Rhea Rose

Biography

Rhea is a Vancouver, BC writer known best for her short stories, but she has now moved on to novels! (Although, she continues to write stories for a break from the novel writing!)

Her very first short story "Chronos' Christmas" was nominated for the Canadian Aurora Award. Another short story, "Shadow Hunter" (a.k.a. Duty Free) was nominated for the preliminaries for the Nebula award, (as was a reprint of Chronos' Christmas). She recently completed her MFA in creative writing at UBC. She also attended SFU where she got her Communications and teaching degree. She supports her writing by teaching high school English and Art. Rhea participated in the Clarion West writers' workshop and the Kansas Writers' workshop (James Gunn and Kij Johnson) and has been writing ever since.

Many of her short stories and poetry have appeared in the Canadian Tesseracts anthologies from Edge Press. Her poetry has been nominated for the Rhysling award . She has had multiple honorable mentions for her horror stories in Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year. Look for an excerpt of her first novel "The Final Catch" at Wattpad.com.

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Books

Small Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(2.00 from 1 review)
A road trip story brings a small girl near death when a back-seat-car game becomes a life or death moment.
Alia's Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.00 from 1 review)
Newly undead Angel can't understand her need to return over and over to the abandoned child called Alia, the little girl who feeds Angel small cups of blood.
Summer Silk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When her spidey senses begin to tingle, Milo's mom struggles to come to grips with her arachnid instincts. When the family cat is found wrapped in spider silk hanging in a tree, Milo and Jason lock their bedroom door at night and hide younger sister, Tannis, in the closet.
The Lemonade Stand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In tall, grassy fields of the northern flatlands, a mysterious lemonade stand waylays lost travelers when strange children offer to quench their thirst.
Shadow Hunter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old hunter seeks redemption aboard the space station Habitat. After years of providing collectors with trophy alien species, he attempts to recover a hunting prize he wishes he never won.
Chronos' Christmas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Genetically selected children compete and kill for the chance to win Christmas. In a simulated, yet antiquated future playground called Daycare, Ceep, an omniscient computer,responsible for creating deadly gangs of urchins who desire to reap the rewards of Christmas, encourages his creations to use their enhanced genetic skills to destroy one another and take the Christmas tree for their own.
Bigfoot Boarder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A sixteen year old skateboarder calls himself Squatch after the mythological forest creature he worships. He agrees to go on a family camping trip to the San Diego zoo to see a captured bigfoot, but a flat tire takes the family deeper than they'd ever dreamed into the old growth of the northwest woods.
Squirrels in Frankfurter Highlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Fourteen year old Jing and her brother,fifteen year old Gyp Crawler, do whatever they must to survive in a place that is like "Vegas for Children." A place where enlistment-officers cruise for runaways to send off planet to labor camps. A place where the nice people in town want to buy children's glands and organs to stay young.

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