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USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author S.M. Schmitz

Sci-fi Romances and Mythic Fantasies with a little bit of heart and a whole lot of snark

Blog posts : "science fiction romance"

Sneak Peek at Vengeance, the first book of the Warships of the Spire series

July 1, 2017

Releasing in Dominion Rising on August 8th, Vengeance is the first book in my co-authored series, Warships of the Spire. Bestselling fantasy author, Lisa Blackwood, and I are excited to offer readers this sci-fi romance/space opera featuring artificial intelligence, telepaths, epic space battles, and come on...it's me. Of course there will be some snark. 

Want a sneak peek at Vengeance? Read on for a preview of what we have in store!

Chapter 1

 

Vengeance glanced down at …

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From USA Today Bestselling Author, S.M. Schmitz, comes Frankenstein reimagined

November 23, 2016

Releasing this weekend is my new sci-fi novel, Genesis Rising, which tells the story of Drake, a young man who has been genetically engineered by a U.S. government financed project to create the perfect special operations soldier.

Drake's behavior is controlled by the microchips that were implanted in his brain as a fetus, and he is the sole survivor of Dr. Mike Parker's decades of research and experiments. But Drake has always resented the life he has been cursed with, and the sequence of …

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Book Crazy Virtual Book Fair

July 27, 2016

The Alliance of Self-Published Authors is hosting a virtual Book Fair, and I'm delighted to participate by having my own "booth" at the fair to display my sci-fi romance novels! So here's my booth, what I have on display for the virtual book fair, and a little about the books.

My first trilogy, the Resurrected trilogy, is a second chance romance (the ultimate second chance romance - I mean, one of them dies and is resurrected by an alien) and it's also a science fiction conspiracy thrill…

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A New Cast in the Resurrected Universe (aka When Writers Get Bored)

July 25, 2016

Despite its edgy, and often uncomfortable, content, the Resurrected trilogy has always been one of my favorite worlds I've created. I've long wanted to add to that universe, even though Lottie's story was finished. 

And now, I am.

In September, I'll be releasing a spin-off novel to the Resurrected trilogy featuring a new cast of characters. Lottie's story is still at the heart of this world, and this novel takes place largely during the same time as Final Sacrifice, but the story ce…

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Our first Science Fiction Romance Promo with More to Come

July 19, 2016

This week, we have the pleasure of offering readers 44 discounted or free science fiction romance titles as part of an initiative by the Science Fiction Romance Brigade to increase awareness about all that SFR has to offer. Science fiction romance is still a relatively new subgenre of both romance and science fiction, so authors are exploring possibilities and letting their imaginations run wild - and that means the stories we have to offer are unique, quirky, and sometimes, even a little exper…

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Science Fiction Book Giveaway

May 28, 2016

I've got a giveaway running for a free e-copy of the first book in my science-fiction trilogy, The Cambria Code.

Head on over to my Facebook page and read the pinned post for your chance to enter to win a copy of Peyton's Myth!

Good luck!

When a mysterious spaceship appears above Cambria, Zoe remains skeptical that it’s anything but an elaborate hoax. By the time the first spaceship is joined by two others, Zoe reluctantly admits that Earth has been invaded, even though it’s a pre…

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Keir's Fall, book 2 of the Redemption Series by Pippa Jay

February 8, 2016

A seductive tyrant. A lost hero. And a galaxy about to fall...

It’s been a year in paradise for Keir and Quin, but now the idyll is over. After Quin falls sick, they return to the hidden sanctuary of Lyagnius, and what she learns there will not only change their lives, but set them on a journey that could separate them forever.

When Keir falls victim to a ruthless Nercaandi Empress bent on conquering the galaxy with her cybernetic army, it will take all Quin’s diminishing powers and the …

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