Jump Point

Jump Point: Book 1

Jump Point: Book 1
Big Blue is calling YOU! Mitch Campbell built a joke of a machine—just a battery crammed with wires and spare parts. It shouldn’t work. It couldn’t work. Then he flipped the switch and changed the world. The Canopy emerged, full of portals; each point of light offering fortune and adventure. But his path into the blue unleashed a danger. Before he and his friends are anointed the new Travel Barons, a dictator, hell-bent on glory and retribution, steals their tech and threatens to destroy their new world in an instant. Jumping from Colorado to Korea, can Mitch and his friends ...
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Free Friday – 2/22/2019

Sometimes, the future is a freaky place. No space battles, or androids, or palace intrigue on distant planets. Sometimes it's ganja stealing extraterrestrials and unexpected nuclear holocausts. It can even be joy-riding aliens that get trapped in goat bodies and kidnapped by musical castrati. Wild, wacky stuff can happen in the future, but at least this week you can read about it for free. Dive in! [table id=25 /] Go to Preview! Shameless Plug:Bonus freebies! The first three chapters of the action, sci-fi adventure Jump Point are available on this site — for you, for free. ...
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Manga Monday – 2/18/2019

Soooo many goodies this week, running the gamut from fantasy to horror; from super heroes to the supernatural. For specific callouts, there the latest volume of My Hero Academia, featuring the supposed favorite to succeed All Might, Lemillion. I added this immediately to my library and can't wait to get started on it! Black Torch also hit the list. Although Volume 1 seems to be getting the promotional push, all three volumes are priced the same on Amazon this week, a bonus whether you are just starting or continuing the series. Joe Hill's Thumbprint is the one horror/psychological GN entry, b...
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III – Jump Point Preview

CHAPTER 3 Discovery Thirty immobile minutes passed, with Mitch just staring out the window and sighing. The maintenance crew showed up in the corridor, noisily emptying trash barrels and flushing the toilets in the lobby bathroom. The whine of the floor buffer knocked Mitch out of his inaction. Hard as it was to not be depressed, he knew he had to snap out of it and do something. He turned back to his bench and thought, What if I just surround these pieces with whatever junk I can find? If I throw enough stuff onto the bench, something might come to me. He rustled through Bische's re...
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II – Jump Point Preview

CHAPTER 2 Disaster Three weeks and six days later, Mitch found himself wishing he had more time. Bische's lab hummed with activity. It was First Check-In, the day that students with completed projects could present them and call it a semester. It was also the day for struggling students to solicit help. As Mitch's maker reputation spread over the course of the semester, more often than not his classmates called on him. Today was no different. He floated from one bench to another, soldering a piece here, rebuilding a breadboard there, thoroughly enjoying solving real problems, but comple...
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I – Jump Point Preview

CHAPTER #1 Busted It started with a beam of light. The shaft pierced the gray, midday sky over Golden, Colorado, shot straight across Highway 6, onto the School of Mines campus, through the open window in room 103, and right into Mitch Campbell's drooping eyes. He could have blinked and played it off but like a dork, he jerked awake and yelped. His hand spasmed as he pulled himself back from the chasm of sleep-deprived dreams into the harsh, bright reality of class. He fumbled his tablet, and it clanged to the floor right as Dr. Bische walked past his bench. Bische, mid-lecture, didn...
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