The storm approaches... Aug 31 2023
Unfurling the Sails
A storm. A plot. And a rivalry that spans generations.
In this thrilling young adult novel, a storm sets the stage for a gripping tale of adventure, suspense, and unlikely alliances.
Fourteen-year-old Grey Shima is unimpressed with growing up. So, she throws herself into the things she loves: sailing, whittling, and losing herself in fantasy and adventure stories. When she qualifies to participate in the Great Sea Race, Grey is ready to face the challenges that lie ahead.
Caught in a rogue storm, Grey and her sworn enemy, Ashton, are thrown together in the Great Sea and rely on each other to survive. But their struggles are far from over as they uncover a sinister plot that threatens the lives of thousands. In a race against time, Grey and Ashton must confront their deepest fears to save themselves and protect their loved ones.
Prepare to be swept away as two reluctant allies discover the true meaning of resilience and the transformative power of friendship.
A Merry Life
Kat Wallace is on a mission.
After escaping torturous enslavement she is determined to prove herself as a member of the Bosch Pirate Force and use her skills to avenge her enslavement and free other thralls.
But unexpected love and a test of loyalty threaten to rob her of what she wants most: a home.
Burn the Ship
Kat Wallace has her hands full: growing children, a floundering marriage, a commission as Bosch Pirate Force officer, and a driving desire to destroy her past enslaver. An unexpected opportunity is presented that could put her at the forefront of the fight- taking it she gains new friends and allies, but also must confront resistance and betrayal, from not only her opponents, but from within the ranks and within her home.
Navigating the Storm
All Kat wants to do is run her own life.
But it seems as though everyone else has competing plans for her. When a face from her past spurs a dangerous mission, she jumps at the opportunity, unaware that it will have explosive results. The choices she makes may put her on the path to end enslavement on New Earth, but at what cost?
Blow the Man Down
Kat Wallace’s life is finally on track. Poised to become the next leader of Bosch. Finally has a path to break up human trafficking on New Earth and destroy the man who enslaved her. And as an extra delight, she is starting to explore love with a man who knows her worth. Suddenly, though, the most precious parts of Kat’s world, her children, are stolen, and it is up to her and her allies to retrieve them before they are lost forever.
Award-winning author Sarah Branson was a midwife for close to thirty years, helping families welcome their little ones into their arms in the hospital, at a birth center and at home. Now she writes tales of action, adventure, revenge, and romance featuring airborne pirates. Her stories are set against the backdrop of an Earth changed by fires, floods, and pandemics, but are firmly rooted in the strength and resiliency of the human spirit.
Sarah first started conjuring stories of pirates when her family hopped a freighter to Australia when she was seven. She has since grown up, traveling extensively across the US and the globe. She raised her family in Michigan and still longs to swim in Sturgeon Bay and Little Traverse Bay. She worked as a receptionist, retail clerk, writing tutor, business owner, and certified nurse midwife. She also taught science and history to middle school and high school students in the U.S., Brazil, and Japan. Through these myriad experiences, she developed a deep appreciation for people’s strength and endurance and fully believes that badass women will inherit the Earth and the Earth will be better for it.
Her debut novel, A Merry Life, was honored as the 2022 Connecticut Adult Fiction winner by the Indie Author Project and was named a 2022 Book of the Year finalist in the action/adventure and science fiction categories by the Independent Author Network. It is the first book in the series Pirates of New Earth. Books 2 and 3: Navigating the Storm and Burn the Ship are available now. The exciting conclusion of the series, Blow the Man Down, is slated for February 2023.
Sarah lives with her husband in Connecticut.