Clocktower Books

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Clocktower Books is the world's first true digital publisher of complete (novel length), proprietary (not public domain) books online for download. We started publishing in April 1996. We innovatively published our novels in weekly serial chapers, 1996-1997. The first such novels were John Argo's This Shoal of Space and Pioneers (both SF) and John Argo's Neon Blue (suspense). More info about this at the Museum pages of Clocktower Books (http://www.clocktowerbooks.com/). A small press with big ideas, in the best U.S. traditions, we stay at the pioneering edge of an exciting new industry.

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Robinson Crusoe 1,000,000 A.D. - Empire of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,100. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Alex Kirk, the last human, is a clone of a man who died a million years ago. Mankind is long extinct. Alone like no human before him, Alex must survive and find meaning on a strange new earth full of savage and dangerous wonders. Is there a woman Friday? or is he doomed to live and die in silence and solitude? A smudge near the moon one night starts to unveil terrifying but wonderful answers.
Robinson Crusoe 1,000,000 A.D.
Series: DarkSF. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This far-future SF novel captures the post-apoc, extinction flavor of classics like Robinson Crusoe (1719 classic novel), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (cult classic 1963 film), & Planet of the Apes (1968 film) - as a totally fresh, imaginative tale of DarkSF, adventure, and a love story a million years in the future. Library Journal called it innovative and readable. Part of John Argo's DarkSF series.
Holocene Mysteries
Series: The Reading Room, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
We live in a geological epoch called the Holocene, which begins 10,000 years ago as the last great glaciers melt away, and with them the 2.58 million years of the Pleistocene fade. But humans only started keeping written records about 5,000 years ago. What happened during that long twilight in the first half of the Holocene? Mute testimonials include Stonehenge, Nebra Sky Disk, and much more...
This Shoal of Space
Series: DarkSF. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This Shoal of Space - fresh and readable today as in 1996 - was the world's first true e-novel published online for download. Proprietary (not pub domain) John Argo published it in innovative serial chapters 1996-7 to global reader acclaim. It was a bestseller on the early Web, and remains a compelling read. Released in innovative weekly serial chapters, it had early VR (see site for more info).


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