Category Alien Contact for Idiots

You hurted, madam? #mfrwhooks

Our hero, Quinn, is a free-spirited scamp and an aboriginal American from an alternate earth. As such, his English isn’t nearly as good as he thinks it is. Here he is fleeing from the police in his own inimitable fashion. As he rounded the corner, he narrowly avoided a tough-looking Merkin almost as large as […]

Stop that man #mfrwhooks

Last week in Alien Contact for Kid Sisters we met the antagonist, Sergeant Squitt of the Kwadra Island Gendarmerie, who is herself up to no good, and on a much bigger scale than our hero, Quinn. He reacts quickly to her appearance at the open air table where he is selling fake wood carvings. An orca […]

A pain in the blowhole #mfrwhooks

Continuing from last week’s selection from Alien Contact for Kid Sisters, we see several important things: The success of Quinn’s con job Our first glimpse of the heroine, though from a distance Our first glimpse of the antagonist, up close But first, the tourists from Oklahoma object to Quinn raising the price for the phony […]

A con man at work #mfrwhooks

New year, new book, or at least new to book hooks. Alien Contact for Kid Sisters is part of my Alien Contact for Idiots series of near-future sci fi romances. To escape environmental collapse, Native Americans from the future of an alternate earth move Kwadra Island to the Pacific off the coast of Washington State. […]

From Effing Feline’s species to yours #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am too busy to write — Christmas presents to claw open, cards to send.  I hope I have enough pee for Twiggles the Dog’s card! Instead, here are some Christmas greetings from my species to yours. Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker is Ed’s sci fi novella for the holidays. Holly Jansen […]

Almost like dancing #mfrwhooks

In Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker, Holly Jansen is an American hired to conduct The Nutcracker ballet in a performance for and by alien humans from an alternate Earth. When she meets sexy Rafe Sekwa, the head of the dancers, he’s in the middle of a rehearsal. When he was done and waved his […]

Effing Feline laughs at Ed #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, told you last week that Mr Valentine — the book Ed inspired, not my pet — has been turned into a graphic novel. The book answers a question that I know has been keeping all of my fans up at night. Namely, what would Mr V look like if his dad was […]

It could’ve been wishful thinking #mfrwhooks

In Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker, Holly Jansen is an American hired to conduct The Nutcracker ballet in a performance for and by alien humans from an alternate Earth. When she meets sexy Rafe Sekwa, the head of the dancers, he’s in the middle of a rehearsal. “If I am brusque,” he said, “it […]

Effing Feline finds the purrfect Christmas present #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am chuffed, thrilled, and purring. Finally, finally, I have gotten the glory I deserve — though not from my pet human, Mr Valentine. As many of you know, Ed’s called Mr Valentine after inspiring a Rita-Award finalist book of that name by a friend, Vicki Lewis Thompson. It’s about a guy with […]

What a gorgeous Christmas present he’d be #mfrwhooks

In Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker, Holly Jansen is an American hired to conduct The Nutcracker ballet in a performance for and by alien humans from an alternate Earth. During a tour of the aliens’ arts center, Lissette, the center’s manager, mentions that she’d had a one night stand with the lead dancer, Rafe […]