The Legend of Crazy Uncle George (Salmon Run - Book 8)

Salmon Run

Book 8
Star Catcher Publishing
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 The start of summer brings a rush of activity, and a touch of crazy…

Hawk and Zach Callahan receive their first lodgers of the summer season among the antics instigated by a fierce race for the presidency of the Salmon Run Men's Club. McRoyal prepares to head out to his gold claim, but finds himself pursued by the Widow Sophie for an entirely new reason. Zach tries to complete his project for the Science Fair, despite interfering Little People.

To complicate matters, something other than the Little People lurk in the forest around the lodge. Something that does not appear on Yenni and Nanuk's alien scanners. Something that surprise even Sasha and Grandpa Neeley.

All the while, they keep encountering examples of Crazy Uncle George's, well, craziness.

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.

The 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

Tags: Science fiction, Alaska, myths, young adult, adventure, aliens, coming of age, little people, bigfoot
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Star Catcher Publishing
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Published on
Aug 28, 2015
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Pages
152
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ISBN
9781937042509
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Coming of Age
Fiction / General
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction
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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

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

 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.

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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?

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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?

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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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