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Geoff Nelder

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November 05

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Geoff Nelder has a wife, two grown-up kids, an increasing number of grandkids, and lives in rural England within an easy cycle ride of the Welsh mountains. He taught Geography and Information Technology for years until writing took over his life. Geoff is a competition short-fiction judge, and a freelance editor.

Publications include several non-fiction books on climate reflecting his other persona as a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society; over 50 published short stories in various magazines and anthologies; thriller, humour, science fiction, and fantasy novels.
2005: Humorous thriller Escaping Reality. Republished 2012.
2008: Award-winning science fiction mystery with hot-blooded heroine, Exit, Pursued by a Bee.
2010: Another thriller
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Theodore Sturgeon lived from 1918 to 1985. He was a prolific writer of speculative fiction with over 200 short stories and six novels, the most famous being More Than Human (1953), which I refer to in a blog post discussing Margaret Atwood’s assertion that she doesn’t write science fiction. See http://geoffnelder.com/is-it-science-fiction-2/



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Escaping Reality

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Exit, Pursued by a Bee

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Hot Air

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The Wake by Colm Herron
The Wake (And what Jeremiah did next)
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A few quotes that tickled me but while remembering this novel is set in dire times. Black humour then, and we all need that.
“Somebody told me Maud died intestate,” Seamus was saying.
“Where’s that then?” said Willie Henry.
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Further Adventures Of James Joyce by Colm Herron
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This is the second novel I’ve read set in the times and place of the Irish Troubles. The other is Engineering Paradise by David Gardner, a cracking insight into why a young lad became a bomber and—
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To be honest the picture of a pussycat on the cover made me think this is a children’s science fiction story even though I know that barring crew cat-phobias a furry creature can be a psychological support for isolated and lonely colonists. Indeed, t ...more
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If you enjoy nautical adventures spiced with tequila, thrills and danger then this story is for you. More a novella than a doorstep, you can romp through this riotous thriller in a weekend. Here is Charley, a former Navy SEAL lives in the languorous ...more
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message 4: by Geoff

Geoff Nelder Verge, the honour is all mine.


message 3: by Verge

Verge LeNoir Hi Geoff, Thank you for adding me as a friend on G R.


message 2: by Geoff

Geoff Nelder It was a pleasure, Tom, to be in your circle. So many of my own pals are so square ;)

tea and bisucits,

Geoff


message 1: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Geoff,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


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