Florida Grand Theft & Other Tales
Florida Grand Theft & Other Tales is a collection of sixteen crime and science fiction short stories.
Some of the tales are strictly fictional crime stories. Others are solely in the science fiction genre. Many other yarns combine both crime and sci-fi genres.
Headlines for the crime stories in this volume:
"Florida Grand Theft" -- A purse is a tempting target for a lady unable to pay rent.
"BART and Ernie" -- A grocery cashier confronts crime on a BART train.
"One in a Billion Women" -- A wily hacker raids election computers in New York City.
"Death by Snub Nose" -- A hobo is accused of murder with weighty evidence against him.
"Tragedy in Tahoe" -- A horrific crime takes place at Lake Tahoe.
"Operation Laser Eye" -- Police relentlessly track troubled teens.
"Ribs of a Pig" -- A new crime scene technician seeks to impress a young woman.
Headlines for the science fiction stories in this book:
"Robot-Man" -- Will a robot body save a sick man’s life?
"The Potential President" -- An unlikely candidate runs for president of the U.S.
"Big Brother's Bracelets" -- As a deadly virus plagues Earth, a feuding couple adjusts their lives.
"Buzz" -- A robotic bee is a key undercover agent.
"The DNA of History" -- Ant-sized extraterrestrials visit a boy, affecting his entire life.
"Adventures in Time" -- An astronaut sends a dispatch as his ship careens toward a black hole.
"Until Death Do Us Part" -- Micro-robots play a key role in a crime.
"The Amazing Mr. Smith" -- A young man with a hairy body copes with his condition.
"Mr. GoodBot" -- A brainy, talking robot helps a pair of people start a business.
Release date: October 4, 2021
Publisher: John Bluck's Art & Writing
Print pages: 276
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