Author J. M. Krause Releases New Novel, ‘High Orbit Hero’

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New book in Blackmailed series is played out in space, 150 years in the future, and will be featured at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair.

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J. M. Krause’s new novel, “High Orbit Hero: A Blackmailed Teen’s Struggle to Protect His Sister”, narrates a startling story of blackmail, struggle and coming of age.

J. M. Krause’s new novel, “High Orbit Hero: A Blackmailed Teen’s Struggle to Protect His Sister” (published by iUniverse), narrates a startling story of blackmail, struggle and coming of age.

The book will be featured at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest trade fair for books. More than 7,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and more than 200,000 visitors are expected at the fair which will take place over five days, October 5 – 13, 2013.

In “High Orbit Hero,” Krause creates an intriguing storyline with a futuristic human settlement on a space station as the backdrop, and engages the reader with a plot that threatens the life, liberty and dignity of the hero Geoff Anders and his quest to protect his sister Barbara.

The villains in the story are a couple of powerful gang leaders who will stop at nothing to get their way. Krause creates a vivid picture of a teenager’s life, narrating the high-voltage skirmishes that Geoff has with his surroundings as well as with his inner self.

High Orbit Hero” takes the reader through all the challenges the hero faces, revealing how he endures and fights back, all the while finding new strength from within.

“High Orbit Hero”
By J. M. Krause
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 310 pages | ISBN 9781475945300
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 310 pages | ISBN 9781475945294
E-Book | 257 pages | ISBN 9781475945317
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
J. M. Krause is an award-winning writer and photographer with a brilliant career lasting two decades as a journalist in Alberta. The Bronze Quill Award, the Environmental Writing Award, the Historical Writing Award from the Canadian Community Newspaper Association (CCNA), a University of Alberta Writing Award, a National Photography Award, and contributions towards three provincial Fire Prevention Week Awards are part of her awards list. Pursuing her Bachelor of Arts from Athabasca University, she attends writing and newspaper workshops, symposiums and conferences, participates in the critique groups Writers’ Guild of Alberta and the online Science Fiction Writers Workshop. Krause is also the author of two other books to be published soon, “c-Surfer,” the sequel to “High Orit Hero,” and “How to Butcher a Chicken-From Pen to Pot.”

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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