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Before the Storm

Before the Storm

Fox and BC travel through time from the distant future to 1901. Elite cadets in the Imperial Army, they are young, handsome, well-mannered ... and now, mutineers. They have journeyed into the past to save the opening ceremony of Australia's first parliament from being bombed. If ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921665349
Published 1 August 2007 by Ford Street Publishing
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By McMullen, Sean
Series Book 1

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ISBN-13 9781921665349
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Ford Street Publishing
Imprint Ford Street Publishing
Publication Date 1 August 2007
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By McMullen, Sean
Series Book 1
Category Science Fiction
Australian
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Number of Pages 142
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Dewey Code A823
Catalogue Code 313784

Description of this Electronic Book

Fox and BC travel through time from the distant future to 1901. Elite cadets in the Imperial Army, they are young, handsome, well-mannered ... and now, mutineers. They have journeyed into the past to save the opening ceremony of Australia's first parliament from being bombed.
In order to carry out their mission, they have to enlist the help of three ordinary teenagers. But why does the future need changing? Who sent the cadets on their mission? And who is planning the bombing?
If the cadets fail, thousands will die, sparking a century of total war. However, to change the destiny of the world, the young warriors will need the help of three ordinary teenagers ...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Ford St could not have picked a better debut novel. Before the Storm is a highly original tale that brings to mind an unlikely though satisfying marriage between The Terminator and the Bronte sisters. It is an expertly written mix of SF, heart-thudding adventure and humour (with the merest hint of romance). This story delivers on so many levels. Rather than causing distance, McMullen's use of an omniscient narrator creates an intimacy with all these characters, and is possibly one of the best uses of the viewpoint I have encountered. A thoroughly riveting read, Before the Storm will appeal equally to male and female YA readers everywhere. - Jenny Mounfield

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Author's Bio

Sean McMullen is one of Australia's leading SF and fantasy authors, with fourteen books and sixty stories published, for which he has won over a dozen awards. His most recent novels are The Ancient Hero (2004) and Voidfarer (2006). When not writing Sean is a computer training manager, and when not at a keyboard he is a karate instructor.

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