The crew from the Mars base station in the twenty-fifth century returns to Earth for R&R from the long radiation exposure. Old friends meet and soon Alice finds out that someone is stealing her cousins heirlooms. Greed and retribution still occur in the twenty fifth century. Will the cat and dog save the day?
Krampus has been imprisoned for 1,000 years but he is released by a bitter man and sets forth on a blood filled course of punishment.
Santa has always been Krampus' opposite. He must take up his old mantle as a warrior to defeat the monster before he kills more innocents. A novella of retribution and redemption.
A collection of six novelettes based in Thailand which encompass wide ranging subject matter, including: Government corruption; The Thai drinking culture; Senseless Thai on Thai violence; Prostitution and the fractured lives of westerners who marry bar-girls; Buddhism and Reincarnation; The huge gulf between the lives of the desperately poor and the privileged rich; and even a Thai ghost story.
Xavier is a gifted boy raised by a religious zealot. When his secret pastime is discovered, it triggers a violent response, fuelled by gossip, paranoia and a culture that cowers to intimidation. Ultimately, Xavier's innocent gesture has tragic consequences.