Larry Strattner


Larry Strattner is the author of The Geek Assassin, Nurse Maggie Cooper and the Shaman Dawn, Queen of Hornets and Four of Swords and Other Tales of Random Mayhem

Larry’s work has appeared on line in Full of Crow, Bewildering Stories, MBrane SF, Twist of Noir, Cynic Online and numerous other literary e-magazines. He is a member of He was a finalist in the Deadly Ink short story competition and his story Exit Strategy was published in the paperback Deadly Ink collection. He writes an occasional newspaper column about items of pressing interest such as picking up your dog's poop while on walks.

Bicycling, billiards, art, motorcycle racing and writing bad poetry are among his many interests.


Four of Swords and other Tales of Random Mayhem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,880. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Bullets, terror, technology and interdiction. Lonnie Browne and Isabella Sanchez are dangerous to the average terrorist on all levels. Their male companions Artem Gorbachev and Wilfred Otter add an edge to the ladies' swords that will cut a fluttering page of classified document. Twelve other stories join the seven featuring the Swords to season the collection with a bit of Random Mayhem.
Queen of Hornets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Bobbi Grumann, the Queen of Hornets, is a daring and competitive young woman participating in the primarily men’s sport of cross-country motorcycle racing in the 1970’s. “Political correctness” was not spoken in this group. Life lessons she learns are universal. Queen of Hornets is the story of one daring young woman’s romance with speed and danger.
Nurse Maggie Cooper and the Shaman Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A rural nurse in a chaotic future fights to survive and serve her patients. She is assisted by a Native American medicine woman and an orpan of the storm,the young girl Lola. Satisfying and sometimes violent this story points out modern science provides only one of the positive avenues to healing. There are others.
The Geek Assassin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Geek Assassin Derrick Fitch,journeyman writer, aspires to literary greatness. Success eludes him. He toils on freelance assignments for airline, cooking and hobby magazines until, in a fit of gambling hubris; he becomes indebted to a violent, loan shark bookie. He seeks help from a friend and is enlisted into a vigilante assassin group who give him both guts and literary prominence.

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