(When the last great war came, a small group of survivors ...)
When the last great war came, a small group of survivors hid themselves below the fields of Kansas, living in a place of eternal twilight. Over time the energy surrounding the descendants of these survivors turned them into Duendes, ghost-like beings, never having seen real light or knowing anything of the conditions of the world beyond their underground enclosure. Six hundred years have passed since the war and now some Duendes want to leave the safety of their habitat and finally go ‘above.’ But what will they discover once they have emerged into the sunlight?
(As genetically designed creatures called calibans sweep t...)
As genetically designed creatures called calibans sweep through the Mandala worlds bringing widespread death and destruction, immortal Lou Colleran risks his life to find the source of the evil.
(Ra is a 21st century prison camp that also acts as facili...)
Ra is a 21st century prison camp that also acts as facility for harvesting metals—from the Sun. The prisoners have all been banished here for extreme crimes, but none of them remembers anything from their past. As a lethal disease slowly spreads through the camp and the prisoners are abandoned, Ian Hutchings must find a way out if he and his people are to survive. But dark secrets lurk, and as they try to survive both the illness and the inferno they live on, they will discover a truth even stranger than their own circumstances.
(Chuckle has just hit the streets of 21st century L.A. wit...)
Chuckle has just hit the streets of 21st century L.A. with devastating results. A member of L.A.P.D’s Protean Set—special detectives who can change their appearances—Rory Koestler sets out after Bob Thermopylae, L.A.’s main dealer in Chuckle. Problem is, someone else is after him as well—assassins who step out of walls or just appear out of nowhere. Soon, they turn their sights on Koestler and several other citizens. Who are they? Where do they come from? They are the Karma Kommandos . . .
(Nicholas Tehada is dreamer having his dreams harvested by...)
Nicholas Tehada is dreamer having his dreams harvested by Mnemos Nine—a computer used in a top secret government project. **** But where do the dreams end and reality begin? And what is the ultimate goal of Project Foresee?
("An imaginative thriller."-Publishers Weekly “Intriguing....)
"An imaginative thriller."-Publishers Weekly “Intriguing.”—The Reference Library Music can be many things, but when it is used a medium to spread a deadly virus that transports listeners to a deadly world of dreams, it threatens the future of humanity itself. But not everyone is susceptible to the deadly virus and there is a group of 'stalkers' who are immune to its effects. Francis Lanier is a stalker who can walk through the deadly dream worlds of others. He spends his time rescuing others from their dreams and races to find a final cure for this deadly infection.
(The mysterious alien artifact called the Halo came quietl...)
The mysterious alien artifact called the Halo came quietly and mysteriously and then sowed the earth with seeds that threatened to destroy humanity by destroying their souls. But the aliens had underestimated the human spirit and a band of Moon-based scientists survive to fight and take back what is rightfully ours. A powerful, visionary and scary look into our future and a possible encounter with an alien species almost impossible to beat.
('The Meadow Mushrooms' is the third of three stories in ‘...)
'The Meadow Mushrooms' is the third of three stories in ‘Silly Stories About Vegetables Book 1’ written by British author Paul Cook - author of the 'Pete the Bee Stories'. This short story is about three meadow mushrooms who live in a clearing and the silly stories that they imagine and share with each other which includes a story about a hippo that goes to school. Also available as audio books, 'Silly Stories About Vegetables' can be read by parents to young children or, alternatively, read by children aged seven years old and upwards.
Cook received his education at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where he studied English and obtained a bachelor's degree, master's degree and a doctorate in 1972, 1978 and 1981, respectively.
Since 1982, Cook has been working as a freelance writer and as a lecturer at Arizona State University. He has taught a wide range of courses, on topics ranging from creative writing to literature, both British and American, a well as ASU's first science fiction class, Eng 369: Science Fiction Studies.
Now he holds a position of a principal lecturer at the English Department there. Additionally, Cook currently writes book reviews for Galaxy's Edge, an online science fiction magazine edited by Mike Resnick.
(As genetically designed creatures called calibans sweep t...)1987
(The mysterious alien artifact called the Halo came quietl...)2011
('The Meadow Mushrooms' is the third of three stories in ‘...)2018
(When the last great war came, a small group of survivors ...)1986
(Nicholas Tehada is dreamer having his dreams harvested by...)2009
(Ra is a 21st century prison camp that also acts as facili...)1997
(Chuckle has just hit the streets of 21st century L.A. wit...)2008
("An imaginative thriller."-Publishers Weekly “Intriguing....)2010
Cook is a member of the Science Fiction Writers of America and the Society for Scientific Exploration.