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Rachel Aukes

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October 03

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I write speculative fiction (science fiction, horror) because I absolutely love asking, "what if..." (and killing off people).

Anyway, here's the scoop on me: I was raised on a farm in Iowa where I boasted the small town’s largest (okay, and only) comic book collection, and I'm still addicted to stories starring badass characters. I did the college thing--both undergraduate and graduate--before going out into the "real" world and realizing that jobs are too much work and too little play. Alas, college loans needed paid, so I joined the hordes of office zombies and made a career out of disentangling red tape and destroying TPS reports.

Since you've stayed with me this far, let me tell you some personal stuff... things that I love. I love fly
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Rachel Aukes I'm thrilled to hear you're enjoying the series! The third and final book of the Deadland Saga doesn't have a release date set yet, but I'm confident…moreI'm thrilled to hear you're enjoying the series! The third and final book of the Deadland Saga doesn't have a release date set yet, but I'm confident it will be out before the end of the year (I'm writing it now). I'll revise this message as soon as I have a firm date. Thanks so much for asking!(less)
Rachel Aukes Thanks, Matthew! I love hearing that you've been enjoying the Deadland Saga, and I don't think you'll be disappointed in the third. ;)
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Yay! Fringe Runner, the first book in a new space opera series, is available in ebook and paperback everywhere! Audiobook is coming out this summer. If you're one of the super-lucky Goodreads winners of a signed paperback, your book will be mailed late this week.

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  6 votes, 35.3%

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2010, 336 pages, AR 3.05
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2008, 342 pgs, 3.86 AR
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