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The Quake Cities by [Mark Wheaton]
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A fast-paced, engrossing novel that explores the possibility of being able to exist away from our home planetLibrary Journal on Emily Eternal

A remarkably clever and engrossing novel from former journalist WheatonFinancial Times on Emily Eternal

Cleverly written, with sci-fi concepts that are accessible to nonreaders of the genre. Fans of Andy Weir and Blake Crouch will enjoy the wit and actionBooklist on Emily Eternal

Fast-paced chase scenes, double-crosses, and the pall of imminent doom propel [this] coming-of-age storyKirkus Reviews on Emily Eternal

'A convincing apocalyptic scenario' - Publishers Weekly

A fast-paced adventure … This post-apocalyptic novel will appeal to fans across genres, and the resoundingly hopeful conclusion is a welcome messageBooklist
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About the Author

Starting out working in a computer factory, Mark Wheaton took his first steps into writing as a journalist for movie magazines such as Total Film and SFX. Since then he has written for video games, comic books, HBO, Sony and the Disney Channel, and worked with filmmakers such as Sam Raimi and Michael Bay. He is the author of Fields of Wrath, City of Strangers and Wages of Sin, and of Emily Eternal under the pseudonym M.G. Wheaton. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08T1W9RFQ
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Severn House; Main edition (February 1, 2021)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 1, 2021
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1938 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 312 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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Mark Wheaton is the author of the sci-fi novel, EMILY ETERNAL, named one of the Financial Times's Best Sci-Fi Books of 2019. He also wrote the Father Luis Chavez trilogy of crime books (FIELDS OF WRATH, CITY OF STRANGERS, WAGES OF SIN) about a young priest solving crimes in Los Angeles which debuted in 2016. His next sci-fi novel is THE QUAKE CITIES, arriving in 2020.

Wheaton has also worked as a screenwriter on movies like the Michael Bay-produced FRIDAY THE 13th and Kristen Stewart-starring THE MESSENGERS as well as other scripts for New Line, Sony, Universal, Miramax, HBO, A&amp;E, Syfy, 2929, Solution Entertainment, Legende, Disney Channel, Zanuck Independent, Blumhouse, Venice Films, Rainmaker Films (UK), and others.

Born in Texas, Wheaton has also written for video games and comic books, including co-creating THE CLEANERS for Dark Horse Comics. Before this, he wrote for a number of movie magazines with bylines at Total Film, Fangoria, Dreamwatch, Shivers, SFX, L'&eacute;cran Fantastique, Film Score Monthly, G-Fan, Planet Movie, and more as well as online at E!, Syfy, and TNT's Roughcut.

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