James Jackson

Biography

I was born in Sydney Australia in 1965. I moved to Michigan USA in 2001. I have two wonderfull children,and one grandchild who all still reside in Sydney. I began writing the Terran Chronicles Saga in 2010. For a detailed bio please visit www.TerranChronicles.com

Smashwords Interview

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Usually via the current social media hype, Facebook, Twitter, Friends.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, I was twelve and wrote about my Siamese cat. I won, one of fifty Garfield special release comics for my efforts.
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Books

Emma's Legacy
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Series: Terran Chronicles Universe · Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story takes place far in the future, long after the final voyage of the Terran is but a distant memory. It is during this time that Dianne catches her son, Benny, along with his friend Richard, in her study accessing her computer. She sates their curiosity by directing the boys to the ancient archives, and the fragments of Emma’s New Earth Ecology Journal.
Jie's World (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 3 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the novel Colony, we learn that Jie launches China’s first colony ship, fires nuclear weapons at the Terran, then vanishes into the cosmos. The Chinese government quickly proclaim that Jie stole the spacecraft. Jie’s plan to establish a colony on another world under his leadership is not quite as straight forward as he expects it to be.
Colony (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles, Book 3 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humanity’s first spacecraft, the Terran, returns home. The crew is stunned to discover that while their trek lasted for less than a year, three years has passed on Earth. Gamin technologies have begun making their way into everyday life for many countries. The crew of the Terran faces new challenges when they escort the coalition’s newest spacecraft, the colony ship Liberty, to New Earth.
Gamin Technology (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 1 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This journal contains Joe’s notes of his discoveries and observations during the Terran’s maiden voyage of exploration to the stars. This journal is not a stand-alone story, but rather a supplementary guide for those that have an understanding of the Gamin and their involvement with Earth. While Joe’s journal answers many questions about these aliens and their technology, it also raises more.
Pythos (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 2 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Artemis One and her four man crew have returned to Pythos after a lengthy space mission. The men are stunned when they witness an apocalyptic space battle above their home world. Once the combatants leave, the crew apprehensively contacts ground control. The events following the Gamin occupation, and subsequent battle, have far reaching consequences, changing Pythos and its people forever.
Discovery (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles, Book 2 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this second installment of the Terran Chronicles series, the ‘Terran’ is preparing for her maiden voyage. Humanity’s next frontier, the exploration of space, is tantalizingly close. The daring crew rapidly find themselves overwhelmed and ill prepared for the dangers that lie ahead. Discovery introduces some new characters, while at the same time bids farewell to others as the adventure unfolds.
Johnny's Jaunt (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 1 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
The partially built alien spaceship is huge, tempting, and also off limits to nine year old Johnny. His father, George, is an important member of the team that are working hard to get the ship ready for launch. With everyone being busier than normal, Johnny is waiting for the day he can sneak aboard. Will he get aboard? If so what will he find?
First Contact (Terran Chronicles)
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Series: Terran Chronicles, Book 1 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The adventure you’re about to embark upon is one of discovery and hope, as humanity comes to terms with its ‘First Contact’. As the ‘Terran Chronicles’ saga unfolds it will challenge the way we look at alien races, eliminating some old clichés. When a fleet of spaceships arrives in orbit, it raises a number of compelling questions. What brings them here? Are they friendly? What will happen to us?

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  • The Antpod Faction on Sep. 24, 2014

    I very much enjoyed this story. The various elements held my interest and kept me wanting to find out more. I would read this authors work again. :)