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Michael Hodges

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McCarthy, King, Steinbeck.

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December 2012


Michael Hodges' debut novel The Puller was optioned for film, and his followup novels are The Invasive and Black Friday. He's also taught a writing panel with Game of Thrones editor Anne Groell, and he's represented by Lane Heymont of Tobias Literary.

Michael is also a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the Horror Writers Association. His work has also been translated overseas.
Michael loves hearing from readers, so hit him up on his Facebook page, or his official website:

http://michaelhodgesfiction.com/

His latest novel is The Invasive 2: Remnants, which takes place in Montana.

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I enjoy motivating myself to complete projects, and meet deadlines. Sometimes these deadlines are from my editor, other times they are self-imposed.

I work hard, so seeing my work in print, or translated, or having Hollywood producers contact me is rewarding. But in the end, the biggest reward is the work itself. There is nothing like writing a first draft.(less)
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The Invasive

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The Puller

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The Last Colossus

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Black Friday

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The Invasive 2: Remnants

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The Gloaming

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Divinity

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For You, the River

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Shadow of the Ponderosa

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a beautiful hike a couple weeks ago in the Lolo National Forest.






Hiking in a roadless area, western Montana.


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I enjoyed The Games quite a bit.

I'm a big fan of bleak, and the deeper I got into the novel, the bleaker it got. The gladiator contest enthralled me (I would've loved to have seen more), and the side story of Pea and Chandler was touching. The descri
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The Last Colossus by Michael Hodges
"A thriller! Our family loves shark books and movies - this one is well written and sure to soon be a fun to be scared movie. I believe the characters personalities really came through and the dialogue really made the story come to life. Lots of ob..." Read more of this review »
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The Last Colossus by Michael Hodges
"As he's done with The Puller and The Invasive, Michael Hodges once again delivers a fast-paced, thrilling story about nature gone awry. This time it's a gigantic prehistoric shark preying on a bunch of rich kids! The book is as cool as it sounds...." Read more of this review »
The Last Colossus by Michael Hodges
"man V nature

some party people get caught on an island when a volcano erupts and the deadly lava heads towards them but at the same time a mighty megalodon is circling the island and has destroyed the boat they came in on...

you will have most of th..." Read more of this review »
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I enjoyed The Games quite a bit.

I'm a big fan of bleak, and the deeper I got into the novel, the bleaker it got. The gladiator contest enthralled me (I would've loved to have seen more), and the side story of Pea and Chandler was touching. The descri
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Dead Jack and the Soul Catcher is a refreshingly raw and unfiltered horror comedy. James Aquilone fills this tale with gut-punch intensity and blindside plot twists, and I found myself laughing out loud many times. Readers looking for something fresh ...more
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Dead Jack should get a high rating just for the hilarious reference to the horrible Jefferson Starship song "We Built this City" with the chapter "They Built this City with Rocks and Bones".

Everything about Dead Jack feels fresh and high energy. The
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“as he held the candlelit cake out in front of him. With each step, the candles hissed and the flames shifted. Far off in the woods, something popped”
Michael Hodges, The Invasive

“be here. The Apex Valley was his home, even though he lived in Chicago. This was where he wanted to be, and for three days, he and Angela hadn’t”
Michael Hodges, The Invasive

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Adriana Girolami Thank you for the friendship, Michael.


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