Night of the Were-Squirrels

      Drew Beatty
Night of the Were-Squirrels

Danny thought his biggest problem was being a downtown kid trapped in farm country. Then he found out about the Were-Squirrels. The back alleys of Toronto have not prepared him for this.In a Japan that never was ... Yamabushi Kaidan is a mountain monk with tremendous fighting ability and spiritual powers, Yumi is a brilliant but untested warrior, fighting for her village and her independence, and Kaidan's apprentice Akio is a gifted healer with a courageous heart, but can their combined prowess save the village of Kyuusai from the onslaught of the Smoke Dragon, an evil never before seen in the Autumn Valley?The Smoke Dragon is a Ditmar and Aurealis Awards finalist.The Adventures of Yamabushi Kaidan continue in The Mist Ninja.
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    Double Deal

      Drew Beatty
Double Deal

Kenneth was flying high when he pulled into Vegas, but a run of bad luck has him working of a debt to the mob in the slowest way possible. He's hoping for a change in his luck, and the latest tenant of the Desert Oasis Motel might be hiding more than he suspects behind her mirrored sunglasses. Can she turn his luck around?Seventeen years was not enough time for my immortal soul to forget the stench of war. My next life had already begun but while it was still in it's infancy, again I heard the message my father plied upon the mortals. Again words of peace and love and brotherhood reached my bitter ears.Again I was compelled to meet The Messenger.The year was 1962. The place was Albany, Georgia. I told myself I would not be drawn into this mission. I only wished to see if this was my father's hand at work. What I found was a chance to redeem myself to one I'd wronged many ages ago; the only soul I'd ever met in more than one lifetime. And I embraced that chance. That small redemption meant so much that I even agreed to uphold The Messenger. But there is no limit to the cruelty of my existence.Now I only wish to forget.
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    Firebird

      Drew Beatty
Firebird

In space, Zombies still hunger for brains. Will the transport ship Firebird make it back to earth before it is overrun with the alien undead?Interplanetary transport ship Firebird is on a routine mission, delivering much needed supplies to a mining colony when a freak collusion of accidents plunges the crew in a desperate race against time against the most unlikely of foes to meet in space. Zombies.
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