Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. Includes short... [click here for more]
No good deed ever goes unpunished.
Meyal Lit has been alone on an orbital for the past six months, analysing the remote planet of Falcin V. It’s a lonely job but, if it means financial security for herself and her family, Meyal is happy to grit her teeth and do it. That is, until a rival exo-geologist on a station on the opposite side of the planet contacts her.
Even though they... [click here for more]
"A fast-paced story full of thrilling action, exploring the issues of survival and humanity... an incredible journey."How would you survive the Dead Days? Riley Jameson is a regular guy. A little hard-of-luck and going through a rough time at work, but nothing he can't handle. That was before the creatures rose. Feasting on human flesh, their hunger is insatiable.... [click here for more]
The entire future of Sweytian/Mugdaran relations rests on one man's shoulders. That one man, Jake Kavaliro, would really like nothing more than to retire. Unfortunately, while on his last patrol he encounters a Mugdaran determined to restart a war that ended decades before. Now Jake – who's never been known for his skill at diplomacy – has to go and explain what transpired to the Mugdaran... [click here for more]
All kindness is not wise.
Third’s clutch escaped their home universe years ago, before any of them were old enough to legally take a name and to stop having to risk themselves to keep others alive. She’s still too young for that, and the alternate version of herself that she lives with calls her “Kitten”.
First and Second, the other survivors in her clutch, live... [click here for more]