Author Announces Release of Action/Thriller

Dec. 11, 2006 – Author Announces Release of Action/Thriller

Christopher Hudson just announced the publication of his novel, Northern Cross. Published by Velluminous Press, the book is available on,, and

Hudson describes his novel as an action-packed romantic adventure about aviation and international intrigue, colored with vivid descriptions of the wilderness areas of Michigan and Canada. Hudson says, “Northern Cross is a story of the heroic struggle of a man and a woman who must overcome deception, danger and overwhelming odds to save their lives and their love.” He goes on to explain, “The protagonist is George Ashton, a commercial pilot who has an ideal life, the perfect wife, and a brilliant future. But then a specter from his past comes back to haunt him. As a college student, George was involved with a radical political group and was conned into a caper that went murderously wrong. Now the ringleader has returned to blackmail George into flying an illegal and highly dangerous mission. George finds himself being manipulated and exploited by an old friend, and he soon discovers that in order to reclaim his life he must risk everything.”

Christopher Hudson was born and raised in Michigan, where he developed a deep love for the natural beauty of the region, which he says is reflected in his novel. He lived for several years in northern Michigan, but better job opportunities lured Hudson back to the metropolitan Detroit area where he became a self-described “on-and-off denizen of cubeville.” He worked for several major training and marketing firms, producing scores of industrial films and training programs, but he devoted leisure time to creative writing, resulting in two screenplays (one of which is currently being considered for production) as well as several short stories and video scripts. Hudson is also a private pilot, outdoor sports enthusiast, and an avid golfer.

According to one reviewer, “Northern Cross is more than an exciting adventure tale. The author’s experience as a private pilot and a nature lover add a dimension of realism to the novel that rings true.”

To learn more about Northern Cross and the author, visit

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