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The Blue Barricade

The Explorer Book 1: The Explorer, #1 · The Explorer

by Kesten E. Harris


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"Kesten Harris is a brilliant author. That is the word that kept coming to my mind as I was reading through his novel The Blue Barricade, brilliant. This one is a real page-turner with many plots twists and just the right amount of action to keep a reader obsessed with finishing the book."  —Brandi Peterson, The Aspiring Author Blog

Mankind has been at war with the AI for four-hundred years. The conflict has claimed countless lives, including Wander Locke's family. It stole his grandfather's life while he was a child, stole his parents' lives a mere year ago, but...it never claimed his sister. She went missing after the AI, or Aggressive Intellectuals, invaded Wander's lunar home. Her body never turned up, and Wander's never lost hope that she was still out there somewhere.

After Wander and his best friend, Laura Genki, are attacked by an agent of the AI, he's summoned to President Frost's office. She instructs him to retrieve a shield generator stolen by the Oppressed, a group of elusive rebels who fled to New Earth. If he can retrieve it, he'll be allowed to travel the galaxy in search of his sister. He'll become an official explorer.

Together with Laura, and his mysterious teacher, Theodore Manning, the three journey to New Earth in search of the Oppressed. They have only a matter of days to recover the shield generator before the Oppressed use it for themselves. If that happens, Wander may never see his sister again...because he might never be able to leave New Earth.

The Blue Barricade is a Young Adult Sci-Fi comedy. It's the first in a series known as "The Explorer." 

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Kesten E. Harris
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The Explorer


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