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Solar Search By Ross Richdale
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During an interspecies war,Tara Fye is given control of spaceship Yolk 3. She ordered to activate the Earth's final defence system against the enemy of hexapods, six limb insect species and their... More > allies, electronic entities. The planet is sealed both physically and electronically by an artificial bubble. No spaceships can land or leave Earth. As well, no audio or visual transmissions can penetrate the bubble from either direction. Yolk 3 is designed to maintain human life until another world is found to save humans from extinction as an intelligent life force. She is ordered to make this journey. Tara finds several sinister facts about her superiors, including having a computer implant installed unknowingly in her mind and that the outer pods encircling Yolk 3 contain hundreds of humans in deep frozen hibernation. They include many young women who have been impregnated without their knowledge in the hope that future generations would survive, even if Earth becomes extinct.< Less
Meztli- Sacrificial Maiden By Ross Richdale
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The third in our Ancient Ancestors series is set in 1530 AD Inca times. Meztli is rescued from a sacrificial site before she dies of exposure. This is the story about her life afterwards and how her... More > friends and herself fight for justice from the conquistadors and evil priests of the times. Meztli and Cualli are rescued from an Inca human sacrificial site where three virgins are left to die to appease their gods after conquistadors invade their lands. Zolin, a childhood friend of Meztli, is sent by Tupac an elder and philosopher who told him where they are and how to save them, which he does. They now must follow ancient Inca trails through the mountains to the forests on the interior lands where hopefully, they will be safe. The journey is perilous with enemies, known or unknown, including rogue priests and conquistadors. Priest Etalpalli teams up with Conquistador Capitán Buena Giraldo who wants to find the lost city of El Dorado and follow Meztli's trail.< Less
Acid Air By Ross Richdale
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When Greg awakes in a nuclear submarine K264's decompression chamber, he finds himself alone. All the crew are just piles of ash. Also, the computer produces a hologram of a young woman called Nedda.... More > More sinister is that the air on the surface has become poisoned, there is no contact with anyone and it seems that he is alone in the world . Shontel is stranded in a deep cave on Vancouver Island. On finding her way out she discovers that everyone is dead and encircling thunderclouds never go away. Contact is made with Greg and she is rescued, just before the clouds disperse and acid air surrounds her. Nedda admits that she is more than just a computer hologram but an advanced life-form who can metamorphose into human form from her natural amoeba state. She arrived on the submarine to help Greg but was followed aboard by another of her species, a terrorist who attacks her. Why is Nedda attacked and will evil forces stop them from finding the truth and returning home?< Less
The Druid's Daughter By Ross Richdale
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It is 320 AD and Hadrian's Wall separates Roman Britannia from the lands to the north where the village of Darbarri is located. There, Jelena is asked by her father Druid Floyd to travel south of the... More > wall into Roman territory to help the people in the village of Bramfield. It is a dangerous area for the new Roman emperor has declare that everyone living in the Roman Empire should convert to their new faith. For the Celtic, this means giving up their beliefs with numerous gods and practices. Druids are not welcomed in Roman lands anymore even though they had helped villagers for centuries. How do Jelena, friends and extended family cope? There is not one but two ruthless men on their trail while at the same time she must help villagers under her care and survive in the hostile Roman territory. She befriends many and alienates others in this exciting story of our ancient ancestors from almost one thousand, seven hundred years ago?< Less
Wisps of Cloud By Ross Richdale
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Karla Spicer finds her position as Senior Teacher at Tui Park Primary School in Wellington, New Zealand is hindered by the Associate Principal Val Cook who resents her progressive ideas. The... More > principal is an easy-going man drifting towards retirement who avoids controversy whenever possible. However, by supporting junior staff and parents Karla becomes a popular staff member. She dates Ryan Purdon, the school's janitor and he tells her about Top Plateau, a tiny school near his family farm where after problems, the principal is leaving. After being approached by the Ministry of Education, Karla agrees to take the acting principal's position there and Ryan goes with her to stay in his farmhouse. Tensions arise with a marijuana plantation discovered near the farm and a local bikie gang is suspected as the growers. However, potential enemies become friends and the trusted, untrustworthy. Karla is more than just a teacher striving to do the best for the children under her care.< Less
Embrace the Fog By Ross Richdale
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Travis and Jacey's orienteering contest in a vintage Mark 4 Jaguar car becomes a journey through a belt of fog and into a strange village that is not shown on any map. The people there appear to be... More > living in the 1950s, a time when the car was new. They become involved in a time space continuum. Life identities of solids, androids, gaseous and organic intelligent species are using Jacey's family to prove or otherwise that humans are an inferior life species. This test is one to show that androids have superseded humans as the superior solid life identity. Her family are but the pieces in an intergalactic chess game with the umpires seemingly neutral but in reality either for or against the human family finding one another. How can one play by the rules when the umpires are biased? Jacey and Travis do not know why it is happening, who is helping and who is hindering their efforts to find out the truth. Ross Richdale's latest science fiction story is the 40th novel he has written.< Less
Broken Silence By Ross Richdale
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At three in the morning, Kim Biermann is called to Grandpa Ivan's deathbed. He tells her about his life in New Zealand since his arrival as a German pilot who flies in from a German raider in the... More > last days of World War Two. He tells of mysterious containers being unloaded in a sound in Fiordland before his ship was sunk. His secrets, though, are not completely revealed and could be in his floatplane somewhere in the Tararua Ranges, north of Wellington or even buried in back in Fiordland. Even after sixty-four years, danger still lurks for Kim as terrorists are also interested in finding Ivan's secrets and will stop at nothing to obtain them.< Less
Azure Sea Gold By Ross Richdale
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It is April 1945 when U-boat U-2072 heads out of Hamburg for the last time. In its hold, the torpedoes have been replaced by gold and Nazi loot. The destination is Argentina. On board, ruthless... More > Kapitanleutnant Falk Friedrich has brought his fiancée, Kristin Dassmer. The U-boat is attacked by American torpedo bombers off the Bahamas and sunk. Kristin finds herself in a lifeboat with three others including Bern Munkelt, the man she is to spend the rest of her life with. They are rescued by Danardo Rolle and taken to Little Toe Cay, a remote island where Kristin's adventures begin. "Azure Sea Gold" is an adventure, a love story and the story of greed, jealousy and ruthless people as well as a family story centered around three generations of women and their loved ones. It will make the reader enthralled and enraptured by the sheer pace and excitement, common in a Ross Richdale novel.< Less
Eagle's Claw Lake By Ross Richdale
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Doctor Reid Tucker's intention to spend the summer at a remote cabin at Eagle's Claw Lake in northeast Washington State with only his dog, Cinders, never eventuates. On the trip there, pilot Kate... More > Meltz calls in with the amphibian to a commune at the other end of the lake. While there, Reid pulls a desperate teenage girl, Lorie Somerville, from the water. This begins a frightening time as fanatical commune leader, Peter Littlejohn, tries to find Lorie and prevent her from leaving. Though he doesn't find her on the aircraft, he sabotages it so the trio are left stranded at Reid's cabin. 

It becomes obvious that the place is more than just a remote religious commune. The girl is terrified of being caught and begs Reid to look for Jennifer and Sassy, two of her friends who have also escaped. Though pursued by Littlejohn, Lorie leads Reid and Kate to a cave where the girls are waiting. The thrilling story continues.
 
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Into The Wormhole By Ross Richdale
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When Talya is sucked into a wormhole she arrives in a new world where humans are primitive villagers pursued by hexalimbs, six limbed creatures, for food. Along with Gavin, also stranded from Earth,... More > she helps the local humans. They rescue and befriend Kysum, a tailed humanoid who can metamorphose into other beings, from a hexalimb spaceship. In an ongoing fight against the aliens they search for a way home. In doing so, they transverse time-space and change the course of history in this far off universe. But who is really in control? Will it be possible to ever reach home? But does Earth even exist?< Less