Category MFRW

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In the presence of genius #mfrwhooks

In case you missed the announcement last week, I’ve changed the name of the holiday novella I’ve been snippeting from. The new name is Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker, rather than Enhanced Nutcracker. Using the word Christmas in the title seems wise from a marketing POV. Holly Jansen is an American hired to conduct The […]

He’s enhanced; what woman could resist? #mfrwhooks

I’ve decided to change the name of the holiday novella I’ve been snippeting from. The new name: Alien Contact for a Christmas Nutcracker Fitting the word Christmas into the title seems like a better idea, I hope, than Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker. Holly Jansen has been saved from financial disaster by an offer […]

A marvelous machine #mfrwhooks

Alien Contact for an Enhanced Nutcracker, a holiday novella, is the sixth installment in my Alien Contact for Idiots near-future romance series. Holly Jansen, an unemployed orchestra conductor, has been saved from financial disaster by a offer from the King of Kwadra. The  king and his scientists had ‘hopped’ Kwadra island from the future of […]