Author: Suzanne van Rooyen

Suzanne is a freelance writer and author of SF. Despite having a Master's degree in music, she prefers writing strange, post-apocalyptic tales and playing in the snow. She is the author of a the cyberpunk novel DRAGON'S TEETH (Divertir Publishing, 2011) and the YA science fiction novel OBSCURA BURNING (Etopia Press, forthcoming 2013). Her short fiction can be found in Static Movement, Niteblade, Earthbound Fiction and many others.

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Obscura Burning

Obscura Burning
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  • Release: 2012-12-05
  • Author: Suzanne van Rooyen
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Young Adult, GLBTQ+
  • Publisher: Out of Distribution
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The world's going to end in fireā€¦and it's all Kyle's fault.

Kyle Wolfe's world is about to crash and burn. Just weeks away from graduation, a fire kills Kyle's two best friends and leaves him permanently scarred. A fire that Kyle accidentally set the night he cheated on his boyfriend Danny with their female friend, Shira. That same day, a strange new planet, Obscura, appears in the sky. And suddenly Kyle's friends aren't all that dead anymore.

Each time Kyle goes to sleep, he awakens to two different realities. In one, his boyfriend Danny is still alive, but Shira is dead. In the other, it's Shira who's alive...and now they're friends with benefits. Shifting between realities is slowly killing him, and he's not the only one dying. The world is dying with him. He's pretty sure Obscura has something to do with it, but with his parents' marriage imploding and realities shifting each time he closes his eyes, Kyle has problems enough without being the one in charge of saving the world...


Dragon's Teeth

Dragon's Teeth
  • Number: B0062FNV8K
  • Release: 2011-11-01
  • Author: Suzanne van Rooyen
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Divertir Publishing
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You can never outrun your past...

After years of war ravage the globe and decimate humanity, civilization is revitalized in the city of New Arcadia, a cybernetic playground where longevity treatments promise near immortality.

Detective Cyrus, fond of fedoras and narcotics, is hired by Benji MacDowell, heir-apparent to an eugenics empire, to find MacDowell's long-lost biological father. Employing his network of shady contacts within the underbelly of the city, Cyrus uncovers a murderous web of corporate corruption and political conspiracy with ties to the old Order, a tyrannical organization whose sole intent was perfecting the next generation of genetically engineered soldiers.

Now Cyrus knows too much and finds himself caught in the cross-hairs of super-soldier assassins while the dark secrets of his past snap at his heels, forcing him to confront the truth he's been running from... and discover his own terrifying purpose. (Plus Novel - 70,000 - 99,999)


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