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Jeff Altabef

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Jeff Altabef lives in New York with his wife, two daughters, and Charlie the dog. He spends time volunteering at the writing center in the local community college. After years of being accused of "telling stories," he thought he would make it official. He writes in both the thriller and young adult genres. Fourteenth Colony, a political thriller, is his debut novel. Jeff has a blog designed to encourage writing by those that like telling stories. You can find his blog, The Accidental Writers Workshop, on The Patch. Jeff also rights a column for The Examiner under the byline - The Accidental Writer.

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Wind Catcher (Chosen #1)

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Red Death

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Fracture Point

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Shatter Point

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The Ghost King (Red Death #2)

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Second Chances (Chosen #2.5)

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Fourteenth Colony

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Enemies of the State

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Wind Catcher is on sale this weekend for $0.99 on Amazon! A total steal! http://amzn.to/1FGXXC0

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Winner: 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award for Best YA Fiction and Mom's Choice Award

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Good but slow

I like the characters and that kept me reading. Unfortunately the story was slow. The witch storyline seemed to have no connection with the rest of the book.
Brink of Dawn by Jeff Altabef
"I was excited to have won a paperback copy of Brink of Dawn by Jeff Altabef, after reading the first book in the Chosen series, Wind Catcher. The series is a fantastic teen and young adult fantasy and science fiction read. Brink of Dawn picks up w..." Read more of this review »
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The Calling by Ken Altabef
"Very interesting prehistorical novel about a young girl who is called to be a shaman. I read it as a Kindle edition. In the beginning, the author responds to critics who say people have trouble keeping the characters apart so she provides a list o..." Read more of this review »
Wind Catcher by Jeff Altabef
"Wind Catcher is one of those books that grabs ahold of you and doesn't let go until you've read the last page. I was taken in by the cover and blurb but it's the story itself that makes this a must-read. The mystery of murdered medicine men and he..." Read more of this review »
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“well-muscled legs could still lead a team. Perhaps he’s a little thicker”
Jeff Altabef, Brink of Dawn

“Heroes don’t come in standard sizes and shapes. They’re not always blond and tall and strong and fearless. Real heroes have flaws and fears they have to overcome to do what they know to be right.”
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