Detectives Alexandra Winter and Jack Daniels have been close friends and partners ever since they started working at the San Diego Police Department. In fact, on their latest case there's only one thing separating them: the fact that Alexandra's been murdered by their main suspect. But that doesn't mean either of them have stopped in their hunt for the killer...
"Very interesting story with great narration"
Welcome to Fringe Space, partner. Keep your blaster handy, 'cause you might need it. Plunge into the rough-and-tumble world of the galaxy's Fringe. Worlds chock full of Galactic Marshals, ambitious miners, roving preachers, and a full hand's worth of villains and varmints!
"I Married the Third Horseman," begins as filmmaker Cassie Van Deene discovers that she's married one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. In no time, Cassie's on the run and desperate to find a way to annul the worst marriage decision in history! In "I Am the Vorpal Blade," a daring experiment catapults journalist Alice Lydell into the distant future of a post-apocalyptic Earth! And it turns out that the future of our species hangs on the one thing that sets Alice apart from the rest of humanity.
"A bit of a mixed review, mostly good"
Firefly meets Flash Gordon as con-artist and adventurer Amanda Love travels the star systems of the frontier. Amanda's ample charms include the face of an angel, the bluest eyes west of Delta Vega, and a body that could give a pious man a wet dream in a skin-tight spacesuit. She and her crew of loyal misfits take their traveling "pay to pray" Salvation Show out to the lonely, backwater alien planets that dot fringe space. But her latest "pay to pray" con nearly becomes her last, when she and her crew are attacked by mercenaries sent by Malco Trent, a man who runs the galaxy's most corrupt company: Mal Corp.
Joss Whedon's Firefly meets Flash Gordon as con-artist and adventurer Amanda Love travels the star systems of the frontier. Amanda's ample charms include the face of an angel, the bluest eyes west of Delta Vega, and a body that could give a pious man a wet dream in a skin-tight spacesuit. She and her crew of loyal misfits take their traveling ‘pay to pray' Salvation Show out to the lonely, backwater alien planets that dot fringe space. But her latest ‘pay to pray' con nearly becomes her last....
A short story about a mysterious man who arrives in a small 19th century Orkney Island fishing village. He has the air of an aristocrat, the clothes of a beggar and a leather pouch filled with the biggest pearls anyone has ever seen. The women can't take their lustful eyes off him, the men are jealous, but he only has one woman and one purpose on his mind.
When a mysterious representative from Wonderland Bio-Engineering arrives on Alice's doorstep and makes her a "life-changing" offer, her first instinct is to throw him out the front door. But she's curious. She's an investigative journalist with an eye for a story. And she's got one hell of an ace up her sleeve. Her body contains something unique among the six billion people on the planet. And Wonderland believes that because of it, she is the key to humanity's conquest of space...or its very survival here on Earth!
Have you ever just wanted to retire into your dreams? Do you love books? This short story from Devlin Church is about a bookstore that can do just that! Meet an old woman who's ready with tea and snickerdoodles, just waiting for you come in and chat.
Amanda and her loyal crew are back travelling the backwater alien planets that dot fringe space when she receives a disturbing message. An old recording from her father, Jonathan Love, summons Mawla to immediately return home to the Lupine planet of Canus. What starts out as a rescue turns into an all-out war between two tribes of vicious, bipedal wolves! And in the middle of all of this Amanda must make a terrible choice: decide what she truly believes in...at the cost of condemning one of her beloved friends to death.
A strange friendship takes two men to the stars, makes them insanely rich...and turns one against the other in a battle to the death! A Shovelful of Stars follows Malco Trent and Jonathan Love through their struggles, friendship, and the terrible betrayal that sets them against each other for over twenty-five years.
Joe is a hard luck guy whose luck just got worse. A little girl shows up at his job as security guard to a museum and he doesn't know where she came from. He has only 45 minutes to find out, or he could go to jail.
Mrs. Vander was beautiful as the 1930's actress she resembled - only very much alive. Her husband, 50 years her senior, was dead - very dead. Police Detective Stoner, very much aware of the risk of his attraction to her, stays on the case.
Almost two years after H. G, Wells' novel The Time Machine is published in New York City, a dazed young man shows up in Ruth Lonegon’s hayloft. He's lost his memory, and all he has on him are shreds of burned clothing and a handful of very curious pocket change. Only the vaguest of clues hint at who he is and - more importantly - why he's come to a small town in 1896 Colorado. Murder, treasure hunting, and young love combine explosively when the events of the future affect the past!
Amanda finds herself in a terrible dilemma as the evil Malco Trent returns, space station IBS5 falls under siege, and Marshal Michael Fallon's life hangs in the balance. She and her rag-tag crew must assault the station, no matter the cost. And the kicker? If Amanda succeeds, then Angus promises to tell her the ultimate secret left by Jonathan Love: a plan to make Amanda one of the richest people in the galaxy, and a veritable goddess to an entire people.
Thirteen-year-old Amanda Love isn't having a normal childhood. Her parents and their entourage travel the spaceways on the galactic frontier, preaching for profit as part of Brother Love's Salvation Show. She wants to join the family tradition...but the journey from innocent little girl to veteran space evangelist is going to have more than a few bumps....
Space frontiersmen Jonathan Love and Malco Trent forge a strange friendship that, over five years, takes them to the stars and makes them both insanely rich. And it ultimately puts the two on a collision course over the woman that both men want. Where one will end up on top...and the other will end up dead. The larger-than-life characters that populate the universe of The Adventures of Amanda Love all started somewhere. This is the beginning of Jonathan Love's labors...and the lies.
Space frontiersman Jonathan Love is newly married, in desperate need of a new crew, and he's on the run from the hit men hired by his former best friend, Malco Trent. A stop at the wildest space station in Fringe Space brings the eccentric genius Fergus MacKenzie on board as the new ship's engineer. All seems well, until Fergus reveals an astounding plan to carry on the family name after his impending death....
Mawla, the young Lupine warrior of the Ett of the Grays, takes her tribe's test to ascend to the role of High Priestess. But a completely new surprise awaits her this night. For her destiny lies not with the defeat of a deadly predator. Instead, it involves the rescue of a pair of aliens. Aliens who travel among the stars, ones whose offspring will forever change Mawla's future.
Five tales of science fiction set in the wild-west universe of Amanda Love! Plunge into the rough-and-tumble world of the Galactic Marshals to see how the toughest lawman on the Fringe got his start. Watch how a supernatural vision earned Amanda a lifelong friend and loyal alien bodyguard. And witness the terrible betrayal that sets two best friends into a cycle of murder and bloody revenge.
When does Death ever get a coffee break? A mix up takes place in Azrael's schedule. He doesn't know who he is to meet, it's two o-clock in the morning and it's cold. A good cup of coffee is sorely missed and he has until dawn to figure it all out.