The New World: A Step Backward

The New World: A Step Backward

by Andy Skrzynski
The New World: A Step Backward

The New World: A Step Backward

by Andy Skrzynski


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"The New World: A Step Backward" is a creative, science fiction adventure depicting the life-and-death struggles and dangers of primitive life on Earth after an apocalyptic period between 2019 and 2025. In 2075, following the World Annihilation Period and Earth's 50-year transformation, the detested Skalag clan periodically pillages Ukkiville to murder and enslave its inhabitants. Dangers intensify as vicious, mutant beasts lurk in the shadows, preying on villagers. At the heart of this evil, the twisted scientist, Zolokt, creates killer combinations of animals, plants, and insects to inflict his acts of revenge. Infuriated by the savage attacks, a young leader, Thoruk, and his two lifelong friends pledge their lives to protect Ukkiville. The determined ruler aims to forever put an end to Zolokt and his followers, for only then will true freedom reign in The New World. If you enjoy a tale full of action, horror, a touch of romance, and a crazy twist here and there, "The New World: A Step Backward" will help you escape for a few hours. Join the hero's journey with Ukkiville's ruler, Thoruk, and his two feisty friends, Mercivil and Stormulka. The action's so real and descriptive, you'll feel as if you're by their side, fighting the warriors and monsters that lurk in the nearby forests, lakes, and mountains. Visit the book series website at:

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ISBN-13: 9781514399514
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2015
Series: New World , #1
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Born in 1954 in Jackson Michigan.
Spent six years at the S. Joseph's Orphanage for Boys from age 6 to 12.
Graduated from Western High School in Parma, Mich. in 1972.
Graduated with a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University in Dec. 1976.
Married Bonnie in 1987, bringing two wonderful daughters with her.
Worked at IBM in Austin, Texas for 30 years and retired at age 53.

I started writing my first novel, The New World: A Step Backward, in June of 2014. I've attended four to five Read & Critique sessions monthly and have been blessed with the help and support of 64 Beta Readers. The change between my earliest writings and the finished product is night and day, thanks to the wonderful hearts and minds of so many fans, friends, and loved ones.

While my writing career got off to a late start in my life's plan at age 59, it has swooshed toward the clouds like an overpowered jet. Over the last couple of years, I've spent most of my waking hours writing, attending Read & Critiques, reading reviews of Beta Readers, and oodles of rewriting and editing. Even though I've been extremely busy, it has been a profoundly rewarding experience and an opportunity to meet many new friends.

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