The ultimate "can do" dog, German Shepherds have long ranked as one of the most popular breeds. Come along for eleven short stories in various genres that explore the relationship between these wonderful dogs and their humans. From the heartwarming to the fantastic, from the high o f human-canine co-operation to the low of abuse, the stories aim to inspire and increase appreciation for the German Shepherd Dog. Interspersed are reminiscences of four shepherds who have enriched the author's life.
All proceeds from the sale of this book go to German Shepherd Rescues and K9 suppport groups.
From the humorous to the poignant,
The reflective to the sinister,
Fourteen tales of post-mortem existence,
Rediscovered after being lost for three hundred years and suffering the effects of an asteroid strike, the world of Pharann is the site of the Terran Hegemony's newst naval base in its war with the alien Gara'nesh. Pharann's regressed but still civilized population has been targeted for exploitation. All that stands in the way of their societal destruction in Naval Intelligence analyst Lieutenant Commander Jade Lafrey. Forming an unlikely alliance with a young native healer and a missionary priest she confronts an implacable foe who always seems to be one move ahead...
A half-glimpsed figure haunting a Montana ranch...
An invisible stalker on a California trail...
A shadowy priest who only appears on Good Friday...
Welcome to the world of the Brackenwood ghost club, whose members enjoy hearing tales of the strange turnings beyond the world we know.
From the night, from the mist, from the darkness of space, from the forgotten past, from unseen regions... a shadow touches the Earth and lingers. Who knows what darkness remains?
The peace of the galaxy.
Naval Intelligence Commander Jade Lafrey retrieves a dying agent’s last report from the wreckage of his ship and stumbles into a conspiracy that may destroy any chance of peace between the Terran Hegemony and the alien Gara’nesh Suzerainty. The garbled message implies that someone is developing the ultimate weapon – but who? Together with her super-geek aide and an Information Officer she’s not sure can be trusted, Jade must negotiate both the treacherous political starscape and the stirrings of her heart in order to avert catastrophe.
Victrix: A genetically enhanced German Shepherd whose intellect and telepathic ability make her more of an assistant than a pet.
Rex: The last of his kind, the alien skaggit is not always what he appears.
Leina: There’s more to her than being an attractive journalist who takes Hughes on the run of his life.
My stories have appeared in a number of anthologies, including "Sky Songs," "Sky Songs II," "Fungi #20," "Fungi#21", "Fungi #22", "Infinite Space Infinite God II," "Rejected," "The Tanist's Wife and Other Stories of Alternative History," "Misunderstood", "Incarcerated", "Just Desserts", "Unintended Consequences," "Tails from the Front Lines" (the last four from WolfSinger Press), "Legends of Sleepy Hollow," and "Silent Screams".
To enrich your family devotions, personal reflection, and book reading group, Walking with the Celtic Saints presents original tales that take you into the heart of Celtic spirituality. As you read these original poems, reflections, meditations, and blessings, you’ll walk with 15 people who can teach us important lessons about what matters most. Subjects include family, compassion and sharing, the Celtic cross, and the love of nature.