Escaping a bad love affair, Martia Rosenthal signs up for an assignment in the Quasiverse, where anything can happen--and often does. Martia encounters mutant snow globes, carnivorous bouquets, locks that are very particular how they open, skies that change color daily, a sporting event with fanged sheeposauruses, and a randomly dead murder victim. But can even she survive the Elevator of Doom?
Blasphemous...highly offensive...and VERY funny! Meeting Polly is an adventure where you’ll discover: why snowmen can’t dance; a scene from a previously unseen Marx Brothers movie; the Three Laws of Thermodynamics; and the secret of the universe. Oh, and also the recipe for the perfect peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Just remember: Nothing's ever hopeless unless you lose all hope.
In the Arabian Nights world of Parsina, Jafar al-Sharif teams up with disinherited Prince Ahmad to battle a sand djinn, the gnome king of an underground realm, and an army of zombies.
GHOSTS, GIRLS, & OTHER PHANTASMS is a comprehensive collection of Stephen Goldin’s solo short fiction, containing most of the stories from his earlier collection THE LAST GHOST AND OTHER STORIES. (The Angel in Black stories have been broken out into their own volume.) These stories run the gamut from humor to pathos, and are guaranteed to entertain.
Jade Darcy, a computer-augmented mercenary, turns down what she considers a suicide assignment: traveling to an enslaved world to assassinate one of its military leaders. But then she learns there's someone looking for her--someone with the potential to expose her mysterious past, with possibly fatal results. All of a sudden, a suicide mission looks positively appetizing....
Wayne Corrigan and his colleagues at Dramatic Dreams can broadcast dreams directly into your mind as you sleep. But when a malfunction occurs, Wayne must find a way to rescue tens of thousands of people--including the woman he loves--from death or insanity by wresting control of the Dream away from a mad genius.
It's the 1980s in an alternate-world America. U.S. society has fallen apart under food shortages, fuel shortages, racial unrest and a host of other problems. A group of people intend to escape to another planet and start a whole new world...if they can make it safely across the country--stealing gas and fighting off bandits--to reach the ship before it leaves.
Hawker was a good soldier--so good, in fact, that the Army asked him and his buddies to sign on for an extended hitch. What they couldn't know was that the extension would last forever. Century after century,Hawker and his comrades were resurrected to fight on alien planets. But one goal remained in Hawker's mind: Somehow there had to be a way out of the loop. And he was determined to find it.
While visiting the planet Restaapa, Jade Darcy and her employer, Megan Cafferty,discover that world is in the process of choosing a new heir to the throne. The candidates hatch plots against anyone they see as a danger to their victory. Each will go to any extreme, even murder, to assure his election. Jade has the difficult task of restoring order to Restaapa as well as protecting her own life.
A sexy interstellar romp. Tyla deVrie and her brother Bred race across the galaxy to find rare objects on exotic worlds. The Hunt killed their parents 20 years ago and, as they zoom through the galaxy in Bred's decadent space yacht with its all-woman crew, they learn that the stakes are no less somber this time around. Will the reward of eternal glory be worth the possible price of their lives?
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