The Love & Torment Series begins the Summer of 2023. Look for Captive, Inhabited, and
Prepare for a heart-rending ride into the vast unknown with the Seed Planet Initiative, an unconventional sci-fi series following Michael Forbes and the people surrounding him as they navigate the nuances of serial killers, desire, sorrow, and the mob on Earth and an alien planet, unaware of the all that awaits them.
Follow Michael’s adventures as the unwitting Emissary of Earth as he nice-guys his way through a new life as a giant stranded with no way home. From his unconventional arrival, through wilderness survival on nothing but reality-TV-couch-osmosis for training, to avoiding a potential corporate assassin and discovering that his tiny benefactors are the best kind of bad guys, Michael is completely not-ready.
Things heat up as Earth gets back in the mix, and the AI goes through some personal growth, turning any sense of safety off. Meanwhile, the local gangster is making deals and expanding influence, requiring the giant’s assistance.
On Earth, his girlfriend is working it hard until she accidentally crosses the local serial killer and finds herself on his naughty list. While they are at play, the company is selling out and abandoning Michael to the fates as their manufacturing partner moves into a position of power and a group of eco-terrorists targets them.
The Seed Planet Initiative explores themes of love, greed, and the unyielding resilience of the human spirit. Get ready for a rollercoaster of emotions and motivations that will leave you loving some characters while hating others and always craving more.
“There will be no rescue,” he’d said. “Succeed or be lost.” Who the hell says something like that to an employee?
Cut-throat bosses, local mobsters, an influencer girlfriend, and evil corporations, that’s who.
A fun, smart, and dark near future thriller crammed with mind-expanding concepts, science being explored today, well developed characters, and unexpected twists. All driven by expertly presented emotions, desires, and childhood issues in life or death situations.
Observatory Space Program Test Pilot, Michael Forbes is trying to survive his ship’s destruction as a potential corporate assassin enters the picture… and the locals want to help, for a price. Meanwhile back home, greed and deception weave manipulating strands of depravity and complete disregard for people, threatening the life he longs to return to.
Stranded on an alien planet, Michael’s struggles are intensified as he becomes the first Emissary of Earth, a role he is totally unprepared for.
The Alien is a modernized Gulliver’s Travels meets Black Mirror and The Sopranos with a serial killer on the loose. Daniel Wescott delivers a deep ride filled with intriguing characters that will stay with you long after you’ve finished the last page.
Get ready for a deep dive into the world Michael finds himself stranded in and the people he is surrounded by. You’ll love some, hate others, and feel the pain as you experience the events as they unfold. The real question is, will you be for or against Lizzie in the end…
Daniel Wescott presents large, yet believable, pathological characters in all of his writing. His stories explore themes relevant to us all, shining a light on the indomitable, yet shapeable human spirit. He blends genres with an expert’s hand, offering unique storylines and plots that will pull you into the book’s plot and the character’s lives. It’s an experience like none other.
The Saga continues as Michael, Una, Evan, and Silvio face huge threats and Lizzie becomes a Vengeful Angel
AE will be available in January 2024