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Six Fantasy Stories Volume One

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Welcome to six of the most amazing fantasy stories you'll ever read. This volume includes five full-length fantasy e-book stories plus an exclusive bonus short story for one low price. The lineup includes the following fantastic tales:

"Forced Retirement": What if Alzheimer's struck the World's Mightiest Hero? His daughter, heroic Hericane, finds out the hard way. Gripped by dementia, godlike Epitome tears apart a city, and no one can stop him. Will his madness destroy the entire world? Not if Hericane recruits the one big gun who stands a chance in Hell of stopping her father in his tracks.

"Blazing Bodices": Hardcore adventurer Sir Algernon Hogshead takes down badass steampunks in Victorian London. But the case of a lifetime might just ruin his winning streak and his life. When his wife starts keeping mysterious secrets and bad company, Sir Hogshead craves a peek behind the velvet curtain. But he can't possibly break through the world of women...or can he?

"Fear of Rain": Thanks to the sorcerous Mr. Flood, Johnstown, Pennsylvania has drowned three times...and the fourth time will be the charm. By the time he gets done flooding Johnstown, the city will vanish beneath the waves forever...unless his flood-making apprentice, Dee, has anything to say about it.

"The Genie's Secret": A sexy genie held captive by a brutal master has no choice: she must obey his twisted wishes at all costs. When a federal agent with a flair for the supernatural comes to the rescue, the genie must obey her master's orders to capture and torture him. But the agent knows the genie's deepest secret, a passion so powerful it could free her forever from servitude.

"Rose Head": In a world where everyone has a flower for a head, who can stop the serial killer called the Pruner? Enter Inspector Glisten, a hard-boiled, two-fisted, rose-headed cop who'll stop at nothing to cut down the Pruner. But when the trail leads to a seedy underworld he never imagined, Glisten gets in way over his rose-head.

"The Duck Lover": In this special bonus story, which you won't find anywhere else, a duck fights to save the man she loves from the heartless woman who uses and abuses him. Will his broken heart drive him to destruction, or will the ducks' ultimate secret lead to his salvation in the most amazing journey of all time?


Contents
Collection of 6 stories and novelettes


Reviews

"Robert Jeschonek is the literary love child of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman—his fiction is cutting edge, original, and pulsing with dark and fantastical life. His stories suck me in and refuse to let me go until the last page, even as his characters are busy stealing my heart." – Adrian Phoenix, critically acclaimed author of The Maker's Song series and Black Dust Mambo

"Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent..." – Mike Resnick, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Starship series

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


On "Fear of Rain": "It's a magical tale, well told with some wonderful imagery." – Gareth D. Jones, New Review, laurahird.com


On "Forced Retirement": "The battle that ensues is wonderfully inventive and psychedelic on a grand superhero scale." – Eric Searleman, SuperheroNovels.com


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...


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Publisher: Pie Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: March 7, 2011

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  • ISBN: 9781452391236
  • Release date: March 7, 2011

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  • Release date: March 7, 2011

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Welcome to six of the most amazing fantasy stories you'll ever read. This volume includes five full-length fantasy e-book stories plus an exclusive bonus short story for one low price. The lineup includes the following fantastic tales:

"Forced Retirement": What if Alzheimer's struck the World's Mightiest Hero? His daughter, heroic Hericane, finds out the hard way. Gripped by dementia, godlike Epitome tears apart a city, and no one can stop him. Will his madness destroy the entire world? Not if Hericane recruits the one big gun who stands a chance in Hell of stopping her father in his tracks.

"Blazing Bodices": Hardcore adventurer Sir Algernon Hogshead takes down badass steampunks in Victorian London. But the case of a lifetime might just ruin his winning streak and his life. When his wife starts keeping mysterious secrets and bad company, Sir Hogshead craves a peek behind the velvet curtain. But he can't possibly break through the world of women...or can he?

"Fear of Rain": Thanks to the sorcerous Mr. Flood, Johnstown, Pennsylvania has drowned three times...and the fourth time will be the charm. By the time he gets done flooding Johnstown, the city will vanish beneath the waves forever...unless his flood-making apprentice, Dee, has anything to say about it.

"The Genie's Secret": A sexy genie held captive by a brutal master has no choice: she must obey his twisted wishes at all costs. When a federal agent with a flair for the supernatural comes to the rescue, the genie must obey her master's orders to capture and torture him. But the agent knows the genie's deepest secret, a passion so powerful it could free her forever from servitude.

"Rose Head": In a world where everyone has a flower for a head, who can stop the serial killer called the Pruner? Enter Inspector Glisten, a hard-boiled, two-fisted, rose-headed cop who'll stop at nothing to cut down the Pruner. But when the trail leads to a seedy underworld he never imagined, Glisten gets in way over his rose-head.

"The Duck Lover": In this special bonus story, which you won't find anywhere else, a duck fights to save the man she loves from the heartless woman who uses and abuses him. Will his broken heart drive him to destruction, or will the ducks' ultimate secret lead to his salvation in the most amazing journey of all time?


Contents
Collection of 6 stories and novelettes


Reviews

"Robert Jeschonek is the literary love child of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman—his fiction is cutting edge, original, and pulsing with dark and fantastical life. His stories suck me in and refuse to let me go until the last page, even as his characters are busy stealing my heart." – Adrian Phoenix, critically acclaimed author of The Maker's Song series and Black Dust Mambo

"Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent..." – Mike Resnick, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Starship series

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


On "Fear of Rain": "It's a magical tale, well told with some wonderful imagery." – Gareth D. Jones, New Review, laurahird.com


On "Forced Retirement": "The battle that ensues is wonderfully inventive and psychedelic on a grand superhero scale." – Eric Searleman, SuperheroNovels.com


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...


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