Our Books

Books published by Rocket Tears Press:

Dante Rossetti YA Award Winner
Dante Rossetti YA Award Winner

ALL IS SILENCE
(Deserted Lands Series Book 1)
by Robert L. Slater

What if death forgot you?

In a future that could be ours, Lizzie, a suicidal teen-age girl, barely navigates her own life. Then everything falls apart. In an apocalyptic land nearly deserted by disease, she lacks reasons to live until a shocking turn of events reveals a phone number…

Coming Summer 2015
Coming Summer 2015

STRIAGHT INTO DARKNESS
(Deserted Lands Series Book 2)
by Robert L. Slater

Lizzie survived the pandemic, she found a family, she found a ‘safe’ place to settle. But Lizzie doesn’t like to settle. She has to get out of The City before it smothers her. She risks everything, including her unborn baby, to go on a mission outside the walls when they start closing in on her.

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A standalone parallelequel novella

TOILS AND SNARES
by Robert L. Slater

A ground zero Novella set in the Deserted Lands Universe.

Pandemic sweeps the globe. A family escapes the big city for the wilderness as the civilized world begins to crumble. Can they stay civilized trapped in a small cabin in the woods with each other, their pasts and past hurts?

Outward Bound-Kobo
Short Stories including a NEW Deserted Lands Story: Beginnings.

OUTWARD BOUND
by Robert L. Slater

A Deserted Lands Universe short story, Beginnings, kicks off this anthology of SF & Poetry.

A writer holes up on a weekend retreat to write an apocalyptic fiction about a pandemic, but it turns out not to be fiction.

 

Published August, 2014
Published August, 2014

 JUST DESERT
by Robert L. Slater

How far will you go to find yourself. What will Chela sacrifice? Her life? Her soul? What does she find in the desert Southwest?

A Magical Realism story combining legends, mysteries and lost missions..

 

Published October, 2014
Published October, 2014

 

ONE TIN SOLDIER
by Robert L. Slater

On a frontier planet, Jerzy Milosz, fights for his vengeance on the man who killed his parents. The only trouble? The memscans show that the old man can’t remember doing it, and therefore, cannot stand trial. Can he convince him to rebuild his memories?

 

Publisher of speculative fiction located in the Pacific Northwest.