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Author Peter Laurent Announces Release of New Science-Fiction Adventure Novel, “The Covert Academy”

[Auckland, NZ February 04, 2013] Author Peter Laurent has announced the release of The Covert Academy, the first book of a new science-fiction adventure trilogy. An emerging literary craftsman, Peter infuses the story with expressive energy.

“Readers will enjoy the rollercoaster thrills and compelling intrigue,” stated Mr. Laurent. “The gritty futuristic backdrop provides a unique contrast with the outlandish set-piece action sequences.”

The best science-fiction novels always have strong, relatable characters. In The Covert Academy, the protagonist, a resilient street-urchin, searches for his abucted sister in a dystopian city, and becomes swept up in a battle between good and evil.

Peter Laurent is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below. The paperback and Kindle editions of The Covert Academy are available at Amazon.com. More information is available at his website and Goodreads profile.

Profile:

Author Peter Laurent was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He studied 3D animation in Auckland, then worked full-time in Mount Maunganui. Peter then formed his own company, Indiana Games Limited, and has been freelancing art and animation back in Auckland ever since. “The Covert Academy” is his first novel, borne of a passion for creative storytelling.


Website: http://www.indianagames.co.nz

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/petes117

Book store links:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B95YRQ8/

https://www.createspace.com/4148999

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