Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Cindy Koepp - The Loudest Actions - Blog Tour

 



About the author:  Originally from Michigan, Cindy Koepp has a degree in Wildlife Sciences and teaching certification in Elementary Education from rival universities. After teaching for fourteen years, she pursued a master’s degree in Adult Learning with a specialization in Training and Performance Improvement. Cindy has five published science fiction and fantasy novels, a serial published online, short stories in five anthologies, and a few self-published teacher resource books. When she isn’t reading or writing, Cindy spends time whistling with a crazy African Grey. Cindy is currently working as an optician in Iowa and as an editor with PDMI Publishing and Barking Rain Press.

Book Synopsis for Remnant in the Stars:   Two hundred years ago, the Aolanian home world exploded and a remnant of survivors escaped. As their convoy combed the galaxy looking for a new world to colonize, they discovered Earth and were given permission to establish a temporary base while they continued their search for a new home world. When an Aolanian exploration vessel goes missing after transmitting a garbled distress call, the uneasy alliance between the humans and the Aolanians is put to the test as two anti-Aolanian groups jockey to use this opportunity to press their own agendas by foiling the rescue mission.
Because his daughter was onboard the Kesha when it vanished, Calonti Sora reluctantly signs on as an astrogator with the Gyrfalcon, one of the ships in the search party. There he meets up with an old human friend, Kirsten Abbott. Together, they work to overcome prejudice and political plots as they race toward an enemy no one could expect.

My Thoughts on Remnants in the Stars: This was such a great read it was fun and emotional and exciting in all the right places. I love Science Fiction and this was good, no great science fiction. Koepp has created amazing characters that suck you in and make you want to be in the story. All in all it is a great book by an amazing writer.




Book Synopsis for The Loudest Actions:
First contact missions are hard enough, but they get even tougher when the negotiator has an ego the size of a gas giant.
Burke Zacharias, a first contact researcher, is chosen to spearhead humanity’s first official contact with Montans, an insect race that has already had a run-in with less friendly humans. Although his words and overtures toward the Montans are cordial enough, the Montans are put off by how he treats the crew of the scout ship that brought him to the world.

With other, less friendly forces trying to establish a foothold on the world, the negotiation must succeed in spite of Burke, or the Montans could be facing extinction.




My Thoughts on The Loudest Actions: I was so excited that I had the sequel already in hand. I could not wait to jump right back in. Koepp did an amazing job continuing the tale of characters that I had grown to care about.  I highly recommend these books to everyone but be sure to start with book 1. 



Author Links:


Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/KoeppC
Twitter:   @CCKoepp
Website:  http://ckoepp.com/


 Tour Schedule and Activities
11/7      Beauty in Ruins                         Guest Post
11/7      The Seventh Star                       Interview
11/8      MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape        Interview
11/9      Jordan Hirsch                            Review
11/10    Magic of Books                                    Guest Post
11/11    Sheila's Guests and Reviews     Guest Post
11/11    Novel-ties                     Review
11/12    KylieJude.com                          Top-Tens List (Blogger Picks Topic)
11/13    Darkling Delights                       Guest Post
11/14    Enchanted Alley                        Guest Post
11/15    Bee's Knees Reviews                Review
11/15    The Sinister Scribblings of Sarah E. Glenn          Guest Post
11/16    Jorie Loves a Story                               Review
11/16    The Word Nerds                                    Guest Post
11/17    SpecMusicMuse                                    Review
11/18    Jorie Loves a Story                               Q and A
11/18    Sapphyria's Book Reviews                    Guest Post
11/19     Deal Sharing Aunt                                Interview
11/20    Jorie Loves a Story                               Review
11/20    D.L. Gardner Blog                                 Guest Post
11/21    The Swill Blog                                       Review
11/21    Willow Star Serenity                               Review
 

 

1 comments:

WHOOHOO! I'm glad you enjoyed the tales! Thanks for the review. :)

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