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MAZE MASTER and the ancient story of Daedalus

COMING IN JULY, 2018!

Daedalus is famous for his clever inventions and as the architect of the Minotaur’s labyrinth on Crete. He was also the father of Icarus who flew too close to the sun. He played an interesting role in MAZE MASTER.

In the story, Dr. James Hakari, known to his genetics students as the Maze Master, has vanished. But all around the world he’s leaving clues to a maze that must be deciphered if the world is to survive. Here’s the question that both Daedalus and Hakari had to answer: How do you create a maze to hold the most terrifying beast in the world? Is it possible? Or will the beast always escape…

Read more about Daedalus to better understand Hakari’s desperation: http://bit.ly/2ynO3u7

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Jon Land, author of THE RISING, says…

MAZE MASTER is getting some nice advance praise…

     “MAZE MASTER is a masterpiece of a bio-thriller that seamlessly melds science and superstition into a      tale as relentless as it is riveting. Kathleen Gear has lent credence and credibility to the end-of-the-world tale championed by the likes of WORLD WAR Z, I AM LEGEND, and Stephen King’s THE STAND. This is speculative storytelling at its level best, weaving cutting edge genetics into a puzzle that must be solved if mankind is to survive. A master of the historical novel, Gear proves herself equally adept at handling the future in this cure for the common thriller.”

Jon Land, USA TODAY bestselling author of the Caitlin Strong series and THE RISING

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COMING IN JULY, 2018!

Kind words from TESS GERRITSEN…

Hi All,

Very kind words from Tess Gerritsen, 

“From the very first page, you’ll know you’re in the hands of a master storyteller. With plenty of “Da Vinci Code” twists and turns, MAZE MASTER is both thrilling and mind-bending.” Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of I KNOW A SECRET.

To pre-order: 

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/maze-master-kathleen-oneal-gear/1126974737?ean=9781250121998&utm_content=buffercbdf6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Happy Monday to All!

 

 

 

MAZE MASTER final revisions are in!

Hi All!

I just shipped off the final revisions to my thriller, MAZE MASTER, which is coming out in July.  

It’s been an interesting editorial process this year. There are a few pivotal editors–I mean truly great editors–in literary history: Maxwell Perkins, Gordon Lish, Judith Jones, among a handful of others.  Remember the classic Tom Wolfe novel, LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL? Maxwell Perkins made Wolfe take out 90,000 words… That’s why we consider it a classic.  

My editor at St. Martin’s Press, Peter Wolverton, falls into the Perkins group.  It’s been a pleasure and a privilege to work with him on this book. 

Hope you are all healthy and happy.  Winter has come to Wyoming.  As I write, frosty buffalo are frolicking through the snow in the meadow outside my window.  

Stay Warm!

Kathy

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