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“The Net” meets “Conspiracy Theory” with Earthquakes.

Emma “J” for Joy Pearce is at her editorial offices on the twenty-second floor of Three Embarcadero in downtown San Francisco when the long-dreaded next Great Earthquake devastates the Bay area. Amid horrific destruction, she rescues a man trapped in the rubble. In the heat of survival, she swiftly bonds with him, causing her to question her possible marriage to her long-time boyfriend.

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Shaken

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Overview

“The Net” meets “Conspiracy Theory” with Earthquakes.

Emma “J” for Joy Pearce is at her editorial offices on the twenty-second floor of Three Embarcadero in downtown San Francisco when the long-dreaded next Great Earthquake devastates the Bay area. Amid horrific destruction, she rescues a man trapped in the rubble. In the heat of survival, she swiftly bonds with him, causing her to question her possible marriage to her long-time boyfriend.

But Jason Gibb is not the charming photojournalist he pretends to be. As Emma discovers his true identity, his mission in the city, and the dark secrets behind the catastrophe, she finds the choices she makes may mean the difference between her own life or death.

SHAKEN is an ebook adaptation of “Deus Ex Machina,” published in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, republished in the anthology Transcendental Tales From Asimov’s (Donning Press), and translated and republished worldwide.

From the author of CELESTIAL GIRL (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY), THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA, SUMMER OF LOVE, A TIME TRAVEL (a Philip K. Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book), THE GILDED AGE, A TIME TRAVEL (a New York Times Notable Book and a New York Public Library Recommended Book), and STRANGE LADIES: 7 STORIES.

A list of Sources follows this short novel.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014482240
  • Publisher: Bast Books
  • Publication date: 1/20/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 943 KB

Meet the Author

LISA MASON is the author of ten novels, including SUMMER OF LOVE (Bantam), a San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book and Philip K. Dick Award finalist, and THE GOLDEN NINETIES (Bantam), a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book. Mason's OMNI story, TOMORROW'S CHILD (on Nook) is in development at Universal Studios.

New on Nook are Mason's romantic suspense titles, CELESTIAL GIRL, BOOK 1: THE HEARTLAND (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY) and CELESTIAL GIRL, BOOK 2: JEWEL OF THE GOLDEN WEST (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY).

Also new is STRANGE LADIES: 7 STORIES, a collection of previously published science fiction and fantasy.

THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, Mason's big new urban fantasy, is on Nook. As affordable installments, THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA TRILOGY is offered as Book 1, Life's Journey, Book 2, In Dark Woods, and Book 3, The Right Road.

SUMMER OF LOVE, A TIME TRAVEL (the revised edition) and the sequel THE GILDED AGE, A TIME TRAVEL are on Nook.

Other previously print published titles on Nook include EVERY MYSTERY UNEXPLAINED, TOMORROW'S CHILD, HUMMERS, DAUGHTER OF THE TAO, THE SIXTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF HYSTERIA, and TESLA, A WORTHY OF HIS TIME, A SCREENPLAY.

Mason published her first story, “ARACHNE,” in Omni and has since published short fiction in magazines and anthologies worldwide, including Omni, Full Spectrum, Universe, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Unique, Transcendental Tales, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Immortal Unicorn, Tales of the Impossible, Desire Burn, Fantastic Alice, The Shimmering Door, Hayakawa Science Fiction Magazine, Unter Die Haut, and others. Her stories have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.

LISA MASON lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with the acclaimed artist and jeweler Tom Robinson.
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