*** Onset earned an Honorable Mention in the 2012 Global eBook Awards *** The story has been edited and expanded 10% over previous edition. Confined to a wheelchair, Chloe struggles to overcome injuries from a bike racing accident. She does not associate the voices in her head with emerging powers. Instead, she fears she may have onset schizophrenia. Can Chloe protect herself from falling into the hands of those who would control her powers and realize her true destiny? Comments from writers at HarperColins site, Authonomy where it was in the top 20 Science-fiction story of the month. Fans of Dean Koontz and âX-Menâ would love âOnsetâ. It manages to merge the two genres effortlessly and deliver a fast-paced Sci-Fi thriller! It is excellent! It read fluidly. Your conversation was perfect! I love the trash talk in the beginning. You will undoubtedly be picked up sooner or later! Your book is easy to read and I was at the end of the chapter before I realized it. Giving you 6 stars, and a spot on my watchlist. This is written is a professional manner. The plot is captivating. Chole is a great character because she's likable, vulnerable and mentally strong. And I can see the mystery and danger adding tension to the story. Your writing, your style are so appealing, that I cannot resist it. You know what you are talking about, and I think I can trust your mathematical brain to have worked out all the angles....you have, indeed, which is wonderful. I can settle in for a good, long read. What a relief it is to find reliable, easy and accurate writing.
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|Title of Science Fiction eBook: Onset|
|Release Date: 02-09-2012|
|Publisher: (Indie Author)|
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Chapter 2 ~ First Day
Chloe knew she was driving too fast… again… but she was late for the first day of her summer internship. Her Aunt Doris had insisted she needed to go to Houston to have the best learning opportunity and Shannon, her adoptive mother had agreed. For both of them, she wanted to make a good impression. “Not a good start,” she muttered.
The hospital’s right across from the campus,” her aunt had said, meaning across from Rice University. The directions had sounded easy enough but the problem she had reminded her about was that the Houston medical center had tons of hospitals. Even though Chloe had recovered from her accident there, MD Anderson Cancer Center was only one hospital among a maze of others.
“Go south on Montrose until you run into a circle around a big fountain. You can’t miss it. If you go too far, you’re in the zoo.”
Damn, she thought. There it is. The damn zoo. She doubled-back by making a semi-legal u-bee through a gap of approaching traffic, aimed for the fountain for the second time, and then accelerated around it.
Through breaks in the dense canopy of oak limbs, she caught glimpses of the university on the right and, as promised, a zillion medical buildings on the left. Crap, I’m so late I’ll be fired before I start....