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Curated Anthologies

A list of anthologies curated and compiled by Barbara G.Tarn.

Nightly Bites Volume 1

Short stories of and about vampires for those long winter nights…
Past, present, future. Dark or light-themed. Bloodsuckers and psychic vampires. The only common trait is the night creatures – who sometimes can stand the sunlight – for a batch of stories around Earth and beyond.
THE STORIES
“Unnatural Immortal” by Russ Crossley
“Reunion” by Will Tate
“A Study in Scarlet” Lesley L. Smith
“A Fief in Lincolnshire” by Barbara G.Tarn
“The Whitest Smile” by Rebecca M. Senese
“Night at the Alamo” by David Miller
“Blood Relations” by Dayle A. Dermatis
“By Her Hand, She Draws You Down” by Douglas Smith
“Verchiel: Neverending Question” by Joleene Naylor
“Gateway Blood” by Ezekiel James Boston
“Maratha Pride” by Barbara G.Tarn
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Nightly Bites Volume 2

More short stories about vampires mingling in the pages of this anthology. Vampire Apocalypse vs. Last Vampire Survivor. Vampires with hemophobia or Asperger Syndrome. Vampires in the past and in the future, walking through the centuries because they can. Undead but immortal unless you manage to kill them. Merciless killers or merciful death givers – and even a little, shapeshifting vampire who doesn’t feed on blood.
THE STORIES
The Blood is on the Wall by Felicia Fredlund
Bloody Aversion by Rebecca M. Senese
Chuck the Cross by Ezekiel James Boston
Jesslyn by Joleene Naylor
In the Shade of the Slowboat Man by Dean Wesley Smith
Legacy of the Hunted by Russ Crossley
The Raven by Barbara G.Tarn
She-devil of the Spanish Main by David Miller
So Many Nights, So Many Sins by A.L. Butcher
The Aswang Who Ate Stardust by Kate Pavelle
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Sci-Fi Short Stories – Starships

Starships in all their glory! FTL drive, microgravity or stargates. Trapped, stranded or moving from place to place. Warships, space shuttles, generation ships. Shipwrecks, transports, intergalactic accidents.
Humor and drama across the Milky Way and beyond! 10 stories of starships and their crews.
THE STORIES
“Stellar Darkness Adrift ” by Meyari Mc Farland
“Murphy’s Law” by Douglas Smith
“The Darkest Void of Space” by Lesley L. Smith
“Sunlit Dispositions” by Jason Adams
“Solitary Man” by Russ Crossley
“Starship Pilot” by Barbara G.Tarn
“Mozart Brown” by Fulvio Gatti
“Bi-Quinary Search” by Gerald M. Weinberg
“Boudreaux” by Ezekiel James Boston
“Dreaming Large” by Dean Wesley Smith
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Sci-fi Short Stories – Space Opera Mashup

Space opera galore! Real planets and star systems as well as made up one, hard SF and science fantasy, mystery and romance. Humans trying to meet aliens for the first time or trying to avoid them. Humans living with aliens in so-called harmony. Earth-based civilizations and alien humanoids.
From Alpha Centauri to Epsilon Eridani and everything in between, the Milky Way in all its glory!
THE STORIES
“Murder on Marawa Prime” by Vonnie Winslow Crist
“Astromancer” by Debbie Mumford
“One Universe is Never Enough” by Mary Jo Rabe
“A Little Old Fashioned” by Rita Schulz
“Funeral Sails” by Scott T. Barnes
“Station OSCX-9” by Marcelle Dubé
“GENIE and the LAMP” by Steph Bennion
“Runaway” by Barbara G.Tarn
“Seeking Sky” by Jennifer R. Baumer
“Final Chapter” by Randy Tatano
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