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Jacob Edinger Wagon Manufacturer originally produced horse drawn carriages and wagons at 901 E. Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky. They started in 1867 and are still going strong as J. Edinger & Son, Inc. They produce specialized vocational vehicles and Boss snowplows at 1010 Story Ave, Louisville.


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Release date – June 2, 2020

Perfect for both adult and young adult fans of science fiction!


Lost Helix is the key…

Stuck on an asteroid mining facility, DJ dreams of writing music. His dad is a corporate hacker and his best friend Paul intends to escape to become a settler in a planet-wide land rush, but neither interests DJ. When his dad goes missing, DJ finds a file containing evidence of a secret war of industrial sabotage, a file encrypted by his dad using DJ’s song Lost Helix. Caught in a crossfire of lies, DJ must find his father and the mother he never knew.  

When the mining company sends Agent Coreman after DJ and his guitar, DJ and Paul escape the facility and make a run for civilization. Will DJ discover the truth before Coreman catches him?


6×9 trade paperback, 268 pages
Science Fiction – Action & Adv./Crime & Mystery/YA Sci-Fi
Print ISBN 9781939844682 $17.95
EBook ISBN 9781939844699 $4.99

Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.
P.O. Box 383
Pikeville, NC 27863-0383 USA

“…the ride is an entertaining one.” – SF Reviews – Don D’Ammassa

“This novel is pretty much a model of what YA Space Opera should be: a bit melodramatic, a bit realistic, a bit magical, and very escapist.” – Gordon Long, author

“…a fast-paced sci-fi adventure. Mr. Coon keeps his action sequences moving!” – SF Lakin, author

Scott Coon has enjoyed success as a science fiction short story writer, winning accolades and publishing over a dozen works in various magazines. Formally a U.S. Army Intelligence Analyst and currently a software developer, Scott brings his technical experience into his work, along with a sense of spectacle.  http://www.scottcoonscifi.com



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Hey, Marshal Dillon!


There really was a Long Branch Saloon in Dodge City. Built 1874, burned down 1885. It had gambling and gunfights. You could even order a sarsaparilla—cowboy soft drink. Pity the poor cowpoke who ordered one. It also hosted the Dodge City Cowboy Band—still going strong. I would love to hear the old band. Now excuse me, but the doggies are waiting to go on the  last roundup.

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These 2 paintings may both be her. Are they the same person? Pocahontas did receive a string of pearls from her father for a wedding gift. I am familiar with the painting with her son, Thomas Rolfe—it is controversial. The second painting is from a Pocahontas Heritage website. The last painting is her, but the painter tried to make her look English. (I am said to be her descendant, so I would like to know about the paintings)

baskonee ‘thank you’

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Just the facts

COVID-19 structure

COVID-19 is a beta-coronavirus, single strand/positive sense RNA enclosed within matrix protein. To counter rumors: COVID-19 is a VIRUS, NOT a bacteria. It does not have lipids(fats).

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Often called flying dinosaurs, pterosaurs are flying reptiles and may have coats of downy-feather fibers. With wingspans of 30 feet, they have few enemies. I use the present tense. Thunderbird? They have been sighted all over the USA and worldwide. Don’t hike alone or in the open.

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Typhoid Mary

Born Mary Mallon in Ireland 1869 and died 1938 in NYC. Mary’s mother contracted typhoid during pregnancy, so Mary was born a carrier for typhoid fever, Salmonella typhi, though she remained in perfect health. She worked in NYC as a household cook for various families and a hospital, moving on when people died. Estimates vary on how many people died, anywhere 6 to 50 people. She may have been responsible for a NYC outbreak, and spent many years in quarantine.

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