Mind of a Child (Zerralon 1.2)

Star Catcher Publishing
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A day of fun descends into a day of fear.


Liam Taggert hopes a trip to one of the big amusement parks on the planet of Mydore will take his children's minds off their mother's situation. It worked… until Kevin disappeared, kidnapped by unknown abductors.


While his father and the Galactic Patrol race to find him, Kevin awakes in a strange place, unsure how he got there...


...With his life hanging on the very desires hidden in his heart.




A science fiction adventure novella.



Zerralon Titles:


Summer Crash


Mind of a Child

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About the author

 It's said I was launched into space from birth and I haven't been back to Earth since.

There might be some truth in that.

As a reader I love science fiction with great plots, interesting characters, exotic locales, all accompanied by a sense of wonder with optimistic endings. As a writer, I love the same.
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Publisher
Star Catcher Publishing
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Published on
Apr 11, 2014
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9781937042462
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction
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J.A. Marlow
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This collection of the first three Salmon Run books follows the Callahans, the eccentric denizens of the small Alaska town of Salmon Run, and the aliens hidden nearby as their lives become intricately entangled.

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Night of the Aurora (Salmon Run - Book 1)

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A massive aurora.

A spaceship hidden under the ice and snow.

For Hawk and Zach Callahan, getting to the small town of Salmon Run presents the first challenge. From the moment they arrive the locals freely share their opinions. While still in Cordova an old prospector declares the two cheechakos unprepared for the realities of an Alaskan winter and goes about fixing it. A failed sled-dog takes an unwelcome liking to Hawk, giving rise to an old phobia. The young native Sasha attaches herself to Zach, much to his disgust. They think they have it made when they board the unique train that will take them through a dark roadless wilderness to their new home.

The same night a massive display of the Aurora Borealis lights up the sky.

Resulting in the Solar Express train powering down all by itself, stranding its passengers.

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The Salmon Run Lodge needs a good cleaning. Hard to accomplish with the plumbing and power constantly going out. Then there are the strange unexplained noises. When Zack heads for school for the first time he discovers that the local kids are as crazy as the other inhabitants of Salmon Run.

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What do the lyrics in the beautiful voice mean? Some sound downright apocalyptic, and growing darker all the time. They need answers, and fast. They know the hidden aliens must be involved in some way, but how do you find aliens who want to remain hidden?

And what does all this have to do with Lake Iliamna?

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Books in the Salmon Run series in order:

Night of the Aurora
Alien Winter
The Singing Lakes
Secret Illusions
Specter of the White Death
Aurora Equinox
Breakup - Alaska Style
The Legend of Crazy Uncle George

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Failing life-support systems at both the show and station keep engineer Damien Lysander busier than ever. Then he encounters Vallory and her heat-sensitive daubpups... and the fireworks when they are together.

Add into the mix the nosy Naughty Knitter's Club, interfering repair bots, a series of pet-nappings, and daubpups who will not stay in their cages...

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A new life in Alaska, a massive aurora, a spaceship hidden under the ice and snow…

For Hawk and Zach Callahan, getting to the small town of Salmon Run presents the first challenge. From the moment they arrive the locals freely share their opinions. While still in Cordova an old prospector declares the two cheechakos unprepared for the realities of an Alaskan winter and goes about fixing it. A failed sled-dog takes an unwelcome liking to Hawk, giving rise to an old phobia. The young native Sasha attaches herself to Zach, much to his disgust. They think they have it made when they board the unique train that will take them through a dark roadless wilderness to their new home.

The same night a massive display of the Aurora Borealis lights up the sky.

Resulting in the Solar Express train powering down all by itself, stranding its passengers.

Only, the energetic aurora affected something else out in the wilderness.

Welcome to Salmon Run, Alaska! A place of wild animals, wild lands, and wild inhabitants...oh, and native legends come alive and an interplanetary alien conflict at their backdoor. A fun contemporary science fiction series for teens, young adults, and adults of all ages.

Books in the Salmon Run series in order:

Night of the Aurora
Alien Winter
The Singing Lakes
Secret Illusions
Specter of the White Death
Aurora Equinox
Breakup - Alaska Style
The Legend of Crazy Uncle George

Keywords: Adventure, Train, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Aliens, Winter, Spaceships, Alaska, Aurora, Northern Lights, Mystery, Alaskan, Adventure, Discovery, Human Wave Science Fiction

J.A. Marlow
 A new life in Alaska, a massive aurora, spaceship hidden under the ice and snow…
A haunted lodge and lurking aliens?
An ominous singing voice only Zach and Sasha can hear...

Hawk and Zach Callahan are on the adventure of a lifetime, one that could affect everyone on Earth.

Welcome to Salmon Run, Alaska! A place of wild animals, wild lands, and wild inhabitants...oh, and native legends come alive and an interplanetary alien conflict at their backdoor. A fun contemporary science fiction series for teens, young adults, and adults of all ages.

This collection of the first three Salmon Run books follows the Callahans, the eccentric denizens of the small Alaska town of Salmon Run, and the aliens hidden nearby as their lives become intricately entangled.

***

Night of the Aurora (Salmon Run - Book 1)

A new life in Alaska.

A massive aurora.

A spaceship hidden under the ice and snow.

For Hawk and Zach Callahan, getting to the small town of Salmon Run presents the first challenge. From the moment they arrive the locals freely share their opinions. While still in Cordova an old prospector declares the two cheechakos unprepared for the realities of an Alaskan winter and goes about fixing it. A failed sled-dog takes an unwelcome liking to Hawk, giving rise to an old phobia. The young native Sasha attaches herself to Zach, much to his disgust. They think they have it made when they board the unique train that will take them through a dark roadless wilderness to their new home.

The same night a massive display of the Aurora Borealis lights up the sky.

Resulting in the Solar Express train powering down all by itself, stranding its passengers.

Only, the energetic aurora affected something else out in the wilderness.

***

Alien Winter (Salmon Run - Book 2)

A haunted lodge and lurking aliens?

The Salmon Run Lodge needs a good cleaning. Hard to accomplish with the plumbing and power constantly going out. Then there are the strange unexplained noises. When Zack heads for school for the first time he discovers that the local kids are as crazy as the other inhabitants of Salmon Run.

Problems abound for the local aliens, as well. Nanuk wants to continue his scientific human observations. Hard to do when the Admiral insists he take along a new arrival to the Earth mission. The only one doing well is Yenni, who heads out with new equipment to use in his studies.

How can alien and human worlds not collide?

***

The Singing Lakes (Salmon Run - Book 3)

An ominous singing voice only Zach and Sasha can hear...

First came the blizzard. Then the earthquake hit. Even as the people of Salmon Run rally to pick up the pieces, Zach and Sasha start hearing a voice singing across the radio. Singing no one else hears.

What do the lyrics in the beautiful voice mean? Some sound downright apocalyptic, and growing darker all the time. They need answers, and fast. They know the hidden aliens must be involved in some way, but how do you find aliens who want to remain hidden?

And what does all this have to do with Lake Iliamna?

***

Books in the Salmon Run series in order:

Night of the Aurora
Alien Winter
The Singing Lakes
Secret Illusions
Specter of the White Death
Aurora Equinox
Breakup - Alaska Style
The Legend of Crazy Uncle George

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