Release Blitz: Starshot Chronicles: Royal Ties by Brien O’Raighne

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SCRT. Digital Copy. SmallHere is an excerpt from Royal Ties.

Douglas and Querilla walk, along with their security escort, towards an exclusive restaurant in the Promenade known as DeVere’s Restaurant and Banquet Hall. They are spotted from the second level by Miriam Lithos.

“Querilla!” shouts the shapeshifter.

Querilla turns and sees Miriam upon the second deck of the Promenade. “Miriam!”

Douglas pushes Querilla behind him blocking her sight of Miriam. “Stay behind me.”

“What are you doing?” Querilla asks through gritted teeth. “That’s Miriam Lithos, a family friend.”

“No, it’s not,” Douglas responds. “Stay behind me.” Continue reading


Interview with Brien O’Raighne

Brien O’Raighne is the author of the Stashot Chronicles series of novels. The first book of the series is Royal Pains. We caught up with Brien to talk with him about Royal Pains.


Brien O'RaighneTell us a little about yourself for the readers.

I am an author from Houston, Texas. I am the author of the Starshot Chronicles series.

What is Royal Pains about?

Royal Pains is about the journey of Douglas Harley as he learns about who he is in the universe.

What was the inspiration for Royal Pains?

The inspiration for Royal Pains. I never really thought about it before. I was inspired by different Sci-Fi epic stories such as Star Wars and Star Trek. Continue reading

Starshot Chronicles: Royal Pains by Brien O’Raighne


Title: The Starshot Chronicles: Royal Pains

Author: Brien O’Raighne

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

Length: 185 pages

Release Date: October 2014

ISBN-13: 978-0692256978




Douglas and Querilla spend the day together in harmony.But that is not to be. The princess gets abducted. Douglas has to save her. That is only the beginning of a journey that takes them to other planets and finding out familial history.

Meanwhile, a revolution is happening on Varia where the Varians are trying to free themselves from the tyranny of the Coalition.

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