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Luke Romyn

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A terrifying storm lashed Sydney’s North Shore on June 21st, 1975. Boats were swamped and jetties smashed in what some claim was the worst storm to hit the coast for four decades.

In the midst of the chaos, Luke Romyn’s parents battled to get to a hospital to birth their baby boy. Normally their idyllic island cottage was a near-paradise; on this night the journey to the mainland in their tiny boat seemed like a passage through Hell. Their son was born near midnight, but part of the storm never left him.

When Luke reached fifteen years of age his father was killed while working in Fiji, leaving Luke and his mother alone. At times, the only things to get Luke through his grief were the stories playing out in his head, endless fantastical tales
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Stepping into the audiobook world

Over the years, I've had many requests for audio versions of my novels. I've tried hard to deliver, but the circumstances have never been right...Until now.My fantastic management team has managed to secure a deal with none other than Tantor, one of the premier production teams for audiobooks in the USA, for my Prometheus Wars series. Book one, Beyond Hades, is available now, and I'm thrilled with Read more of this blog post »
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“Fine, it’s decided.” Vain resumed his stride. “I’ll do all the killing, and you do
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message 21: by Stan

Stan Law A belated thanks for choosing me to be among your friends, Luke. It may interest you that my book Marvin Clark—In Search of Freedom in now a matching FREE download on Amazon Kindle. It's neither mystery nor a thriller, but you might have a good laugh. Enjoy it while you can. (A little review on Amazon wouldn't hurt either!)
Stan
http://www.amazon.com/Marvin-Clark-Se...


message 20: by Susan

Susan Thanks so much Luke! Downloaded Slaves of Valhalla today and look forward to reading it.


message 19: by Tom

Tom Ufert THANKS LUKE 4 FRIENDVITE! SO SORRY 4 DELAYED REPLY...BEEN SWAMPED W/PRINT DEBUT OF MY 1ST BOOK - http://bookstore.iuniverse.com/Produc...
Though it's not your genre, your opinion would be greatly appreciated. Please see my website www.tomufert.com and FB pg Tom Ufert Author.
I look forward to your expert advice!


message 18: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Luke, Thanks for accepting. Looking forward to reading Beyond Hades.


message 17: by Eric

Eric Birk Thank you for being a friend.
Eric


Eyehavenofilter Thanks for the friendship ad!


message 15: by Douglas

Douglas Wickard Luke, thanks for your Goodreads friendship!
Douglas


message 14: by Eric

Eric Arvin What a fantastic bio! Thanks for accepting :-)


message 13: by Laura

Laura Crean Hi Luke - thanks for getting me hooked on this site! LOL Xx Laura xX


message 12: by Doug

Doug Campbell Hi Luke! Thanks for the friend request the other day! Happy reading!


Harlequin Books Hello Luke, it is a delight to hook up with you here on Goodreads.


message 10: by Leon

Leon Shure Thanks for adding me as a friend,

Leon Shure


message 9: by Cyn

Cyn Heaven Hi, Facebook friend. Glad to see you here, as well. I wish you well in your writing, and hope you remember to read. Writer note: My shrink has finally convinced me that all the voices in my head are me, they just sound like other people.


Carolyn Haven Thank you for your friendship. Happy writing and reading... and cutting up with the funny lines on Facebook. Live well.


message 7: by David

David Housholder Luke, thanks for the friend request! Rock on.

http://youtu.be/-txvZGnRKlU

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message 6: by Ellen (last edited May 17, 2011 11:08AM)

Ellen Maze Hi Luke,
Very nice to meet you! I put your book in the queue to read!
Ellen


Carolyn Crane Hey Luke,
Thanks for friending me over here. Now I know who to call to chase away the feral pigs and snakes...or if I need an awesome thriller.


message 4: by Ivan

Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard Hi, my friend! Thanks for invitation on this site! Sorry I didn't find you here before... Good luck with your works! Let the wonderful noise of the sea always sounds in your ears! (a greeting of my water dragons' hunters).


Nurture Your BOOKS™  - Bobbie Crawford Thanks so much for the new Goodreads friendship, Luke. :-)


message 2: by Karen

Karen Gammons Thanks for the friend request. Good luck with your book and have a great week.
Karen


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Luke. I've marked your book to read. It sounds very dark and creepy, which is just the way I like them!


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