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Link to Chronoscape on AudibleCIA headquarters at Langley, the Temporal Messaging unit was moved here when the US Government took over the project. Martin Riley was surprised at the lavish facilities, he had six Cyclotrons now rather than the two he'd had at Martlesham in the UK. It was a shame that he crossed swords with Colonel Wilson who didn't understand the full implications of controlling the future by making changes to the present.
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Link to Chronoscape on AudibleA fly with a pack of quantum electronics inserted when it's at the pupal stage develops into a flydrone, They're flown remotely by a human pilot. In the novel 'Chronoscape' pilots are trained to land on DARK backgrounds where possible, to avoid swats. #chronoscape#flygate#flies#nofliesonme Listen free to the novel, but buy some fly spray

Martin Riley's adventure on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge

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The Woodrow Wilson Bridge spans the Potomac River between Virginia, and Maryland in the USA. The Time traveler, Martin Riley suffered a dramatic incident here. It's detailed in the Prologue of 'Chronoscape' a novel which tells the true story of Martin's invention of Temporal Messaging.Link to 'Chronoscape'
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AntipodeanSF publishes 'Lone Orbit' a story from my collection 'Dead People on Facebook'

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Link to 'Lone Orbit' The header picture for this issue of AntipodeanSF is an astronaut in the cupola of the International Space Station. It references my story very nicely.

Blue Straggler Episode 1

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Link to Radio HydrogenRussell Burridge of Radio Hydrogen in Australia interviews me about my novel 'Chronoscape.' It was a very interesting experience.

Tall Tale TV podcasts 'Ancient and Modern'

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Link to Tall Tale TVWhite magic, hiding in plain sight, in modern times.

Emails from twenty years in the future

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The emails from 20 years in the future started arriving when Dr Martin Riley was leading a team of scientists analyzing results from the Proton Ring at CERN in the 1990's. The emails were addressed to Riley and were supposedly being sent by his future self. But how could Riley be sure the posts were genuine and that Temporal Messaging was possible? #MartiRiley#chronoscape
Listen to the explanation FREE on Audible Picture courtesy Latente Flickr

The Attack on Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station

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On Martin Riley's timeline, Sizewell B nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast of the UK wasn't proof against targeted attack.Link to 'Chronoscape' on Audible

Temporal Messaging at Martlesham

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This complex at Martlesham near Ipswich, UK is called Adastral Park and is one of British Telecoms main research centers. In the 1990's on Martin Riley's timeline it was a part of the British Government's signals intelligence network, an outpost of GCHQ. This is where Dr Riley first set up his Temporal Messaging equipment, before the project was taken over by the US Government and moved to Langley #MartinRiley#ChronoscapeLink to 'Chronoscape' the thinly disguised truth about Time Travel.

Martin Riley makes his first approach

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This is the Angel Hotel in Halesworth, Suffolk, UK, where I was first approached by the time traveler Martin Riley in 2015. He handed me a box of notebooks and pen drives which I used to write my novel 'Chronoscape'. It's the thinly disguised truth about time travel. Link to 'Chronoscape, The future's flexible, we can change it'

Tall Tale TV podcast 'Living Will' a story from the collection 'Dead People on Facebook'

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Link to 'Living Will'
When Martin Riley decided to get his affairs in order and update his Living Will, he had no idea what it would mean for his future self.

Free Promo codes for the Audible version of 'Chronoscape'

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I have a limited number and when they're gone...
Message me on Goodreads or Facebook.  Let me know if you live in the US or UK as the codes are different.

Melanie Lewis's 5 star review of of 'Chronoscape' on Audible

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Melanie is Admin for The Book Cub Audible Listeners page on Facebook. She says 'Ohmidays! OHMIDAYS! I've finished and here's my review. I'll be taking the rest of the day off. If anyone wants me I'm lying down in a darkened room - and thinking, so much to think about!' Link to Goodreads I have a limited number of PROMO codes for FREE copies of this Audible book. You can download the Audible app free and use it to play Audible files just like you can with Kindle. Message me about this on Facebook or Goodreads.

The thinly disguised truth about Time Travel

The Audible version of 'Chronoscape' is newly available

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I'm very pleased to say that my time travel novel, 'Chronoscape' is available on Audible. Narrated by the talented Craig Bowles, it'll save you all that exhausting reading.
Listed as fiction, it's actually the thinly disguised truth about Time Travel.
Link to Audible

'Sentience' published by Piker Press

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Link to Piker Press Piker Press have published 'Sentience,' from my anthology 'Dead People on Facebook.' It's the journey of Mary, an abandoned pleasure bot, and is this week's cover story.

365 Tomorrows publish 'Vacant Possession' a very short story

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Link to 365Tomorrows
'Vacant Possession' of a house or a planet, it's all the same.

AntipodeanSF podcast 'Soul Mates' a story from the collection 'Dead People on Facebook'

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Link to the story
Martin was never comfortable with the gender binary

TallTaleTV podcasts 'Implant.' Even advanced societies have breakdowns

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Link to 'Implant'
When Time Travel goes wrong

The Gary Cocciolillo interview. Chronoscape, the thinly disguised truth about Time Travel

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Matt Nappo interviews me on MinddogTV about my book 'Chronoscape - The future's flexible, we can change it'

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The thinly disguised truth about Time Travel
Link to the Matt Nappo interview on MinddogTV

The AntipodeanAF Radio Show broadcasts 'Trackers' a very short story from my anthology 'Dead People on Facebook'

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Link to the AntipodeanSF Radio Show
This is  a time slip story, its the third story on the show

The 50th Issue of Sirens Call ezine

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Link to Sirens Call June2020
Two of my stories have been included in this issue: 'Lone Orbit', a female astronaut faces problems on the International Space Station and 'He Seemed Familiar', a tale of twisted Timelines.

The AntipodeanSF website has podcast my very short story, 'Five Years'

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Link to 'Five Years' at AntipodeanSF


You might like the twist in this one, I wrote it in 2018.

Both the title and story were inspired by the David Bowie track of the same name.

'The Fly on the Wall' a short story narrated by Chris Herron at TallTaleTV

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Link to 'The Fly on the Wall'
In the near future, surveillance technology takes a leaf from nature's book.
This stand alone story is one of the chapters from the time travel novel 'Chronoscape.'

Link to 'Chronoscape'

Chris Herron at Tall Tale TV narrates 'Crash Dummy'

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Link to Crash Dummy
A priest and an air crash investigator get onto a plane........

Author interview with N3F

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Link to the N3F Review of books April 2020

Tamara Wilhite of the National Fantasy Fan Magazine N3F was kind enough to interview me about my books and stories in the April edition of their Book Review.

Tall Tale TV podcasts my short story 'Star Sign'

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Link to 'Star Sign'
Sometimes dating agencies can go a little too far!

The Antipodean Radio Show begins a weekly serialisation of Steampunk Confederation

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Link to the Antipodean Radio Show
This the first half of my book 'The Steampunk Adventures of Harry Lampeter.'

Episode 1 broadcast on   4th April 2020 Episode 2 broadcast on 11th April 2020 Episode 3 broadcast on 18th April 2020 Episode 4 broadcast on 25th April 2020 Episode 5 broadcast on  2nd May 2020 Episode 6 broadcast on   9th May 2020 Episode 7 broadcast on 16th May 2020 Episode 8 broadcast on 23th May 2020 Episode 9 broadcast on 30th May 2020 Episode 10 broadcast on 6th June 2020

AntipodeanSF publish my story 'Turing Test.'

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Link to Turing Test
A Turing Test is used to decided whether an artificial intelligence is sentient or not, so why not apply it to a parrot?

Tall Tale TV have podcast my story 'Pilgrimage'

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Link to Pilgrimage. This story won an Honourable mention in the L Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest

A message from the Chosen is sent back to their hive, regaling their brethren with the wonders that await them.

Sirens Call horror ezine publishes my new story 'Perdition'

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Tall Tale TV have just published my Zombie story 'Curing Brian'

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Link to 'Curing Brian'
Sometimes you have to do what's necessary to survive

365tomorrows have just published my short story 'Target Acquisition'

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Link to 'Target Acquisition'
It's nice to be published on the 365tomorrows website again. This FREE short story prompted me to write my techno thriller 'The Muslim Prince.'

CommuterLit publish my story 'Panacea'

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Link to'Panacea'


The word 'Panacea' means a remedy for all ills and in this case its all the things that make older people insecure. I've brought back Mary the drone pilot from my novel 'Chronoscape.' She's retired from the Ar Force and is living in a market town in Suffolk, UK.

Bewildering Stories publishes my 'Magic' story 'Ancient and Modern'

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Link to 'Ancient and Modern'

This is one of the few stories I've written that rely on 'Magic' or in this case the Old Religion crossing swords with the New Technology.
Now that I've finished my novel 'The Steampunk Adventures of Harry Lampeter' I'd like to write more abut the White Witch.

AntipodeanSF have just published my comic sci-fi story 'Couples Therapy.'

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I've written several stories about an old guy living with a synthetic (robot) companion, after his wife has died. Sometimes the robot has sentience and human feelings, sometimes not. It's from my collection 'Dead People on Facebook' which is available on Amazon.

Link to 'Couples Therapy'

Tall Tale TV have just podcast my story 'The Wheel Fiddle'

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Chris Herron at Tall Tale TV has just podcast one of my few 'magical' stories. It's about a mysterious man with a musical instrument called a 'hurdy gurdy.' From my collection of speculative fiction: 'Dead People on Facebook' which is available on Amazon Kindle, it's FREE, short and rather mysterious.
Link to 'The Wheel Fiddle'

Meghan and Harry

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As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave the British Royal Family and move to Canada I feel it's worth mentioning my book,'The Muslim Prince.' The main character is a Prince of the House of Windsor who marries a Princess of the House of Saud, converts to Islam and leaves the UK. It was published last July but most of it was written two years ago.
Link to 'The Muslim Prince'