Bio: Jeff Bredenberg spent the first two decades of his publishing career working for newspapers, primarily writing and editing in Chicago, Denver, St. Louis and four other cities. He has published three science fiction novels?The Dream Compass, The Dream Vessel and The Man in the Moon Must Die ? plus several short stories in magazines and anthologies. In his ?day job,? Bredenberg is an independent writer and editor specializing in how-to and health topics. He has written, edited, or contributed to more than 25 books. He is a frequent contributor to home-oriented magazines as well. Bredenberg makes frequent media appearances, including spots on the Late Show With David Letterman, the Rachael Ray Show and the CBS Early Show. Bredenberg lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia with his wife and two sons. Learn more about Jeff at jeffbredenberg.com and howtocheatbooks.com .
Rulers of old nearly destroyed the planet. And the new "boss" may finish the job.Any day now, The Monitor will unleash his deadly secret upon a war-addled planet. What brutal dictator worth his salt would pass up the chance to annihilate an entire competing population? But he didn't count on interference from Anton Takk, the guilt-ridden escapee from a northern labor camp. Or from Rosenthal Webb, the aging Revolutionary burrowed in a mountain hideout. Or, for that matter, from the ruthless warri... more info>>
An enticing new world awaits--but getting there's half the battle. Destroying a ruthless dictator, it turns out, was easy by comparison. Merqua's Revolutionaries find themselves landlocked, and the only hope for civilization lies beyond a wild and perilous ocean. Only one shipyard can produce a vessel that's up to the crossing. But how do you negotiate with--or trust--slavers, powder-snorting pirates and cannibals? To complicate matters, the Rasta mystic Pec-Pec lurks in the background. The powe... more info>>
What do a cunning old man, a code-slopper gone rogue, a pair of lowlife tech-runners, a sexually frustrated AI, and a hermaphrodite underworld boss have in common? They're all out to get Benito Funcitti, owner of the first lunar resort: Fun City. Oh, who's that old man? He's Benito Funcitti too, thanks to a TeleCompositor "accident" that left behind a double who shouldn't exist. With two Benitos squaring off, the adventure is sure to include daring, fun, and maybe a little something on the side.... more info>>