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Scifi Motherlode [Kindle Edition]

Robert Jeschonek

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Product Description

Product Description

In these pages, Robert T. Jeschonek will take you on a tour of the wildest places and people you've never imagined. Don't miss these 18 edgy, exciting, and surprising science fiction tales from award-winning Star Trek and Doctor Who author Robert T. Jeschonek, a master of unique and unexpected science fiction that really packs a punch. This volume includes 18 stories originally published in three volumes: 6 Scifi Stories, 6 More Scifi Stories, and 6 Scifi Stories Book 3. All 18 of these scifi stories and novelettes are available here for one low price:

"The Greatest Serial Killer in the Universe"
"The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake"
"Playing Doctor"
"Serial Killer vs. E-Merica"
"My Cannibal Lover"
"Zinzizinzizinzic"
"One Awake in All the World"
"Give the Hippo What He Wants"
"Teacher of the Century"
"Off the Face of the Earth"
"Something Borrowed, Something Doomed"
"The Cross-Dressing Cosmic Cortez Rubs Off"
"Star Sex"
"Messiah 2.0"
"Lenin of the Stars"
"The Shrooms of Benares"
"Beware the Black Battlenaut"
"Killer Bod"


Contents
Collection of 18 stories and novelettes plus a novel preview


Reviews

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

"Robert Jeschonek is the literary love child of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman—" – Adrian Phoenix, critically acclaimed author of The Maker's Song series and Black Dust Mambo

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


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 young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, was named one of Booklist’s Top Ten First Novels for Youth. Visit him online at www.thefictioneer.com. You can also find him on Facebook and follow him as @TheFictioneer on Twitter.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2056 KB
  • Print Length: 416 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Pie Press (8 Dec 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00ALJDRTG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #576,810 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Robert T. Jeschonek was nominated for the British Fantasy Award for his story, "Fear of Rain." Robert is an award-winning writer whose fiction, essays, articles, comic books, and podcasts have been published around the world. His credits include Doctor Who fiction from Big Finish and Star Trek fiction from Pocket Books. According to superstar fantasy and science fiction writer Mike Resnick, Robert "sees the world like no one else sees it, and makes incredibly witty, incisive stories out of that skewed worldview." His young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, is due in 2011 from Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. A collection of his fantasy and science fiction stories, Mad Scientist Meets Cannibal, is available from PS Publishing. His work appeared in three volumes of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, winning the grand prize in Volume VI.

Jeschonek is based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Advocate.

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5.0 out of 5 stars I Hit the Motherlode!!! 28 Jun 2014
By J. Gooden - Published on Amazon.com
If you could sum up Sci-Fi Motherlode in three words, what would they be?

Unexpected, Twisted, Out-There. I grew up thinking I didn't like science fiction. Who knew that it could be so much fun? Robert Jeschonek definitely has a creative mind and a twisted sense of humor. Between his clever writing and the narrator's brilliant interpretation of the characters, I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this listen. In fact, I had a hard time hitting the "pause" button. Even though this is a collection of short stories, Jeschonek does a fabulous job of fully developing characters and their voices left me with a definite picture in my mind of who each one "really was." And, because it is a collection of short stories, this book is perfect for either a "quick hit" or an all-day drive.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Definitely Smidgen the Snack Cake. I know that darned chocolate-coated demon was calling me from the shelf of the grocery store just yesterday. I think I want a plush Smidgen. Maybe a plush VOODOO Smidgen. Yeah, that's the ticket!!

What does Bill Lord bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Well, first of all he's got a great voice...er, voices. I hope they all get along inside his head! Seriously, he must be a very talented actor. His interpretation of the characters really enhanced the picture of each of them in my head. I didn't want to hit pause! He had me completely drawn in. I was disappointed to finish the last story -- he left me wanting more!!

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Twelve and a Half Hours, Eighteen Stories, Infinitely Twisted

Any additional comments?

This book is good, clean fun and appropriate for both adult and younger adult (teenaged) audiences.
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