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Gordon E Abbo

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Gordon E. Abbo


A Meeting of Two Worlds      Science Fiction        Book 1


George Abooli, a recently unemployed amateur astronomer, has everything to gain when he encounters the Reptons, a friendly race of reptilian humanoids from the Tau Ceti system. He accepts an invitation to visit their home planet and is taken on an interstellar journey. George marvels at the pristine world and nearly utopian society he discovers. Concerned with humanity’s social problems, he asks his alien hosts to help him introduce their advanced technology to his home world. George’s request fits in with the Reptons’ own plans. They have been studying Earth with cloaked starships for half a century and are ready to reveal their existence to the people of Earth. They appoint George as their ambassador. However, as with any new diplomatic initiative, things do not go as planned… 

A New Beginning                        Science Fiction     Book 2


The nuclear war that everyone has always feared finally comes to pass after friendly reptilian humanoids, the Reptons, reveal themselves to the people of Planet Earth. Unable to halt the cataclysm, they manage to save a paltry one thousand humans and transport them to the aliens’ home planet in the Tau Ceti system. There the Reptons help the refugees establish a colony to act as a latter-day Noah’s Ark until such time as the Earth can once again be made habitable. Charles Pankin, the leader of the colony, works with Interplanetary Ambassador George Abooli and the Repton rulers to prepare for the day when humanity can return home. With the example of the Reptons’ nearly-utopian society to follow, Pankin believes he can evade the mistakes that almost led to the extinction of the human race. However, the age-old dream of a utopian society once again collides with the imperfections of human nature. The colonists find they must overcome daunting challenges and personal tragedies to achieve their goal of a repopulated and peaceful Earth. Then something else goes wrong. 

A Galactic Odyssey                   Science Fiction       Book 3

 Humanity’s return to Earth following the devastating nuclear war has met with catastrophe and forced the survivors to retreat to the thriving human colony on Tau Ceti 2. With the re-colonization of Earth a bust, the Reptons include their human friends in their own colonization plans. With the new generation of Repton starships, the two species can reach every habitable world within a thousand light-years of Tau Ceti. Paul Collins and Heather Dixon are members of the mixed Repton/human crew aboard Te Laposo, the first of these new super ships. Their mission is to seek out planets suitable for habitation and to return to Tau Ceti to report. However, the new hyperdrive still has bugs in it. When the drive malfunctions and hurls them far across the Milky Way, they find themselves more than 50,000 light-years from Tau Ceti with no way to get home. Nor is fixing the hyper-drive their only problem. The local stellar neighbor-hood is full of danger and crowded with other spacefaring species, some of whom are not happy to see them… 

The Warrior Woman         Science Fiction          Book 4

 After nuclear war makes the Earth uninhabitable, humanity’s survivors are sheltered by the Reptons, an alien race from the Tau Ceti system. With a thriving human colony planted on Tau Ceti 2, the two races begin a program of expansion to the surrounding star systems. During their explorations, they come across a world where the entire native civilization has been wiped out by unknown invaders. Another Repton/human starship follows a mysterious signal in space to a system where they discover the Bardrosians. Like humanity, the Bardrosians are refugees, having fled their planet when it came under attack by the warlike Thessals, who are out to conquer other worlds. Weapons officer Heather Dixon learns the ancient martial arts tradition of the Bardrosians to become an elite warrior against the Thessals. The odds are against her and the Repton/human/Bardrosian alliance, because the Thessals possess a massive army of deadly ‘droids and a planet-busting super weapon. Survival of the human race is once again in doubt.

The Earth Archivist         Science Fiction        Book 5 

It is the century following Earth’s destruction in a nuclear holocaust.  Only the rescue of a handful of humans by benevolent aliens prevented the extinction of the human race. The aliens helped the survivors establish a colony on the alien home planet, Tamacra. Adam McCubbin is the only son of a Tamacran business tycoon. He is torn as to what he will do with his life. His father wants him to choose the family business, but he has a passion for the Earth Archives, where the history of the lost world is stored. His decision to become an Archivist does not sit well with his father, who cuts him off from his inheritance; nor with his wife, who leaves him. His domestic situation is worsened by the fact that the only professional opening for an archivist is on Ellicron, the second planet of the Epsilon Eridani System. With much trepidation, he relocates light-years from home. After a period of culture shock, he discovers that he likes his job. It offers him the fulfilment he is looking for, requires frequent interstellar travel, and provides him with opportunities for adventure and some romance. However, all is not well among the stars. The booming economies of the colony worlds have spawned two mega-corporations who are fighting for dominance in the various interstellar markets. One of these is McCubbin Enterprises, headed by Adam’s father; the same corporation he turned his back on to become an historian. In the titanic battle of giants, McCubbin Enterprises is losing. While his father’s company is faltering, Pickford Estates, the other competitor, is getting stronger. 

Human Uprising              Science Fiction          Book 6 

It is a time of peace and  prosperity in the Repton Interstellar Union, a small galactic community. There has been serenity within the multispecies alliance for many years, even among the naturally fractious refugees from Sol Three. Interplanetary Ambassador Jeremy Fosnik is a womanizer down on his luck lately. He responds to an advertisement offering “realistic human-like chick ‘droids for lonely bachelors.” Intrigued, he tries one out and is delighted with his purchase. But he is unaware that the android is being used to spy on him, and is programmed to kill him at the right moment. Nor is the interstellar situation as placid as it seems. Of the three competing factions among the humans, one is reputed to be producing nuclear weapons of 1,000 megatons’ yield. Jeremy and his fellow interplanetary ambassadors, as well as his trustworthy assistant, Manuela Fuego, seek to head off trouble by entering into negotiations with three obstinate leaders of the main human factions. The fate of the revived human race and of the Repton Interstellar Union hangs in the balance. 

Return to Earth                    Science Fiction         Book 7 

It is two centuries since a nuclear holocaust devastated the Earth. Friendly humanoid aliens, the Reptons, rescued one thousand human survivors and transported them to Tamacra, a Repton-inhabited world orbiting Tau Ceti. The small human colony thrived over the next ten generations as they integrated themselves into Repton society. Meanwhile, Earth has returned to its former verdant glory and is now ripe for recolonization, Greg Diltwood and Lissa Doltgren are heavily involved in a decades-long effort to reseed the old home world. Their careful plans are suddenly disrupted when astronomers discover a rogue planet on a collision course with Tamacra. With only 400 days left to transfer 5 billion Reptons and hundreds of thousands of humans to Earth, they face a seemingly impossible task. Even the large Repton interstellar fleet is inadequate to the task. The most optimistic projections indicate there isn't enough time to save everyone. Greg and Lissa face hard choices, as well as mortal danger from the approaching rogue planet. What are they to do?

2020            Science Fiction         Stand Alone

 In the year 2020, Americans are facing hard times—economic collapse and heightened international tension, made worse by an inept incumbent president. Psychiatrist Roger Darius struggles with a profit-driven healthcare system which conflicts with his patient-comes-first approach. Meanwhile, multiple UFO sightings locally have him wondering if ET might be visiting soon. Frustrated with the deteriorating state of society and the adverse effect it’s having on his patients, Darius becomes a political activist who pushes for change. His rebellious attitude, however, costs him his psychiatric career, but he becomes more determined than ever to carry out his mission. He teams up with Donna Lundford, a former administrator who supports his cause. This being an election year, Darius and Lundford work hard in the campaign to get a new president elected, one who will provide hope for the future. But they have to deal with sinister forces—one of them of extra-terrestrial origin—that create instability and the prospect of doom.