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Bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith wrote about aliens in many of his ninety-plus novels and hundreds of short stories. It would be difficult to count the number of different alien races he has created. Some goofy, some dangerous, some just flat strange and, well, alien.

The five stories here cover the range. “Dinner on a Flying Saucer” shows how even the strangest human can help win an alien battle. “Cold Comfort” humanizes how aliens could help us. “The Old Girlfriend of Doom” stars the superhero Poker Boy as he fights to save an old girlfriend from aliens among us. “In Search of the Perfect Orgasm” just can’t be described. “Playing in the Street” follows a family’s journey as they become involved in something very alien.

Five of the strangest alien stories you will ever read.

Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith has written more than ninety popular novels and well over 100 published short stories. His novels include the science fiction novel Laying the Music to Rest and the thriller The Hunted as D.W. Smith. With Kristine Kathryn Rusch, he is the coauthor of The Tenth Planet trilogy and The 10th Kingdom. He writes under many pen names and has also ghosted for a number of top bestselling writers.

Dean has also written books and comics for all three major comic book companies, Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse, and has done scripts for Hollywood. One movie was actually made.
Over his career he has also been an editor and publisher, first at Pulphouse Publishing, then for VB Tech Journal, then for Pocket Books.

Currently, he is writing thrillers and mystery novels under another name.

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