ORDER COPIES OF 1% FREE HERE: Matiasz (End Time) has crafted a world that’s a hotbed of political intrigues and ideologies, where war simmers on the horizon. Publishers Weekly 02/10/2017 […]
Jon Hunt’s brilliant illustrations for a free downloadable PDF excerpt called “Salvage Run” from my novel, 1% Free. Plus, a glimpse of the process of creating the illustrations.
I have three free PDF excerpts from my novel “1% Free.” The first is entitled “A Galactic Derive” and offers a glossary of terms to help the reader navigate the world of 2042. The second is entitled “Salvage Run,” which introduces the main character Becky Wiley in a blaze of glory, a firefight in which she recovers a mysterious artifact. The third is entitled “Black Widow Mouth,” wherein the main character Jimmy Hidalgo chases a seriel killer who murdered his best friend.
My book, 1% Free, will be published on September 28, 2016. You can buy the Print On Demand book from Barnes & Noble for $18.95, and the ebook can be had from Barnes & Noble for $13.99.
Thursday, November 3
Book Passage Bookstore
Ferry Building, San Francisco
62 MILE PRESS is reprinting the prescient, near-future thriller END TIME: NOTES ON THE APOCALYPSE by G.A. MATIASZ. Written in a slashing, evocative style, END TIME received rave reviews in underground and small press circles in 1994.
It’s not just sex, drugs and rock’n’roll!
A wing of fighter jets, low over Nimitz Field, shrieked toward Oakland. Toward Jack London Square and the dual battle laser positions on Oakland’s inner harbor. People were running around the tower then, running away from the Harbor as fast as was humanly possible. A second roar, and surface-to-air missile batteries leapt into action to lay up a defensive curtain of heat seeking rockets. The jets broke into evasive action. Battle laser auroras danced up ultraviolet into the descending sun as the weapons primed. Two jets looped back tightly and managed to let loose their own rockets before having to dodge again. The harbor erupted under the jet strike, counterpointed quickly by one jet taking a direct hit and another spinning off, minus one wing. The battle laser fired. The precise x-ray beam could not be seen. But it produced a sharp fold in the air as it pierced across the bay and stripped the top off San Francisco’s Transamerica Pyramid…