In 1969, geology student René yearns to climb the world’s highest peaks. He joins an expedition to Mt.McKinley (Denali) in Alaska — but what he discovers on the mountain is beyond anything he imagined.
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SAVING SCHRÖDINGER'S CAT
In the 25th century, deep under the Earth’s shattered surface, the dying remnants of humankind live in a dwindling Colony devoid of Nature and only one can travel to the past to save humanity from its dark fate.
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Klickitat and other stories (K.A.O.S) features four thriller tales about ordinary mountaineers in the Pacific Northwest thrust into extraordinary circumstances.
This debut collection from author Mark Jenkins folds modern day mountain climbing into the speculative wilderness of fantasy, sci-fi, and historical fiction.
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Reviews From Readers
“But as long as it remained unopened and the words inside unread, there remained hope.”
Hope, the whole world has needed such a general concept recently, I believe we as humans forgot that there is such a thing, and with it, you come out the other side completely and utterly refreshed.
I feel as though this may be a distant reflection of Mark Jenkins (the author’s life) or his greatest memories and regrets he encountered as a young man, both endearing and substitute.
Mark Jenkins’ chapters are short and succinct, but they never lack authority or engagement. If you want to be part of a true adventure read Verglas! For most hearts are forever searching for a new peak.
“An extraordinary, brilliant book that held me captivated to the last page. I read a lot of books, most I will rate, some I’ll review, but very, very few scream to be reviewed, and pull at my soul to do so. Saving Schrödinger’s Cat is one of those very, very few books that have created that reaction in me. It is quite simply an extraordinary, brilliant book that demands to be read... The twisting, interconnecting plot lines with all the characters in play is fabulous, and held me captivated from beginning to end. Saving Schrödinger’s Cat is a read I cannot recommend high enough. Just read it and marvel at the genius that is Mr Jenkins.”
“Protectors” has the feel of being written by someone who cares deeply about the natural world and who knows the wilds of the Pacific Northwest in particular. It also happens to be a thrilling adventure with one foot in Japanese history (both recent and ancient). Jenkins knocks this one out of the park.
“This was great fun, a wonderful premise. I loved the time travel concept and have recommended to people.”
“Fast paced. I read this book much faster than I thought I would. Great short stories that grab your interest and don’t let go. A little bit of science fiction and a little of fast mystery and action. I highly recommend this book to all.”
"...Any avid Sci-Fi Readers who live for time travel and intrigue will fall for this upbeat page turner that teleports you straight back to 1920’s England... This is a glimpse at some very innovative and thought-provoking, alternative historical fiction. Lovers of adventure will be quite captivated. Schrodinger’s Cat is a story that tangles together espionage, science, the human experience and personal discovery into one epic work of historical fiction.”
"4 enjoyable stories, that are well written. My favorite would be the “Heavywater”.
“In the distant future, humanity lives underground because the surface has been devastated by a series of nuclear wars. A man, suffering from a rare disease that makes him dream of nature, is sent into the past, to Victorian London, to try to stop Rutherford from completing his experiments on the atom, experiments that have opened the door to the use of nuclear energy in warfare. The assumption is that, by delaying these discoveries for a few years, they would be delivered to a more mature and responsible humanity, thus producing a virtuous butterfly effect that would prevent the tragedies of the future.
There is nothing more I can say about the plot, which I found very entertaining, otherwise I would risk spoiling it...”
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