The Colton James novels are thrillers with a very slight sci-fi association. Based in the present and primarily rooted in reality, the plots do not promise the happy endings which are a defacto standard in Space Opera stories. In offering this alternative to the usual tales found on this website, I can only say, "And now for something a bit different."
As with C.S. Forester's popular Horatio Hornblower novels, this series offers a slightly larger-than-life military officer whose involvement in epic space battles manifest a destiny of renown and prestige.
Newly graduated from the Northern Hemisphere Space Academy, our young Ensign is a victim of events that frequently spiral out of control, and seem to conspire to move her from obscurity to galactic fame. Space pirates, arch criminals, and alien civilizations envious of the territories controlled by the Galactic Alliance, provide an unceasing labyrinth of problems for our heroine.
Arlene Watson's paranormal powers have matured as she moved through her late teens. Now in college, she has fully embraced her special gift; the ability to interact with those that have passed on...