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Name T. M. Hunter
Location Wichita, Kansas
Member Since Apr 27, 2011
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I've always had a fascination with interstellar travel and other worlds, and love bringing my space pirate Aston West (and other assorted characters from the same universe) to life in short stories and novels. There are currently three novels "in the series" with HEROES DIE YOUNG, FRIENDS IN DEED and DEATH BRINGS VICTORY; an 11-story Aston West collection DEAD OR ALIVE; and a short (free) novella SEEKER. And for those who like their reading in smaller doses, I've started publishing Aston West Triple-Shots, three great space opera stories for under a buck.

And for those who aren't all that into space pirates and science fiction, I've also teamed up  with Lyndon Perry for a series of historical fiction/YA novellas featuring an orphan (Max McCannor) and his friends. ESCAPE is the first novella in this series. 

I also have a separate thriller novel, THE CURE.

Outside of writing, I love everything related to airplanes and spacecraft, using computers and music (both listening, and playing -- a bass guitar for many years, and just started teaching myself the electric guitar). 

So, make sure to stop by often. If you like what you see with the pieces I post, be sure to check out the full versions of my published novels on Amazon, B& and others...e-books and print. I also have plenty of freebies available on my website.


Heroes Die Young

Heroes Die Young

2 parts / 6 pages, updated Aug 11, 2014PG-13
Will space pirate Aston West become a hero for a people in need or will he continue on his path of self-preservation? Find out in this first novel from the Aston West series.
557 reads votes 11 comments 20
Escape - The Adventures of Max McCannor #1

Escape - The Adventures of Max McCannor #1

3 pages, updated Dec 31, 2013PG
38 reads votes 1 comments 2
Friends in Deed

Friends in Deed

3 pages, updated Jul 04, 2013PG-13
Forced to return to the prison he escaped from long ago, space pirate Aston West must battle all of his old demons, and a few new ones, to help mount another escape. Read more from this second novel in the Aston West series.
47 reads votes 2 comments 2
Death Brings Victory

Death Brings Victory

2 parts / 7 pages, updated May 01, 2012PG-13
Space pirate Aston West comes to terms with his checkered past, and discovers both a love which should not be and a thirst for vengeance may take him farther than he wants to go. Read more from this third novel in the Aston West series.
153 reads votes 5 comments 6
Aston West Triple-Shots

Aston West Triple-Shots

4 pages, updated Nov 17, 2011PG
A series of short story collections featuring three stories each: "Ever Dark" is a sample from the collection featuring "Dead Man's Forge" (and a big thanks to TK Toppin for the awesome cover art.
362 reads votes 12 comments 12
The Cure

The Cure

2 parts / 6 pages, updated Aug 20, 2011PG-13
Vetrasian scientist Mila Groso built a career out of developing cures for the galaxy’s deadliest diseases. After her husband and daughter are murdered in cold blood, she makes it ... read more
344 reads votes 10 comments 10
Double Trouble

Double Trouble

6 pages, updated Jun 19, 2011PG
Kasey Reynolds had it all, but now she only has one chance to keep it.
502 reads votes 6 comments 6
Little White Truths

Little White Truths

4 pages, updated May 03, 2011PG
Addictions can be hard to break, especially when they're so much fun.
648 reads votes 19 comments 23

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Thanks! We're hoping that the entire series is enjoyable. :)
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@LostDMBFiles Sadly, this book has been out there (on Amazon) for a while...and I'd posted an excerpt previously, but for some reason, it was...
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@TheOrangutan Glad you enjoyed it...and actually, the Dead Man's Forge triple-shot is available for free over at B& and Smashwords (and would...
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