Glittering Throng Press

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Publishing a galactic array of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, horror and paranormal novels, short stories and collections.

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The Eleven Lords
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Pre-release—available November 3, 2014. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,740. Language: English. Published by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dalton Hicks, about to start college, meant to leave the goblin alleys behind and live a normal life safe from the powerful forces that nearly killed him the last time. Dalton’s escape from the goblin alleys proves short-lived. He returns to Goblinus alone, unaided by Mingmei, the shape-shifting fox girl that helped him last time. Hunted by an ancient evil, Dalton faces his greatest race yet!
Killing Dead Things
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Series: Dead Things, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ravyn Washington grew up and woke dead things. A witch, like her grandmother and a target for the Inquisition. They didn’t burn her, they recruited her. And now they want her back. In Bramson Bay, Oregon, dead things stir and Ravyn must put them down.
Collected Stories of 2009
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was 2009. That was the year everything changed for me. Major life changes, career changes, and seismic shifts in the publishing landscape. This was the year when I “got serious” about my writing – not that I hadn’t been studying and learning for many years before, but this was the turning point. This collection pulls together ten stories written in 2009.
Past Lives
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Series: Moreau Society, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Brock Marsden, private detective and member of the Moreau Society, enhanced with the DNA of other species. Now he faces his toughest case — to rescue friends trapped in a past he wanted to forget! For Muriel Reinhard, trapped in the past with Dyami of Eyota, the way home looks lost. Caught at the crux of history, will their efforts to get home destroy the future they remember!
Full Moon Nights
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It's 2030 and humanity is nearly extinct. The meek did not inherit the Earth. Ten years ago the Blessing transformed the population, changing people, making them stronger, smarter, and beautiful. Until the full moon transformed them into monsters! In a world where monsters hunt humans on the full moon, will any survive?
Space Monkeys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
IRiS, the Interstellar Recovery Spacecraft, captured samples from a comet passing through the solar system and found something remarkable. Danny lives in his own world, finding connections through video games and gesture. Emmett does what all good fathers do and seeks for new ways to connect with his son. Sometimes first contact begins right here at home.
The Bug Builder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A story of love, loss and miracles. Jeb Petersen discovers an inexplicable talent. Give him a few dried maple leaves, a bit of walnut shell, twigs and blades of grass and he can create a butterfly. But what gives his creations life? When ten-year-old Katie trespasses on his farm her presence threatens his creations and the tie they give him with his son.
Waiting For Cake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Tessa Bloom found herself widowed at a young age she didn't give up. She went back to school, got a job working in an accounting office and started picking up the pieces of her life. One piece she left out — romance. Looking in a mirror, she couldn't imagine anyone loving her again.
Shermmies' Planet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bad enough the planet smelled like lemon meringue pie. But for Uplift Agent Holly Kirk, her future hinges on convincing the furry natives to adopt her uplift contract — before her competition beats her to it. Unfortunately, the natives are more interested in dancing! Work and play collide in this story of first contact. Includes complete bonus story "Journey to Emberland"
The Caretaker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Damien wanted to do his job without finding cheerleaders crucified on the football field goal post. When he finds the third of that hot August, shortly before dawn, he can't stand by helplessly any longer. Saving her means risking everything, but he can't turn away again. Not even if she is a monster... Includes complete bonus story "Witness to Dust"
The Task of Auntie Dido
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Feline sleuth C. Auguste Dupin investigates murder and sardine crackers in the latest Poeville mystery. C. Auguste Dupin wants three things: A warm sunny bench by the fountain, time with librarian Penny Copper reading a good book, and tuna. When Penny’s aunt Dido pays them a visit, a simple task turns deadly! In Poeville, weird things happen all the time.
Hidden Nests
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chicken Cracks Case! Lilly’s favorite chicken heads out into the woods looking for a safe place to lay her eggs – and uncovers a terrifying secret in this new story from the author of the Poeville series. Includes complete bonus story "The Murders in the Reed Moore Library".
The Greatest Gig and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Make first contact in this collection of five stories from the author of Dark Matters. Chrystal Eagle, starship plumber, deals with the messiest hazards on a starship — the passengers! An alien scientist discovers the unexpected truth behind his mission to another world! Emmett fights alien weasels for his survival! Keeping up with the Joneses — get the latest rocketship!
Dreaming Dead Things
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Series: Dead Things, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dead things in high school? Bad. At college? Deadly! Ravyn Washington's secret? She wakes dead things. If the Inquisition finds out she could burn. She thought she left that all behind her after high school. Not quite. Haunted in her dreams, Ravyn's curse spreads to her friends when their dream research project turns into a nightmare. Not safe awake. Not safe asleep!
Filming Dead Things
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
For decades, Stefan Roland’s quartet of Dead Things films thrilled, horrified and fascinated audiences. His work provides an insight into the witches that wake dead things, and the Inquisitors tasked with stopping them. Read the stories behind the films – Farm of the Dead Things, Mall of the Dead Things, War of the Dead Things, and Trailer Park of the Dead Things!
Five More Frights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Five more horror stories to keep you up! A cyclist's commute turns to terror... A man moves back home, haunted by the past... A woman struggles to keep a stranger out in the icy night... A mother struggles to understand her daughter's affinity for creepy crawlies... and a child's first Halloween leads to an unexpected trick. This collection also includes an excerpt from R.M. Haag's Downland.
Trailer Park of the Dead Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The call on Stefan Roland's supernatural tip line describes the Willow Lane trailer park as haunted and terrifying. It's possibly the only opportunity for Stefan to revitalize his Dead Things series of films. The whole gang comes back for one more shot at filming dead things before the Inquisition sweeps in to cover it all up. Assuming they can get out alive!
The Idea Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00)
Writers get ideas and inspiration from all sorts of places. Often the process seems mysterious. Where does a writer find a muse? Where do you get your ideas? Here is one answer. Also includes a bonus excerpt from the author's first Moreau Society novel, Dark Matters.
Strange Babies and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Strange babies abound in this collection of five science fiction stories about parenthood and other-worldly children from the author of Dark Matters. Includes Strange Babies, Different Gravities, Your Eyes, Bouncing Baby Boy and Better the Boy.
Journey to Emberland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the first journey to another world, Long Sight dreams of worldlets propelled by the the sun, traveling between the worlds of his solar system. Not all of the people share his dream, and some will go to any lengths to stop it. Includes complete bonus story "Shermmies' Planet"
Commuter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Ken believes in saving the world one pedal-stroke at a time. In comfort. His vehicle of choice, a low-slung, bright yellow recumbent trike. He rides the trike everywhere. To the store. For fun out on the bike path. And for his daily commute to work. Usually he enjoys commuting on the trike. Some days, it’s a PAIN.
Love, [unpronounceable]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
With the greatest gig in the unviverse, comes great responsibility to make sure the toilets function for both humanoid species and otherwise aboard the Elegant Slipstream. The job let Chrystal Eagle see the sights but it also had one main drawback — the passengers. Includes complete bonus story "The Greatest Gig"
War of the Dead Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In 1979 Stefan Roland's career needed a transfusion, a new film to restore him to his former glory. And as the Soviets invade Afghanistan Stefan gets word that dead things are being used in the conflict. Risking everything, Stefan goes to try and track down the hidden necromancer in this novelette from the author of Waking Dead Things.
Dumping Ground
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Special Agent Alex Marks investigates a crime fifty million years in the making. Includes complete bonus story "Killing Bennie"
The Witch on Floor Six
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
All Gran Maggie wanted was a good book, a cup of tea and a quiet retirement. But between a headache, the screaming baby upstairs, and the young paras that come to her apartment with a demon-tainted boy it doesn't look like she's going to get what she wants. Includes complete bonus story "Artifact Angst"
Trick or Treat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Christina couldn't wait to take Roy out in his tiger costume for his very first Halloween. Big Roy told her not to bother, the boy wouldn't even remember it, but she took him out to trick or treat anyway...
Stay Extended
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The darkness surrounded the Park Vista hotel, trapping Ben and the rest of the guests. Their only connection to the outside world came from Sanders, a mysterious man who demanded blood tests from the guests in exchange for food. As tempers fray and the darkness closes in, Ben searches for a way out. Includes complete bonus story "Mall of the Dead Things"
Attack of the Sand Gnomes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When the wind smells of blooming cactus, it heralds the coming of the sand gnomes. So Pete's family had been warned about settling at the edge of the desert but Pete's father had big plans to irrigate the barren landscape. Now it's up to Pete and his friends to stop the sand gnomes! Includes complete bonus story "The Bug Builder"
Killing Bennie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Life on Communications Station 10 meant cramped quarters and mind-dulling routine. The pay was pretty good, but that only mattered dirtside. When Bennie's snoring causes sleepless nights for Paul there's only one possible answer. Bennie must die. Includes complete bonus story "Dumping Ground"
Alien Conspiracy Theory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cleveland Parrish saw things that no other human had seen, but what he learned threatened to change him forever! A short story from the author of Dark Matters and The Gingerbread House.
Five More Futures
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A starship plumber faces an unusual problem, a father on the moon deals with an active child, another father watches his son develop in unexpected ways on Mars, colonists struggle to survive on an alien planet, and a family tries to welcome an alien into their family. This collection includes: "The Greatest Gig", "Bouncing Baby Boy", "Different Gravities", "Egg Hunt", and "Poly Contact".
This Treehouse is Haunted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The accident haunted Joel his entire life. Now he returns to the scene, an adult, to finally confront the his memories, his past, and determine his future. Includes complete bonus story "This Book is Haunted"
Locked Out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the arctic darkness a man demands that Lynn let him inside, but she doesn't dare. Not with the children to protect. If she waits he'll have to leave. A short story by the author of Downland.
People Love Rocketships
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hank always wanted a rocketship, something to put the Westerfield's old green rocketship next door to shame. He finally got his wish...and a bit more!
Watching You Sleep
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.80)
Comic book store-owner Abigail “Abby” Kirkman believes her life complete. She runs a successful business in a picturesque sea-side town. Other than her insomnia, and the fact that her boyfriend left her for his job. Her life turns upside down when she finds Jasper Lee, steampunk author, asleep in the superhero aisle. Can an insomniac and narcoleptic find love?
Better the Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bones remembered sleeping on the bed between his masters, and a time when the Cat was the only intruder in the house, one he avoided and ignored. Then the Boy came and everything changed for the worse. Or was there something even worse than the Boy?
Alley Cat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
For Cat an afternoon off from her bike messaging job meant exploring the magical alleys that connected every city in the world to the goblin city in the faerie realm. A whole new world filled with adventure, wealth and danger! An irresistible opportunity, but she never expected the new guy to follow her. Can she find love around the corner, in another world? Includes complete bonus story!
Poly Contact
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A dozen massive alien ships arrive in orbit while others begin building a colony on the far side of the moon. The beautiful, androgynous Giselians want formal relations with humanity — by marrying into our families.
Mall of the Dead Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stefan Roland gained fame with the release of his first documentary, Farm of the Dead Things: the Glenda Barker Story. But the public always wants more. When tip after tip failed to turn up another witch Stefan began to think that his time had passed. Until he and his film crew went to the well-off neighborhood of Westfield Spring on a tip about a zombie on the loose. A Dead Things novelette.
The Greatest Gig
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
Chrystal had the greatest gig in the galaxy as a starship plumber aboard the Elegant Slipstream. The only problem? The passengers. Humanoid passengers were the worst, but when she had to deal with the non-humanoid ones? Then things got really messy.
Strange Babies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Terry opened the daycare looking forward to meeting the children for the first time, only to discover that these children weren’t quite what he had expected.
Farm of the Dead Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,040. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Stefan Roland wanted the career-making story. When the call came in about a disturbance at the Springwood cemetery, and the possible involvement of the Inquisition, he never expected that this was his chance. Or that it meant facing dead things. From the author of Waking Dead Things.
Witness to Dust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.14)
The Dust came and Death followed. An alien pandemic unleashed on the world, transforming people into Dusters. They called themselves Witnesses. Witness to what? Delancie Haines didn’t know. She read the news, heard stories of loved ones transformed, turning on their own families. She didn’t understand. Not until Death chased her down the trail.
Artifact Angst
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.67)
One didn't let a Hell key disappear. Hades didn't like the idea that anyone might get out. Natalie thought it'd be easy. Grab and go. A simple job complicated by the bewildering variety of antiques and other artifacts that decorated the Golden Anchor Inn. Even worse, she had competition, in the form of a nephilim named Peter. If she couldn't find the key in time there'd be Hell to pay. Literally!
The Gingerbread House
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Series: Moreau Society, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
A killer holds an entire planet hostage! Brock Marsden — private detective, mutant by-choice with extraordinary abilities. Using alien technology, members of the Moreau Society willingly alter their DNA — incorporating the best traits of other species for pleasure or profit. Only now a member goes rogue, perverting the technology to murder-by-mutation at a distance.
Bouncing Baby Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Micro-Gee, Gary Poland Junior, weighed less than a pound on the Moon at birth. As the first Moon baby Micro-Gee found fame without trying, much like the SECOND time he captured headlines.
Egg Hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Emmett came to the planet Autumn for the challenge of the new frontier. A whole new world for humanity under open skies, breathing fresh air instead of canned and recycled air. The only problem? Humans can’t eat anything on Autumn. Not without the enzymes engineered into the eggs of the skreeches, a native species resembling feathered dinosaurs. He isn’t the only one hunting the eggs.
Bed Bugs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Anne's phobias get a workout when her daughter Carries develops an attraction for all sorts of creepy-crawlies, in this chilling short story from the author of Downland.
Different Gravities
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00)
Kyle Rader discovered fatherhood on Mars and more challenges than dirty diapers! The careful colony timetables get thrown out the airlock when the new Martian governor announces her pregnancy en route to the red planet. Unexpected challenges introduce new stresses when raising the first child on Mars, but Kyle believes his son’s destiny will transform humanity.
Quantum Uncertainty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Private Detective Barry Holliday, Doc to his friends, likes industrial cases for the pay check, but otherwise could leave it. The job from Q-Prime looks ordinary. Track down the hacker responsible for stealing private corporate data, retrieve the information and turn the hacker over to the cops. Even the easiest jobs have a way of leading to unexpected places.
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