Cosmic Tales 1: Resurrection

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 1: Resurrection

Piloting the battered Chromium Bullet, the robot assistant 234 collects a very important piece of cargo shut inside a sarcophagus. The Crew:Captain Phoenix Wingclipper, a scheming AWOL military pilot;Assistant 234, a hapless AWOL robotic co-pilot;Rodeena Salvoyant, a reptilian female negotiator;Elwood Makepeace, a reluctantly travelling earthman;Bink, a heroic small floating ball droidErin began drawing dragons on her clothes to hide the stains from free-box finds. Now they are her trademark as she walks the halls of Hamilton High School. She’s puzzled by the actions of the students around her, especially Tony and David, cousins who are constantly fighting. Her own mysteries catch up to her unexpectedly and the consequences will change Erin’s life forever.
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    Cosmic Tales 11: Star Child

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 11: Star Child

On a beautiful summer's day, Elwood and Wingclipper search a planet for valuable coins scattered by a crashed ship, while Rodeena makes a sinister discovery on board the Chromium Bullet.A man of the written word, he has made himself a name in the literary community in the year 2035. But someone has dared to plagiarize his work. When he confronts the culprit, he learns that it was not a person but a computer programmed to replicate his identity. Trapped on all sides by an encroaching world of technology, he tires to escape in any way he can. When he can't do it, he acts out violently against the machines. They become the focus of his rage, and he tries to rally the world to his mission: to save humanity from itself.
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    Cosmic Tales 13: Field Trip

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 13: Field Trip

A group of children from Kalanansana Primary are given a guided tour of a museum and a lesson in how the world really works by a band of travellers.Essentially a set of 30 poems on various themes. Poems for the silent, for the noisy, for the readers, for the writers, for anyone who loves to read. Easy to read and understand, written for all. There are also a few, which you can dedicate to your loved ones. Read along. You will sure enjoy it.
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    Cosmic Tales 7: Virus

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 7: Virus

Captain Wingclipper and 234 contract an unusual virus prompting Elwood and Rodeena to look for a rare antidote.Jack is a Clownfish that will say yes to any dare, no matter how sillyor crazy it is. When Ozzie the Octopus dares him to steal a tooth fromthe Great White Shark, Jack starts swimming down to his lair....The story ends with a great lesson about friendship that all parents will love.- Beautiful illustrations with many humorous scenes.- Rhyming lines help engage your child and sustain interest.- Your child will love to read this story over and over.Pick up your copy today!
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    Cosmic Tales 6: Tragedy

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 6: Tragedy

Elwood and 234 travel to the Republic of Gyros to witness an economic collapse and the meltdown of a well-established and ancient society.This is a fictional version of a true story. Jon the protagonist goes from being an innocent teenager into a fully fledged criminal mastermind. This novella set in Kenya, in Eastern Africa ... does this mean that Jon's motivation for committing a crime was poverty or was it being a victim of a jilted heart? The story incorporates a glimpse into the mysterious 'black market'. Jon actually robs a bank just to prove a point or is it to cope with something? This mystery crime thriller set in the most basic English will always keep you in suspense and surprise without compromising entertaining you. However the story is all about the 'law of attraction'. Be the judge.
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    Cosmic Tales 9: Kingdom

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 9: Kingdom

A group of intruders break into Queen Fanjiboo's palace in order to steal her most prized possession.This book takes place in the Clone Wars. Starts out with heroes meeting for the first time and they assembled a team. Book is Clone Wars Era! Be sure to check out the Authors Page! https://www.facebook.com/phillip.roberts.524
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    Cosmic Tales 12: Vagabond

      Richard C. Parr / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 12: Vagabond

In the tropical region of Horinth, Rodeena's water meditation is disturbed by the appearance of a rugged local concealing a formidable secret.They were coming, and no one could stop them.The Yellowstone Caldera has exploded, and survivors who fled the devastation made their way east. Cities such as Atlanta, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. prepared for their arrival. It meant rationing – and rational thought. People on both sides would face tests of their nerve and resilience.Only those with strong nerves would survive.Refugees, a part of David Dalglish’s 2010 anthology A Land of Ash under the author’s former pseudonym, is now complete with its original opening as well as foreword from Dalglish.
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    Cosmic Tales 3: Missing In Action

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 3: Missing In Action

When the crew take a break on a shopping space station, Captain Wingclipper takes the place of a missing actor to film a commercial. Meanwhile, the other crew members follow a suspicious runaway thespian who could leave them all stranded.WARNING! This is a Zed Lab Experiment!"The bed" description:A man is attended that delivering him his new bed. The time passes but nobody introduces him to effect the delivery. When two men finally transport it thin in his room, the man realizes that the bed is wrong. A model has been delivered for another. The two calls the shop but the salesclerk it informs them that it materially is not possible to effect the delivery. It happened something to his bed. It will need that the man brings him in the shop to discover what is happened.
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    Cosmic Tales 8: Ghost

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 8: Ghost

When the Chromium Bullet's defensive shield suddenly goes offline, Wingclipper and Rodeena investigate what caused the failure by taking an emergency pod out into space to inspect the ship.Based on the Grimm short story series. The fairy tales you know with a wicked twist.A woman, Jane, who seems out of place in her own world is transported to a world of fairy tales. All is not happy endings, for the world of AaBack's Grimm holds a dark and deadly secret for Jane.In our world, Jane has lived life as if a curse has been on her her entire life. As an artist, she has created artwork of many fairy tale characters, but her favorite is the Beast from Beauty and the Beast. When she enters the World of Grimm, Jane comes across the Beast, and she's instantly struck with a need to help him. What Jane doesn't understand is that his curse is nothing like the ones in the fairy tales.AaBack's Grimm Dark Fantasy Fairy Tale Series:#1 Tale Of Two Worlds: The Wizard, The Battle Mage, And The Werewolf#2 Friends Reunited: The Janus Beast, The Rose Beauty, And The Cursed Duckling#3 Dragon Scorned: The Towering Mountain Citadel, The Sword Of Cross-Worlds, And The Maximus-curse
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    Cosmic Tales 2: Zulgahoik!

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 2: Zulgahoik!

Captain Wingclipper tries to bribe an ex-military colleague with Zulgahoik beer in exchange for the repair of the ship, while Elwood and Rodeena get captured by the locals. The only way they can be released? A bottle of the rarest Zulgahoik beer, or die.Frightened after finding blood on their carpet, Andrea Wilton agrees to join forces with  Trent Michner's best friend, Brian Strait, in order to discover what happened to Trent and his wife, her best friend. The bad guys are not far behind and do everything in their power to discourage the search.A neighbor is murdered on her doorstep leaving behind the first clue in the search. Andrea and Brian follow one clue after another, all the way to Haiti. More missing people lead them to voodoo ceremonies and throw away children.Andrea grows more confident and begins to look a little more closely at Brian as a true friend. Their confidence in their Lord and in each other grows as they discover the evil that lurks just around the corner.
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    Cosmic Tales 5: Pipe Dreams

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 5: Pipe Dreams

On a frozen mountain range, Elwood and Rodeena adopt disguises to try and scare away a bunch of workers from constructing an oil pipeline.Dylan Blake has never had a home before and he isn't expecting to find one in New Elphame, Michigan. But his new town is nothing like he expected. Between the foster parents who don't seem quite sure what to make of him and the kids at school who act a little afraid of him, Dylan is pretty sure that he's not going to stick around too long. But then someone tells his a crazy story about another new kid at Seelie High and the mysterious door she opened. It's all a little hard to accept, but Dylan might start believing when he steps through the door himself.Find out what life is like on the other side of the door in this third installment in the Tales from Seelie High collection. Whether you have been keeping up with the series or this is your first introduction to the students of Seelie High School, you will find yourself drawn into the mystery of New Elphame's strange, and possibly magical, past and the exciting adventure of its future. This edition also includes two mini-stories involving the students of Seelie High—a collection of interviews conducted by the intrepid Greer Douglas, student reporter for the Daily Chronicles, and a personal account of one student’s discovery of a magical heritage.
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    Cosmic Tales 4: The Unexpected Guest

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 4: The Unexpected Guest

On board his military vessel, General Dreadener is surprised by the unannounced return of a lifelong foe, prompting an emergency.This is a lovely book about two "premises managers" as it is now politically correct to call them, and how they love singing in the school that they work in.It has some lovely hand drawn illustrations in it, and it was written with love.I really enjoy writing, my daughter helps me sometimes, it blows away the cobwebs on rainy and wet sunday afternoons.I have just discovered mixing desks on my Ipad so I have been having fun trying to be the next David Guetta!Also, I have been making blackberry and apple crumble, and it is nearly time to make mince pies and christmas cake. Does anyone have any good recipes out there?
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    Cosmic Tales 10: Upgrade

      Richard C. Parr / Humor / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
Cosmic Tales 10: Upgrade

Giltek, a reptilian robotics engineer on the technical planet Ban Zaadan, receives an unwelcome visit from a man carrying a troublesome item.The book is a mixed bag of satire, mordant and/or playful wit as well as other forms of non-realistic fiction. One has an upper class man obsessed with propriety and decorum who gets his comeuppance; one, exploring a major problem with democracy, is in the form of a gothic chiller; another takes the form of a medieval tale; two are bird fables roughly in the tradition of Aesop; another a satiric take-off on literary interviews. The title piece satirizes American ethnic identity and its unawareness of history. Most are humorous in spirit, though of course they have an underlying seriousness. There’s even one about an alcoholic, mentally ill street person and a man who had a near-death experience that is structured as a dialectic with a thesis, antithesis and synthesis. And so on. The poet and editor Sonja Skarstedt said in a review of the book when published in 2000 that the collection is “a witty, humorous and enthralling blend of tales” and that the “stories have a distinctive, even sharp-edged narrative tone, with undercurrents of the recognizable, rich tradition.” Arnold Skemer in a review in ZYX #24 (2001) observed that “I've been accustomed to Burnham's essays in THE LONG STORY but hadn't realized that he turns out fables and satires, and has a nasty little wit.”
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