A planet with its own biosphere travels on its huge elliptical orbit. Once every two thousand, five hundred years it comes into range of another planet that is home to a species similar to them. The space ship Alpha 1472 is sent to recover information left for them with disastrous consequences.
Mary Emmanuel is the navigator on her final mission for the company. And although the company was aware that she was in the first trimester of her pregnancy, it had been decided that she and her unborn baby would be fine to accompany the crew on their mission. Neither she nor her husband, David, could have imagined the outcome of the space shuttle Alpha 1472.
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How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
Finding a genre to place my book into has been a challenge and when you read it you will see why.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Never give up. If you have a story to tell, persevere until you achieve your goal.
Born 1959 in West Bromwich in the West Midlands, England.
Eddie was educated at Churchfields High School in West Bromwich where he was always an active member of the school theatre group, music workshops, library groups and debating societies. He left school with no discernable examination results and drifted through a series of different jobs not able to settle into the standard nine to five norm. During his life Eddie has Undertaken jobs as diverse as barman, fork lift truck driver, delivery driver, insurance salesman and maintainance fitter to name but a few, but it wasn’t until he discovered hopital radio that he found a vocation that would last for thirty years or more. The combination of radio presenting and mobile disc jockey work led him naturally into performing in clubs, bars, hotels, and theatres as a singer comedian. More recently Eddie found himself working in radio for a local station where he became a presenter and eventually rising to the dizzy heights co-station controller. Nowadays he lives on the island of Tenerife with his wife Hollie and thier son Jack. He divides his time between his computer work as a graphic and web designer, his writing and his family. When called upon he can still be found singing at the occasional bar and he also enjoys being a coach guide.
The storyline for the ‘Alpha Series’ has been running around his head for as long as he can remember and in 2012 he decided to commit it to bookform and publish. The result was his first novel Alpha 1472. There are plans for the ‘Alpha Series’ to run over four novels and Eddie is busy writing the second installment.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
This is a story we are all familiar with told in an imaginative new way. It is a story that has been running around my mind for years and now I have finally committed it to book form.