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Welcome to six of the most amazing science fiction stories you'll ever read. This volume includes five full-length scifi e-book stories plus an exclusive bonus short story for one low price. In these pages, Robert T. Jeschonek will take you on a tour of the wildest places and people you've never imagined. You've never met anyone quite like Luther Paraclete, the serial killer who brings murder to a peace-loving alien world...Dr. Hildegarde Medici, the mad scientist worshipped from afar by her assistant, Glugor...Smidgen the snack cake, a high tech pastry with murder in his ultrachocolatey heart...Nevada, the computer-generated sergeant-at-arms of the electronic House of Representatives of tomorrow...or Manny the Ration, an edible man who feeds more than empty stomachs in an alien landscape gone berserk. This volume includes the following six scifi stories:

"The Greatest Serial Killer in the Universe":  The alien Ectozoids can't bear to kill, and their enemies are out for blood. Who better than Earth's top serial killer to awaken their killer instincts?

"The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake": Beware the snack cake from Hell! Junk food genius Smidgen meets the woman of his dreams at a twisted supermarket of the future.

"Playing Doctor": Can a gnarly lab assistant find love with his smoking hot mad scientist boss? Poor Glugor takes the heat when doomsday schemes blow up in his face...but can even the power of his secret passion stand between Dr. M and the deadliest doom of all?

"Serial Killer vs. E-Merica": Virtual reality e-representatives form a more perfect union, until someone reaches into the computerized Congress and murders them one by one. Only Nevada, the e-rep sergeant-at-arms with a shadowy past, stands a chance of tracking the killer.

"My Cannibal Lover": As Lupe and her men close in on their target on an alien world, the fugitive killer strikes back brutally. What will she do when her only chance for survival lies in eating the edible man she loves?

"Zinzizinzizinzic": A violent alien invasion rages across the world, conquering the dominant force of life and power on Earth—the shadows.


Contents
Collection of 6 stories and novelettes plus a novel preview


Reviews

Robert T. Jeschonek "sees the world like no one else sees it, and makes incredibly witty, incisive stories out of that skewed worldview." – Mike Resnick, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Starship series

"Jeschonek´s stories are delightfully insane, a pleasure to read…" – Fabio Fernandes, Fantasy Book Critic

On "Playing Doctor":  " ...he can write about a world-dominating mad scientist from her slavishly-devoted lackey's point of view and make you empathize with both of them."--Mike Resnick

On "The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake":  "This story seems absurd until you begin to consider how much information everyone wants about us all the time. The ideas of privacy are becoming more important and less interesting to many people all at the same time and this story shows where we may end up, with only a few liberties taken to make the story more interesting." – Elton Gahr, Helium.com

On "My Cannibal Lover":  "...(the author) makes a favorable—and sympathetic—case for cannibalism."—Mike Resnick


About the Author

Robert T. Jeschonek is an award-winning writer whose fiction, comics, essays, articles, and podcasts have been published around the world. DC Comics, Simon & Schuster, and DAW Books have published his work. Robert was nominated for the British Fantasy Award for his story, "Fear of Rain."  His young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, was named one of Booklist’s Top Ten First Novels for Youth. Visit him online at www.thefictioneer.com.  You can also find him on Facebook and follow him as @TheFictioneer on Twitter.

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