A Warbird in the Belly of the Mouse

Rated 4.00/5 based on 1 reviews
A winner of the Writers of the Future contest in 2007, Warbird follows Nigel, a World War One fighter pilot who has been "time plucked" into the 21st century in order to work as a guide for a reality show about Great War air combat. Nigel has to contend with his feelings about the war, as well as the 21st century tourists he shepherds, each with their own reasons for being there. More

Available formats: epub mobi pdf rtf lrf pdb txt html

First 20% Sample: Online Reader
About David Parish-Whittaker

David Parish-Whittaker is a winner of the Writers of the Future competition for emerging talent in speculative fiction, for his story A Warbird in the Belly of the Mouse

Upcoming works include Leviathans of the Skies co-authored with Steven Savile, to be released by Untreed Reads in 2013 as part of the steampunk series Space 1889. He is on the writing team for the game Dragon Assault by Symbiant Studios.

A graduate of the Pixelyard School of Art for game design, he writes videogame reviews and analysis for Bag of Games and Geekosophy.

By day, he pays for his dog's kibble as an airline captain. In previous incarnations he has been a traffic watch pilot, aerobatic instructor and Naval Flight Officer.

Reviews

Review by: Bob Cunningham on July 24, 2012 :
A rare, good military science fiction short story. Well-written by someone who loves flying. Involves a veteran military aviator in time of war, tired of performing in a "reality show".
(reviewed long after purchase)

Report this book