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Chris James

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Chris James is the critically acclaimed author of the first two parts of the science fiction trilogy The Second Internet Cafe, and Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1, Vol. 2 & Vol. 3, short story collections based on characters in songs by the rock band Genesis. Chris is also the author of the ground-breaking science fiction novel Class Action, and has published the comedy/picture book The B Team and Me. He has also published two feature-film length screenplays: the romantic comedy The Renewable Assignment, and a biopic of early Genesis and Tony Stratton-Smith, called Atmospheres: The genesis of Genesis.

Chris is an occasional lecturer in English at Warsaw University and a full-time language trainer. Chris lives in an agreeably anonymous – and n
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On Tuesday this week UK newspaper The Guardian announced a new monthly competition for self-published books. At first glance, it looks impressive. The Guardian “is set to become the first national newspaper to champion self-publishing with a monthly literary prize that aims to find the best DIY novels.” I think they mean non-traditionally published novels rather than novels which feature DIY as... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.60 · 53 ratings · 26 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Second Internet Cafe, P...

4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1

4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Class Action

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The B Team and Me, or How f...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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The Second Internet Cafe, P...

4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1 by Chris  James
"Chris James has subtitled his Stories of Genesis "A New Kind of Fan Fiction." He is not wrong. Authors have used song titles and lyrics as springboards for their own creative endeavors for generations, but I don't know of anybody else who has take..." Read more of this review »
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Three Little Birds by Carol E. Wyer
Three Little Birds
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read in August, 2014
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Another winner from Wyer, with a very big heart!

Carol Wyer’s new book is one which has a very big heart. Two friends end up swapping ‘carpe diem’ lists to complete challenges which get progressively more difficult. However, for the heroine, Charlie,
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Vokhtah by A.C. Flory
Vokhtah (Suns of Vokhtah,#1)
by A.C. Flory (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Outstanding, original science fiction

Here’s a book you don’t come across very often. Vokhtah is “pure” science fiction; wholly original, breathtaking in scope, enough action to turn the page, and completely believable.

The title is the name of the pla
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3 by Chris  James
"*Cumulative emotional impact*

Chris James is audacious in his choice of range and subject for these new stories. I was surprised at the emotional journey I took, and this feeling remains after having now read each story at least twice.

As I am famil..." Read more of this review »
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3 by Chris  James
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 3
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Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2 by Chris  James
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2
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Love Hurts by Carol E. Wyer
Love Hurts
by Carol E. Wyer (Goodreads Author)
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Short stories which represent, and offer, an entertaining departure

With Love Hurts, Wyer expands her repertoire from hilarious and warm-hearted comedy novels to this collection of five short stories, each with something important to say on the meanin
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