J.P. Osterman   Always Discovering and Encountering Welcome!
                  J.P. Osterman     Always Discovering and Encountering                                                                                                 Welcome!                                                                    

Published Works by J.P. Osterman:

Soft Cover books for the following novels are available at Amazon.com.  Scroll down, and you can hear me read excerpts.

My newest novel, available at Createspace.com/5787841
Pareidolia: Science Fiction Short Stories

Check out my newest collection of sci-fi stories,

just click the link . . .

 

http://www.createspace.

Cosmic Rift

Cosmic Rift

 

There's nothing more scary than being lost...


An action-packed science fiction story filled with threats to our universe!

 

Commander Steve Strunk was raised on Mars.  He helped build Smart domes and trained astronauts.  With the aid of artificial intelligence, he believes he’s invincible.  His co-commander, Elizabeth Beals is a genius who signed up for space exploration to put her past behind her.  ISS Mars Headquarters labeled them the ideal team.  Nothing is ideal forever…


It’s 2376, and Steve and Elizabeth have been voyaging through space when their ship Amelia awakens them.  “Where are we?  The date and time has stopped tracking!  Why?”


Their infallible space craft suddenly fails!  The perfect team suddenly falters!  Nothing—no amount of training or simulated instruction—could have prepared them for this breach in their mission, and their neural interface to the ships A.I. computer ceases.  Can they trust their own senses at this critical time when they need them the most?


Vulnerable on an ancient planet and navigating blind at the far reaches of the known universe, their relationship is speeding on a passionate trajectory, and Steve and Elizabeth race with a rapidly closing window of time to fix a dooms-day force that will destroy the entire universe the…Cosmic Rift!

 

Available now at  Amazon.com in both Soft cover and Kindle. 

For more information on Cosmic Rift check out my website dedicated to the book:

http://www.thecosmicrift.com/ 

First Communication

First Communication

Today is Monday, August 23, 2060, and humanity is threatened by an extinction-level event...

Dr. Elisa Holton is a brilliant genomics specialist.

Thornton Manning is a famous global leader.

Their worlds collide when a mysterious opening appears high in the atmosphere.  People panic!

What is this wild chaotic phenomenon? 

 

“I’m beginning to believe this atmospheric disturbance is a real alien contact -- a first communication,” Elisa says.  As scientists work to confirm the complicated signal Thornton and Elisa prepare to greet aliens. 

Everyone wonders: “Can an advanced species heal Earth?  If so, what'll they want in return?”

It’s often said: “New technology invites new dilemmas.”  How will humanity change?

Elisa is a naive genius researcher when Thornton dangles the carrot of fame in front of her, inticing her to help him.  But dabbling in the unchartered landscape of alien technology, he could face impeachment.   How far will he go with his illegal experimentation, and what does he desperately want?

Not everyone trusts the Global Regency government, and some people are still just bent on hating…

The terrorists begin hiding off-Earth, World War III begins, and a new group of protestors launch a covert mission of sabotage to stop an intergalactic communication.  When attacks from these two foes threaten the vital help we need, Thornton needs Elisa.  Will she and his elite crew of space fighters be enough to crush the opposition before our delicate communication link with the Neltans collapses? We're in a race against time to seal a life-saving Pact...

The Nelta Series begins!

Both Soft cover and Kindle are available at Amazon for First Communication...

In the video below, I read Chapter One of First Communication.

Battlefield Matrix

Battlefield Matrix

It’s a decade after World War III, global factional politics, and the destruction of Earth’s ozone layer that has threaten humanity with an extinction-level event.  The Earth is in an increasingly vulnerable position...

 

Veteran politician, Thornton Manning has been elected Chief Executive of Earth.  Most think he’s a hero, but he's really a lone wolf who likes hoarding alien technology, off-the-grid, where no one can catch him.  He believes he's impervious.

 

Tonight is February 27, 2068, and Earth’s global representatives are scheduled to sign a vital Pact with Ambassador Shaesar from Nelta.  Fearing a close relationship with the super-advanced Neltan species even though the Neltans can save Earth, technophobic terrorists are stirring an uprising and stealing technology.  They need to be met head-on before they can destroy the massive spacecraft under construction for the voyage to Nelta.  Only a few people have the skills to strike them down...

 

Before she was considered the world’s leading Genomic scientist, before she was thought of as Thornton Manning’s answer to a new type of warfare, and before she was both loved and hated by scientists around the globe, Dr. Elisa Holton was a young gifted researcher at Duke University.

 

Thornton knows without a doubt, Elisa is the answer to his problems.  He needs her, but she could also expose his off-Earth illegal experimentation!  When he's attacked, he has no choice but to offer her a deal of a lifetime onboard starship Sagan.  If they can seal The Pact with Ambassador Shaesar from Nelta!  Can they, on time?

 

When does helping someone - turn into hurting?

 

As action packed, fast-paced, and brutally realistic as it gets, JPs latest page turner shows readers how Dr. Elisa Holton and her elite team of savvy geniuses are the only ones who can secure The Pact, save humanity, and rescue Thornton Manning from a vicious enemy.

 

Battlefield Matrix is Available TODAY at Amazon in both Soft Cover and Kindle formats.

 

Hear me read Chapter One of Battlefield Matrix below...

The Screaming Stone

The Screaming Stone© (Take a peek inside on the excerpts page.)

 

Marcie is mischievous, and Robbie is wild!  Breaking into their ancestor’s tombstone, they unearth a secret that launches them into a fantasy world fueled by their grandparent’s Irish stories...  

 

The book is now available both on-line at Amazon.com. 

 

Take a peek inside by clicking on the excerpts page button above or right here:  The Screaming Stone    

 

"The Screaming Stone" and JP Osterman proudly support the mission of Autism Speaks by donating 90% of the net proceeds from the sale of this book.  To learn more about Autism Speaks, visit the www.AutismSpeaks.org website.  

 

Available TODAY at Amazon in both Soft Cover and Kindle formats.

Pete's Crossroad

Pete's Crossroad

 

Pete's Crossroad

 

Success, we all want it, right? Well, meet Pete Turner and you might change your mind... 

 

George Gibson is on his way to Albuquerque on a Greyhound to see his estranged son, Donny and his grandchildren, Andy, Fletch, and Sue Beth.  They live "somewhere" in Albuquerque, and he's on a quest to find them.  He sits next to Pete Turner, a young and driven salesman who is bent on finding success.  The small trip turns into a giant quest for Pete as he becomes engaged in a tug of war between following through on a promise or fulfilling his dream of success.  What he doesn't know, is that someone dangerous is after him!  Pete meets interesting characters on his unexpected journey.  Each person he meets leaves him a little piece of a parting gift that helps him answer the big questions we all asked at certain times in our lives: Why me? Why now? What's the right thing to do?

 

You’ll have to read Pete's Crossroad to find out what Pete decides to do with his life. After all, isn't "Life" really a series of decisions?

 

Both Soft cover and Kindle now available at Amazon.com.  Enjoy!

 

Please feel free to watch the video below.  I based the character of George Gibson in Pete's Crossroad on my Grandpa George Pink who is in the video.  So enjoy!

Corporate Revenge

Corporate Revenge

“You're Fired!”  Ever heard those words? 

 

Rae Anne Westman’s husband, Tim, heard those words, and the CEO of Riata Technology is cheating Tim out of his commission.  Their lost income and anticipated commission will cost the Westmans their home.   Now, their marriage is in trouble!

 

There’s nothing like a woman scorned…a woman who believes she’s been lied to and betrayed... 

 

Was the company right to fire Tim, or is he lying to her?  Rae Anne is seething.  There’s only one way to discover the truth--if she call pull it off: infiltrate Riata Technology and take down the villainous CEO, Steve Lerrefeiht.

 

Or perhaps others are to blame for cheating Tim?  There are ten floors of secrets…all mysterious…all special clearance required.

 

What is happening at RTI?  Rae Ann has the opportunity to discover the truth, but can she save her marriage?   

 

Corporate Revenge is a whistleblower story in the spirit of survival of the fittest. 

 

Watch a hero rise!

 

eBook NOW available at Amazon.com.

Dimension Mind

Dimension Mind

Dimension Mind:  A Theory of Consciousness

 

J.P. Osterman formulates a theory connecting two scientific worlds that don't talk to each other. Indeed, Dimension Mind posits a melding of psychology, string theory and quantum mechanics that could hold the answers to achieving personal well-being, wholeness and explain the human mind.

 

eBook now available at Amazon.com.

Books in The Works:

Book IV in the Nelta Series and a daily devotional/inspirational novel are in the works.  The 366-day devotional should be available in September.

Book and short story links:

Just released!  Commuter Collection is life at the edge, with a sweet twist of sci-fi. Many stories are Florida based!  If you like short stories, here's a compilation of over thirty years of short stories, some award winning, so enjoy!  Just follow the links to Amazon: Buy Commuter Collection.

 

 

Mars 

2564...

 

Nineteen-year-old genius June Merk is a six-generation Martian with a neurological gift she’s been keeping secret.  Can she refine her special abilities in time to save her trapped father and help her fellow citizens when the Earthens invade Olympus Mons City?

 

This new short story is a must read!

Lisa Simmons and Kent Johnson are astronauts who encounter awakening aliens on a rogue drifting planet.  Can they help save galaxies?  Or will they end up casualties of 

The Rip?

Now available at Amazon!

If you have always wanted to ask me something, just write and I'll reply!

 

eMail   Jposterman001@gmail.com

My first granddaughter, Rachel Marie, to whom I've dedicated Commuter Collection.
A little lizard hopped on my welcome sign. Cool!
Always take time to stop and smell the flowers.
I had so much fun meeting friends and sharing my stories.
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