Seeking The Heavens

Rated 4.00/5 based on 2 reviews
In a world where Earth's Ionosphere is in a constant state of turmoil, a young inventor embarks on an unlikely journey looking for his missing scientist father. He finds more than he bargained for, and in the process learns about forgiveness, loyalty, and courage. This novel has action, light romance, humor, and intrigue in a captivating retro-futuristic setting.

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Words: 80,310
Language: English
ISBN: 9781458172105
About Jeffrey Hendricks

Jeff Hendricks was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1974 in the back seat of a Chevrolet. He shares his little spare time with his wife and 4 children. He is an accomplished musician, an avid tinkerer, and won his first literary award when he was twelve. Jeff currently lives near Thibodaux, Louisiana, and says the food there is second to none.

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Review by: Diogenes Ruiz on Oct. 22, 2014 :
This is a good teen read. A good adventure and a story of self-discovery with positive messages about forgiveness and family. The pace picked up during the second half of the book as the adventure unfolds. Nice clean read.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Blake Petit on April 30, 2011 : (no rating)
SEEKING THE HEAVENS is a different sort of sci-fi story. Set about a century after the sky is "broken" in some catastrophic event, the human race has reverted to sort of a steampunk kind of existence. Technology works, but not at the level we're used to, and many of the things we take for granted are no longer viable. Enter Jaiden, a teenage inventor who discovers that his long-absent father has been on a quest to repair the sky. Jaiden sets out with a group of odd characters to find his father and complete the quest. Hendricks takes a very different approach to this kind of story. While most writers in this sort of setting would immerse us in a bleak, hopeless remnant of humanity, Hendricks's story is very much focused on faith and love, and the restorative power of each. It's a refreshing change of pace, and it really makes the book worth your time.
(reviewed long after purchase)

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