Cle Curbo


Winning Author in 2021 for Cle Curbo's first book, In the Garden of Mistress Bloom. The collection of 5 short stories is the 1st Place Winner in the 2021 Science Fiction category for the Writer's Digest Self-Published E-book Awards. Cle Curbo is also aka L Paul Turner, writer of space futures, and sci-fi. Former jet pilot, construction worker, lawyer, lecturer in law and economics (Humboldt State University, now Humboldt Polytech.). Currently, building airships to orbit at JP Aerospace..
Under L Paul Turner: Nonfiction: The Space Trade, and The Space Trade Update.
Under pen name Cle Curbo: In the Garden of Mistress Bloom (see sparkling review by Kirkus Reviews at
On Smashwords and other e-book websites, Enter Living --Harry and Seek--Book of the Dead, a dark fantasy novella. More in the works for this series.
On Sale at B&N Press Softcover, and Kindle: Search for Sylvane, a multi-worlds adventure where Sylvane finds her true world and goddess status to save the Earth.
Under construction: The Relic, first in the Folio Fence series, about a relic found on the moon. Who can decipher its meaning?
Was under agent review. Publish date is spring 2023: For the Love of Maggie O Die, a love story wrapped in a mystery.
For fun and the advancement of our space traveling species: See,

Where to find Cle Curbo online


Enter Living --Harry and Seek-- Book of the Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A frantic call from his daughter puts Harry in harm's way. BAM! He's dead but doesn't know it for quite some time. Captain arrives to save him, and together they find life in the afterlife harrowed with a strange mix of monsters, both human and not.

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adventure    afterlife    character driven    complex    conflict    meaning    monster    mystery    quest    weird