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The crew of The Road are back in Stars Beyond, closer than ever to the biggest score in the galaxy ... if they can stay ahead of the Justice Department agents and Company men tracking them.

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Our books

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We write the Linesman series of books, starring linesman Ean Lambert, and the Stars Uncharted series, with body modder Nika Rik Terri and explorer Josune Arriola.

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Release date 21 January 2020

Release date 21 January 2020

Follow-up to Stars Uncharted

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Hello, and welcome to S. K. Dunstall.com, the website for authors Sherylyn and Karen Dunstall.

 

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    Quiz: Science fiction and fantasy covers

    Sherylyn is on the engagement committee at her workplace, and recently they had a competition they call ‘I Spy’. You take a photo of part of an object in the workplace (usually close-up) and the teams have to guess the object is. I’ve adapted their competition to create a quiz on book covers. We’ll show... Read more →

    Interesting conversations only partially heard

    The restaurant was crowded. The woman at the large table across the room had one of those loud voices that older people often have when they’re going deaf. She raised her voice. Everyone in the restaurant could hear her, even above the crowd. “Science fiction. You can buy it from Amazon.” Naturally, I turned my... Read more →

    The under-rated subconscious

    We have a routine in our house, where most mornings we grab the paper and do the quiz while we drink coffee and wake up. This morning I was doing the quiz and the question came up, “Name the author who wrote five books featuring Tom Ripley.” Total mental blank. I knew Ripley was a... Read more →

    Why are our characters always eating?

    Is it just me, or are purple book covers a thing right now? I think it’s only because I haven’t noticed them before, but ever since Stars Beyond came out, all I see are books with predominantly purple covers. I can remember when talking cover colours for Linesman, we said we’d like it to have... Read more →

    Hugo nominations are open

    The CoNZealand email that popped into my mailbox last week mentioned that Hugo nominations were open. I can only nominate stories I have read and liked. Here are some novels I am thinking of nominating. The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons. This is one of those books I picked up, read a bit, flicked... Read more →