Martin L. Shoemaker
Martin L. Shoemaker

Martin L. Shoemaker is a programmer who writes on the side… or maybe it’s the other way around. His award-winning story “Today I Am Paul” is now the opening to his debut novel, Today I Am Carey. His novelette “Racing to Mars” won the Analog Analytical Laboratory award in 2015, and is included in his novel The Last Dance. His short story “Bookmarked” appears in Best of Galaxy’s Edge 2015-2017.

Today I am Carey

Mildred has Alzheimer's. As memories fade, she acquires the aid of a full-time android to assist her in everyday life. Carey. Carey takes care of Mildred, but its true mission is to fill in the gaps in Mildred’s past. To bring yesterday into today by becoming a copy. But not merely a copy of a physical person. A copy from the inside out.

Man-Kzin Wars XV (Man-Kzin Wars Series Book 15)

THE POPULAR MAN-KZIN WARS SERIES ROARS BACK INTO ACTION! New stories of the war between humanity and the catlike Kzin from Brad R. Torgersen, Brendan DuBois, Martin L. Shoemaker, and more!
The predatory catlike warrior race known as the Kzin never had a hard time dealing with all those they encountered, conquering alien worlds with little effort. That is until they came face to face with the leaf-eaters known as humans. Small of stature and lacking both claws and fangs, the humans should have been easy prey. But for years now the humans and the Kzin have been engaged in a series of wars, with neither side able to declare decisive victory once and for all.

The Last Campaign

Brazilian investigator Rosalia Morais, and her husband, revered American spacer Nicolau Aames, are building a life together in Mars’s Maxwell City, the fastest-growing settlement on the planet. Good news: there are no natural predators. Bad news: there are humans. That means the crime rate is growing, too.

Blue Collar Space

Martin L. Shoemaker, author of “Today I Am Paul”, presents stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary work. Planning, exploring, constructing… living and growing and dying… across the Solar System.

The Last Dance

In space, mutiny means death—that’s why Inspector General Park Yerim is taking her investigation so seriously. The alleged mutineer is Captain Nicolau Aames, whose command of the massive Earth-Mars vessel Aldrin has come under fire. The vast System Initiative says he disobeyed orders, but his crew swears he’s in the right.

On Being a Dictator

Tired of being stuck in a chair behind a desk?

Do you want to write more without sacrificing your health and sanity?

Learn how you can get more written while
*Hiking or just going for a stroll
*Watching your kids play at the park
*Taking a bath

Ulla: Martian Song Book 1

H.G. Wells was wrong. But then, so was everyone else... Once Eugene Hardy was a trailblazer, with a promising future studying law. But the world outside his small town was cold and unforgiving. By 1907 he has returned home, teaching music at local schools and at his church. His life is quiet now, settled.
Then he encounters the circus train; and he meets the Martian...

Service at 44K

When two ice miners on Pluto try to repair a broken mining tractor, they find that it was sabotaged. Now they must understand the damage and the motivations of the saboteur in order to save the lives of their team.
This eBook was written as part of The Instant Book Show at Fyrecon 5 in November 2021.