John Gaukel

Biography

John Gaukel is a Physicist, Inventor, Intellectual Property Analyst, Engineer, Business Manager, Poet and Avid Science Fiction reader.
He is a hemiplegic, and has taken up Science Fiction writing to extend himself in new directions. – There are more novelettes and poems in progress.

Where to find John Gaukel online


Books

Miracle At Fort Custer
By John Gaukel
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This narrative is not fiction, but documents what I consider to be an actual miracle which involved my life. You may read it and draw your own conclusions. Many people go through life looking for proof that God exists. This miracle came to me even though I am solidly steeled in my belief in God. If I find others who are moved by this I will publish Volume 2 with the bulk of the letters.
Roy Rage
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Roy lived on Boliar and Roy was Mad. Being mad was not unusual for Roy. If you were to ask his mother, she would tell you Roy was born mad. But you can’t ask his mother as she had died from a freak mine cave-in years ago. Roy’s dad couldn’t take it and offed himself shortly afterwards. Roy really wasn’t a bad person at heart, he just felt the world had slighted him, and he wanted balance.
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 6
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 6 is an ongoing collection or series of God-centric, family-centric Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 5
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 5 is an ongoing collection or series of God-centric, family-centric Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 4
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 4 is an ongoing collection or series of Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 3
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 3 is an ongoing collection or series of Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 2
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just Beneath the Surface is an ongoing collection or series of Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
Just Beneath the Surface
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just Beneath the Surface is an ongoing collection of Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
Mars and Gone
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
Terry had just woke up from a nightmare. However, it was not a dream. Earth was blowing itself up, and he was stuck here on Mars, unable to do anything. Well not nothing, he was responsible for several thousand colonist’s survival. The worst part was yet to come. Thirteen missiles were headed for Mars. Terry had his work cut out for him. By contract, he was in charge of Mars.
John's Big Idea
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
One Quintillion is a really big number. John, a teen aged boy living in a lighthouse, needed to know it’s significance. Teachers, forget it. He had to figure it out on his own. John was no genius, or so others thought. So began his great adventure.
Trouble in the Triangulum Galaxy
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Hale Astro was a telescope the size of Texas. It’s task at the moment was research. They had just happened to focus on a corner of the Triangulum Galaxy. What they found raised more questions than it answered.
The Lifting
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
The four new sentient species were the dream of Humans and Quants alike. The George Gaukel’s daughters Linda and Tia had chosen species they were close to. It would take many generations and a long journey to reach their objectives.
The Plattsmouth II
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
The continuing saga of Joan whose dream to captain a starship came true when she became the starship. This is the tale of her first mission with a team of both Humans and quantum people. Joan must learn new skills if she is to save a dying race. her team is as green as she is, but they have the quants to help her, but what do you do when even the quants are cut off?
My Sunshine
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
A collection of poems about my precious wife. A precursor to the series "Just Beneath the Surface".
Companion World
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Julia Perenda woke up that morning to the warmth of sunshine and a cool spring breeze gently tickling her nose with the scent of the lilacs blooming outside her bedroom window. Anticipation washed over her as she struggled to full wakefulness. She knew that this was going to be the best day ever and tried to remember what would make this day better than the many good days preceeding today.
The Plattsmouth
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joan was a young girl living on the colony world Smith. quantum drives had eliminated airplanes, automobiles and carbon fuels. Joan had a dream, she wanted to fly, but not just fly, but fly like an Eagle. she wanted to feel the wind on her face. Her Quantum friend and Avatar Judy would help her to fly beyond her dreams. Joan and Judy would sit by saints pond and talk about their plans.

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Smashwords book reviews by John Gaukel

  • Paradox (A Short Story) on Jan. 02, 2012
    star star star star
    I liked it. At first, I thought I knew where it was going, and was prepared to stop... but I couldn't. I'm prepared to read more of his writing.
  • Infiltration on Jan. 02, 2012
    star star star star
    I liked the story, it sucked me in. Good change up. Credible scenario. Believable ending.
  • Not at all Rhinocerus on Jan. 07, 2012
    star star star star star
    I'M NOT ALL THE WAY THROUGH IT, BUT I LIKE IT. CREATIVE.