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Get a triple-dose of Holiday sci-fi magic with all three novels and discover how elven live on the North Pole, how reindeer fly and what makes a snowman live. (10% of the profits is annually donated to WINGS for Kids.) 

The Christmas stories you never heard as a kid. 

CLAUS: LEGEND OF THE FAT MAN 
In the early 1800s, Nicholas, Jessica and Jon Santa attempt the first human trek to the North Pole and stumble upon an ancient race of people left over from the Ice Age. They are short, fat and hairy. They slide across the ice on scaly soles and carve their homes in the ice that floats on the Arctic Ocean. The elven are adapted to life in the extreme cold. They are as wise as they are ancient. 

Their scientific advancements have yielded great inventions -- time-stopping devices and gravitational spheres that build living snowmen and genetically-modified reindeer that leap great distances. They’ve even unlocked the secrets to aging. For 40,000 years, they have lived in peace. 

Until now. 

JACK: THE TALE OF FROST 
Sura is sixteen years old when she meets Mr. Frost. He’s very short and very fat and he likes his room very, very cold. Some might say inhumanly cold. His first name isn’t Jack, she’s told. And that’s all she needed to know. 

Mr. Frost’s love for Christmas is over-the-top and slightly psychotic. And why not? He’s made billions of dollars off the holiday he invented. Or so he claims. Rumor is he’s an elven, but that’s silly. Elven aren’t real. And if they were, they wouldn’t live in South Carolina. They wouldn’t hide in a tower and go to the basement to make…things. 

FLURY: JOURNEY OF A SNOWMAN 
Life hasn’t been kind to Oliver Toye. 

As if juvenile diabetes isn’t enough, he’s forced to live with his tyrannical grandmother in a snow-bound house. He spends his days doing chores and the nights listening to the forest rumble. 

But when he discovers the first leather-bound journal, the family secrets begin to surface. The mystery of his great-grandfather’s voyage to the North Pole is revealed. That’s when the snowman appears. 

INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR 

Where did you come up with the idea of writing science fiction for holiday characters? 
My nephew mentioned the “secret Santa ninja elves” that visit his school during Christmas, and this spawned the idea of writing a semi-serious sci-fi version of Santa. How the ideas flesh out is a long process. I started keep track of how the story arc of my latest novel evolves, just to remember where it began. It’s all over the place. I love the challenge of bringing a story to light, letting the characters get in my head and telling me where to go. Flury: Journey of a Snowman is the third book in the Claus series. It was originally Frosty the Snowman, but Frosty is copyrighted. It didn’t matter, really. The character was better suited to be something other than Frosty. Flury is a bit more serious. 

Are you getting any backlash for rewriting these Christmas legends? 
Not at all. In fact, a lot of readers have connected to all the unanswered questions surround them, especially Santa Claus. How does he go around the world in a night? Why is he fat? Why does he live on the North Pole? How do reindeer fly? How does he carry all those presents? All of them answered with the magic wand of science fiction… I mean, the science wand of science fiction. The stories still have the fantasy element, of course. Some leaps of imagination. And also the romance angle. Why? Because all stories have love.

Customer Reviews

Claus the set

I want to see this in 3 movies. And keep it close to the books. I loved this and I am a grandmother.

The first is awesome...

The first book, Claus, is awesome. It caught my imagination and kept me going. I then read Jack and could not believe how the story could continue. Then came Flury. I think this one is my favorite. I could not stop reading till the end. I pre-ordered Miser and it has just arrived. Looking forward to continuing the adventure. It is amazing how the author has taken history, legend, and myth and turned it into new possibilities of the previous beliefs. To be honest, I kind of like the new viewpoints. Highly recommended. Enjoy!

Claus Boxed
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  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables
  • Published: Apr 12, 2016
  • Publisher: DeadPixel Publications
  • Seller: Draft2Digital, LLC
  • Print Length: 949 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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