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T. Jackson King

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T. Jackson King (Tom) is an Amazon bestselling science fiction author. He is a lifelong reader of SciFi/Fantasy stories and his favorite authors have included Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Andre Norton, J. K. Rowling, Ann Christy, Lois McMaster Bujold and Ursula LeGuin.Outside of fantasy and science fiction he has enjoyed the novels of Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe and Arthur Conan Doyle, and the urban fantasy crime mysteries of Darynda Jones.

Tom began writing SF novels at age 38, when he discovered he had read all the Human-Alien first contact or encounter novels in his local library. So he decided to write his own, thanks to an overactive, very visual imagination. Those early years produced FIRST
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T. Jackson King Hi Chris. My guess is that I will write book 2, working title of Galactic Ruins, around June 2019. I will announce my work on it on my Amazon author…moreHi Chris. My guess is that I will write book 2, working title of Galactic Ruins, around June 2019. I will announce my work on it on my Amazon author bio/info text. Thanks for your support! Tom.(less)
T. Jackson King I got the idea for my bestselling scifi novel EARTH VS. ALIENS by asking myself what might First Contact be like if the Aliens visiting Sol are social…moreI got the idea for my bestselling scifi novel EARTH VS. ALIENS by asking myself what might First Contact be like if the Aliens visiting Sol are social predators who are mostly carnivores? What if there is an interstellar 'social order' where -only- the predators travel star-to-star while non-predators are treated as 'herbivores' to be added to the Hunt territory of a conquering Alien species? Gave me lots of ideas, enough for a four book series for sure! Have gotten some fine reviews on Amazon. I welcome reader questions on this and other novels of mine. Tom/T. Jackson King.(less)
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Freedom Vs. Aliens (Aliens Series 3) by T. Jackson King My new SciFi novel is FREEDOM VS. ALIENS, which is book 3 in the five book Aliens series. Cost is just $2.99! You can see the Amazon listing at http://www.amazon.com/Freedom-Vs-Alie... . Book 2 was HUMANS VS. ALIENS. Both it and book 1, EARTH VS. ALIENS, have made the Amazon bestseller lists in space opera and other subgenres! If you like Classic SciFi with great Human-Alien encounters, chec... Read more of this blog post »
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