One of my latest stories 'Stranded - The island that did not exist' is available as an eBook from:

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1036647

 

Now, also available at FeedaRead:

https://www.feedaread.com/books/Stranded-9781839454233.aspx  

The Delaware, on its way to New Zealand, hits a rocky reef during a tropical storm. The shipwrecked passengers abandon ship and reach the shore of a nearby island. Captain Becker wonders why the island does not show up on his charts. The castaways. to survive, have to work together and overcome their racial and religious prejudices. A stranger called William turns up at the camp and gives the captain a map of Izzania, the name of the island. Alexei Nobikov sets off to search for fresh water. He discovers a waterfall running into a creek. Then he sees a strange, fearsome creature with the body of an ape and head of a lion on the other side of the stream. The beast disappeared, and Alexei thought he had imagined it. The next day William arrives at the waterhole with the strange creature. He takes Alexei to a vast enclosure with standing stones around the perimeter. William, a scientist, working for Staxis, had been abandoned on Izzania 15 years before after experiments went wrong. William took Alexei to an underground research facility that generated its power. Another castaway called Skate Hunter found the same source of fresh water, and the other people set up a new camp nearby. As the shipwrecked people organised the new base, Julie Andrews, one of the castaways, is found murdered. Xavier Wood, an amateur detective, takes on the case to find Julie's killer. He discovers she had a friend called Sonya Norris, but when he went to question her, she was nowhere to be found. Sonya Norris, a CIA agent, lands at the Staxis facility and tells William she has come to wrap things up. She also has to deal with the monstrous results of the Staxis experiments. The intrepid castaways soon discover they are not the only ones on the island and find themselves having to deal with wild beasts, pirates, the CIA and a volcanic eruption.

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If you enjoy historical and contemporary stories brimming with adventure, quests, conspiracies, humour, mysteries and wisdom, you've come to the right place.

 

These stories are works of fiction apart from the bits that aren't.

Buying my books

My novels are available as ebooks and paperbacks. For ebooks go to 

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Hi, my nom de plume is Chris Deggs. I live in the stunning Tweed Valley in New South Wales Australia. I am retired and single. I classify myself as a Science-Art visual artist/author. I love researching, writing and publishing my stories and articles. My stories usually have a ethical message, such as 'Nanofuture - the small things in life'. I enjoy writing 'mostly' novels, although I do write Science-Art articles and books. My Books are available in print from Feedaread, and are sold through smashwords in a wide variety of e Book platforms. I look forward to your comments. I hope you enjoy my stories.

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My stories cover many genres, including, Adventure, Alternative history, Crime, Conspiracy, Drama, Dystopian, Mysteries, New World Order and Robotics and Satire.

 

 

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Chris Deggs

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