Mounting losses in Afghanistan force the British military to unleash a new but untested weapon against the Taliban - a creature engineered and bred in secret laboratories.
Matthew Hunter, a tabloid... More > journalist, discovers his brother is involved in the project and tries to get it stopped - now both their lives are in danger. Plagued by memories of his brutish father, Matthew is forced to confront both the demons from his past and the very real demons of the present in order to save his brother and to understand the truth about his own life…< Less
Former Ten Stars combat pilot Rick Barrett is having a bad day. Not only is he jobless and broke, in a seedy spaceport bar he has just been forced into a winner-takes-all poker game with a homicidal... More > cauliflower. Salvation is at hand in the shapely form of Irish redhead Julie Halloran, who has an unusual talent of her own. Julie has a proposition for Rick that could end his financial worries at a stroke, though it might also end up getting him killed. But is Julie keeping a few cards hidden herself?
The Festival on Lyris Five is a fast-moving, hilarious, science-fiction novella, where nothing is quite what it seems. The story by UK author Nick Daws is beautifully complemented by Louise Tolentino's wry illustrations.< Less
A collection of short stories written by new American author Dave Lee Jones.
The stories selected for this compendium survey David’s range of literary skill. The reader rides a bumpy road... More > of scenery from science fiction to period pieces to modern horror. Each work is a product of an extremely creative mind. His mind seems to compete with itself to formulate unexpected events and plot twists making finishing each story in one sitting compulsory.
David has a knack for how conversations evolve and how word choice allows glimpses into the characters thoughts and true nature. Insightful dialog adds a depth to great story telling and is an earmark of great writing. David also uses conversational tones to manage the pace of each story further crafting the readers experience and luring them to the stories usually violent end. Each page of the work of this young new writer is a stab, if you will, at a very bright future.
Dr. Daniel Norris,
IT Professor, University of South Carolina< Less