THE HALCYON DISLOCATION Can Now be Borrowed at the Burlington Public Library (Ontario)

If you haven’t read The Halcyon Dislocation, the first book in The Halcyon Cycle trilogy, here is an easy and inexpensive way to see if you like it.

Here is a convenient link to locate The Halcyon Dislocation at BPL.

Other libraries that have copies of Peter’s books in their collections:

  • Calgary Public Library
  • Guelph Public Library
  • Mississauga Public Library
  • Toronto Public Library

Many other libraries that use Overdrive, are open for user recommendations.

If you prefer the long link to BPL … https://burlington.bibliocommons.com/v2/search?query=Kazmaier&searchType=author

THE HALCYON CYCLE is now Available as eBooks at the Calgary Public Library

Although I prefer holding a real book to reading a book on my smart phone, I have found e-books particularly useful for library borrowing. They allow waiting lists and automatic retrieval (no more pesky library fines).

I am gratified to point out to my friends in Calgary, that THE HALCYON CYCLE books are now available in e-book format at the Calgary Public Library … if you haven’t read, for example, THE DRAGONS OF SHEOL, why not check it out there for free?

All of Peter Kazmaier’s Books are now Available on Apple for your iPhone

The lag to get Peter Kazmaier’s books onto Apple’s iTunes site always seemed unduly long because (according to the distributor) the file requirements for the upload were so stringent.

Thankfully that has been solved and even the most recent book, The Dragons of Sheol is now available on the iTunes site. Why not check it out?

Better than a pair of socks-A New Review of THE HALCYON DISLOCATION

Kevin has posted a new review of THE HALCYON DISLOCATION on amazon.com and amazon.co.uk. Why not check them out. The text is shown below for your convenience.

By Kevin on February 18, 2015
Format: Paperback

I came across Peter Kazmaier in an online group discussion on some fairly contentious issues relating to faith and morality. I was struck by his reasoned approach and intrigued to discover that he was also the author of this book. Having read many sci-fi and fantasy books in the past, but nothing of that ilk recently; I decided to put it on my Christmas list. After all, it should be better than a pair of socks. And I’m glad to say, it was.

Initially, the book reads like a fairly standard science fiction novel. A force-field experiment at a University on the little island of Halcyon goes catastrophically wrong, ripping the entire island into what appears to be an alternate reality with no human inhabitants. But as they begin to explore this part-familiar, part-alien world a different picture slowly emerges. Was their coming here an accident, and what is the real agenda of the men who have set themselves up as Halcyon’s leaders? More worryingly still, it gradually becomes apparent that this world was not always uninhabited. So why does it seem that way now – and is it really?

As the plot thickens the book becomes more of a science fantasy battle between both moral and spiritual forces of good and evil than a simple science fiction. But this is one of the most interesting aspects of the book. On one hand, are hard-nosed scientists and philosophers, determined to create a new human utopia without any taint of religion or old-fashioned morality. In the middle are a lot of hurting and confused young people of various persuasions who desperately want to go home; and at the other extreme a group of religious fundamentalists who simply want an escape from the perceived evils of this brave new world.

But who are the real moralists and the real oppressors? As we follow the stories of some of those caught in the middle of all this, there are many fascinating discussions as they try to work through the issues of who, and what, they should believe, and how they should respond in this strange new reality.