Jake Troxell

Author of Takers & Stay

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EXCERPT: Takers – Chapter 3

Reading Time: 5 minutes A brief romantic excerpt from my first novel Takers.

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SHORT STORY: Boobs & Mars InSight

Reading Time: 3 minutes My thumbs jab at my brows and do their best to mitigate the migraine. It was there when I woke up and it will be there when I go to bed. That much I know about my body.

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COMIC BOOK: Leroux

Reading Time: 2 minutes One day it will find its way into written form and the whole cheesy Canadian space opera will finally come to life. It focuses on a professional hockey player who is secretly a superhero and becomes paralyzed after saving the Earth from a meteoric moon accidentally knocked out of orbit by alien revolutionaries.

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SHORT STORY: Candy Cane

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Philadelphia detective spends Christmas Eve trying to solve a string of holiday-related “suicides” in this cheery Christmas crime noir.

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SHORT STORY: 952 Walnut Street

Reading Time: 1 minute I wrote this on a scrap of paper in me and my wife’s first apartment. I’ve long since lost the paper but the story has stayed the same. Ironic considering our current house is 100% haunted. More on that later.

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COMIC BOOK: The Last House in the Old City

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the process of working up my nerves to type Takers I started drawing out a mini-comic about Stanley Gibbons, a holdout against the Samuelite religion. Takers covers that in detail so I won’t get into it here but ultimately I focused my efforts on the novel rather than the comic.

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SONG: Goosebumps

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I write dumb songs. Sometimes I record said dumb songs. This is my favorite dumb song that I wrote for my wife four or five years ago. Recorded on an iPhone with love in my heart for both my wife and Mr. Robert Lawrence Stine.

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Listen: Takers Prologue

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ahote had killed before, but this was his first time dying. Beneath the ancient oak tree, surrounded by smoke and flame, he sat in the same place where his grandfather died and returned to this world more than a man.

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Bucks County Author Expo 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute This November, I’ll be exhibiting my new novel TAKERS and my other stories at the libraries Author Expo. Join me on November 10th @ Doylestown Library and November 17th @ Quakertown Library from 1-3PM.

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