Four Aliens Struggle To Return Home In New Science Fiction Novel

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Author Barbara J. Hamblen announces the release of her new book ‘Now What?’

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The fast-paced action, the danger, the humor, and the characters readers encounter on this amazing journey.

In her new science fiction novel “Now What?” (published by Trafford Publishing), author Barbara J. Hamblen tells the story of an unanticipated chain of events that sends a group of aliens on a wild adventure on a distant world.

When four highly trained officers of the Planetary Federation and Space Exploration crash land on an unknown planet, they are left with nothing but a crumpled ship and a ruined vacation. Now, they must find a way to escape the desolate landscape and return to their home planet. However, while searching for a way home, they become entangled in a battle to save the planet’s strange inhabitants from a hostile takeover.

An excerpt from “Now What?”:

“‘And, blazing suns, brace for a crash landing.’

Jorl reached for Tarla’s hand and gave half salutes to the two men. ‘My wife, Tarla—my brother, Khair, my brother-in-law, Sarn—I love you, and we will survive this, eh, detour.’

A pulsing silence filled the small control room that spoke more than words ever could.

‘Activating survival cushion.’ Khair pushed the emergency slide control up.”

Hamblen has woven many elements into this science fiction novel to pull readers into the story. “Why will ‘Now What?’ appeal to readers?” she asks herself. “The fast-paced action, the danger, the humor, and the characters readers encounter on this amazing journey.”

“Now What?”
By Barbara J. Hamblen
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 316 pages | ISBN 9781466964228
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 316 pages | ISBN 9781466964204
E-Book | 316 pages | ISBN 9781466964211
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Barbara J. Hamblen enjoys reading, art and photography. A widow, she lives in Kitchener, Ontario, where she takes pleasure in spending time with her three adult children and applying her life experiences to her writing.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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