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Jason Halstead

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in Lansing, MI, The United States


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Conan the Barbarian, Buck Rogers, the voices in my head

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About this author

Talking about myself in the third person is giving me fits - time to switch this up.

My day job is that of a computer jockey and all the hands on and hands off work that entails. When I leave the office behind I jump into family life (beautiful wife and two obnoxiously cute young children), finding a new way to hurt myself while powerlifting, and writing.

As of mid 2015 I haven't hit the 100 book mark yet, but I'm getting close! There's always at least in process. I just can't seem to stop myself...

The years come and go. I remember aching to grow up and be able to do my own thing – I really didn’t like being a kid. Then when I hit 18 it was just another day, imagine my disappointment. The world didn’t open up to me and bestow the opportunities and riches I felt I deserved. WTF, right?

Fast forward a couple of decades and then some and I’ve learned what just about everyone else learns. Hard...

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Dark Earth
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 253 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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The Lost Girls (The Lost Gi...
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Child of Fate
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Description: Rodney has the ethics of an ice cube. Thoughtless and unconcerned about the people around him, he seeks the path of least resistance through life. This leads him to make a living preying off of innocent young woman, stealing their privacy without their knowing and selling it to the highest bidder on the Internet. Life is good, if meaningless, until the day he gets caught. Cindy, one of his favorite victims, realizes what he’s doing and does some research on her own. She tracks him down and confronts them, then realizes along the way that something is wrong with her. Rodney’s a voyeur of industrial proportions and she has an incredible urge to explore an exhibitionist streak in her. Teaming up leads them to discover a great many things about themselves and each other, things they never knew existed. Until one day they catch something on camera neither of them expected. Running from the scene of the crime, they don’t know if they can even dare turn to the cops. Indecision leads to hesitation and eventually the incident falls forgotten until the very people they witnessed capture Cindy and show up on Rodney’s door step demanding answers. For every man or woman who’s been held in a position of weakness and inferiority Rodney stands as a champion. Pushed to the point where he can’t allow what’s happening to his friend to happen anymore, he does what we all hope we could do, he snaps. Embracing death as his only recourse, he risks it all to save, or avenge, the one he loves.
Voidhawk - Redemption (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Having left the ship and crew behind, Rosh has spent years alone in the void, working for the highest bidder. Plagued by memories of his former friends, lessons learned, and loves lost the cursed warrior struggles to find a purpose for his enduring existence. Stumbling into a plot to usurp a throne, Rosh inadvertently becomes the master of a powerful demoness. Unable to rid himself of her for fear of what she might do to the rest of the world, Rosh is forced to bring her with him and attempt to teach her the difference between right and wrong. The irony of having been on the receiving end of those same lessons himself not so long ago is not lost on him. As the impossible happens and the demoness seeks to learn new ways to please her Master, Rosh’es inner demons prove to be no less a threat. Before the warrior is ready a new danger awaits on a battlefield he has spent his entire life avoiding.
Voidhawk - The Elder Race (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: The elves are back, and this time they have no interest in taking prisoners. Escape seems impossible until Dexter Silvercloud and his crew discovers an ancient secret long hidden by the elves. Invoking the power of the elders is not for the weak of heart. Everything has a price in the void, and the cost the crew of the Voidhawk must face to survive is one they may not be willing to pay.
Tainted Wood (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A short story about a troubled woodsman and his desire to live a simpler life - only to find that such a return might not be possible.
Jack and the Beanstalk, circa 2010 (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A fresh take on the Jake and the Beanstalk classic, written for an Anthology published by Excessica Publishing. This is not the sort of story you'd read to a young child before bed.
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Douglas Wickard Jason, thanks for friending me!

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Jason Halstead Stacy wrote: "Jason - thanks for the friendship! Just purchased Dark Earth - looking forward to reading it!"

That's great, thanks Stacy! I hope you enjoy it - that sets up a series of books and I have a gut feeling you might really enjoy those even more than the first.

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Stacy Eaton Jason - thanks for the friendship! Just purchased Dark Earth - looking forward to reading it!

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