…Bargain at the Price
Steve Drake was an independent Trader always on the edge of bankruptcy. He couldn't afford to be picky about the Trades he
took on — and anyway, the job on Szuilta seemed too good to pass up. Big pay, low-risk cargo … if rumors and
superstition scared other Traders away, so much the better for Drake and his partners aboard The Seven Deadly Sins.
End of the Line
B. H. Marks
The Final Frontier wasn't much of a frontier anymore, and there was no room for the independent spacers like Captain Deke
'Deep' Waters. Still, Captain Dale Carruthers knew how much he owed to Waters and his contemporaries.
Of Fast Cars and Slow
George T. Philibin
Jeffery was having a rough time. Someone who seemed to know everything about him and his wife Jean was screwing with him, putting
Jean's picture on counterfeit money and dispensing it (along with some rude remarks) to them (and only to them) from an ATM
machine. And that was just the beginning… Jeffery soon learned that what goes around comes around in very strange
Teddy Bears and Demons
Matthew Scott Baker
Tasha's obsession with her ragged and downright smelly old teddy bear drove Phillip crazy. And the story she told to justify
it only made things worse.
For generations, the humans on Dracus had been blessed the Lord with prosperity and peace unheard of in the rest of the noisy and
noisome galaxy. And all it cost them was the occasional small offering.
The Disappeared Man
The Medicare Research Center's longevity project promised a chance at a longer, healthier life. Matt Aldrich, suffering from
heart problems that would probably kill him sooner than later, signed up when chest pains made 'sooner' look too close for
comfort. But Jack Simms discovered that volunteering for the project meant that Aldrich was cut off from the rest of the world
— and that made him more than a little curious.
Anne had made a mistake — not a terribly unusual one, but one that was going to cost her life. She could never have guessed
how far her husband Henry's jealousy would take him. But Henry was not immune to error, either.
The One-Eyed Dragon
Brian C. Petroziello
Something big, nasty and savage has been leaving a trail of fire and death from the Far East to New York City. Of course, now that
it's on their turf, it's up to Detectives Minelli and Mulhearn of the Special Crimes Section to find the beast — and
put it down.