JACK ARCHER

Sci Fi and Fantasy Writer

 

BIOGRAPHY

At the age of five, Jack published their first book, "My Lost Cat", and it all went downhill from there. Jack has splattered pages  across the writing genre spectrum, from post-rock songs to short stories, fanfiction to legislative policies. In 2012, they finally settled down for seven years and penned the first of the Homestead Trilogy, "Florida is Gone", based on the apocalypse predictions of the same year. 


Jack is working as a cyber security architect and raises a son with their two husbands in the middle of a Florida swamp. In between taking their son to explore the corners of the state and working, Jack finds time to write as much as they can and hopes to one day leave the technical life behind to live a life in swampy, solitary fantasy world. Until then, they'll stick with their day job.

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FLORIDA IS GONE

May 4th, 2020

Resting perilously on a porous limestone shelf, Florida doesn't stand a chance when the Wave hits. 

Ryan Frey is now suddenly homeless, scouring the Floridian apocalypse for his estranged brother and anyone else desperately trying to be anywhere but here. Thwarted by sinkholes and a group of Zealots with their bloodthirsty Lustrators, the group must escape before Florida washes away beneath their feet. 

 
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THE GOVERNMENT IS GONE

July 4th, 2020

The enemy of your enemy is not always your friend.


Four months after the destruction of Jacksonville and the Lustrators, Ryan Frey finds himself in a life of domestic bliss. He, his brother, and his husband live in a huge cabin near the woods next to the thriving town of New Homestead. Life couldn’t be more perfect.


But something lurks in the forest around them. A distant relative of the Lustrators, these new Runners can hunt, hide, and attack with the intelligence of the very humans they consume.


Caught amid a terrifying feud between the Lustrators and the remaining government in Tallahassee, Ryan is forced to choose to save his town or save his family before they are both destroyed.

 

FIREHAWK
RYSTAR AND THE LASSOS BOOK ONE

May 4th, 2021

2120.


The world has changed.


Earth has fallen into ruin, and new worlds and alien races have been discovered through LASSOs exploration. Rystar, an intergalactic bounty hunter, has always worked alone.


Until her boss charges her with teaching her new protégé, Shea, the ropes. Now, the pair must embark upon a clandestine mission to spirit away the imprisoned secret son of a King and rebel leader Na’gya Despite their misgivings, Rystar and Shea set their plans into action.


But just when they think they’re home free, they realize this mission might entail more than they thought.

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SONGS I NEVER LEARNED TO SING

March 23rd, 2021

A #1 Amazon Bestseller, Songs I Never Learned to Sing is a collection of poems straight from a heart plagued with grief, mental illness, and loss.

Starting in 2008 and ending abruptly in 2009, these handful of writings encompass one person's journey through losing everything they had and finding it all again.

 
 

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