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Elizabeth Chater was the author of more than 24 novels and countless short stories. She received a B.A. from the University of British Columbia and an M.A. from San Diego State University, and joined the faculty of the latter in 1963 where she began a lifelong friendship with science fiction author Greg Bear. She was honored with The Distinguished Teacher award in 1969, and was awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year in 1977. After receiving her Professor Emeritus certificate from President J.F.Kennedy personally, she embarked on a new career as a novelist with Richard Curtis as her agent. In the 1950's she published short stories in Fantastic Universe Magazine, The Saint Mystery Magazine, and she won the Publisher's Weekly short story contest in 1975. She also wrote under the pen names Lee Chater, Lee Chaytor, and Lisa Moore.

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Operation Disaster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a post-apocalyptic world, there’s a million-to-one chance that Steve Vannevar can succeed where the rest of the Suicide Squad had failed. Succeed, that is, in traveling back in time—reaching back into the months or weeks before that first attack, and persuading the nations of the Earth to hold their fire for the sake of the human race. A short story.
How Not to Make a Dress
Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011 by Chater Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous look at one woman's battle with a sewing project.
The Big Sling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Chater Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After being falsely accused of murder, Captain Mark Rand sets out to bring down his accuser, the wealthiest and most corrupt man in the solar system. Fans of Joss Whedon's FIREFLY and S.A. Corey's LEVIATHAN WAKES will love this.
A Course in Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Chater Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After college student Button Gwinnett witnesses and becomes a suspect for a murder, she sets off to clear her name and reveal the killer, before she becomes the next victim!
Miss Sillithorpe's Hobby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A car looks as if it's hit a brick wall, but it hasn't impacted anything. The jewel thief inside is killed instantly, and paranormal detective Jamie Jarvis is put on the case. A short story.

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