This page is devoted to news about Evolve, a novel by JD Cross, and news related to Evolve.

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Here you’ll find updates on the status of the novel in the electronic and print publishing worlds, updates about JD Cross related to Evolve, and news that reflects on or is reflected in the story told in Evolve.

Evolve is a novel about ideas exemplified by the actions of people. There is science: real science that might come to be in a world where people are free to choose for themselves what is best for themselves. There is politics: contemporary issues like regulations, taxes, budgets, deficits, and health care that have been and will be echoed in the 2012 Presidential election. There is struggle: heroes are thwarted by villains. There is hope: the heroes win. Evolve is a timeless story written around timely issues.

The entire Evolve trilogy is available:

Amazon Kindle: Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3

iTunes, Apple, iPad: (Temporarily unpublished)

Barnes & Noble: (Temporarily unpublished)

and (temporarily unpublished, but author info still exists)

Please see this post regarding changes in publishing/distribution.

Thanks for visiting. I hope you comment and enjoy what you find here.

JD Cross

JD Cross grew up in Vancouver, WA, where he played baseball, football, Dungeons & Dragons, and drums. He never thought he would become a physicist, but that’s what happened after he left Washington for Wisconsin to attend Lawrence University. He earned a BA in physics from LU and then migrated father east: to Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. There, he dug into that science that he had always managed to avoid in high school and as an undergraduate, biology. He designed nanofluidic devices to create novel separation mechanisms for DNA, proteins, and other biomolecules and eventually earned a PhD in applied physics. While at Cornell, he took up triathlon, became a passable swimmer, and completed Ironman Wisconsin in 2007. Also while at Cornell, he saw a number of his colleagues start companies based upon their research and he thought this seemed like a fun new thing to try. Veratag, an RFID security company, was thus born. As Chief Technology Officer, he built a product suite based on university patents. Wanderlust again setting in, he left Veratag after a few years, moved to Flagstaff, AZ with his wife and cat, and started a new company, Hermes Commerce, a mobile device payment company. Somewhere in and amongst the moving, the triathlons, and the companies, Evolve was written.