Robert Kroese

Author of Mercury Falls

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Grand Rapids Author Robert Kroese presents The Big Sheep
Schuler Books & Music, Tuesday, June 28 at 7pm
Join us for a talk and signing with Grand Rapids native Robert Kroese, the author of over 11 science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Mercury series and the
humorous epic fantasy Dis trilogy. He's currently celebrating the release of The Big Sheep, a wholly original sci-fi noir novel perfect for fans of Philip Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Terry Pratchett's Guards! Guards!, and John Scalzi's Old Man's War. (tapestry100)… (more)

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Robert Kroese's sense of irony was honed growing up in Grand Rapids, Michigan - home of the Amway Corporation and the Gerald R. Ford Museum, and the first city in the United States to fluoridate its water supply. In second grade, he wrote his first novel, the saga of Captain Bill and his spaceship Thee Eagle. This turned out to be the high point of his academic career. After barely graduating from Calvin College in 1992 with a philosophy degree, he was fired from a variety of jobs before moving to California, where he stumbled into software development. As this job required neither punctuality nor a sense of direction, he excelled at it. In 2009, he called upon his extensive knowledge of useless information and love of explosions to write his first novel, Mercury Falls. Since then, he has written two sequels, Mercury Rises (2011) and Mercury Rests(2012), and a humorous epic fantasy, Disenchanted. [from Amazon.com, 6/26/2013]
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