Torn MacAlester Firebird Book Award Winner 133 AUTHORS JOIN THE FIREBIRD BOOK AWARD CIRCLE OF WINNERS October 2021 – Speak Up Talk Radio announced the winners of 2021’s third quarter FIREBIRD BOOK AWARDS contest.  One of the winning entries was from Montana author Torn MacAlester whose book titled Thunder Moon Tussle won in the Science Fiction category. Authors […]

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Thunder Moon Tussle by Torn MacAlester

My novel Thunder Moon Tussle is available in kindle unlimited, kindle, and paperback on amazon.com.   Nils Carmike, a fallen from grace astronaut turned smuggler, forges a new life on the lunar frontier. Harassed by the strikingly beautiful and demanding Deputy Miller, he is faced with fines and conflict, resulting in a tumultuous relationship and […]

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Yellowstone and Timeline of Events

The key background event of the storyline that includes Thunder Moon Tussle is the eruption of the Yellowstone super-volcano.  This eruption forms the basis for the calendar where the year of the eruption is designated Y+0. The Yellowstone eruption plays into some of the motivation or emotional state of the characters.  It serves as a […]

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