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"The New World: A Step Backward" is a creative, science fiction adventure depicting the life-and-death struggles and dangers of primitive life on Earth after an apocalyptic period between 2019 and 2025. In 2075, following the World Annihilation Period and Earth's 50-year transformation, the detested Skalag clan periodically pillages Ukkiville to murder and enslave its inha ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published June 28th 2015 by Createspace
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Aviar Savijon
Dec 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The New World

After reading this book I had yo sit back for a moment and see and react to all that happened in it. There was so much, so many characters that did many wild and adventurous travels and actions for the good of mankind or to go further than their adversaries.
Dennis Michaels
Dec 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh sh.t

What a blast beginning or the end to start!
Unable to stop turning pages!
My heart raced through this entire book!
Loved it, loved it, I want more!
Raswendy
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was ok
A 'cozy apocalypse' if there is such a category.

This is a very clean - I would rate it at age 10+ type book. (There is more violence and swearing on TV). While there is death and sadness, fighting, winning and a happy ending. There is no strong language, no gore, friendship is the strong emotion (romance, love is secondary).
Lorie Douglas
May 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Incredible read!

LOTR meets Apocalypse! Entertaining, uplifting, moral and action filled. This book will reach many with its message. Two thumbs up! I got a free copy of this book and chose to review it.
Beverley Albright
Jan 11, 2017 rated it did not like it
I won this book on the goodreads giveaway. While I am always pleased to win books, I am also pleased when I enjoy them. Sadly, this was not the case with this book.

Maybe I was expecting too much, but the premise of our world having to start all over was appealing to me. The characters were one sided to me. There was no reason given for the 'bad guy' to be doing what he was doing. And there were way too many of the hybrid monsters to deal with. It was just a mish mash of everything to me. Things
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Enjoyed the first 22 years of my life in Jackson and Spring Arbor, Michigan.
Spent six years at the St. Joseph's Orphanage for Boys, age 6 to 12.
Graduated from Western High School, Parma, Michigan, 1972.
Graduated with a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, Dec. 1976.
Worked at IBM in Austin, Texas for 30 years and retired at age 53.

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