Future Prometheus: The Series

2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Finalist

2016 Best Indie Book Contest - Finalist

November 15, 2016

"Our awards program is known as the 'Sundance' of the book publishing world," says Catherine Goulet, Chair of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards program.


Contributor(s): J. M. Erickson (author), Suzanne M. Owen (editor), and Cathy Helms – Avalon Graphics, LLC (cover designer)
Publisher:J.M. Erickson
ISBN-13:978-1-942708-16-2
Publication Date: November 13, 2015
Pages: 576
Price: $19.40
Synopsis: In the tradition of dystopian science-fiction, the Future Prometheus Series compiles five novellas into on full-length epic of a world where the science we know today has warped into masterful and terrifying ways.
      The series were finalists in both the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards and the 2016 Best Indie Book Contest.

Intelligent Design II: Apocalypse

Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book of the Year - Finalist

March 7, 2016


Each year, Foreword Reviews shines a light on a select group of indie publishers, university presses, and self-published authors whose work stands out from the crowd. 
“The 2015 INDIEFAB finalist selection process is as inspiring as it is rigorous,” said Victoria Sutherland, publisher of Foreword Reviews. “The strength of this list of finalists is further proof that small, independent publishers are taking their rightful place as the new driving force of the entire publishing industry.”

Contributor(s): J. M. Erickson (author), Suzanne M. Owen (editor), and Cathy Helms – Avalon Graphics, LLC (cover designer)
Publisher: J.M. Erickson
ISBN-13: 978-1942708100
Publication Date: October 16, 2015
Pages: 172
Price: $10.99
Synopsis:
Intelligent Design II - Apocalypse picks up right where Revelations ends with hidden worlds, spaceships, exploding planets, and larger-than-life heroines, monsters and aliens. On Earth industrialist Christine Reich pulls together her all female assault team and resources to survive Jupiter's ignition into a new sun, while former MIT doctoral candidate Andrea Perez discovers "Hades" on the hidden planet Terra. And now there's the inhabitants of Mars and Venus have arrived. How will it all end?   

Intelligent Design: Revelations

Foreword Reviews 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards - Silver


Contributor(s): J. M. Erickson (author), Tahlia Newland (editor), and Cathy Helms – Avalon Graphics, LLC (cover designer)
Publisher: AIA Publishing
ISBN-13: 978-0-9873231-7-0
Publication Date: July 14, 2014
Pages: 218
Price: $11.99

Synopsis:
A science fiction thriller that starts sixty five million years ago revealing new worlds, great technologies and the efforts of superior beings trying to save a new species called humans. Finally, the truth of our origins and greater threats and plans to come will test human resolve. And it will all fall onto two women.  

The Prince: Lucifer's Origins

Shelf Unbound 2016 Indie Book - Runner Up

2016 Best Indie Book Contest - Semi-Finalist

This is a science fiction story of a young Prince Victor Venture who would prefer to remain on his university world to read and learn. Instead, he is called upon by the Royal Family to serve on his brother Jason's court. Another royal brother, Prince Ramsey, fearing that the two of them will form an alliance sets out to kill the young prince. The attempt is thought to be successful when Victor is marooned on a hostile planet. But this planet, “Hell,” has many secrets. Instead of dying, he changes into a force of nature. A classic story of adaption, survival, and good versus and evil, the lessons of loyalty, family and courage in all its forms reveal themselves.


The Prince: Lucifer's Origins rated as Amazon's “Hot New Release” in June 2015 reaching #3 in science fiction, steampunk category for teen and young adult eBooks, while reaching top 20 in steampunk & cyberpunk categories. The Prince kindle version broke into the top 100 ranking in steampunk, cyberpunk and dystopian categories.


Also Recommended by US Review of Books


Amazon & Barnes & Noble
Pages: 294 pages
Price: $10.99
Publisher: J M Erickson (May 19, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1942708068
ISBN-13: 978-1942708063

Time is for Dragonflies and Angels 


Finalist for 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award
and
Foreword Reviews Announces Finalists for 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Time is for Dragonflies and Angels is a collection of flash science fiction and novellas that embraces the ideas of multi-universes and dimensions, critical decisions and judgments, and human struggles associated with racism and dystopian societies.  

Publisher:  J. M. Erickson (author), Suzanne M. Owen (editor), and Cathy Helms – Avalon Graphics, LLC (cover designer)
ISBN - 13: 978-1-942708-24-7 (ePub)
ISBN - 13: 978-1-942708-25-4 (Softcover)
Publication Date: October 3, 2016
Pages: 211 pages
Cost: $10.99

Time is for Dragonflies and Angels made #1 on Amazon's "Hot New Releases" in the Teen & Young Adult categories, science fiction-steampunk genre; reached  #4 in the "Top 100" in the same category and steampunk genre and #6 in the "Top 100" in the science fiction-anthologies & short stories genres.

​Intelligent Design: Revelations to Apocalypse


Finally...two science fiction novellas together in one book...
    Intelligent Design: Revelations is a science fiction novella published in July 2014 by AIA Publishing that won silver at the Foreword Reviews 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year. Revelations starts sixty five million years ago revealing new worlds, great technologies and the efforts of superior beings trying to save several species of hominids. Come forward to present days, there are only a trusted few humans that know that Earth is not the only planet in the solar system that has sapient life. The truth of our origins and greater threats and plans to come will test human resolve. And it will all fall onto two women.
    Intelligent Design II: Apocalypse picks up from where Revelations leaves off, with more answers that are far darker than the questions. Hidden planets, preexisting advanced civilizations, coexisting hominid species, and new revelations have all led to the end of days. Whether by twist of fate or by design, the Jovian planet is about to ignite into a sun. The civilizations of Mars, Earth and Terra are now at risk from the cataclysmic effects of an impossible astronomical anomaly. Critically acclaimed and recipient of the Readers' Favorite Five Stars Review, Apocalypse reveals all truths, including a hints of yet another civilization in the Sol System.

Intelligent Design: Revelations to Apocalypse was rated as Amazon's “Hot New Release” in December 2015 reaching #2 in literature & fiction, fantasy category for adults, while reaching #22 in the top 100 ranking in science fiction & fantasy, anthologies & short stories categories. 

 Published October 27, 2015; available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords; (MOBI Format) 978-1-942708-13-1 (ePub Format) 978-1-942708-14-8; Paperback: 978-1-942708-15-5

Future Prometheus II: Revolution, Successions & Resurrections

Foreword Reviews 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year​ Awards - Gold


Contributor(s):
J. M Erickson (author), Stacee Gravelle Lawrence (editor), Suzanne M. Owen (editor), and Cathy Helms – Avalon Graphics, LLC (cover designer)
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-4787-3477-2
Publication Date: May 14, 2014
Pages: 482
Price: $10.99

Synopsis:
Jose Melendez leads his new team to form alliances with a militaristic matriarch and the natives called "Americans" to confront a cybernetic army committed to the destruction of the human race. Lessons from a distant war comes full circle as the final conflict begins.