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Geoff Nelder
Geoff Nelder is a freelance writer living in Chester, UK.A former high school teacher of geography and information technology, he has had non-fiction books published on microclimates in the UK along with several articles in academic journals such as Weather, Geographical Magazine and the Times... show more



Geoff Nelder is a freelance writer living in Chester, UK.A former high school teacher of geography and information technology, he has had non-fiction books published on microclimates in the UK along with several articles in academic journals such as Weather, Geographical Magazine and the Times Educational Supplement. Geoff is a part-time journalist contributing humorous travel accounts to Cycling World.He has had short stories published and won a commendation for a story in the Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Competition. He won first prize in the Cafe Doom short story competition in 2005. Besides his 2005 released humour novel, Escaping Reality, published by Brambling Books, he won an award for mystery thriller, Hot Air, to be published by a Dutch Arts Academy in 2009, and a Science Fiction block buster, Left Luggage is in the hands of an agent. Double Dragon Publishing published Geoff's Exit, Pursued by a Bee science fiction in 2008.Geoff is an editor for Adventure Books of Seattle, co-editor of Escape Velocity - a print and ezine magazine of science fact and fiction. He has been a freelance editor of novels and short stories for several years. Geoff is the 2009 sort-fiction judge for the Whittaker Prize.

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Birth date: November 05
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Book Professor
Book Professor rated it 6 years ago
What were the main themes of the book? Widespread amnesia, violence and end of the world situations like starvation and looting. Some elements of the book were almost like The Invasion with Nicole Kidman. This strange virus (ARIA) threatens the human race and the memories of our past as we know it. ...
The Reading Cat
The Reading Cat rated it 6 years ago
Favourite location / setting … When Ryder observes the Marimar (jet) and he is so awestruck that he almost forgets the recent incidences. Ryder was my favourite throughout the book. He always puts others ahead of himself. And while some may think it is stupid, it struck me as compassionate. Given th...
Book Connoisseur
Book Connoisseur rated it 6 years ago
What were the main relationships explored in this book? I think the relationship that popped the most was the one Ryder had with his boss, Derek. Where Ryder was charismatic, Derek struck me as a know-it-all who wanted all the credit for himself. Although it may not seem obvious, I think Ryder's big...
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 7 years ago
Science fiction is a genre that generally falls into two widely different scopes (the epic, action-packed, space opera; and the intimate, character-focused, story of ideas), and two equally diverse themes (that of the truly 'alien' threat from beyond the stars; and that of the the 'human' threat, em...
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