Jennifer L. Armentrout - 2011
Things were looking up.And then he opened his mouth.Daemon is infuriating. Arrogant. Stab-worthy. We do not get along. At all. But when a stranger attacks me and Daemon literally freezes time with a wave of his hand, well, something… unexpected happens. The hot alien living next door marks me.You heard me. Alien. Turns out Daemon and his sister have a galaxy of enemies wanting to steal their abilities, and Daemon’s touch has me lit up like the Vegas Strip. The only way I’m getting out of this alive is by sticking close to Daemon until my alien mojo fades. If I don’t kill him first, that is.
The Alien Huntress Series: Enslave Me Sweetly, Savor Me Slowly, Seduce the Darkness
Gena Showalter - 2011
And though she appears to be human herself, Eden is an alien, a Raka, distinguished by her golden hair and skin, and gifted with the ominous ability to kill without remorse -- and with total accuracy. That is, until the fateful night she has one shot to eliminate her target, a human slaver -- and misses."Failure" is not in Eden's vocabulary. Neither is "partner" -- but that's what she is forcibly assigned after recovering from her disastrous mission. A sexy, steely-nerved human agent, Lucius Adaire enjoys nothing more than sparking the fury -- and rousing the desire -- of the fiery female assassin too proud to admit defeat. Locked in an assignment they cannot afford to lose, Lucius and Eden find themselves bound in two high-stakes, heart-pounding games: the sensual web of kill or be killed, and the erotic dance of seduction.Savor Me SlowlyMishka Le'Ace was created to be an undercover operative...literally. Her beautiful body has been mechanically augmented to give her superhuman strength -- strength she's going to need. Her latest mission sends her to rescue Alien Investigation and Removal agent Jaxon Tremain from torture and death. With him, she discovers a passion unlike any other. A passion she was forbidden to know....From the moment they meet in a darkened cell, Jaxon craves her touch. But the machine half of Le'Ace forces her to do things she doesn't always want to do. Even betray him...and ultimately destroy him. Now Jaxon must battle the man controlling Le'Ace, and even Le'Ace herself, to at last claim the woman he's come to love.Seduce The DarknessThe war between otherworlders and humans changed Earth beyond recognition. It also saved Bride McKells's life. Before, the gorgeous vampire was a target for every fanatic with a stake and a crucifix. Now, she's free to roam the streets -- and desperate to find others of her kind. One man claims to have the answers she seeks. Devyn, King of the Targons, is a warrior and a womanizer, and he makes no secret of how much he wants Bride -- and how dangerous he could be to her in every way.An avid collector of women, Devyn easily seduces human and otherworlder alike. Until now. Not only does Bride resist him, but she leaves Devyn feeling something entirely new...a bone-deep need bordering on obsession. Her blood is the key to curing a vicious alien disease, but helping Bride uncover her origins will compel her to choose between electrifying passion and a destiny that could tear her from Devyn's side forever.
Mackey Chandler - 2011
Look at most of your relatives or coworkers. How lovable are they? Really? Yet most have mates and children. The vast majority are still invited to family gatherings and their relatives will speak to them. Many have pets to which they are devoted. Some even call them their fur-babies. Is your dog or cat or parakeet property or family? Not in law but in your heart? Can a pet really love you back? Or is it a different affection? Are you not kind to those who feed and shelter you? But what if your dog could talk back? Would your cat speak to you kindly? How much more complicated might it be if we meet really intelligent species not human? How would we treat these 'people' in feathers or fur? Perhaps a more difficult question is: How would they treat us? Are we that lovable? When society and the law decide these sort of questions must be answered it is usually because someone disapproves of your choices. Today it may be a cat named in a will or a contest for custody of a dog. People are usually happy living the way they want until conflict is forced upon them. What if the furry fellow in question has his own law? And is quite articulate in explaining his choices. Can a Human adopt such an alien? Can such an intelligent alien adopt a human? Should they? Of course if the furry alien in question is smart enough to fly spaceships, and happens to be similar in size and disposition to a mature Grizzly bear, wisdom calls for a certain delicacy in telling him no...
The Touchstone Trilogy
Andrea K. Höst - 2011
Rescue is only the beginning... On her last day of high school, Cassandra Devlin walked out of exams and into a forest. Surrounded by the wrong sort of trees, and animals never featured in any nature documentary, Cass is only sure of one thing: alone, she will be lucky to survive. The sprawl of abandoned blockish buildings Cass discovers offers her only more puzzles. Where are the people? What is the intoxicating mist which drifts off the buildings in the moonlight? And why does she feel like she's being watched? Increasingly unnerved, Cass is overjoyed at the arrival of the formidable Setari. Whisked to a world as technologically advanced as the first was primitive, where nanotech computers are grown inside people's skulls, and few have any interest in venturing outside the enormous whitestone cities, Cass finds herself processed as a 'stray', a refugee displaced by the gates torn between worlds. Struggling with an unfamiliar language and culture, she must adapt to virtual classrooms, friends who can teleport, and the ingrained attitude that strays are backward and slow. Can Cass ever find her way home? And after the people of her new world discover her unexpected value, will they be willing to let her leave?
Pittacus Lore - 2011
But who is she? Where has she been living? How has she been training? When did she develop her legacies? And how does she know so much about the Mogadorians?In I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Six’s Legacy, discover the story behind Six. Before Paradise, Ohio, before John Smith, Six was traveling through West Texas with her cêpan, Katarina. What happened there would change Six forever .
Origins of Dark Angel
Melanie Nilles - 2011
A younger brother tormented by his older sister. A Keeper hunted by the Shirukan. A best friend betrayed. And a survivor sent alone to Earth to protect a shard of the Starfire crystal. For Elis, peace was only a word. Every story has a beginning. This is the beginning of Dark Angel…
Even the Wingless
M.C.A. Hogarth - 2011
None of their number have been successful at taking that brutal empire to task for their violations of the treaty. None have survived the vicious court of a race of winged shapechangers, one maintained by cruelty, savagery and torture.Lisinthir Nase Galare is the Alliance's thirteenth emissary. A duelist, an esper and a prince of his people, he has been sent to bring an empire to heel. Will it destroy him, as it has his predecessors? Or can one man teach an empire fear... and love?Contains mature situations.
A Path to Utopia
Jacqueline Druga - 2011
Within hours, another 20 percent succumb leaving only a speck of human life remaining. Believing they are victims of a preliminary act of war and eventual invasion, a group of survivors trek across a barren United States following a radio signal. The simple plan was to band with others to fight and defend their homeland. However, their journey not only brings them together with other survivors but also brings them a chilling truth. What had happened to their country was not a prelude to invasion, but rather the groundwork of global extermination. The enemy is not what they expect.
Survival of the Fittest: The Last Hope for the Human Race
Michael Taylor - 2011
Their parents are gone, and it seems everyone on earth has disappeared as well. Worse, the electricity is off. Surrounded by darkness, their differences no longer matter; they are the sole survivors of an alien attack and the last hope for humanity. But in the black of night, can they outrun the hulking creatures with the glowing red eyes?Priya is the exotic girl who says what she thinks. Will was a star athlete before the attack. They find Trevor and Aiyana, the twins; Alex and Ricardo, the tough guys; and finally, Lindsey, the innocent. Together, the seven of them are the last humans on earth-but are they really humans at all? They have no idea that the government has known of the incoming alien attack for decades; to prepare they created special children with very special abilities.The chosen seven are part alien and part human, and they exist to fight off the otherworldly forces, threatening to conquer the planet. But with such differing personalities, will the seven be able to put their pride be-hind and work together? They must move beyond the grief of lost friends and family and find the strength to go on; if they don't, the world will die, taken over by monstrous creatures that can smell your fear.
Gaea's Chosen: The Mayday Directive
Cara Michaels - 2011
They're off course and missing crew, and for the remaining Chosen, the world they've landed on is far from uninhabited. Supplies are short and cabin fever is growing. As if she doesn’t have enough to manage, a humanoid species is unexpectedly claiming her crew's attention. They're unbelievably fast and beautiful, but are they friend or enemy? Gaea's Chosen: Ten men and ten women traveling 20 light years across the galaxy to settle a new world. The chance of disaster far outweighs the chance of success.
Quests of Shadowind: Sky Shifter
L.A. Miller - 2011
Wrong beds, wrong clothes, wrong house. And, worst of all, their parents are missing. When they go outside, they run into a friend whose parents are also gone. In fact, all the grownups in town have inexplicably vanished. Then along comes a spider a giant, monstrous, mechanical horror.And that s the least of the nightmares that will befall the brother and sister in Shadowind, a dangerous, otherworldly dimension inhabited by ghostly creatures, cyborg animals and virtual humans a land where anything is possible, including being downloaded into a cryptic, evil role-playing game.In order to survive, Logan and Mindy band together with other kids determined to find a way back to the life they knew and loved. Ultimately they must battle the sinister cyber-lord for the Staff of the Sky Shifter, a powerful weapon that could destroy the universe...but might also be the key to getting back home.
M. Pax - 2011
Military. The end of two worlds. Novelette. 13,200 words. Alone. Leda is the last living member of the brigade, the sole defender of her world. War took everyone she knew, leaving her in the company of memories and ghosts. Or is it madness? The siren blares. The enemy is coming. Or is it? The approaching vessel isn't a friendly design, but it answers with the correct code. Leda must figure out whether the arrival is reinforcements or the final assault. In an aging flyer, she ventures out to meet her world's fate, the final stand. A little taste of military space opera.
Alien Mate Bundle
Eve Langlais - 2011
Abducted, decontaminated and dressed like a harem girl, she’s been chosen to become the alien’s mate.Maya's been raised to believe in extra-terrestrials and when she saves a sexy blue one from drowning, she can't resist taking him home-and into her bed.Abducted by a hunky blue alien, researcher and admitted geek Penny is eager to study his mating habits—in the flesh. She’d like to blame her illogical affection for him on hormones, but the erotic remedy just heightens her chemical imbalance.From the sands of white Mexico, to the Xamian home planet, and the vast galaxy in between, three different tales of alien love with a large dose of humor & of course, sensual probing.This anthology contains all 3 Alien Mate Stories• Alien Mate• Alien Mate 2• Alien Mate 3
Taming the Wildcat
Mina Carter - 2011
But it seems this King girl can't stay out of trouble and causes a brawl within minutes of her arrival.Roz Taren is a mercenary, leader of the Wildcats, and a man who knows what he wants. Right now, that's the pretty girl in the purple dress. Rescuing her from the unwanted attentions of a bunch of drunks lands her right in his bed for the hottest weekend he's ever experienced.Then she's recalled and Roz discovers his little firebird is a fleet pilot (aka insane crazy with a side of total fruitloop). Fleet pilots live fast, die young and leave legends behind. When he receives word her ship is lost with all hands, Roz must bury her along with his heart.Only this firebird isn't your garden variety. This bird is a Phoenix...one out to tame a Wildcat.
Grid of the Gods: The Aftermath of the Cosmic War and the Physics of the Pyramid Peoples
Joseph P. Farrell - 2011
Farrell looks at the Nazis and geomancy; the lithium-7 mystery; Nazi Transmitters and the Earth Grid; The Grid and Hitler's East Prussia Headquarters; Grid Geopolitical Geomancy; A Deeper Physics?; Ashlars and Engineering; Transmitters, Temples, Sacred Sites and Nazis; Anomalies at the Temples of Angkor; The Ancient Prime Meridian: Giza; As Above, So Below: The Astronomical Correlation and the 10,500 BC Mystery; The Master Plan of a Hidden Elite; Moving and Immoveable Stones; Uncountable Stones and Stones of the Giants and Gods; Desecration, Inhabitation, and Treasure Traditions; Divination, Animation, Healing, and Numerical Traditions; Gateway Traditions; John Michell, "Scared Geometry,” "Sacred Science,” The Grid, and the Ancient Elite; Finding the Center of the Land; The Ancient Catastrophe, the Very High Civilization, and the Post-Catastrophe Elite; The Meso- and South-American "Pyramid Peoples”; Paradoxes at Pumu Punkhu; Tiahuanaco and the Puma Punkhu Paradox: Ancient Machining; The Mayans, Their Myths, and the Mounds; The Aztec Anomaly: The Black Brotherhood and Blood Sacrifices; The Mesopotamian "Pyramid Peoples”: The Pythagorean and Platonic Principles of Sumer, Babylonia, and Greece; The Gears of Giza: the Center of the Machine; Alchemical Cosmology and Quantum Mechanics in Stone: The Mysterious Megalith of Nabta Playa; The Physics of the "Pyramid Peoples”; tons more. About The Author: Joseph P. Farrell is the internationally known author of several books in alternative science and history, and is a popular speaker at numerous conferences, including the 2009 Laughlin UFO Congress and the 2009 Ozarks UFO Conference. His books have been translated into Polish, German, Italian, French and Russian. He lives in Topeka, Kansas. Scott D.
T.R. Mousner - 2011
She’s injured, lacks proper supplies and can’t blend in with the indigenous population because she’s seven feet tall and can’t control the trail of wildflowers blooming in the wake of her footsteps. She’s unprepared to begin sexual maturity in the alien land and when she develops feelings for Shale, the mute teenage boy next door, she’s convinced circumstances can get no worse.Except rescue never comes and once word spreads that her touch holds miraculous healing abilities, EBN must find a way to fix her ship, evade capture by the United States Air Force and survive long enough to return home.
Soul Survivors Hometown Tales Vol. 1
Shawn M. Riddle - 2011
Your world is coming to an end. Could you do what's necessary to survive? Would you even want to survive? Would you be able to face horrors like the undead relentlessly pounding at your door, and murderous extra-terrestrials with the extinction of the human race as their one and only goal? How about deadly plagues that ravage entire populations or even your own human brethren turning to your flesh as a last ditch source of food? These are only a few of the many horrors that await you inside these pages. Inspired by the works of David Moody, UK Author of "Hater" and "Autumn," you will now face the terrors of a dystopian world through the eyes of those who witnessed the end. These tales will leave you as alone and terrified as those who told them. You have been warned.
Viola Grace - 2011
She travels from world to world, growing things, ensuring crops and bringing life to dead soil. Her talent for bio-forming has saved thousands of lives, but when one world does not want to let her go, the Alliance has to call in assistance. Station 13 has offered up one of its own, Hardcore, to come to her rescue. With steel for bones, Hardcore is surprised to find his heart pounding at the sight of the slight leaf-winged pixie. Something flares to life between them and the people of Porvin want it to stop.
Beyond Armageddon IV: Schism
Anthony DeCosmo - 2011
For Trevor Stone, however, what began as a straightforward battle for survival has grown into a complex campaign against both external and internal adversaries. While his forces confront a human/alien alliance, Trevor finds that his most dangerous enemy is much closer to home. Schism is the fourth installment in the five-part Beyond Armageddon series and features massive battles over the skies of California, a conspiracy that will shake the foundation of humanity's empire, and a conversation with the gods. Get Ready. Hold on. Choose your side.
P.M. Dooling - 2011
For Avery Kimball this was actually true…she just didn’t know it yet. Life for Avery was completely normal, attending school, hanging out with friends, and spending time with her family. Until the day she finds out that she and her four closest friends have a destiny that will take them far away from their comfortable and safe lives on Earth. Avery learns that she and her friends are actually a group of powerful warriors known as the Protectors, who were charged with protecting the planet of Orcatia, but were killed by the evil Emperor. To save their lives, their magical mentor sent them to Earth to be re-born. It is now their duty to return to the planet and life they have no memory of, and once again serve as its Protectors, fighting the very Emperor responsible for their deaths. Along the way, Avery must contend with battling malevolent creatures, her sometimes fragile relationships with her friends and fellow Protectors, her attraction to the mysterious King of Nightfell, and her own doubts and fears about who she truly is and who she can become.
The Disenchanted Pet
Kate Policani - 2011
Supposedly intending to repair the broken societies and polluted planet, they have found the Human problem to be much more complex than they ever imagined. Zarah is a Prodigy, an obedient human, with a caring ShaZha master. Zarah wants to prove all her master's hopes that humans can be civilized and responsible. When she is lost by her master and exposed to the other side of humanity, she must confront the possibility she might be not a valued citizen, but a pet.
Hank Quense - 2011
Initial scans show promising mining sites that could yield exotic minerals ladened with rare elements. The zaftan crew launch robotic explorers which do considerable damage to private property and enrage the native population. At the center of the explored territory, Drakin Gemseeker, a dwarf miner, and Leslie Higginbottom, the only constable in the area, are attracted to each other, but the alien incursion comes between them. The politicians in Dun Hythe, the capital, have worked a deal with a zatfan negotiator and the constable must protect the robotic explorers, much to Higginbottom's dismay. Meanwhile, MacDrakin's mining property is twice invaded by robots and he destroys both of them. The second one was armed and fired a weapon at him. MacDrakin declares war on the aliens and the robots and vows to destroy them all. With Higginbottom ordered to protect the robots and MacDrakin hunting them down, their budding romance falters and seems doomed. On the space ship, the zaftan captain, Yunta, is furious at the loss of so many expensive robots. When an extensive mineral deposit is discovered underneath the town, Yunta sees an opportunity to avenge the loss of the explorers. She orders the mineral deposit mined without regard to the town or its inhabitants. She dispatches as many crew members as possible to protect the mining machines and remaining robots.MacDrakin, in the meantime, has assembled a small army and intends to defend the town. If he can defeat the zaftans and drive them away, he hopes that will also clear the way for him to resume romancing Higginbottom.Cover art by Gary V. Tenuta.Tired of reading scifi and fantasy stories that take themselves too seriously? Zaftan Entrepreneurs is a unique First Contact story; it is part adventure and part corporate and political satire spiced with comic relief. Here, you'll find nasty, snarly aliens, fantasy creatures, humans, romance, magic, and--just like the real world--incompetent politicians and feuding bureaucracies. What more could a fantasy/scifi reader ask for?
Odd Little Miracles
Fred Warren - 2011
Now, follow him through the twists and turns of twenty-two bizarre tales, where odd is commonplace, little things make all the difference, and miracles are everywhere, if you know where to look: An office temp thinks he has the world's worst job, until he spends a day sitting in for the Devil. Stolen fruit provides sweet justice in a city ruled by magic. In a world where two minds can share the same body, running afoul of the law has horrifying consequences. A young woman discovers something growing in the fields outside her village--something wonderful...and terrible. Do the impossible. Change the future. Save the world. All you need is one odd little miracle.
Anywhere but Earth
Keith Stevenson - 2011
Stephenson (Winner of the 2011 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Short Story) “Maia Blue Is Going Home” by Liz Argall“Memories of Mars” by Chris McMahon“Pink Ice in the Jovian Rings” by C.J. Paget“SIBO” by Penelope Love (Nominated for the 2011 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Short Story)“Beneath the Floating City” by Donna Maree Hanson“Lisse” by Erin E. Stocks“Deuteronomy” by William R.D. Wood“Desert Madonna” by Robert Hood (Nominated for the 2011 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Short Story)“Psi World” by Steve de Beer“Continuity” by Damon Shaw“Alien Tears” by Wendy Waring“Poor Man’s Travel” by Patty Jansen“Eating Gnashdal” by Jason Fischer“By Any Other Name” by Kim Westwood“Space Girl Blues” by Brendan Duffy“Oak with the Left Hand” by T.F. Davenport“Spacebook” by Sean McMullen“Yon Horned Moon” by Margo Lanagan“The Caretaker” by Mark Rossiter“Messiah on the Rock” by Jason Nahrung“Pyaar Kiya” by Angela Ambroz“So Sad, the Lighthouse Keeper” by Steve Cameron
Louise Park - 2011
Does First Year Space Cadet Star Girl have what it takes to save space – one planet at a time?Planet Polare's ice is melting and the alien life forms are in danger. When SC Star Girl is sent to investigate with her roommate SC Supernova she discovers that not all the dangers come from hairy aliens or strange planets. Can they work together to save the planet and its alien frozellas?
Andrea K. Höst - 2011
Surrounded by the wrong sort of trees, and animals never featured in any nature documentary, Cass is only sure of one thing: alone, she will be lucky to survive. The sprawl of abandoned blockish buildings Cass discovers offers her only more puzzles. Where are the people? What is the intoxicating mist which drifts off the buildings in the moonlight? And why does she feel like she's being watched? Increasingly unnerved, Cass is overjoyed at the arrival of the formidable Setari. Whisked to a world as technologically advanced as the first was primitive, where nanotech computers are grown inside people's skulls, and few have any interest in venturing outside the enormous whitestone cities, Cass finds herself processed as a 'stray', a refugee displaced by the gates torn between worlds. Struggling with an unfamiliar language and culture, she must adapt to virtual classrooms, friends who can teleport, and the ingrained attitude that strays are backward and slow. Can Cass ever find her way home? And after the people of her new world discover her unexpected value, will they be willing to let her leave?
David Lee Summers - 2011
The year is 1876. Sheriff Ramon Morales of Socorro, New Mexico, meets a beguiling woman named Fatemeh Karimi, who is looking to make a new start after escaping the oppression of her homeland. When an ancient life form called Legion comes to Earth, they are pulled into a series of events that will change the history of the world as we know it. In their journeys, Ramon and Fatemeh encounter mad inventors, dangerous outlaws and pirates. Their resources are Ramon's fast draw and Fatemeh's uncanny ability to communicate with owls. The question is, will that be enough to save them when airships from Czarist Russia invade the United States?
Jesus the Extraterrestrial - Origins
Leo Mark - 2011
The year is 34 AD. While Jesus is taken to Calvary to be crucified, in the desert nearby a spaceship descends from the skies and the occupant approaches Joseph of Arimathaea and gives him a cylinder in which he is to collect and keep the blood of Jesus. Joseph believes that it is an angel of God, and does as he is told. He collects the blood of Jesus and hides the cylinder inside the chalice which Jesus used at the Last Supper. The blood of Jesus... The lineage of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene. Time passes. 1992: Jesus is born again, now with the name of David. The Illuminati, members of a secret society linked to Satan, begin to pursue the boy. Years later, David is taken into a spaceship whose occupants reveal who he really is, what his mission is on earth and the true origin of mankind. Some time later, David returns to the USA and embarks on his mission: to prepare mankind for the return of the first Jesus Christ and for Armageddon, the Third World War and the final conflict between Jesus Christ and Satan. First however he must prevent Satan from dominating the world through the New World Order set up by the Illuminati in order to enslave mankind again. Get ready to read an exciting story, packed with revelations, which starts with Jesus The Extraterrestrial - Origins.
Three's A Charm
Lori Perkins - 2011
Vampires, witches, werewolves, devils, ghosts, banshees, angels and even aliens, all have a thing for some hot humans in these scorching pages!In the mood for more menage? Try these titles:The Six-way Sex ClubIn college they were the sex club -- three lusty, uninhibited couples. But after graduation it was goodbye. Now they're getting back together for the 20-year class reunion, but it seems someone knows their old secrets and is planning to tell...Risqué: A Regency Ménage TaleThe young widow Mrs. Alexandria Prescott enjoys an untainted reputation and a wild sex life- but when her new tryst is discovered, is the game over?Seduction of a Proper Lady: A Regency Ménage Tale by Kristabel ReedLady Laurel Westfield had been brought up to be the most proper of ladies. But when Major Braedon Sinclair sets his sights on the young debutante, propriety is the last thing he wants from her!Wickedly Wanton: A Regency Menage Tale by Kristabel ReedSabine hopes to learn the secrets of sexual pleasure before her marriage night- but when Aiden, Lord Severn catches her kissing another girl, she learns more than she could imagine! Aiden is smitten, but how far will he go to have Sabine for his own?More Ravenous Titles You'll Love:The Dark Desires of the Druids 1: Murder and Magick, by Isabel RomanMalcolm, Lord Preston is more than happy to introduce magicker Raven Drake to the pleasures of sex... but he doesn’t expect to fall in love with her. Full of mystery, murder, and magick, The Dark Desires of the Druids series will leave you breathless!Kiss of Scandal, by Isabel Roman Countess Katria Markova finds her perfectly ordered life irrevocably altered as political intrigue rocks Russia, and whispers of treason and revenge threaten to take everything precious to her- including her fiance’s life.
Beyond Armageddon III: Parallels
Anthony DeCosmo - 2011
Trevor Stone has survived the invasion of alien armies and creatures, cut off their conduits to Earth, and built a small Empire that has turned the tide of the war, but victory has come at a high personal cost. When Nina Forest disappears, Trevor makes the reckless decision to personally lead a rescue team. What follows is a trip down the proverbial rabbit-hole, one that brings him face to face with the most terrifying monster in a changed world: himself. Parallels is a mature journey to a place where inhibitions are stripped, desires indulged, and where Trevor Stone may be eclipsed by the darkness within.
Erik C. Banks - 2011
Behind the scenes of the store Phantasma Vid, and its collection of stories, a race of super beings gets ready to pass down a slightly used universe to its heirs, barely driven, a few dents and scanning lines, a real bargain at 15 billion light years! A wild romp though the Universe.
Lore: A Quaint and Curious Volume of Selected Stories
Rod Heather - 2011
Cover art by M. Wayne Miller. Contents: "Chatting With Anubis" by Harlan Ellison, "Vision" by Brian McNaughton, "The Game of Kings" by Tim Emswiler, "The Mandala" by Kendall Evans, "The Guide" by Richard Lee Byers, "Rat Familiar" by Patricia Russo, "Empathy" by Jeffrey Thomas, "The Vehicle" by Brian Lumley, "Thanks" by Elizabeth Massie, "The Galvanic" by James S. Dorr, "Sheets" by Donald R. Burleson, "Water and the Spirit" by Brian McNaughton, "The Unkown Elixir" by Dan Clore, "Rile Fouts and Dead Jake Sorrel" by Lawrence Barker, "The Challenge From Below" (a four-part Lovecraftian round-robin tale) - part one: "Under the Mound" by Robert M. Price - part two: "The Trial" by Peter Cannon - part three: "The Horror at the Lake" by Donald R. Burleson - part four: "Beyond the Wall of Time" by Brian McNaughton
Beth Wright - 2011
Well you know what i mean by normal; shopping, chatting on my cell, hanging out with family and friends, reading great books stuff like that. I am now an eighteen year old girl with a never ending supply of boredom. Nothing exciting or unusual has ever happened to me, that is until now. I lived in a small town where everyone knows you by name and where and who your family members are at all times of the day. Who knew that going into my basement by myself would turn my life upside down. A strange noise was coming from the basement so someone had to go look. Ofcourse it had to me, no one else was at home at the time. I mean come on now, who would have ever guessed three men in weird costumes where going to be down there waiting for me. The only way in or out is from our kitchen, and I know for a fact they did not walk past me.
Edie Ramer - 2011
They escaped from the warring planet of Kergeron to Earth, where Phyrne’s aunt's vision of winning money in a New Jersey casino comes true. Too bad her aunt's precog didn't show the hoods waiting outside with guns. But Phyrne has her own weapon, more powerful than bullets. She's ovulating. Phyrne turns up the heat, taking out more than the crooks in her wave of sexual torture. FBI Special Agent Hawk Higgens, running to protect the women, is brought to his knees, too. Caught in her procreative spell, Phyrne ravishes Hawk. Being seduced by an alien and left half naked and unconscious in the back of a surveillance van changes Hawk's life. He joins the Foundation, a privately funded agency that hunts aliens. Six years later, the reason for his career change pops back on the radar in a tea shop in Kentucky. The woman whose face still haunts his dreams has an addition to her family – a five-year-four-month-old daughter. At the same time, two Kergeron warriors are sent to Earth bring the women back to their home planet. With an ex-FBI agent and two alien warriors on her trail, Phyrne's calm life running the Tea & Comfort shop is about to get shaken, stirred and screwed.Word count: approx. 87,000
More Stately Mansions
John B. Rosenman - 2011
He can’t find even one survivor, which means the planet is off-limits to commercial exploitation and cannot be used to achieve financial profits in any way.Soon Temple discovers an even greater problem, one that is strange and ominous and threatens his crew’s very survival.Not only that, it is an incredible cosmic mind-stretcher that strains sanity to the breaking point and presents a totally new view of the endless wonders of the universe.
Leigh Dunlap - 2011
They have more important things to do, however, than take exams or find dates for the prom. They have aliens to kill. With the help of his sister Izzy and brother Rom, Farrell Halifax has to stop an escaped alien and save the Earth --- though that's hard to do when the captain of the basketball team is after you and you're falling in love with his cheerleader girlfriend --- who may or may not be an alien herself. Halifax is a teen Torchwood meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer --- with a little bit of The Breakfast Club thrown into the mix.
David Holly - 2011
Darkly lurid, deliciously homoerotic, hilariously funny, and tantalizingly explicit - in these stories, David Holly's guys put out for a series of fantastic beings from mythology, folklore, and superstition. Bizarre plots and odd characters sprinkled with some of the most sizzling gay sex scenes ever written will entice you out of your shorts. In a collection of stories so hot they'll scorch your underwear, David Holly's characters go bottoms up for demons, ghosts, immortals, space aliens, elves and magical devices. --Bram and his depraved cousin Syl demand sexual slavery from two demons, but when an accident puts the guys at the mercy of their evangelical parents, their loyal demons rescue them. --Ross and his friends slip naked through a desert rock cropping and emerge in an exotic realm populated by fairy men, who insist that the guys must receive a permanent anally orgasmic enhancement. --Tim's favorite school uniform is his spankers, magical briefs that give wearers wild nights of sexual stimulation. --An immortal pickpocket turns any man who penetrates him into compulsive butt slut, as a revengeful street gang and the guards and inmates at the city jail soon learn. --Some college boys offend a witch, so "she" and her coven of Chicks with Dicks make the guys their play toys. --When Derek spends the summer at his wealthy grandmother's house, he meets his Uncle Horny, a demon of fellatio. --Following a traffic accident, Garrett wakes up in Hell, where he has been selected to become a sex slave. The Lords of Hell expect him to loathe his initiation, but Garrett enjoys every second of his eternal damnation. The stories in Delicious Darkness will have you saying, "I wish that would happen to me!"
The End Begins: The Nine
Jeffrey Zweig II - 2011
Once an academy for training students in the ways of wizards and alchemists, has become a facility for harvesting the powers of students for study. Cassarah Telmar escaped the Nine, vowing to bring it down. But is the choice to live as a slave or to die with freedom one she can make alone?
Patricia Williams - 2011
While most people at Leeville High have long forgotten Becca's role in the devastating car wreck that happened a year ago, she still has nightmares. Her memories are in fragments and what little she remembers doesn't make sense. Memories of hearing voices and moving things without touching them. Luke Johnston is a new kid and has all the girls at Leeville eating out the palm of his hand...except Becca. He seems drawn to her but there's something dark and dangerous about him that gives her pause. But Luke knows something about her-the true nature behind what happened during the accident. Can she let her guard down to learn the truth?
Encounter at Shalana
Angelia Almos - 2011
She learned her trade the hard way - there were no free rides on her father’s ship. Now, she has her own ship, the Unicorn, and successfully works in the shadows, the fringes of legitimate trade. Her life is just how she wants it even on those days when her pilot and lover, Andrew Bennet, drives her crazy. But an unexpected visit from the Military Space Alliance changes everything. Her father disappeared while working a dangerous mission for the MSA. Now, she’s being blackmailed into finishing his mission.