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Ken McAlpine

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Ken McAlpine’s most recent novel, NEXUS, picks up where the page-turning JUNCTURE left off. Cerebral Jaws and riveting thriller, NEXUS unspools in a world rapidly moving beyond anything we know. Our oceans are changing. Very soon survival may be more than just a word on this page.

Ken McAlpine is the author of ten books; fiction, non-fiction and selected essays. Of his novel TOGETHER WE JUMP, USA Today said, “There’s a beautiful Forrest Gump feel to this book. The main character was a delight and I just loved his sad, wistful, wonderful tale.” His novel "Fog", an eerie maritime mystery that unfolds on the wreck-strewn coast of Cape Cod in 1882, was described by a reviewer as "one of the most intelligent, richly detailed, deeply felt and evoc

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JUNCTURE serialized

Perhaps these words did not end up in your hands by accident.
A world reborn or a world of ruin?
I don’t know.
It’s for you to decide.

And so it ends. Chapter Thirty Four – the final chapter of Juncture – is up. Along with the prologue to NEXUS. Yes, there’s a second book. Because our fate – fictional and real – is still unfolding. Thank you for reading. And caring… Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2017 09:40 Tags: jaws, mothers-and-sons, oceans, science-fiction, thriller
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