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!
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....
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.
Visit a world where a wild-land firefighter must use his mysterious powers to save his crew from a roaring inferno. Follow an eco-tourist's frantic efforts to escape an African quarantine zone ravaged by a deadly virus. Meet a gumshoe journalist as she tracks down a figure that'sable to predict the future with terrifying accuracy. And tune into Texas station KRAP (don't touch that dial, there's KRAP on it!) as a pair of down-home country deejays try their damnedest to stop a murder...while they're still on the air.
Six suspense stories of people facing off against their ultimate terror... Meet a down-on-his luck supermarket worker who has to foil a kidnapping all on his own. Follow an eco-tourist's frantic efforts to escape an African quarantine zone ravaged by a deadly virus. And tune into Texas station KRAP (don't touch that dial, there's KRAP on it!) as a pair of down-home country deejays try their damnedest to stop a murder...while they're still on the air.
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.
Michael Angel and J.D. Cutler present three stories of suspense - and unexpected heroism.... Meet a down-on-his luck supermarket worker who has to foil a kidnapping all on his own. Tune in to back-roads radio station as a pair of down-home country deejays try their damnedest to stop a murder - while they're still on the air. And follow a California surfer boy on his first date with a Texas beauty...while her cousin Billy-Bob literally rides shotgun on them.
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.
Marshal Michael Fallon rates as the toughest lawman in Fringe Space.
But how did he start out?
Ten years ago, Michael Fallon got himself conscripted into the Galactic Marshal Corps. He attacks the recruiter, vandalizes Academy property, and makes enemies with the biggest, baddest man in his class: his roommate.
Lucky for him, the Galactic Marshals don't disqualify people on grounds of stupidity.
Included with this story are sample chapters of the space western adventure novel, The Adventures of Amanda Love.