Today Summer of Indie spoke with Marlene Dotterer, author of science fiction and fantasy novels, which all include some romance. Author Marlene Dotterer gave us an in-depth look at two of her science fiction novels, Travel Journals: Shipbuilder and The Farm.
Casey Wilson and Sam Altair are strangers, but a botched experiment in time travel has thrown them together with no one else to turn to. They are trapped one hundred years in the past, on the streets of Belfast, Ireland in 1906. With their old lives lost forever, the young college girl and elderly physicist must start over, knowing that every move they make could change history in countless ways. But a famous tragedy becomes personal when Casey meets Thomas Andrews, the man who will build the doomed steamship, Titanic. In love with Tom, and determined to save his life, Casey will do everything she can to prevent history's most notorious maritime accident.
Amy Longfellow, and her eleven-year-old daughter, Elaine, have just joined the crew of the hollow-asteroid ship, Rachel Carson. For both of them, it’s a chance to leave heartache behind, and for Amy, a chance to rekindle an old love. But as the ancient holiday of Christmas approaches, Elaine must face her deepest sorrows alone - and learn how to make the best part of her old life part of the new.
Marlene belongs to the California Writers Club, Romance Writers of America, and the Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.