Geoff Nelder

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Geoff Nelder has a wife, two grown-up kids, an increasing number of grandkids, and lives in rural England within an easy cycle ride of the Welsh mountains. He taught Geography and Information Technology for years until writing took over his life. Geoff is a competition short-fiction judge, and a freelance editor.

Publications include several non-fiction books on climate reflecting his other persona as a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society; over 50 published short stories in various magazines and anthologies; thriller, humour, science fiction, and fantasy novels.
2005: Humorous thriller Escaping Reality. Republished 2012.
2008: Award-winning science fiction mystery with hot-blooded heroine, Exit, Pursued by a Bee.
2010: Another thriller
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Touch by Claire North  (2015) 426 pages (paperback)[image error]


I started reading this intriguing science fantasy novel in October and finished it Christmas Day, 2018. It would take a normal reader a couple of days but I had my own nonsense to write.


Should be compulsory reading for writers.


Just like a piano tuner once told me that Puccini’s La Boheme was a singer’s opera then so Touch is a writ...

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Published on December 25, 2018 08:00
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ARIA: Left Luggage

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Xaghra's Revenge

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The Chaos of Mokii

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Escaping Reality

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Hot Air

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Exit, Pursued by a Bee

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Ever since her Principles of Angels far-future science fiction was released, I’ve been a fan of Jaine Fenn’s coruscating tales and this one makes for a pleasing short read on a rainy day, though I continued to read after the precipitation evaporated. ...more
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message 4: by Geoff

Geoff Nelder Verge, the honour is all mine.


message 3: by Verge

Verge LeNoir Hi Geoff, Thank you for adding me as a friend on G R.


message 2: by Geoff

Geoff Nelder It was a pleasure, Tom, to be in your circle. So many of my own pals are so square ;)

tea and bisucits,

Geoff


message 1: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Geoff,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


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