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What happens when we take human evolution into our own hands? A hundred years from now, there's a secret research facility on Mars where the firstborn daughters of illegal nanogenetics have been developed along with 21 others known as the Imagofas. The firstborn daughters are Sashimu and her best friend Thesni. Back on Earth, the government finally finds out about the project and considers it a "crime against humanity." When the government has Sashimu and Thesni captured to be brought back to Earth and stand trial as evidence against their creators, Sashimu and Thesni will do anything to survive. [More...]

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Publisher: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing

Recent Reviews
"With Forbidden Cargo, her first novel, she joins a distinguished company of young writers—such as K.A. Bedford and Cory Doctorow—who will have a strong say in the shape of the science fiction of the future." -New York Review of Science Fiction [More...]

"Forbidden Cargo is an exciting page-turner, a non-stop explosion of action and adventure filled with memorable characters.... The spaceport on the Moon launches us toward adventures beyond. A domed city on the Martian frontier – the safety of home – constantly calls to us. Will we listen?" -National Space Society, SF Book of the Month [More...]

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Recent Interviews
Space Industry Examiner

Senior Space Research Analyst and author Brian Enke interviews Rebecca about her perspective on the space industry in Colorado. [Read....]

Recent Events
World Fantasy Convention - Calgary, Canada

At WFC, Rebecca read a new short story and from her novel. The panels, readings and signings made World Fantasy Convention in Calgary, Canada well worth the trip, not to mention everyone reconnecting with old friends. Authors, editors, publishers, collectors and academics met to discuss new developments in the field of Fantasy art and literature.A few days prior to the convention, the Calgary Herald interviewed Rebecca about EDGE and WFC.

66th World Science Fiction Convention: Denvention 3

The World Science Fiction Convention, established in 1939, took place in Denver, Colorado this August 2008. From the Hugo awards, the author readings and signings, the panels, the masquerade to the late night festivities, it was a WorldCon to be remembered. Colorado's Ed Bryant, Wil McCarthy and Connie Willis joined in hosting the awards and giving us a lot of laughs. The publisher EDGE attended along with a small cadre of its authors including (but not limited to): Tanya Huff of Canada, K. A. Bedford of Australia and Rebecca Rowe.

Meet the Faces Behind the Books: 9th Annual 2008 Event

The Englewood Public Library hosted its 9th Annual Author Open House in April. The open house, better known as "Meet the Faces Behind the Books," featured many of Colorado's best known authors, as well as up and coming authors Rebecca Rowe and Warren Hammond. The event included discussions with Colorado authors, book signings, music and food. This annual event kicked off the beginning of National Library Week.

Author Panel 2008: A Conversation on Popular Fiction

The Denver Woman's Press Club and the Rocky Mountain Sisters in Crime hosted the "Author Panel: A Conversation on Fiction" at the historic DWPC clubhouse with five authors of popular fiction: LINDA BERRY (author of Death and the Family Tree among many others), REBECCA K. ROWE (author of Forbidden Cargo), MARIO ACEVEDO (author of Nymphos of Rocky Flats), CINDI MYERS (author of Wild Child), and ANN PARKER (author of Iron Ties).

Colorado Book Awards 2007

The Colorado Book Awards honored 30 authors in ten categories. Rebecca was one of three finalists in the Popular Fiction category. The CBA Gala took place downtown at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Over 300 guests, authors and local celebrities attended. The event concluded with announcements of the winners, including Ann Parker's Iron Ties in Popular Fiction. All the proceeds benefited the Colorado Center for the Book programs for children.

View the Full List of Finalists: Colorado Book Award Finalists for 2007
Cover to Cover Call-in Show

Rebecca Rowe, Lynda Williams, and Australian Borealis winner K.A. Bedford talk about their books, published in August 2006, all of which use either genetic modification and/or nanotechnology in their novels.

Listen to the Live Show via Podcast: Dragon Page Cover to Cover #222
Participating author at the 27th annual conference of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts Drawn by the Fantastic: Comics, Literature, Graphic Novels, Art and Literature. Each year, IAFA holds an academic conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that focuses on Science Fiction and Fantasy genres, which includes presenting papers, author readings, as well as honoring academic achievement in the study of the fantastic. March 15-19, 2006

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