Self Convictions [NOOK Book]

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Self Convictions, an internal struggle between good and evil. As his powers of telekinesis begin to develop, Brandon doesn’t understand where they came from or how to control them. His inability to control his gifts leads him to a place of mystery and unraveling he never would've fathomed.
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Self Convictions

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Overview

Self Convictions, an internal struggle between good and evil. As his powers of telekinesis begin to develop, Brandon doesn’t understand where they came from or how to control them. His inability to control his gifts leads him to a place of mystery and unraveling he never would've fathomed.
Don't miss "Self Consciousness" & "Self Conclusions," the follow-on books to this story!

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Editorial Reviews

Kelly Davis
"RJ Hamilton boldly puts himself out on a limb with Self Convictions - there are virtually no sympathetic characters in the book whatsoever. Fortunately, it was a risk that paid off because it was for that very reason I found it impossible to put down!"
Stacy Pierce
From start to finish I was intrigued by the idea of telekinesis in R. J. Hamilton’s book, Self Convictions, as I’ve been in real life. However, the fast paced and sometimes violent journey of the main character, Brandon Hudson, went beyond what I could ever imagine. As his extraordinary powers emerge, one is thrust into a thrilling journey as his insanity comes to life through his experiences and the events that occur in the lives of those around him.This story was a page turner!
Julie Clayton
Long before Heroes was a popular television series, author R.J. Hamilton was writing a story in his mind about a young man with extraordinary powers. The protagonist of Self Convictions, Brandon Hudson, has the power of telekinesis. Not tamely moving pens across a table, but a great force that seems to come from inside of his head, someone else's voice and unchecked emotions, willing him to commit murderous and appalling acts.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011153655
  • Publisher: R.J. Hamilton
  • Publication date: 6/28/2010
  • Series: Self C's , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 218 KB

Meet the Author

I am originally from Minnesota. After high school, I joined the United States Army as an Infantryman. I was deployed 4 times, twice to Bosnia and twice to Iraq. I ended my military career after 12 years of service to my country. I now live in Overland Park, Kansas.

I am the author of "Self Convictions," "Self consciousness," "Self Conclusions," "Self Consequences," (in that order) "And the Hand of God," "Because It Feels Good," "A Personal Hell: Don't Ask, Don't Tell," & "Dissecting Sean Connor."

I started writing in the area of Young Adult Literature recently with "Dissecting Sean Connor." The book was written to help teens with the issues of bullying and identity, particularly when it comes to their sexuality. Often times these things go unnoticed or ignored and "Dissecting Sean Connor" deals with the issues that so many young adults don't think they can talk about.

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  • Posted June 3, 2010

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    Fast-paced fantasy... highly recommended!

    From start to finish I was intrigued by the idea of telekinesis in R. J. Hamilton's book, Self Convictions, as I've been in real life. However, the fast paced and sometimes violent journey of the main character, Brandon Hudson, went beyond what I could ever imagine. As his extraordinary powers emerge, one is thrust into a journey as his insanity comes to life through his experiences and the events that occur in the lives of those around him. This story was a page turner that I had to force myself to read at a slower pace. I was eager to finish it the first day because it snatches the reader's attention from the Prelude holding onto until the very last page.

    Brandon is a character that one might envy, love and feel empathy for. He appears at times to be a lost soul struggling with his real powers. Every time I thought one thing was going to happen, the author took the story in a different direction. As each event took place I felt a range of emotions-sadness, fear, anxiety, anger, nervousness and love. The author created an extremely vivid story making it hard to believe this is his first book. I highly recommend this fantasy book to readers looking to get lost in the mind of one with telekinesis. It might make you think twice about wanting the ability to read minds or seek revenge on someone using your mind rather than your hands.

    The author challenges the reader to think about becoming at the very least a friend to the Hudson family, feel for them or wish to be with one of them. After reading this story I've decided to watch them from afar.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2010

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    This book is awesome!

    I got an advance copy from a website I'd heard about from a friend. I loved this book! The characters were so mysterious. The fact R.J. wrote this book about telepathy when there are so many about vampires right now was a great move! His writing style is so much different than anything that I've ever read. I was utterly impressed and can't wait for the next book to come out!

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  • Posted May 4, 2010

    Fantastic story!

    I got the book early by going to one of the author's book signings. I am so glad I did. This book is amazing! The writing style is refreshing, the story will keep you guessing. The author has done an amazing job with enveloping the reader to make you feel you are taking every breath with the characters. I can't wait for the second installment.

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