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

Centalpha 6 Part VII
By James Todd Cochrane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction
With the capture of Jinsar, Breyden hopes they will be able to extract the information necessary to find his friend, James. Even if Jinsar gives them any information, will they be able to trust it? Breyden and the others must trust that Jinsar will not lead them into a trap or doom their rebellion into the hands of the People’s Government.
Centalpha 6 Part VI
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Centalpha 6, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction
The appearance of Jonas, in the arena, brought a glimmer of hope to Breyden's desperate circumstances. The incident with his parents, Jinsar, James and the chip had crushed all expectations for any kind of future. How will Jonas be able to take him to his friends and can he even help them? How will he escape with the tracking device embedded near his spine? Will he live long enough to escape?
Centalpha 6 Omnibus
By James Todd Cochrane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 191,090. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
Breyden Pry lived in what he thought was the perfect society ruled by an Intergalactic Government for the people. Trained since birth by his father to be an elite commando and enrolled in the best military academy, his destiny seemed certain. He would hunt and destroy those trying to bring down their perfect utopia of equality.
Centalpha 6 Part V
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Centalpha 6, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
Breyden hadn’t expected to spend his life on the run as the most hunted man in the universe. But, a desire for truth drove him to a horrifying discovery about the supposedly “perfect society” in which he lived. This information drove his efforts to expose the truth about the People’s Government and pushed him into the role of rebel leader and criminal.
The Dark Society (Max and the Gatekeeper Book IV)
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.
Centalpha 6 Part IV
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Centalpha 6, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction
Breyden’s successful heist of the navitas particle forces the People’s Government to employ new strategies in their attempt to bring Breyden down, the universe’s most wanted criminal. Breyden discovers his plans to throw the People’s Government off his trail, creates a more desperate and dangerous entity bent on destroying the threat to their control.
Centalpha 6 Part III
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Centalpha 6, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
As he attempts to put the pieces in place to help him destroy the People’s Government and the underground, Breyden has become the most wanted man in the universe. His father, obsessed with bringing down his rebellious son, hunts Breyden with reckless abandon, destroying anyone or anything that gets in his way.
Centalpha 6 Part I
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Centalpha 6, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Breyden Pry lived in what he thought was the perfect society ruled by an Intergalactic Government for the people. Trained since birth by his father to be an elite commando and enrolled in the best military academy, his destiny seemed certain. He would hunt and destroy those trying to bring down their perfect utopia of equality.
Centalpha 6 Part II
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Centalpha 6, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
Breyden is at a major crossroads in his life - return to the life he had known and be a part of the corrupt, evil People’s Government or become a high-priority target of that establishment as an outlaw, hunted by it and his own father.
Max and the Gatekeeper
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
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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)
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
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)
By James Todd Cochrane
Series: Max and the Gatekeeper, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
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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