Mark J. Handwerker

Biography

Dr. Mark J. Handwerker loves to blow up stuff! As a science teacher for more than 25 years, he has enjoyed revealing the secrets of nature to his students by repeating experiments done by the greatest scientists of the past in his classroom. He is the author of eight science texts, and has mentored dozens of educators in "the art of teaching science." He is also an author of science fiction and hopes to share those works with young readers everywhere. Since the days of the first great science fiction author, Jules Verne, science fiction writers have not only given the general reading audience decades of entertainment, they have succeeded in inspiring professional scientists to make the impossible possible. Dr. Handwerker believes that nothing is impossible.

Books

Escape From Convict Cave
By Mark J. Handwerker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
On a cave exploration with their Uncle Ned, Danny and Donna Davenport find more excitement than they bargained for. More dangerous than the deep caverns and sharp jagged rocks, tight suffocating crawl spaces, and bats flying free in the darkness, the twins encounter a host of unsavory, freakish characters. To save their lives, they must make an impossible ESCAPE FROM CONVICT CAVE.
Icarus Aflame
By Mark J. Handwerker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,970. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
ICARUS AFLAME is the first in a series of Gordian Palmer sci-fi spy thrillers. As an agent of Project Icarus, a top secret department of the Central Intelligence Agency, Palmer is sent on a mission to stop Xian, a merciless humanoid operative of the Belial star system, before the alien succeeds in helping an infamous Quuraki dictator develop the first hypersonic aerospace bomber.
The Mirrors of Pluto: Space Sentinels (Volume II)
By Mark J. Handwerker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
In SPACE SENTINELS II: THE MIRRORS OF PLUTO, transmorphing Arpoids from the planet Maggotia arrive on Earth through a space-warp portal. Only Albie Storm and the Space Sentinels can stop the Arpoid invaders from succeeding in laying the groundwork for another all out assault on Earth
Space Sentinels I: The Benefax Alliance
By Mark J. Handwerker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,760. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
SPACE SENTINELS I: THE BENEFAX ALLIANCE is the first in a series of space adventures featuring young Sentinel Albie Storm. Albie and his friends are kidnapped by gruesome aliens, entrenched on the moon and readying to attack Earth. With the help of an android of the Benefax Alliance, the teens face torture and death as they battle to stop the hideous invaders planning to enslave the galaxy.

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