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Maria Hammarblad

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Born in Sweden in the early 1970's, Maria showed a large interest for books early in her life. Even before she was able to read or write, she made her mom staple papers together that she drew suns in, and proudly declared them to be the "Sun Book." They were all about the sun. This fascination with books and writing lasted through her teens, but as an adult, her career veered off towards desktop publishing and technical literature.

Even on this winding road through very different employers, she managed to always incorporate writing in her work, making a living by making user manuals and documentations for computer systems. Not until the year 2000 did she find what would be her professional home at SSAB Swedish Steel, where she worked with lo
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Last week, I posted the first chapter from Brand New World - the first of my Embarkment novellas. Click here if you want to read it. The second book in the series is called High Gravity, and it starts a couple of days after the first book ends.

If you haven't read book one, the novella has a prologue that introduces the characters. Here is the beginning of High Gravity. If you want to read mor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 06:05
Average rating: 3.91 · 172 ratings · 67 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Kidnapped
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Undercover
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Operation Earth
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message 5: by M.P.

M.P. Sharma Hi Maria! Thanks for the add :)


Poet Gentleness Thanks for the friend invite, Maria! :)


message 3: by K.E.

K.E. Saxon Thanks for the GR friendship, Maria!


message 2: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Maria,

Thank you for the friendship.

Mary~


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Rick Barnett Bridging years and miles....

Thank you for your friendship, Maria!

Rick


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