BioEllison Blackburn lives with some of her favorite beings in Seattle, Washington. An early interest in the soft sciences, together with a career in information technology, ignited her curiosity in singularities many years ago. Thus, Ellison pens fiction that seems to crash like a wave over individual lives but rather leave a wake across societies too, stories that present multiple speculative ideas at once—because in real life, singularities will not manifest one after another in an orderly fashion.
Among her published works are Flash Back, book one of the women’s speculative fiction Fountain trilogy; If There Be Giants, book one of science fiction and speculative fiction Watchers duology; An Untimely End, book one of the science fiction and historical mystery series, the Windy City Files; and the cyberpunk dystopian fiction novella Virtue Us, the Future of Love.
These stories take you deep into new worlds and hold you there until you finish. A perfect escape from our too-serious world. Leaves you looking for more by this author...
Smart fantasy featuring smart women! An intellectual Indiana Jones with a female protagonist.
Ellison Blackburn’s protagonist is eminently relatable, and the mess of issues Charley faces in trying to make peace between her desires and her responsibilities will be shockingly familiar to many readers. Set in the near future, the story explores cutting-edge theories in both prosthetics and biology, while the level of psychological detail brings a realistic edge to the narrative and the characters spring vividly to life. Flash Back is well-written, with an analytical, laser-focus on the workings of inter-personal connections. If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and thought that there must be something better in life, then this book is definitely for you.
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An Untimely End [preview]
On October 8, 1871, a fire broke out in a barn on the South Side of Chicago. Over the course of the next three days, the booming industrial metropolis suffered tragedy after tragedy. Thousands of lives were lost, and the windy city itself was left in ruin. But another strange event occurred that first fateful day; the St. Clairs of the Clarion Division arrived from the future.
Now, a year since the catastrophe, River, the district’s coroner, and her brother Archer, the police inspector, are on the hunt for a murderer, a monster. After all, who else would burn a man alive? In Chicago, no less.
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Virtue Us [preview]
Years of bio-enhancement have resulted in a nearly perfect race of lookalike humans. But how does one compete for love in a world where only the fittest survive? Where everyone is almost perfect—just like you?
Raine Dodge, a social engineer for Crane Media Enterprises, has been considering the problem for some time, and she’s finally designed the ideal solution.
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VIRTUE US is a cyberpunk novella for fans of dystopian and post-apocalyptic science fiction.
If There Be Giants [preview]
Amidst the ruins of an ancient stone circle in Cornwall, a team of archaeologists uncovers a strange creature that defies logic. It should not exist, and still, there it is.
The discovery will pit science against religion and shake the beliefs of the millions. And to make matters worse, the lead on the project, Dr. Mallory Jacks, falls in love with the one man who has all the answers. Only Grey McKnight doesn’t know it. With each passing day, the upheaval surrounding the findings threatens to shatter their lives into countless surreal pieces.
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Fans of archaeology stories, mysteries of the unknown, or myth and legend-based fantasies will enjoy book one of the Watchers series.
Flash Back [preview]
Generation Xer, Charlotte Fenn wishes she had made different choices, and the what-ifs are piling up.
In her wildest imaginings, she could not have guessed that hope would arrive via a medical breakthrough. Indeed, like a dream come true, regenerative science promises to deliver both the freshness and opportunities of youth to those who seek it and even to those who do not. Somehow, by whatever powers that be, this dream has found Charley.
Now if only someone had told her hindsight has consequences.
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FLASH BACK, book one of the Fountain trilogy, is a contemporary second coming-of-age tale for fans of literary medical fiction dramas with a hint of romance.