The Newcomer: Twelve Science Fiction Short Stories (Scifi Anthologies Book 1)

From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain's reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger's appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something ne...

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Scifi Anthologies, edited by Alasdair Shaw

Scifi Anthologies, About Alasdair…

Alasdair studied at the University of Cambridge, leaving with a BA in Natural Sciences and anMSci in Experimental and Theoretical Physics. His masters options included gravitational astrophysics, planetary geophysics, remote sensing and high resolution electron microscopy. He went on to earn a PGCE specialising in Science and Physics from the University of Bangor.

He has been climbing, mountaineering, caving, white-water kayaking and skiing as long as he can remember. Growing up, he spent most of my spare time in the hills. Recently, he’s been spending more time sea kayaking and swimming, and has got into trail running.

 

Scifi Anthologies, About the Book

From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain’s reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger’s appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something new.
There’s even an alien puppy.

The stories are:
Tithe by Griffin Carmichael
Exodus by Alec Hutson
First Bonding by Tom Germann
Ice Dreamer by J J Green
The Nanny by Cindy Carroll
Right Hand by Jonathan C Gillespie
What Make is Your Cat? by Richard Crawford
Kaxian Duty by Cherise Kelley
Lessons Learned by J Naomi Ay
The Humra by Laura Greenwood
The Hawk of Destiny’s Fist by James S Aaron
Repulse by Alasdair Shaw

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