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Ken McAlpine’s most recent novel, NEXUS, picks up where the page-turning JUNCTURE left off. Cerebral Jaws and riveting thriller, NEXUS unspools in a world rapidly moving beyond anything we know. Our oceans are changing. Very soon survival may be more than just a word on this page.

Ken McAlpine is the author of ten books; fiction, non-fiction and selected essays. Of his novel TOGETHER WE JUMP, USA Today said, “There’s a beautiful Forrest Gump feel to this book. The main character was a delight and I just loved his sad, wistful, wonderful tale.” His novel "Fog", an eerie maritime mystery that unfolds on the wreck-strewn coast of Cape Cod in 1882, was described by a reviewer as "one of the most intelligent, richly detailed, deeply felt and evoc
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Average rating: 3.87 · 242 ratings · 79 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
Off-Season: Discovering Ame...

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Islands Apart: A Year on th...

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Together We Jump: A Journey...

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Juncture

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Rise of the Mooncusser

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He was sitting on the toilet, bobbing clear of the water. By some miracle, he kept his place. He regarded me with childish delight, face charred black so that his eyes appeared huge. “I’m on the crapper,” he said. I saw the ragged hole at his left shoulder where his arm had been…

Chapter Eight of JUNCTURE is up. Again, I can see that people are reading. Thank you…

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Few do creepy better than Jo Nesbo. His book "The Snowman" had me looking over my shoulder. Plus there are few funnier, more honest protagonists than detective Harry Hole, a straight shooter whose lack of social skills is outdone only by his brillian ...more
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The Art of Fielding
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