Here is another one of mine

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For hundreds of years history books went unchallenged and all religious beliefs were considered to be inviolable, never to be questioned, until the era of the Teleportation Gate. Consider what would occur if the origins of mankind, together with many of the preconceptions we hold dear concerning religion, were proven to be false. How would you react? At the end of the twenty-first century, time travel became a reality. Humanity was about to get an unwelcome wakeup call. Nothing is every straight forward…

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Cataclysm has yet to become the target of Amazons Trolls. Here are all seven of its reviews so far:

It’s hard to put a “genre” on “Cataclysm” and that’s just what I like in “modern literature”. Although the novel is short, Jack Eason manages to touch a lot of fascinating themes without giving the impression that the story is rushed. Literature harbours a great deal of tales about time-travel, but “Cataclysm” adds a kind of “philosophical” outlook on the legends about our origins, the concept of time, and even the definition of gender, to name just a few subjects. Jack Eason clearly is a well-read author who is interested in science and a wide variety of topics. Still, in spite of the richness of ideas, “Cataclysm” is not didactic: the laconic humor and the terrific no-nonsense style turn this idea-rich novel also into a grand adventure with boisterous characters and even an alien romance with a surprising emotional end. When you read a lot like I do, you notice that after a while many novels turn into a blur. I don’t think I will see it happen with this one. Well done, Mr. Eason
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on March 29, 2015
Dr Gilbert Briggs invents a time machine in 2097, and from the first page of this fast paced novella, the action doesn’t stop. The secrets of ancient Earth have always fascinated me, and I loved this take on it. Gilbert and his New Zealand cohort head back to various times in the history of the planet, and find the Sun King of the Maya to be an alien, who they befriend. I don’t want to write any spoilers, so all I’ll say is that the love at the end of this book is definitely bittersweet, and the action and time mind bending were great. Romp of a story.
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on December 15, 2014

If prehistory is an interest of yours, this is the book for you! Briggs invents a time machine and after a little political jealousy erupts, he begins a Sherlock Holmes type of trek through time, stumbling upon an alien race that lives amongst us. Soon the time travel team is caught up in a hunt that takes them from the present to the past in a fast paced chase to keep history intact.

Done in a narrative style, it covers many theories of our existence as well as a vast knowledge of geology, history, and politics. Arianna, an alien of a most curious nature, brings a different dynamic to the story. An adult adventure read.

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on November 24, 2014

Cataclysm carries distinct echoes of Daeniken’s Chariots of the Gods. The premise is exciting, if somewhat familiar: an ingenious scientist builds a time machine and uses it to discover the truth behind humanity’s creation. What sets apart Cataclysm from similar books is the author’s passionate take on various subjects, from religion to third gender rights. For many, this will be the book’s strongest point.

However, it occasionally meant focusing on one subject but skimming through another. For example, the time travelers come across a city in the Black Sea, 3 mil. years ago. I expected a detailed description of such an amazing discovery; instead, the whole episode is over in a few pages. Oh the other hand, the hero’s apartment is described in exhaustive detail, and an anti-religious speech takes up a number of pages. Similarly, the ending felt somewhat rushed, with a strangely indirect resolution.

Still, if you’re not easily offended and are looking for a challenging, passionate book and an interesting story, this is a book worth checking out.

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on November 9, 2014
This is an example of an extraordinary author with a voluminous knowledge to share. Cataclysm is a wonderful beginning of a series that will captivate the world. Jack has dealt so well with some difficult topics and expounded upon them quite eloquently. I am thoroughly invested in this concept.
Thank you Jack
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on November 7, 2014
Jack Eason spins another of his ripping yarns in, Cataclysm. His rich knowledge of history along with ancient myths and legends thread through each page, and true to his unique storytelling style, it is punctuated with the occasional pithy dash of the language and dry humour that marks his Kiwi and English upbringing. While Cataclysm has an element of science fiction to it, it is in the historical facts, and myths, which are intertwined with the present that make this such a good read.
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on November 3, 2014
I was lucky enough to be a Beta Reader of this book prior to publishing and can tell you that it is not JUST a ‘science fiction / time travel / action / thriller / romance with a difference’ story that will grip you from the start and keep you gripped throughout.
It will also make you wonder if there might be an element of truth behind the premise of the fiction.
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So there you have it, yet another story from me, asking to be read. Click on one of the following links to get your copy.
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