Jeff W. Horton was an Information technology professional for twenty-five years before deciding to pursue his lifelong dream of being a writer. Since becoming an author and screenwriter of family-friendly fiction, Jeff has written two screenplays and eight published novels in several genres including apocalyptic-fiction, science-fiction, religious fantasy, and romance thrillers.
His current list of works includes:
-The Last Prophet
-The Way of Nacor
-The Dark Age
-The Great Collapse
When he's not penning his next novel, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, going to church, and reading. Among his favorite authors are many immediately recognizable names including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Michael Crichton, Tom Clancy, C.S. Lewis, Ted Dekker, and J.R.R. Tolkien. Jeff Horton is a member of the North Carolina Writers Network.
Unique traits: I enjoy great film, great literature, and extraordinary people. I believe in God, the enduring capacity of the human spirit, and I appreciate the incredible power of the imagination and creativity that springs forth from each of us.
CYBERSP@CE (WGA Registration# 1991737) Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller ⋄ Sci-fi Nick Reynolds thinks he knows what he's getting into when he accepts a promotion to protect America from cyber-attacks. He learns otherwise when a new series of attacks penetrate American defenses, infiltrating and damaging the national infrastructure. Nick works with Kate, the beautiful scientist he’s fallen in love with and the sentient computer she’s recovered from a crashed alien ship, to stop an enemy from triggering an apocalypse.
Print by World Castle Publishing Author schism ˈs(k)izəm noun a split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief The year is 2076, the year of The Great Schism, the year the struggle between liberals and conservatives, the culture war, split America in two. It’s also the year the Second American Civil War began. By the time it’s over, the United States of America is no more, having been divided into two provinces. Nearly a century later the Corporate Synod forces citizens in the Red Zone to accept mandatory genetic modifications. Some “mods” greatly enhance intelligence but strip people of their humanity. Other mods increase physical strength and stamina that make workers in the factories more productive, but significantly decreases their lifespans. Meanwhile, The New Zion Church imprisons or executes anyone caught worshipping the God of the Christian or Jew, or anywhere other than the NZC. In the Blue Zone, however, life is good; if you’re one of the very select few who are members of the elite Gentry Class. For the vast majority who are not, however, food is increasingly scarce, disease and starvation are rampant, and government slavery is spreading rapidly. Daniel Washington leads the People of the Founders, the Red Zone resistance movement. At first, he works only to topple the corrupt Red Council and restore freedom in the Red Zone. After he meets Kayla Ross, however, leader of the Militiamen Freedom Fighters, the resistance movement against the Gentry in the Blue Zone, they join forces, and together they discover they can do far more together than falling in love, they can start a revolution.
Print by World Castle Publishing (Adventure, Romance and Thriller) Author Claire is dead. She’s been the love of Kevin Foster’s life for as long as he can remember; his soulmate, and his best friend. Before she dies, Claire, an archaeologist, goes on an expedition to the Middle East and comes across evidence supporting the existence of a biblical, antediluvian site the ancients called Heaven’s Oasis, and that certain ancient artifacts can lead her to it. Claire believes that finding this site will help prove the Bible's veracity, and provide indisputable evidence of God's existence. Following her unexpected death Claire's expeditions become public knowledge, and the subsequent assaults against her reputation from the scientific community and the media are both brutal and relentless. Furious at the public ridicule and to prove she was right, Kevin decides to pick up where Claire left off in her search and to finish what she started. He’s willing to sacrifice everything, even his life, to restore her reputation and to honor her memory. A billionaire arms dealer named Kain Masterson has also been searching for the Oasis, however, intending to keep what he finds for himself. The deadly competition soon becomes a struggle just to stay alive in the race to find the artifacts, follow the clues, and ultimately to find Heaven’s Oasis.
FRONTIERS: Cybersp@ce Series Book Two
Print by World Castle Publishing (Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Novelist FRONTIERS: BOOK TWO IN THE CYBERSP@CE SERIES *A Dream to Unite Humanity...* Scientists discover the technology to successfully construct Earth's first interstellar spacecraft, code named Frontier. Hank Reynolds, a gifted and courageous test pilot for the United States Air Force, is assigned to test pilot humanity's first interstellar spacecraft on a historic flight to Alpha Centauri. Under the command of the fledgling Earth Space Alliance the spacecraft will carry human beings to the stars, and beyond. *A Plot to see it Fail* Someone doesn't want to see this happen and will stop at nothing to see it fail--including murder... When Frontier is sabotaged, it leaves Hank stranded and alone to die in the Alpha Centauri system. With their dreams crumbling around them, will they be able to discover who is behind the plot to steal the alien technology, and to murder those closest to it? Frontier, Earth's first starship built on alien tech, is on its maiden voyage to Alpha Centauri. Someone wants him to fail, someone wants him dead
NEW BEGINNINGS: Cybersp@ce Series Book Three
Print by World Castle Publishing (Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and 3 More) Novelist The Universe. For the first time in human history humanity now has the technology to leave Earth and traverse the galaxy. The Earth Space Alliance has decided to select a world suitable to human colonization, and attempt to settle the first planet outside of the Sol system, which has been the cradle of human civilization since the dawn of creation. When Nicole Reynolds is selected to lead the search for a new world, and to establish Earth's first interstellar colony there, she soon discovers the challenge to be far greater than she'd ever imagined. After an extremely rare resource is discovered on the new world, she must risk everything, including her life, to establish a foothold for humanity on a strange, alien planet.
CYBERSP@CE: Cybersp@ce Series Book One
Print by World Castle Publishing (Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller and 1 More) Novelist The world is already on the verge of global nuclear war when a dangerous new breed of Cyber-attack threatens to shutdown the United States’ infrastructure and kill millions of people, leaving Cyber Command’s Nick Reynolds with no time and no choice but to rely on untested alien technology to discover who is behind the attack, to stop it, and to prevent a global apocalypse.
THE WAY OF NACOR: Tales of Eden
Print by World Castle Publishing (Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy and 2 More) Novelist Following a family tragedy, the Seekers children find themselves transported to a strange, alien world named Zantura, where a powerful, evil being named Sarin has either murdered or enslaved nearly everyone. The siblings must face and survive a series of seven deadly trials on the journey to find a long-lost ancient relic, which has the power to save Zantura from Sarin, and to send the children home.
THE LAST PROPHET
Print by World Castle Publishing (Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy and 3 More) Novelist It is the End of Days. The power of the Antichrist and his grip on humanity grows stronger with each passing day, enabling him to deceive the world and entice humanity into joining him in his corruption, and in his eternal punishment. With the help of the False Prophet, the Beast persuades many to fall down and worship him, also forcing them to take his mark. When someone tells John March that he has been chosen by God to become the last of the two prophets mentioned in the book of Revelation, he doesn’t believe it. After a visitation by an angel followed by a miraculous sign however, he becomes convinced that it is true and decides to embrace his calling, despite learning that doing so will lead to his untimely death. March begins his mission by proclaiming God's message: that the End of Days is at hand, to beware the growing power and influence of the Beast, and to know that the Second Coming of Jesus Christ is imminent. Supernatural disasters, including a worldwide drought, rivers of blood, massive earthquakes, and a devastating asteroid, testify that the end of the world is at hand.
THE DARK AGE: Survivors of the Pulse
Print by World Castle Publishing (Action, Adventure, Drama, Family and 3 More) Novelist It has been five-hundred years since the Pulse caused the Great Collapse, ending the Golden Age, and civilization on planet Earth. Humanity has waited ever since for a long-anticipated sign from God, which has finally appeared in the night sky. The time has come for Ferrell Young, the Warrior Clan, and the Church to risk everything in an effort to restore civilization, and bring hope to a world full of despair. Alex Montgomery is an archaeologist who has spent many years looking for a mysterious book on behalf of the Holy Christian Church. The book is said to contain the location of the Great Oracle which, according to legend, can endow the one who finds it with great power and wealth. Of much greater importance to the Clan and the Church however, is the fact that it may also enable the world to emerge from five centuries of darkness and suffering. When a powerful, intelligent, but sadistic barbarian leader named Kraken learns of the Oracle, he plans to destroy the Warrior Clan and the Church, take the Oracle for himself, and enslave the rest of humanity.
THE GREAT COLLAPSE: Survivors of the Pulse
Print by Tate Publishing (Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Novelist While scientists prepare for a massive solar flare heading towards the earth, a hostile foreign government steals a top-secret, experimental weapon. When they use the EMP weapon to attack America however, the result is the immediate and catastrophic loss of modern technology all over the planet. The president calls upon Dr. James White to lead a group of scientists and theologians in an effort to develop a plan that will offer humanity a second chance at civilization. When societies begin to unravel, refugees flee the anarchy in the cities as people learn how to survive in a world without technology, a world for which they are not prepared. Will humanity survive this catastrophic event? Join author Jeff Horton for a journey into the chaotic and perilous new world of The Great Collapse.