n solidarity of our Stay At Home Order in Washington state due to the SARS COVID-19 virus, I’ve had my assistant create for you an anthology with all 3 Millennium Trilogy books in it: First Dawn, Second Fire, and Lost Days. Also part of the collection is the lost-for-over-a-decade prequel called Lost Dawns.
Look for it at your favorite book distributor. Due to prohibitive costs, this will only be available in ebook format and not print. However, print books of all four books are available on Amazon and through Ingram Spark.
Thank you for reading! Now those of you who are getting itchy feet being home will have the entire series to blow through!
This month, in the Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers Anthology, I’m sharing some character history – the very beginning of how Kris gets started in the Navy. I chose the form of a short story and called it Boot Recruit, because that is what all beginning Navy are called, regardless of where they come from.
In this short story, we see a different side of Kris – the young college graduate who experiences a pivotal moment and decides what she wants to do with her life. We see her parents and the privilege she comes from; the very beginning of the woman we now know to be Commander Kris Longknife.
Enjoy the story! I’d love to hear your comments. I will get the rights back in 2020, so I will be posting it for individual sale then. Until then, here is the Amazon link:
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Many readers have been inquiring about the order of the Kris Longknife books. I understand that it’s not easy to start a series in the beginning, so here is the list. Over 20 years ago, I started with ACE Science Fiction through Penguin Press. In 2017, I created my own publishing house, KL & MM Books. For those books listed with an astrics (*) those are newer and published by me. They are available through all major retailers – online and in print.
Here is the order of the Kris Longknife books: Mutineer Deserter Defiant Resolute Audacious Intrepid Undaunted Redoubtable Daring Furious Defender Tenacious Unrelenting Bold * Emissary *Admiral *Commanding *Indomitable *Stalwart (coming out Dec 2019)
Sandy Santiago – Kris’s Replacement on Greenfeld when she went off to the Iteeche alien world *Kris Longknife’s Relief *Kris Longknife’s Replacement *Kris Longknife’s Successor
Jump Universe (History on where Kris got her grit and desire to be in the Navy – basically the history of her grandparents) First Casualty Price of Peace They Also Serve To Do or Die * Enemy Unknown (Rita Longknife) * Enemy in Sight (Rita Longknife)
Lost Millennium (This was my first trilogy beyond the short stories, that I wrote in the 90s. The prequel was found and published a couple of years ago. I now own the rights, so they are also published under KL & MM.) *Lost Dawns – prequel * First Dawn * Second Fire * Lost Days
Short Story Collections: (These were the first few short stories that got me published and nominated for a Nebula. The first three have personal narrations about the short stories.) A Day’s Work on the Moon The Job Interview Strange Redemption of Sister MaryAnn * Kris Longknife’s Maid Goes on Strike and Other Short Stories
Kris Longknife Short Stories Training Daze Welcome Home/ Go Away Bloodhound Assassin (Part of Vicky’s Story) * Ruth Longknife’s First Christmas * Among the Kicking Birds * Kris Longknife’s Bad Day * Kris Longknife’s Maid Goes on Strike