Brave Men Run: A Novel of the Sovereign Era

· The Sovereign Era Book 1 · MWS Media
4 reviews

About this ebook

April, 1985: superhumans exist! Do you know what your children are..?

"I was used to eating alone..."

High school sophomore Nate Charters is barely making it. His unusual appearance, hair-trigger nervous system, and over-active metabolism marked him as a target for the jocks and cool kids long ago, and it's not getting any better.

Then, on Declaration Day, Nate is astounded as anyone by the existence of metahumans, and their audacious demand for autonomy... but there's also the continued unwelcome attention of his most annoying rival to deal with... and is a self-assured older girl really interested in someone like him?

To top it off, who is the mysterious Dr. Brenhurst, and what's his connection with Nate's long-dead father?

Life just got insanely complicated.

It's time for Nate to solve the mystery of origins and find his place in a world of mounting uncertainty and peril. Is he part of a powerful new minority? Or just a misfit among misfits?

He'd better find his answers quickly. A shadowy organization seems to know more about him than he could ever imagine.

And they're closing in.

BRAVE MEN RUN is the Parsec Award nominated fan favorite that helped changed the indie publishing landscape. Find out why tens of thousands all over the world are Team Nate!


0) Hazy Days and Cloudy Nights: How It All Got Started (free online serial)

1) Brave Men Run

2) The World Revolves Around You

3) The Sovereign Era: Year One

4) Canary In A Coal Mine

5) Pilgrimage

6) The News From Bewilder Pond


This revised, expanded edition of BRAVE MEN RUN definitive. It replaces the "orange" edition and the Swarm Press "green" edition. Make sure you've got the right story!

About 65,000 words.

Ratings and reviews

4 reviews
Third-party review
Brave Men Run has some of the best characterization in any of the podiobooks that I have listened to. The setting is excellent and the prose is easy to follow. Excellent book all around.
Third-party review
Brave Men Run by Matthew Wayne Selznick published 2005 This novel is in the genre of young adult superhero stories. It follows the story of a high school teenager who has always been different and ...
Third-party review
This coming of age story set in the 1980s is told from the point of view of a young teenager who has grown up knowing that he is different from other people, with special abilities that he keeps ...

About the author

 Matthew Wayne Selznick is an author, creator, and creative services consultant living in southern California.

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