Alan Tucker, author of The Mother-Earth Series (A Measure of Disorder, A Cure for Chaos, and Mother’s Heart), as well as a new science fiction novel, Knot in Time, is a dad, a graphic designer, and a soccer coach. Mostly in that order. He’s had a lifelong adoration of books, beginning with Encyclopedia Brown, progressing through Alan Dean Foster’s Flinx, and continuing on with the likes of Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, and Naomi Novik, to name a few.
“I wanted to write books that I’d enjoy reading. Books that I hoped my kids would enjoy too!”
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by Alan Tucker
Approx. 71,350 words.
Published on February 23, 2012.
The cunning and powerful Mogritas and his allies maneuver and toy with the citizens of Mother, before moving in for the kill.
Scattered across not one, but two worlds, Jenni and her classmates struggle to reunite for a final battle against the shapeshifter. Or will old frictions and new threats tear them, and their adopted world, apart?
Ruin or salvation, the answers lie in Mother’s Heart.
A Cure for Chaos
by Alan Tucker
Approx. 80,180 words.
Published on January 28, 2011.
Jenni Kershaw just wanted a chance at a normal life. Well, maybe something a little better than normal. But perfect physical features weren’t translating into happiness for Jenni as a freshman in high school. Something was still missing.
Jenni never would have guessed that something might be her old nemesis from junior high, Alisha, who shows up out of the blue, bearing a flag of truce.
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- First Utterings
on July 20, 2011
Thank you, Michelle, for sharing these glimpses into your life and soul. It's not an easy thing to express so deeply for all the world to see.
I was particularly taken with "The Plea" and "In March". March seems to be a momentous month for me as well for some reason. Strange how that works!
- Zahid's Tale
on Feb. 26, 2012
Zahid's Tale is a sure bet for lovers of high or epic fantasy. Doering has crafted a detailed world in which the energy and emotions of memory power the forces of magic.
Zahid is a wizard whose desire for a more pastoral life led him away from the Academy where he'd spent the majority of his life studying magic. He has a new wife and home in a small village, and is respected by the community. Zahid and his wife wish to start a family, but a recent raid on the village has cast doubts in his mind regarding his ability to defend the family he desires.
The Academy draws Zahid reluctantly back, with the help of a precocious friend, Kalan, and the promise of enough power to keep his family safe from harm in the future.
The story is alive with magic, friendship, political intrigue, and action. Doering has written characters full of life and complexity that draw the reader in to the experience. His writing style is smooth and detailed, bringing each scene into sharp focus. I look forward to more work from him in the future!