Anomaly: Director’s Cut

This re-blog is a review of the revised ending to my novel Anomaly. If you read the old version with the UN invasion and would like to compare that to the new version, simply remove the book from your Kindle, and download a new copy using the “Cloud” category on your device. Jump in around chpt 16.

88 mph to Roswell

Nearly a year ago author Peter Cawdron took and dropped a gem on the indie book scene with Anomaly.  The story of an under-achieving teacher who goes from field trip spectator in downtown NYC to over-achieving armchair scientist in the blink of an eye and thrusting himself into the biggest moment in human history, first contact.


In January of this year I read and reviewed this story[LINK] and gave it 4 1/2 stars out of 5 or an A- overall.  Last week the author shot me an email that he had updated and expanded the ending and asked me to take a look at how it had changed.  Mr. Cawdron stated,

“There were two reasons behind the rewrite. Firstly, the [UN] invasion didn’t come off as plausible, and understandably so, but the second reason was more important. Like a lot of writers dabbling in science fiction, I…

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2 thoughts on “Anomaly: Director’s Cut

  1. Just finished the first version–a suggestion? Check with military abt minor details. That wouldn’t have been a SEAL Captain. A lieutenant usually. Army Captains – same rank as Navy Lt.
    Navy Captain – Army Colonel. Minor details in a very good read.

    • Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment. Glad to hear you enjoyed the story. Sorry about the literary blooper in regards to the rank of the officer. Have you read the revised ending? Any thoughts on the two? (if you remove the story from your Kindle and download it again from the “cloud” you should get the latest version)

      Kind regards,

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