When the government had a mess too big and nasty for anybody else to clean up, they called in Mel Dulton.
Troop wasn't really running away — he just wanted to remind people that he was still alive (unlike his little sister),
and his 10th birthday was only days away. But the woods were a lot scarier than he had expected…
From The Very Face of the
J. B. Hogan
Dora Pearcy found the voices that she picked up on her curlers sometimes comforting, sometimes terrifying, but always worth
listening to. Her neighbor Mr. Chase, on the other hand, was always repulsive. Of course, she had ways of dealing with problem
Brenda thought her new job came with the usual problems — annoying superiors, too much work for too little pay — but
better-than-average benefits. It seemed very kind to employees with medical problems, for one thing.
Memories of Dinners Past
Madame Melanie was a medium with a difference. She was Mexican, for one thing; for another, she specialized in bringing back the
Omni-Corp Home Network
Joseph T. Christopher
The Omni-Corp system handled communications and monitored and controlled everything around Zeke Stone's home and office. Some
things, however, it could not handle.
The Genesis Solution
Anna Williams is wary of men after a bad breakup, but Simon seems like such a nice guy — just the kind you want to have
around when things are going well, and even more so when the world seems to be going to hell. She thinks he's
different— and she's more right than she could ever imagine.
The Season Without Sun
In a world of endless winter, the Amjak people had to fight to survive. Their enemies: the cold, the scarcity of game — and
the brutally warlike Dajzyn.
The Sweet Loop Incident
On Throaten, Matts made the innocent mistake of eating what he thought was a stray bit of his favorite cereal. The results were
noisy and noisome — and made him very popular with the Throatorian men.
When the Gods Fall
The fifth mission to the planet of insect-like sentients was supposed to monitor the effects of earlier efforts to advance the
bug-like natives' civilization. But they discovered that the 'gods' planted by the previous expedition had not had the