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Book 2 of The Softwire series is out!

Virus on Orbis 2

Betrayal on Orbis 2

Book 2: The Softwire Series

On Orbis 2, JT has a new home and a new job, one that pushes his softwire abilities to painful limits. JT is the only one who can communicate with the Samirans, large aquatic aliens who have cooled the crystals on Orbis for nearly two thousand rotations. But as the Samirans’ work rule ostensibly comes to a close, they have grown dangerously agitated, and JT must find out why. What he learns is that the prosperity of Orbis is built on a brutal system of enforced labor — and that everyone seems to have something to hide. Can JT appease the Samirans before their threat is realized? And if he doesn’t, will his friends survive? In this second episode of THE SOFTWIRE, PJ Haarsma takes readers on another lightning-paced, cyber-fueled ride through the amazing universe he introduced in THE SOFTWIRE: VIRUS ON ORBIS 1.

We're excited to share our first release.

Virus On Orbis 1 from PJ Haarsma

Virus on Orbis 1

Book 1: The Softwire Series

JT has always known there was something different about him, even before he and two hundred other kids landed on the first ring of Orbis. But once their spaceship lands, he is identified as the first-ever “softwire” — a human with the ability to enter and communicate with computers through his mind — and becomes the focus of intergalactic intrigue. Johnny and the rest of the refugee orphans are put to work in alien factories, and quickly things go very wrong. When the all-knowing, all-controlling, and technologically “perfect” central computer starts malfunctioning, suspicious eyes turn to JT. Is he the one responsible? This action-packed, fast-paced sci-fi novel will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Foreword by Nathan Fillion
Winner: ABC New Voices Honoree
Winner: Hal Clement - Excellence in SciFi
Winner: South Carolina Junior Book Award
Winner: New York Public Library - Book for The Teen Age.
"Skillfully crafted." School Library Journal
"SF fans will happily hang in with JT as he tries to stay alive and keep Orbis from being conquered from within, and they'll look forward to other volumes in the Softwire series." Booklist
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