April 2015The ChameleonDaryl BucknerOna is a visitor from space. A very beautiful, clever visitor from space. Charged with returning to her planet with a common Earth bacteria, she must use her unique ability to appear as anyone to elude the forces determined to capture her. March 2015Survival GeneArtsun AkopyanIn 2060, Miami’s Police Lieutenant Andrew Barkov arrests an illegal GMO scientist only to discover he is, himself, GMO-engineered. While he faces his mother’s betrayal, an asteroid disrupts the earth’s rotation causing volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis; all of civilization hangs in the balance. Then Andrew uncovers the World Government plot to populate Noah’s House, a survival vehicle for the elite and wealthy, when they “re-start” the earth’s rotation with a nuclear bomb. Can Andrew and his ragtag team of allies, stop nuclear devastation and outrun the GMO soldiers hot on their trail? Plus find a way to save mankind from certain death from the earth’s geophysical cataclysm? And, even if he does, what kind of world will they all face? March 2015The Time Tunnel And The GrailAdrian RogersAdrian Rogers cleverly blends a tale of love and of the quest for the Grail which stretches over time and centuries and geographic locations as varied as the journey itself and all that it represents. John Finniss is just an Anglo-Irish schoolteacher in Darwin, who has reached breaking point in his career due to mid-life crisis... or is he? Why has he started recalling childhood dreams of life as a druidic bard of Irish origin, at the court of King Arthur in 6th century Britain? Is it simply memories of a past incarnation, or is he really two people, able to exist in both past and present simultaneously? And why does the Time Tunnel begin to materialise, as if to draw him back? March 2015How It Ought To Be, Damn It!Darrell BainIf you like Political Correctness, don’t read this book! If you’re easily offended, don’t read this book, because Mr. Bain directs his pithy observations on the state of America at both the right and the left with equal fervor. March 2015Through A Glass Darkly - HCDONALD ALLEN KIRCHThe House loomed over the city like a beacon of malevolent evil. People spoke of it only in whispers. Others tried to own it, eventually coming out in a body bag. Darkness dripped from its windows, spilt blood made up the foundations of its property, and Satan seemed to have a claim on the land. Houses built along its borders nailed their windows shut so that they wouldn't have to see it. Evil resided within its ancient walls and did not care who knew it! March 2015Through A Glass DarklyDONALD ALLEN KIRCHThe House loomed over the city like a beacon of malevolent evil. People spoke of it only in whispers. Others tried to own it, eventually coming out in a body bag. Darkness dripped from its windows, spilt blood made up the foundations of its property, and Satan seemed to have a claim on the land. Houses built along its borders nailed their windows shut so that they wouldn't have to see it. Evil resided within its ancient walls and did not care who knew it!

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March 2015

What is really fascinating about an anthology like this is seeing what the world of Fortannis looks like through eyes with so many different perspectives. Old familiar friends are here – Ventrella's own squires Terin and Darlissa, Curso Brambletoes the clever, subtle hobling, exiled sellsword Sarlon and his companions Minnow and Mumblepeg – and new ones, including a unique view of the life of a rather unusual Goblin in "Shiny Savior", the eponymous and clever hero of "The Life and Death and Life of Beryl Truesword", Brenlund in "Blinded" who has to overcome his preconceptions to save both himself and others from a terrible fate.

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March 2015

Chloe The Clone is a suspense set in the year 2020. Part Romancing the Stone (romantic, comedic, with inept bad guys), part Paper Moon (feel good, sentimental, and quirky), Chloe The Clone nevertheless poses a serious story question: what does a man do when he comes to love the child who was cloned to give him a new heart?

Clonal Transplants, Inc. screws up when a rogue tech illegally grows a ten year old, sentient, female clone named Chloe to provide 56 year old Sam Turner with a new heart.

Because Chloe is near term, greedy CEO Andropov decides to maintain the sentient clone. If heavily sedated, she can pass for being brain dead and be shipped normally allowing Andropov to collect payment for a delivered product.

When the law governing clones changes, Andropov sedates Chloe and hands her off to an unsuspecting Turner, who is told the only way he will be able to save his life is to take Chloe to Mexico and have the heart transplant done there. Once the transplant is performed, Andropov will be off the hook. No more clone, no more evidence of an illegal sentient.

Subsequently, Andropov learns the FBI is looking for Chloe on a tip that she is sentient. He regrets keeping her alive, and resolves to correct his mistake.

On the way to Mexico, Chloe's sedative wears off, and Turner discovers that she is a fully functional charming ten year old girl who awakes and insists on calling him Grandpa. As their relationship builds, he fears that if he surrenders Chloe to the feds he will never see her again. He also suspects that Andropov is after her.

Turner makes it to Mexico, only to find that he must fight for his life and Chloe's. When unknown persons kidnap Chloe, Sam suffers a heart attack. Attended to by a corrupt transplant surgeon, Sam must decide whether or not to accept a perfectly matched heart from an unknown donor when he can't be certain the donor isn't Chloe.

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