Posts in Requiem
Aurora Resonant: The Complete Collection Is Now Available

AURORA RESONANT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION is now available on Amazon worldwide at a special release price of $0.99 for 4 days only. The Collection bundles together the three novels in the Aurora Resonant trilogy (Relativity, Rubicon, Requiem) as well as the Re/Genesis short story in one ebook with a stunning new cover.

The Collection also includes an EXCLUSIVE excerpt from the upcoming novel EXIN EX MACHINA (Asterion Noir Book 1). So even if you've already read the Aurora Resonant novels, here's your reason to pick up the Collection: to read how the epic new space opera/cyberpunk trilogy begins, before it begins. Did I mention it's only $0.99 for the next 4 days? Get it today.

SCI-FI BRIDGE is running an awesome audiobook/ebook giveaway this week. Sign up for a chance to win a Free Audible Credit to use on your choice of these incredible Sci-Fi books! All who enter will receive 2 E-books FREE. Enter here:  9 Winners will receive a Free Audible Credit, and 1 Grand Prize Winner will receive an Audible Credit and a $25 Amazon Gift Card.

All the AURORA RISING novels - Starshine, Vertigo, Transcendence and Aurora Rising: The Complete Collection - are now available at all major ebook retailers (Amazon, Nook, iTunes, Kobo, Google Play, Scribd, etc.). Starshine continues to be free at all retailers. If you've got friends who love their non-Kindle ereaders, share the links with them. Much appreciated!

So how is Exin Ex Machina coming along? To the tune of 85K words, that's how :). I'm not ready to announce a release date yet, but the excitement level around here is high, that's for certain.

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Requiem Audiobook Is Now Available

The REQUIEM audiobook is now available on Amazon, and Audible. It should be available on iTunes very soon [EDIT]: here's the iTunes link. I know it's been an excrutiating wait for audiobook listeners, and I thank you profusely for your patience. The wait is over, so go listen to the Aurora Rhapsody finale! (Unless you are a contest winner and chose Requiem as one of your free books - in that case, check your email for your free code first.)

When I released the Requiem ebook and paperback, I said that I had never been more proud of a book than I was of this one. That's even more true today, with Pyper Down bringing this conclusion to life in so many beautiful, touching ways. I'm incredibly grateful for her talent and her hard work - which is why I'm thrilled to announce that she has agreed to narrate the audiobooks for Asterion Noir as well! I can't wait to hear what she does with these exciting new voices and new worlds.

New to audiobooks? You can find all the Aurora Rhapsody novels on Amazon, Audible and iTunes, and feel free to contact me at gs@gsjennsen.com if you have any questions.

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REQUIEM Is Live & Aurora Rhapsody On Sale

Here we go. Four years and three trilogies, all leading up to this. REQUIEM: Aurora Resonant Book Three, the finale of Aurora Rhapsody, is now available in ebook and paperback on Amazon worldwide. The ebook is available at a special release price of $0.99 for today only, so grab it before it moves to its regular price.

* I've never been more proud of a book than I am of this one. These characters long ago became a part of me, and I'm very happy to have brought them through portals and universes to this moment. If you haven't read the blog post from last week, give it a look: Aurora Rhapsody In Numbers & Pictures.

* Reviews are the greatest gift you can give, but posts on Twitter, Facebook or other social media sites, your own blogs, and forums are also most welcome. If Requiem moves you, tell others about it.

* To celebrate the Requiem release, I've got a big sale for everyone. Both trilogy compilations, Aurora Rising: The Complete Collection and Aurora Renegades: The Complete Collection, are on sale this week for $2.99, and Relativity and Rubicon are on sale for $0.99.

* If you know someone who wants to get started on the series, this is a great opportunity for them to dive in. Get links to the sale pages here.

I hope everyone has a wonderful holidays filled with family, friends and books. 2018 is sure to be an exciting year, and I'll see you on the other side.

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Short Stories New & Old, an Aurora Rhapsody Retrospective & Custom-Label Wine

SHORT STORIES OF AURORA RHAPSODY: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION is now available in ebook on Amazon and other major retailers (Nook, iTunes, Kobo, GPlay) for $0.99. It's also available in paperback, and I'm thrilled to say that it will soon be available in audiobook as well.

Short Stories of Aurora Rhapsody includes all the stories published to date (Restless I/II, Solatium, Apogee, Venatoris and Re/Genesis), but perhaps more importantly, it includes a brand new, exclusive-to-the-Collection story, MERIDIAN.

Last summer, I ran a poll asking what stories you would like to see in short form, and the runaway winner was David Solovy and Richard Navick's origin story - which was fantastic, since I very much wanted to tell that story. However, if you've finished Rubicon, you know why I held off on doing so for a while, and why I'm publishing it now :). Don't you want to read that before Requiem gets here? Grab it today.

If you've previously left a review on one of the short stories, a quick transfer of the review over to the Collection would be greatly appreciated. If you need help finding your review, just shoot me an email.

I have a new blog post today for your enjoyment, "AURORA RHAPSODY IN NUMBERS & PICTURES." Why am I sharing it today, instead of when Requiem releases? Because nobody's going to stop to read a blog post when Requiem releases - you're all going to be reading Requiem, right? So today, take a moment and enjoy some fond memories with me - then go read Meridian ;).

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A long-requested item has made it to the store in time for Christmas. Aurora Rhapsody custom labeled wine is now available for purchase! Choose from a cabernet or pinot grigio - and when it's empty, save the bottle :D. Shipping takes a little while, so if you want a bottle for Christmas (as a gift or for yourself), get your order in within the next couple of days.

A quick reminder: Requiem already has its own page on the website (with quick-share social media buttons at the bottom), and here's the Goodreads page so you can add it to your "Want to Read" shelf.

Nine days until  Requiem is in your hands!

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Requiem Release Date, Blurb & More

REQUIEM, Book Three of Aurora Resonant and the final novel in the Aurora Rhapsody saga, will be released MONDAY, DECEMBER 11th in ebook and paperback (audiobook to follow in early 2018).

You've already seen the cover, but now I'm excited to present the Requiem blurb as well:

The end of the world began with a library query…how will it conclude?

What began as a chance discovery of an anomalous signal is now a multiverse war between humanity and its genetic ancestors over who controls the levers of life and death. Over who decides what life is and whether it will be allowed to exist. For the ruling Anaden Directorate, victory means immortality. For humanity, defeat means extinction.

On the heels of a breakthrough in wormhole technology, AEGIS and the anarchs enjoy the upper hand in the war. But their escalation pushes the Directorate to the brink, and now it will stop at nothing to destroy its enemy.

“Dangerous we can do. Nearly impossible we can do. All we need is the tiniest odds of success.”

The Directorate has perfected the art of conquest through obliteration. But humanity has advantages the Anadens do not. They are led by a woman who’s made a career of meeting the devil at the crossroads and sending him home in defeat. Caleb Marano wields a power as ancient as the universe itself. Alex Solovy manipulates the fabric of space-time at her whim. Unlike the Directorate, they fight for something greater than themselves. And now, they have one more Solovy on the team.

In the thrilling finale of Aurora Rhapsody, events rush headlong toward an explosive conclusion that will decide the fate of civilizations, and only the victor is making it out the other side.

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Our universe is but a snowglobe—an experiment born of desperation and hope. The true universe is unfathomably vast, teeming with life and untold wonders. And it is enslaved.

Created by ancient aliens in a daring gambit to understand the nature of the enemy, humanity is now asked to be the savior of a universe not their own. If they are to succeed, they must rise above not only their fractious past but the sins of their genetic ancestors to boldly embrace a future they never dared imagine possible.

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Starshine Is Free & Other Outlandish Notions

I admit, there was a time when I thought I would never, ever make Starshine free. It was my beloved, my baby, my most treasured creation, the raison d'être of my career. And it remains all of those things.

So why is it now available for free? Because I believe in the Aurora Rhapsody saga. I believe in it so fervently that I want to remove every single solitary barrier to a reader discovering it - which is why the ebook isn't just free, it's available on all major ebook retailers. It's free in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, India, and probably more countries I can't track. Companies offer free trials to customers when they believe in the quality of their products enough to pull back the curtain and let the world look under the hood. This is no different. I'm inviting everyone to the adventure, no risk, no catch, because I believe once they're on board, they'll never leave.

AND, on the off chance that 155K words isn't enough to seal the deal, new readers who subscribe to my website will get the Vertigo ebook for free. So share the links below with your fellow science fiction fans and your irascible uncle. Requiem is coming soon, but there's no finale without the journey that leads to it.

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