Fred Strange

Biography

Fred Strange resides in Southern California with his beloved wife, two not-so-beloved, neurotic cats, and his own little Starchild.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I was 2 1/2 when I read it (according to my mother). It was the Barenstain Bears' Big B Book. It got me reading.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I think it was what could only be described as a Star Wars fan fic, only with pictures as much as words (I was about 8 at the time).
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Books

Starchild: Prophecy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aurora Celeste crash lands on Talus IV and finds herself scarred, stranded, and all alone, save for her android companion, on an alien planet full of magic and danger. To make matters worse, Aurora is also the focal point of a prophecy that foretells of a cataclysmic war that will test the souls of men. To the inhabitants of Talus IV, Aurora is known and revered as... The Starchild.
"...and I loved her"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Erin was the prettiest girl at Hamilton Elementary, and Teddy was determined to prove that the ugliest boy could stand a chance with her.
Hickory Dickory Dock
You set the price! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00)
A young couple discover that it's not a good idea to stop next to an abandoned church on a dark, stormy night.
Cold Water, Hot Air
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
During the migration season, humpback whales begin appearing in every major U. S. port, apparently lost. One scientist discovers that the "lost whales" are more than they appear to be.
In Time for Christmas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(4.00)
Time travelers go back to the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, in an attempt to discover the origins of the "Christmas star".
Double-Edged Sword
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A samurai's attempt to assassinate his master's rival has some unforeseen results.
Chasing the Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1947. In the deserts of California, men are competing to become the "fastest man alive". The sound barrier has already been broken, but still the tests with the Bell X-1 continue. Lt. Bobby Kohler is next in line to compete for the title of "fastest man alive". Will his decisions on test day lead to disaster, or enable him to pursue his dream of chasing the sun?

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