Born 1959 in West Bromwich in the West Midlands, England.
Eddie was educated at Churchfields High School in West Bromwich where he was always an active member of the school theater group, music workshops, library groups and debating societies. He left school with no discernible examination results and drifted through a series of different jobs not able to settle into the standard nine to five norm. During his life Eddie has Undertaken jobs as diverse as barman, fork lift truck driver, delivery driver, insurance salesman and maintainance fitter to name but a few, but it wasn't until he discovered hopital radio that he found a vocation that would last for thirty years or more. The combination of radio presenting and mobile disc jockey work led him naturally into performing in clubs, bars, hotels, and theatres as a singer comedian. More recently Eddie found himself working in radio for a local station where he became a presenter and eventually rising to the dizzy heights co-station controller. Nowadays he lives on the island of Tenerife with his wife Hollie and their son Jack. He divides his time between his computer work as a graphic and web designer, his writing and his family. When called upon he can still be found singing at the occasional bar and he also enjoys being a coach guide.
The story line for the 'Alpha Series' has been running around his head for as long as he can remember and in 2012 he decided to commit it to book form and publish. The result was his first novel Alpha 1472. There are plans for the 'Alpha Series' to run over four novels and Eddie is busy writing the second installment.
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by Eddie Hastings
A planet with its own biosphere travels on its huge elliptical orbit. Once every two thousand, five hundred years it comes into range of another planet that is home to a species similar to them. The space ship Alpha 1472 is sent to recover information left for them with disastrous consequences.
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