Three Hills AB T0M 2A0
Local Author's First Novel Released by Publisher
Three Hills AB (March 14, 2014)-Ross
Gaehring has a passion for writing and a vision for what
he believes is a truly transformational work of fiction. A
self-confessed Bible prophecy, history and pop culture buff,
the dream of turning his first novel Optimus 4 into
a bestseller has been a goal since he was a teenager. He has
recently taken the first step to making that goal a reality
with the release of his novel by a US based publisher.
Gaehring describes his ground-breaking 70,000-word first novel, Optimus 4, as a compelling and gritty science fiction tale set against the backdrop of the Great Tribulation a la the wildly successful Left Behind series.
He notes that Christian themed prophecy novels and science fiction/fantasy series have both been extremely popular.
"Optimus 4 succeeds in combining the
most gripping elements of these two genres into the first
hip, edgy and adult oriented sci-fi novel with a protagonist
of uncompromising Christian Faith. Have you ever imagined
what would happen if Quentin Tarantino, George Lucas and Billy
Graham collaborated to write a novel? Imagine no longer! Just
read Optimus 4."
Filled with wild, advanced science such as holographic displays, mind interfacing with the Supernet and a psychic controlled hyper drive powered starship that utilizes reverse engineered alien technology; Optimus 4 is fast paced, leading up to the final climactic battle in space. The novel even has a romantic sub plot along with a healthy dose of pop culture.
Although the novel has a strong faith based element, Gaehring wouldn't exactly call Optimus 4 a traditional Christian novel. "My book may offend some people. It's a very gritty sci-fi novel that also just happens to have some solid Evangelical Christian content. I hope that facet has a positive impact on people who perhaps have never heard a Christian message but I also think the novel is an entertaining, fast paced good read. I really believe Optimus 4 would make a great movie and who knows, may even become a cult classic."
Gaehring plans to follow up on the success
of his first novel with a sequel. Optimus 4 is currently available
in eBook format and also available in paperback. Optimus 4
Ross Gaehring was born and raised in
Fort St. John, British Columbia. He has enjoyed an exciting
career, being employed in executive positions ranging from
clinical lead in a healthcare setting to his current role
of chief administrative officer for a housing corporation.
Mr. Gaehring is married to his beautiful wife Susan, has four
adult children and presently resides in Three Hills, Alberta,
He is available for comment at firstname.lastname@example.org
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