Claire McCague is a writer, scientist, and musician who fabricates nanostructured materials by day and spins words into scripts and books as the stars rise. She works for the Laboratory for Alternative Energy Conversion and performs with the Sybaritic String Band. Her plays have been featured in festivals across Canada.
The Rosetta Man is her first novel.
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Writer, Scientist, Musician
Fabricator of… everything.”
“Your eyes catch it, and your brain gets something else.”
“Unless it wants you to see it.”
Listen to an audio excerpt from The Rosetta Man by Claire McCague, read by Chip Michael
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The truth is out there…
Earth Intelligence and Space Installation Security each think Drew Townsend is working for them. They’re wrong.
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Transmigrating alone whilst the Professor recovers from his ordeal in the desert, Doctor Petronella Sage is stranded in a lunatic asylum in 1899. Teaming up with a young inmate who is away with the fairies, the Doctor seeks to set the record straight on the health benefits of onanism and test a new modal theory for bringing travelers home.
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When I was a farm kid, I built barns and granaries, drove tractors, herded cattle (afoot, we couldn’t afford a horse), shoveled grain, and repaired farm machinery, all alongside my dad, of course. Then I was a college student, trim carpenter, cabinet maker, surgical tech at a Naval hospital, college student, writer, college student, county Red Cross director, college student, middle school science teacher (27 years), writer, and now blogger – pretty much in that order, with some overlap.
I am ridiculously over-educated, and I loved every minute of getting that way.
Over forty years, I have written nine novels and innumerable parts of novels, many of them unfinished rather than abandoned. My first publication was a novella in Galaxy, followed by novels from Ballantine and Pocket Books, one of which was published in German translation. My latest novel Cyan, is out now from EDGE, and available on Amazon.
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Dirty, dangerous, pristine, and opulent. Welcome to West Marque.
Listen to an audio excerpt from All In by Richard Parkinson, read by Chip Michael
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Richard Parkinson was born in Montreal, Canada, but has lived most of his life in southwestern Ontario. He worked in the newspaper industry for over twenty years, as a reporter, editor, and publisher, before leaving it to work at a full-service garage. He resides in Harrow, Ontario with his wife Shelley and a pair of Jack Russell terriers. Together, they have four adult children.
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‘Born in Dublin in 1973, Oisín spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. He started writing and illustrating stories in copybooks when he was about six or seven, setting himself up for a lifetime of creativity.
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Listen to an excerpt from Portal of a Thousand Worlds by Dave Duncan.
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