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Gareth Stokes

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I'm a greedy reader and enthusiastic reviewer: author of 5 Minutes (Science Fiction) and Universal Language (Mystery/Thriller). I'm especially fond of sci-fi, thrillers, and supernatural/fantasy. I've really enjoyed discovering new indie authors lately, and when I get around to updating my bookshelf, I expect to have more indies than trad-published authors on my list. I should also add that I'm more likely to cross-over into new genres I haven't previously explored by looking at indie authors' works - so feel free to recommend your self-published books to me, whatever the genre.

I'm older than I look (or at least that's what I've convinced myself); I probably drink a little too much caffeine; am left-handed (so the whole world seems the wron
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Average rating: 3.08 · 38 ratings · 10 reviews · 7 distinct works
5 Minutes (The Powers Withi...

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A Christmas Karol

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5 MinutesBook 1

Amy is a mute child with a powerful gift and a certainty that the future has been cancelled. Marielle is a beautiful revolutionary with a passion for mechanical men. Lydia is a five-thousand year-old ghost with a hunger for vengeance. And Earth has only got five minutes—REAL TIME—to live. Across twisted Time dimensions (and a universe with a flower garden) battles, schemes and t... Read more of this blog post »
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