole isn’t the one they remember, and it didn’t want them back. But they’ll save it just the same. It’s what heroes do.