Creator Spotlight – The Mysterious Maryland Indie Creator Dan Nokes from 21st Century Sandshark Studios

21st Century Sandshark Studios LogoThe Creator Spotlight shines the light over Dan Nokes of 21st Century Sandshark Studios of Paranormals, Pistoleers and Love Triangle in the Zombie Apocalypse fame. 

Dan NokesGreeting, salutations and hello to all!  This is writer/artist/publisher/founder of the Southern Maryland DIY indie comic movement: Dan Nokes! Who am I and what do I do?  Well those are some long, sordid, and elaborate questions. So let me try to sum it up as briefly and succinctly as possible. Continue reading

Indie Spotlight – Heirs to Mars by Joesph Robert Lewis

Heirs of Mars by J.R LewisHeirs to Mars by Joesph Robert Lewis
Genre: Science Fiction

The dream that was Mars has become a nightmare for the children born there.

To save New Troy from falling birth rates, Asher Radescu secretly clones people in the back of his old truck. To save New Troy from despair, Claudia Cruz hosts the most popular racing show on two worlds. And to save the city from destruction, they’ll rally persecuted cloners, resurrected colonists, and racing celebrities to fight homicidal AIs.

HEIRS OF MARS follows the lives of six men and women through the final days of the first war on Mars, a war between humans, machines, and the resurrected souls who aren’t truly one or the other.
A man who clones elderly doctors and engineers.
A dying woman trying to avenge her daughter’s death.
A clone who has no memory of her donor’s life.
A clone who wants to change the memories she has.
A woman who will do anything to protect her home, especially its children.
And a synthetic soldier who refuses to fight.
But even if they survive the war, there is no escape from the red planet.

Heirs to Mars by Joesph Robert Lewis is available in all eBook Formats at (Smashwords) for (Kindle US) and (Kindle UK) for $2.99

About the Author
Joseph Robert Lewis’s debut novel follows a decade of writing and publishing about military theory and history, software development, politics and economics, and the personal stories of soldiers, adventurers, and entrepreneurs.

To learn more about Joseph Robert Lewis please visit his website at