Damaged Worlds: A Multi-Author Dystopian Science Fiction Boxed Set Rejecting “This is for your own good…”

Published: November 14, 2014 (Discontinued)
Contributing Author: Louise Marley (The Glass Harmonica)
Contributing Author: Cat Rambo (A Seed on the Wind)
Editor: Janine A. Southard
Contributing Author: Janine A. Southard (Queen & Commander)
Contributing Author: Janine A. Southard (Hive & Heist)
Contributing Author: Cecilia Tan (In Silver A)
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Five books. Four award-winning authors. Multiple worlds where society has run amuck—whether by its own design or by horrible accident.

These novels and novellas include adventure, music, and small triumphs in dangerous worlds.

Over eight hundred pages of epic reading await! Let the adventures begin.


The Glass Harmonica –Endeavour Award-Winning Novel by LOUISE MARLEY–Street musician Eilish Eam survives on tips and applause in 1761 London, until she meets Benjamin Franklin. Two hundred years later, in a Seattle “cleansed” of poverty, another troubled musician has visions of this girl from another time, a girl who seems to have something to teach her.

A Seed on the Wind –Novella by World Fantasy Special Award-Winning Author CAT RAMBO–In an Abyss that goes forever downward, Bill may find the deepest abyss is his own heart. When he comes into a little bit of money, and a lot of lost time, he discovers the impossible Abyss. Any misstep could send him falling, falling, falling…

Queen & Commander –IPPY Award-Winning Novel (Science Fiction eBooks) by JANINE A. SOUTHARD–In a world where test scores determine their future, six students rebel. In a questionably obtained spaceship, they run from society… and into the arms of an even more dangerous plot.

BONUS! Hive & Heist –Book 2 of the Hive Queen Saga by JANINE A. SOUTHARD–Directly after the events of QUEEN & COMMANDER, and far from home, the ship’s crew are stranded. If they ever hope to leave, they must steal back what used to be theirs. And somehow do it without upsetting their only friend, an American Star Ranger.

In Silver A –Best of Soft SF-Winning Novella (Honorable Mention) by CECILIA TAN–In a balkanized future America, technocrats rule the western city-states. To the masses scrounging for survival in the Fringe, the American Dream is a nightmare. Tato and Marco long for the safety and security that citizenship promises, but the price may be too high.

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