Welcome to the official tour schedule for the Escapist Book Co. book tour of Nexus Point by K. Pimpinella. Below, you’ll find all of the information about the book and author, links to purchase a copy of your own or a chance to win one in our giveaway, as well as our list of hosts for the tour. We will be updating this page with links to each stop along the tour, so be sure to check back throughout the week!
Nexus Point by K. Pimpinella
Series: Time Ranger #1
Genre: Sci-Fi/soft-Military Sci-Fi
Intended Age Group: Adult
Published: July 2021
Publisher: Friesen Press
Winner of a 2021 Canada Book Award
Quarter Finalists in SPSFC
Editor’s Pick, BookLife/Publisher’s Weekly
The year is 2198. Earth has unified under one government, Utopia. War has ravaged the planet, forcing many citizens to immigrate to space stations and colonies. As human life expands into space, the Nexus Point and its abandoned station are discovered along with their time-travel capabilities. Time travel becomes the new luxury vacation, but some citizens go rogue and as history starts to change, the Time Rangers are born; a specialized unit tasked with chasing down the Time Runners. Following family tradition, Kai Sawyer, joins the Rangers. His first mission as a commander; travel to1634 France and defeat a Time Runner trying to jump start the progression of medicine. As Sawyer struggles to save his team and the future of Utopia; he learns of a more sinister plot that might include his father, the Rear Admiral of the Time Rangers. Should the Runners succeed, they will rewrite the future of all mankind.
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About the Author
An author and lover of all things science fiction, K.Pimpinella grew up with the greats like Star Wars, Star Trek and the original Battlestar Galactica, and still enjoys them today. The theme of teamwork which dominated Stargate, the camaraderie of the character dynamics of the video game Mass Effect, and the time-travel ideals of the TV show Timeless, were the foundations of her world-building and characters of the Time Ranger series, of which, Nexus Point is the first novel.
Some of her favourite sci-fi authors are; Isaac Asimov, Gareth L. Powell, Elizabeth Moon, Michael Mammay and fellow Canadian science fiction author, Timothy S. Johnston. She also enjoys Jane Austen and Shakespeare … ‘as flies to wanton boys we are to the gods. They play us for their sport.’
Having studied English and space sciences at university, it helped hone her skills to keep her science as real as possible while also enjoying the classics of english literature. And time at NASA’s Adult Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama, helped her realize her dreams of going into space.
Her time as a Trooper with the reserve armoured reconnaissance regiment, The Queen’s York Rangers (1st American Regiment) has also provided her with insight into writing soft-military novels. As one of the only female recce combat arms soldiers in the unit at the time, it was an interesting and challenging experience for her. She also is fortunate enough to work closely with a developmental editor with over 20 years experience in US Special Forces and a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
Pimpinella has also worked with GlobalMedic, a volunteer organization whose mandate is to ‘save lives by providing short-term, rapid response in the wake of disasters and crises, both at home and abroad,’ where she volunteered in both Thailand and Cambodia as a paramedic (of which she has worked for the past 20 years). The experience with GlobalMedic was eye-opening and gave her a chance to see the world.
She now lives in Uxbridge, ON. In her spare time she enjoys ice hockey, snowboarding, western horseback riding and spending time with her husband and two dogs, Dallas and Tonka.
Author Site: www.kpimpinella.com
Thank you to all of our hosts for participating in the tour! You can find their content linked below.
Escapist Book Co.
The Nerdy Nook
The Picky Bookworm
Fiction Fans Podcast Blog &
Escapist Book Co. (@NatyReadsBooks) &
& Fazila Reads
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