Cran Palto

Current Book Project: Raheem

I am writing a science-fiction survival novel set on a faraway planet. See description, and read online at: Table of Content, and Chapter 1.

What’s New?

Sometime in August: Published episode 40 of Raheem, The Chase.

July 18, 2023: Published episode 39 of Raheem, Wild Man.

June, 2023: Published episode 38, Tea.

June 7, 2023: Published episode 37, Rainy Season. This chapter demanded a lot of me. I hope you like it. (I skipped chapter 36 in this update list. What?

May 16, 2023: Published episode 35, Pusa. More revelations and exploration!

April 25, 2023: I finally added quotes for all the chapters so far! I hope you like them.

April 22, 2023: Published episode 34, Hopes and Hops. Recovering after the events of chapter 33!

April 9, 2023: Published episode 32, Stone Room. Craftmanship and teamwork in this calm chapter. I also have been thinking of what to do about making a landing page for the google ads for this book.

April 4, 2023: Published episode 31, Jade. A nice, easy little chapter before things get tough again on Raheem.

March 30, 2023: Published episode 30, Cold. Things are getting tough for my characters. I reached 36,000 written words with this chapter.

March 22, 2023: Published episode 29, Slaves. I hope you like it.

February 26, 2023: Published episode 28, Wool. It's a shorter chapter after 27, which was much longer.

February 25, 2023: Published episode 27, Love Affair yesterday. I've written 28, 29, 30, and now writing 31.

February 9, 2023: Published episode 26, The Chess Board last week. Now in the middle of writing episode 27.

January 26, 2023: published episodes 15-25. I am all caught up. On to finish writing episode 26!

January 19, 2023: published episode 12, 13, and 14. I have about twelve more I can edit and post, and I will try to do that asap.

January 17, 2023: published episode 11 of Raheem: Wild Weeds. I hope you like it.

January 3, 2023: Written Episode 24. In process of writing 25. Episode 10, Scar, was released in late December.

October 30, 2022: Added the mailing list. Sign up to receive updates by email.

October 29, 2022: Created this site. Added the novel Raheem.

Who is Cran Palto?

It is the pen name of Chris Mahan for stories of adventure, horror (maybe) and anything (except poetry) that isn't necessarily for children.


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