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CONTEST!

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A limited personally autographed edition of the recently released science-fiction thriller, THE KHEKARIAN THREAT, by the fresh up-and-coming Australian author, A.D. Everard, could be yours!

HOW? Just answer the question below… Visit A.D. Everard’s website to enjoy 4 free chapters from The Khekarian Threat in which you will find the answer! Deadline for contest submissions is Sunday, August 24th at midnight.

NOW, HERE’S THE QUESTION… After a near-miss on the road, one of Raoul’s team members ended up in an unfortunate position in his cab. Who was the team member and how did they end up?

ENJOY! Go to bloodstonescifi.com Sit back and enjoy your first 4 free chapters!

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Two Creeks in our Wilderness, Both Annually Drying Up!

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We moved out into the subtropical wilderness of Australia, completely off-grid, suddenly without electricity at the flick of a switch, or water at the turn of a tap, no sewage system at all and no telephone either – even mobiles (cell phones) were out of range – oh, yes, and we didn’t have a house.

We brought with us a caravan which provided small office space and half a kitchen, not counting the fridge because we could not run it continuously – so add a fridge to the list of things we did without.

As Greg is a programmer and I’m a writer, computers are essential to us both and need protection from the weather, whereas we personally are waterproof. So, the caravan contained an office for each of us and we got to sleep in a tent.

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Bare Bones Will Not Do It – Dang, I have to look into the Future!

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I need to look ahead – Yes, it’s like that – Something that happens in Book 3 of my science fiction series gives rise to something monumental in Book 5, or possibly 6, which is two or so along and likely to be the last in this particular series, although not the last from the Khekarian/Chiddran and Terran Galaxy (that structure and interplay is far too grand, and fun, to abandon after only five or six books).

Point is, the knowledge of this link between stories is not enough. I need to know the details of where this goes and, from the other end (the future), what information is needed from this end (the present) to make it workable and sound.

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BACK TO NORMAL! Nearly…

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Not even sure what normal is, but it’s seemed awfully busy around here lately – So I’m going to ease back a bit, just to get my breath and, hey, maybe some writing done (yes, Book 3 of my sci-fi Khekarian series)!

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WE HAVE THREE CONTEST WINNERS!

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Our contest to win one of four autographed editions of the exciting science fiction novel, The Khekarian Threat, written by A.D. Everard, has three winners!

Congratulations go to:

Sandra from East Wenatchee, Washington State, USA.

Blog is http://writeitonmywall.wordpress.com/

April Epley from Okanogan, Washington State, USA.

Blog is http://sexybookreviewsbyshellyandapril.com/

Also a third winner from Australia who wished to remain anonymous.

For those who entered, the answer was: Dimension Walker (or Walker of Dimensions. Both are correct).

This leaves one more copy up for grabs! Stay tuned for a new question, based on one of the four free chapters available at http://bloodstonescifi.com/

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COMPETITION! LAST DAY! WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED SCI-FI PAPERBACK!

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Competition is still running and will until tomorrow! The FIRST 4 readers who answer the question (below) correctly WIN an AUTOGRAPHED PAPERBACK of THE KHEKARIAN THREAT, A 600-page science fiction novel.

The Competition Question is: In Aleisha’s first conversation with a life-form indigenous to the planet, the Zumaridian is concerned because she has an ability that no other Terran has demonstrated. What does he call her? HINT: He uses the term twice, in two different ways of saying it – Either term is correct!

If you think you know the answer, follow this link to the Competition Page and email me your answer! It’s that easy!

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COMPETITION! WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED SCI-FI PAPERBACK! NOW!

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Competition is still running and will until Monday. The FIRST 4 readers who answer the question (below) correctly WIN an AUTOGRAPHED PAPERBACK of THE KHEKARIAN THREAT, A 600-page science fiction novel.

The Competition Question is: In Aleisha’s first conversation with a life-form indigenous to the planet, the Zumaridian is concerned because she has an ability that no other Terran has demonstrated. What does he call her? HINT: He uses the term twice, in two different ways of saying it – Either term is correct!

If you think you know the answer, follow this link to the Competition Page and email me your answer! It’s that easy!

The competition will run over the weekend and winners will be announced on Monday (USA – Tuesday here in Australia). If you haven’t already read them, here are the first 4 chapters of The Khekarian Threat, WHERE THE ANSWER IS HIDING:

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COMPETITION! WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED SCI-FI PAPERBACK! NOW!

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I even have a hint for you! The FIRST 4 readers who answer the question correctly WIN an AUTOGRAPHED PAPERBACK of THE KHEKARIAN THREAT, A 600-page science fiction novel.

The Competition Question is: In Aleisha’s first conversation with a life-form indigenous to the planet, the Zumaridian is concerned because she has an ability that no other Terran has demonstrated. What does he call her? HINT: He uses the term twice, in two different ways of saying it – Either term is correct!

If you think you know the answer, follow this link to the Competition Page and email me your answer! It’s that easy!

The competition will run over the weekend and winners will be announced on Monday (USA – Tuesday here in Australia). If you haven’t already read them, here are the first 4 chapters of The Khekarian Threat, WHERE THE ANSWER IS HIDING:

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IT’S ON! WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED SCI-FI PAPERBACK!

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The FIRST 4 readers who answer the question correctly WIN an AUTOGRAPHED PAPERBACK of THE KHEKARIAN THREAT, A 600-page science fiction novel.

No more messing around – the Competition Question is: In Aleisha’s first conversation with a life-form indigenous to the planet, the Zumaridian is concerned because she has an ability that no other Terran has demonstrated. What does he call her?

If you think you know the answer, follow this link to the Competition Page and email me your answer! It’s that easy!

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IT’S ON! THE QUESTION IS HERE, AND SO IS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!

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No more messing around – the Competition Question is: In Aleisha’s first conversation with a life-form indigenous to the planet, the Zumaridian is concerned because she has an ability that no other Terran has demonstrated. What does he call her?

If you think you know the answer, follow this link to the Competition Page and email me your answer! It’s that easy!

The FIRST 4 readers who answer the question correctly WIN an AUTOGRAPHED PAPERBACK of THE KHEKARIAN THREAT, A 600-page science fiction novel.

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