Gail Daley is a self-taught artist and writer with a background in business. An omnivorous reader, she was inspired by her son, also a writer to finish some of the novels she had begun over the years and not finished. She is heavily involved in local art groups and fills her time reading, painting, writing, and spending time with her husband of 40 plus years. At the present time, her family is owned by two cats. In the past, they gave houseroom to many dogs, cats and a Guinea Pig, all of whom have passed over the rainbow bridge.

In between writing, I paint in acrylics.

Book 6 of Space Colony Journals

Alien Trails






The Warriors of St. Antoni

 On the frontier world of St. Antoni, you got toughor you died.

This is the story of sisters Bethany, Jeanne and Iris, and the choices they make to survive on their alien world. Bethany marries a mercenary warrior to shield her family from a predatory neighbor. To her surprise, the marriage of convenience turns into a love match, but they are beset with enemies and must learn to trust as well as love. Iris chooses an arranged marriage with a beloved old friend, but did he marry her for love or for her father's mine? Jeanne and the son of her family's greatest enemy run away to a distant city to build a new life away from both their families, but discover you can't run away from who you are.

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Alien Trails

Juliette receives an assignment from the Parliamentary Council that both excites and intrigues her. She and her Dactyl Saura join an expedition team searching for the Lost City of the Elder races.

Accompanied by a diverse group of explorers Juliette discovers there are many dangers on the unknown continent of Kitzingen. When the exploration team encounters refuges from a crashed Life Boat, she spots a Thieves Guild tattoo on one of them and is immediately suspicious.

But the dangers on the expedition are nothing compared to what awaits Juliette when she returns home. Her old enemy, the brutal and callous Van Doyle, intends to kidnap her loved ones. He has placed a take-'em-alive bounty on the heads of Juliette's younger siblings. It is one his men intend to collect even if they kill to do it. Does Juliette have the courage and skill to foil his plans and save them? Or will they disappear, never to be seen again?

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Spell of the Magi

Nominated in the Sword & Sorcery Category in the Effys! 

An Amnesiac Merc on the run falls for a sorceress hiding deadly secrets. 

Rebecca was born to the Magi in a land where it means slavery or death. All her life she has hidden from the Shan's Proctors who control the enchained Magi. To keep her family safe from them, she will risk anything, tell any lie even trick an innocent man into a forbidden marriage. She never expected to fall in love. But it happened. Now she and Andre must defy the Proctors with nothing but his skill with a blade and her untried magic.

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Book 4 of The Handfasting

From This Day Forward

When Lady Jayla  finds the body of a retired shopkeeper on the beach, a series of mysterious events draw her into a web of passion, terror and murder. She must find the killer and discover what he wants before he gets her too. 
With this complicating her life she is also dealing with a dysfunctional house-bot who thinks he's a sex-bot, Jake, her nosy boyfriend, her overprotective family, interplanetary jewel thieves with missing loot who keep breaking into her store, and the interplanetary and the local detectives who think she stole the jewels… 

A Cozy Sci-Fi Mystery

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Magi Storm

A simple act of kindness dumps a young healer into a web of magic intrigue and war

A new Sword & Sorcery novel by the author of Spell of the Magi