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Christopher Mahoney

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I started writing when I was seven, but it took me twenty years and about ten unfinished manuscripts to find a story I felt compelled to finish. My debut novel, The Incredible Origins of the Onyx Sun, has gone on to win a Writer's Digest award and was one of 50 remaining submissions from a field of 5,000 in the Semifinals of the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards.

The Incredible Origins of the Onyx Sun follows the adventures of Zack Goodspeed, a kid I once imagined myself to be, who stows away on a spaceship developed by his grandfather and fueled by an unlimited source of power called the Onyx Sun. Zack is thrust into an adventure that strands him on the Moon, introduces him to bold new friends, and pits him against an enemy trying to
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The Incredible Origins of the Onyx Sun (Sample Chapters) (Children's Books)
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Description: The prologue and first two chapters to Christopher Mahoney's new book, The Incredible Origins of the Onyx Sun, available for pre-order on Amazon.

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