James Todd Cochrane

Biography

James Todd Cochrane was born in Fremont, California. He received his BA from Utah State University, where he majored in Business Information Systems with a minor in German.

A writer since elementary school, he published his first novel, Max and the Gatekeeper, in 2007. The sequels, The Hourglass of Souls and The Descendant and the Demon’s Fork, followed

He now lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he writes part-time while working as a computer programmer.

His first novel, Max and the Gatekeeper, is on the Accelerated Readers List and was a 2010-2011 Alaska Battle Book.

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Books

The Prophecy of Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Born with a curse that dooms her and her race to a future of slavery, Sky’s world is torn apart when she witnesses her sister’s capture and enslavement. Left alone and injured, she must try to figure out what to do to survive and how to avoid the same fate as the rest of her people. Based on the character Sky from the Max and the Gatekeeper Series.
The Dark Society (Max and the Gatekeeper Book IV)
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two years after the mysterious disappearance of the ancient magical book, the universe has become an even more dangerous place. Hudich and his evil followers continue their quest for total domination of all worlds. At the same time, the rise of a secret society, infesting the highest levels of government, threatens to overthrow the United States.
Max and the Gatekeeper
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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A war has been waging for centuries; a magical and technological battle between good and evil. This conflict will affect life everywhere, but not everyone is aware it exists. When twelve-year old Max Rigdon is sent to stay with his grandfather for the summer, he unwillingly enters the fight.
The Descendant and the Demon's Fork (Max and the Gatekeeper Book III)
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Grandpa Joe’s town has always been controlled by the enemy, who walks openly among them. Yet, Max has always felt safer there than anywhere else. Until now that is. A perfect killer is on the loose. One that not only destroys a person’s body, but steals their soul.
The Hourglass of Souls (Max and the Gatekeeper Book II)
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
For decades Hudich, the leader of an evil army, had been held prisoner in a world called Pekel. Before releasing him last summer to save Max’s friend Cindy, Max’s grandfather neutralized Hudich’s magical powers with the aid of an advanced high-tech collar. Unfortunately, Hudich’s escape allowed him to relay a centuries-old secret to his followers that helps them find a powerful weapon.

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