Mauna Kea Rising (Paperback)
Featured Author 2020— From Mark Kelly's New Book is Available
In a parallel world, the British Hawaiian Islands sit between rival superpowers, Japan and the UK. Hellen takes her son on a sailing voyage to Hawaii, hoping to recapture the bond they once shared. Isolated at sea, the boat's crew is unaware of a catastrophic solar storm. Throughout the Pacific, power grids fail. Cities plunge into darkness.
Seamlessly merging mind-bending questions with page-turning drama, Mauna Kea Rising is the first book in a new science fiction series. Science, Buddhism and romance converge in this intense adventure in the multiverse.
"An exciting blend of multiverse and apocalypse played on a tropical stage."
-- Nathan Lowell, Parsec Award winner and creator of the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper
"I love the way Kelly weaves tech details--from sailing and power generation, to aviation and astronomy--into the action. SciFi fans will be very pleased with this read." -- D.J. Ward, author of Seven Wonders of Space Phenomena
"Offers mystery, intrigue, subtle turnings, narrative twists, and inner reflections that challenge the status quo. Mauna Kea Rising envisions new possibilities, strained relationships, fears, confusion, courage, and curiosity. The story is multidimensional, alive, intriguing, and not over. Read, reflect, engage, and enjoy the ride..." -- F. W. Rick Meyers, author of Mystic Travelers: Awakening