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“Please.”

The voice floated on the ocean of pain sloshing around inside Stamper’s head where his brains should’ve been. Or maybe the pain was his brain, liquefied and rolling from one side of his sore skull to the other. Crashing breakers on the shores of his consciousness. Something to think about, if it didn’t hurt so much to think.

“Please,” the voice repeated. “Tell me it’s true.” read more

Hi everyone,

Charles Vella’s Notebook is a collection of occasionally released short stories and self-contained chapters from future novels. The second story in the collection is titled Siberia, and is now available. Pick up Siberia and the first story, BroadSword, on Instafreebie or at charlesvella.com.

Read more by Charles Vella amazon.com/author/charlesvella. If you have any problems with any of the above or anything else you want to say, send us an email  at CharlesLVella@gmail.com. Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoy Charles Vella’s Notebook.

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(Most of) the jury is in

Hi everyone. If there are 12 people on a jury then two thirds of the votes are in on my most recent novel, Soul Source. This doesn’t seem like many (because it isn’t) but so far the feedback is gratifyingly positive. I’ve reproduced the Amazon reviews below so you can read them and be the judge. Take a look and consider picking up Soul Source and giving it a try. If you are one of the eight people below then please consider recommending Soul Source to a friend. The prevailing opinion so far is that you won’t be sorry you did.

Thanks very much for reading.

Top customer reviews

Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
What a gem created to transport the reader on a fascinating journey of Time Travel and adventure.
Charles Vella has delivered a book that is a complex multifaceted story of science fiction and adventure. A little slow to begin with, but once the reader understands what it is all about, it is a difficult book to put down. Well written with an excellent storyline it makes one think……..
What is reality? How do we perceive it? What are the implications of Time Travel on this perception? When cause and effect plays out in such a scenario, how does it impact Time Travel? I read the book twice and will read it once again.
Excellent. Recommended!
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Great read which makes you think about the implications of Time Travel on what we perceive as reality. The possibilities the author has created makes one hope that Time Travel never becomes a reality. Or has it already….. This reads like a good mystery novel so don’t miss any little detail. I read it twice and it was better the second time through.
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The characters were great! It takes a little while,(a couple of chapters), before this book gets going, but once it does you better hang on. I really enjoyed the writing style and look forward to the next in this series.
 
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Soul Source is a Ray Bradbury nightmare. I loved the story twists and the fact it isn’t a series. Awesome
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Starts a little slow. But, you are sucked in and can’t put it down.
A very good read for a time you can set aside 5 hours.
Format: Paperback
“Meddling with cause and effect is like shaking a tree with mankind hanging from every branch. It’s more profound than splitting the atom. Inventing a time machine is the equivalent of harnessing nuclear power. No. It’s even more fundamental. It has the ability to light up the world or melt it down.”

Scientists discover that it’s not nice to mess with Mother Nature Father Time as they venture back to 2012 to stop a terrorist attack . . . or are they trying to keep secret the identity of someone involved in the attack . . . or is there another reason entirely?

Time travel is risky. Things can go very, very wrong.

These people were talking about doomsday scenarios. But how could stopping one crime cause the end of the world?

“Think of the deviations as ripples in a very still pond,” Pruitt said. “No matter how softly something lands, no matter how tiny it is, there’s always a ripple. Always something you can’t anticipate. Someone sees the landing and runs home to tell someone else, and because he’s in a hurry steps out in front of a car. As the missions go farther back thee deviations are compounded. The person who stepped in front of the car doesn’t have children he otherwise would’ve had. Those children don’t have children. The deviations grow exponentially and their variations spread out. Fictional time travel is comical. People go back hundreds of years, fight battles, kill people and them come back to a world that’s exactly the same.”

You’ll need to put on your thinking cap for this book. You’re dropped down into the middle of the action, there’s a large cast, and it may be confusing at first. Don’t worry; it will all make sense eventually, and the payoff is oh, so sweet. You can expect a clever, intelligent story that does not insult a reader’s intelligence . . . though it may make your brain hurt just a bit when you think too hard about a sentence like this one:

“. . . he got the idea to bring you back before you leave because he saw you come back before you left.”

Or this one:

“That’s you at the door. You better hide.”

If you’re looking for a smart, funny, challenging read, get to this one in a timely manner.

Format: Paperback
OMG!! My neck is suffering from whiplash because I sat up all night to finish reading this book and couldn’t turn the pages fast enough to steady my heartbeat!! WOW! What a masterpiece of work. It gives you a lot to think about concerning our future. Pick it up, read a couple of pages and I dare you to put it down. Kudos to Charles Vella!!
Format: Kindle Edition
A truly excellent Science-Fiction Time Travel story with plenty of plot twists and contains very thought out characters. A bit slow in starting, but once the gist of the storyline kicks in it is a rocket of a read. 5 Stars all the way! Worthy of a reading for any Sci-Fi fanatic. And especially for fans of Time Travel tales!

 

Infil 1 is back

Infil agents are so deep undercover in the world of international terrorism that even law enforcement agencies don’t know about them. That’s OK though, because Infil agents will never end up back in the US, will they?

No level of clearance will get you access to the Infil program file. Already in the know? Then read the exciting next chapter below. Want to catch up or read on your favorite device? Pick it up on Instafreebie or at charlesvella.com.

Infil 1 is a serialized novel by Charles Vella. New chapters come out monthly.Read more by Charles Vella amazon.com/author/charlesvella. If you have any problems with any of the above or anything else you want to say, send us an email  at CharlesLVella@gmail.com. Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoy Infil 1.

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Infil 1 (Chapters 1-5)

Copyright © 2017 by Charles Vella

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without written permission of the author.

All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental

Veteran’s intuition?

“Eyes straight ahead,” Ralph warned without moving his lips.

Donnie nodded, eyes locked down the street disappearing slowly under the cruiser as they passed the over-lit lot of the gas station. He caught the dull outline of the car’s hood out of the corner of his eye, backed into a dark space between the building and dumpster…read more

Keep reading, tell a friend

If you’ve enjoyed Infil 1 so far the next chapter will be available soon. Thanks for your interest and please consider telling a friend. Because Infil 1 isn’t for sale yet you can’t leave a review, but I’d love to hear your feedback so please leave a comment here or at Facebook.com/CharlesVellaAuthor. Thanks so much for reading.

Write a review. Tell a friend

Hi everyone. If you’ve read a Charles Vella novel please consider writing an honest review on Amazon and telling a fellow reader about it. Independent publishing is a word of mouth business. Reviews are important for a couple of reasons. When people see a book with few or no reviews they hesitate to buy it no matter how interesting it looks. Also, there are marketing opportunities that are only open to books with reviews. My last novel, Soul Source, has had a large number of downloads but only six reviews. The feedback I’ve gotten on it is very good, but it’s hard to get people to consider it without reviews.

Thanks very much for reading.

The time to act is long past. Thank God it’s not too late (But it will be soon).

What time is it? Time to get your free copy of Soul Source or Back and There Again. Download it today and strap in for a wild ride into the past.

When Agnes is ordered to send a team back in time she knows she has to stop the mission at any cost or expose the secret she’s spent a lifetime hiding. But Homeland Security’s watching and Agnes has to find a way out like a pilot flying a damaged airliner full of people in a bad storm.

But what if she doesn’t stop the mission? What if they go back and undo her mistake? Would she shed a lifetime of crushing guilt?

As the body count rises Agnes finds herself in a poker game pushing more chips out onto the table with every lost hand. And these chips aren’t just human lives, because the models say that this mission could trigger End Game. And you know what that means.

Soul Source or Back and There Again is free today only, so act now and pick up your copy at amazon.com/author/charlesvella. If you like it, please consider telling a friend and writing a review on Amazon. Here’s what other reviewers have had to say about Soul Source.
“…you are sucked in and can’t put it down. A very good read for a time you can set aside 5 hours.”

“…If you’re looking for a smart, funny, challenging read, get to this one in a timely manner.

“OMG!! My neck is suffering from whiplash because I sat up all night to finish reading this book and couldn’t turn the pages fast enough to steady my heartbeat!! WOW! What a masterpiece of work. It gives you a lot to think about concerning our future. Pick it up, read a couple of pages and I dare you to put it down. Kudos to Charles Vella!!”

“Great read which makes you think about the implications of Time Travel on what we perceive as reality. The possibilities the author has created makes one hope that Time Travel never becomes a reality. Or has it already….. This reads like a good mystery novel so don’t miss any little detail. I read it twice and it was better the second time through.”

Soul Source 11-22-17 (2)

The time to act is long past. Thank God it’s not too late.

What time is it? Time to get your free copy of Soul Source or Back and There Again. Download it today and strap in for a wild ride into the past.

When Agnes is ordered to send a team back in time she knows she has to stop the mission at any cost or expose the secret she’s spent a lifetime hiding. But Homeland Security’s watching and Agnes has to find a way out like a pilot flying a damaged airliner full of people in a bad storm.

But what if she doesn’t stop the mission? What if they go back and undo her mistake? Would she shed a lifetime of crushing guilt?

As the body count rises Agnes finds herself in a poker game pushing more chips out onto the table with every lost hand. And these chips aren’t just human lives, because the models say that this mission could trigger End Game. And you know what that means.

Soul Source or Back and There Again is free today and tomorrow. Pick up your copy at amazon.com/author/charlesvella. If you like it, please consider telling a friend and writing a review on Amazon. Here’s what other reviewers have had to say about Soul Source.
“…you are sucked in and can’t put it down. A very good read for a time you can set aside 5 hours.”

“…If you’re looking for a smart, funny, challenging read, get to this one in a timely manner.

“OMG!! My neck is suffering from whiplash because I sat up all night to finish reading this book and couldn’t turn the pages fast enough to steady my heartbeat!! WOW! What a masterpiece of work. It gives you a lot to think about concerning our future. Pick it up, read a couple of pages and I dare you to put it down. Kudos to Charles Vella!!”

“Great read which makes you think about the implications of Time Travel on what we perceive as reality. The possibilities the author has created makes one hope that Time Travel never becomes a reality. Or has it already….. This reads like a good mystery novel so don’t miss any little detail. I read it twice and it was better the second time through.”

Soul Source 11-22-17 (2)

Write a review. Tell a friend

Hi everyone. If you’ve read a Charles Vella novel please consider writing an honest review on Amazon and telling a fellow reader about it. Independent publishing is a word of mouth business. Reviews are important for a couple of reasons. When people see a book with few or no reviews they hesitate to buy it no matter how interesting it looks. Also, there are marketing opportunities that are only open to books with reviews. My last novel, Soul Source, has had a large number of downloads but only six reviews. The feedback I’ve gotten on it is very good, but it’s hard to get people to consider it without reviews.

Thanks very much for reading.