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Susan Forest

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Susan Forest is a Three-time Prix Aurora Award finalist and a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Susan Forest grew up in a family of mountaineers, canoeists, and skiers, and she loves adventure. She also loves the big ideas found in science fiction and fantasy, and finds fast-paced adventure stories a great place to explore how individuals grapple with complex moral decisions. Bursts of Fire, the first book in her Addicted to Heaven series (August, 2019, to be followed by Flights of Marigolds), confronts the issue of addictions in an epic fantasy world of intrigue and betrayal. In addition, Susan is an award-winning fiction editor, has published over 25 short stories (Analog, Asimov's, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and more), and has appeared at many international writing conventions. Susan loves travel and has been known to dictate novels from the back of her husband's motorcycle. http://speculative-fiction.ca/

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Angel of Death

Published Aug 28, 2018 · 4,424 words (17 minutes) · 311 views

Science Fiction

Joe’s mutation, a set of extended shoulder blades fitted with honed razors, give him the cock-boxing nickname “Angel of Death.” But mutant cock-boxers can’t challenge “cleans” — until Joe’s untouched track record becomes an embarrassment to the world champion.

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Orange

Published Jul 31, 2018 · 2,408 words (9 minutes) · 1 like · 319 views

Science Fiction

Civilization has overtaken the land masses of Earth. Every metal has been mined, every fuel burned, every resource used. The exploding human race must cannibalize its own structures in order to make one last, desperate attempt to survive. Notable Online Story finalist in 2010 for the Storysouth Million Writers’ Award.

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The Director's Cut

Published Jul 1, 2018 · 3,611 words (14 minutes) · 401 views

Horror Literary Fiction

Film producer Lasha feels imprisoned in her world of reality, make believe, hallucination and the occult. Only a mysterious director seems to have the key to set her free. But her freedom is Jim’s hell.

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The Right Chemistry

Published Jun 21, 2018 · 1,391 words (6 minutes) · 1 like · 417 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction

Two oxygen atoms attend a cocktail party with explosive results.

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Playing Games

Published May 12, 2018 · 1,529 words (6 minutes) · 377 views

Fantasy Horror Mystery Strange

In a disturbing world not unlike “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Zekielina will do anything to escape her mother’s endless renovations and cuddly bunny games. Flight to the Easter Bunny’s warren and the Tooth Fairy’s castle only result the loss of the tip of her middle finger. But when Zekielina searches for Santa’s elves, she soon discovers she is no longer “Playing Games.”

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Immunity

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 4,675 words (17 minutes) · 364 views

Science Fiction

Moons in systems off the beaten track are never first on anyone’s list to receive supplies. But when the mining colony on 403 Station is hit by a lethal disease, Trine has to make hard decisions about who will receive the medicine, and who must try to recover on their own. When her daughter becomes ill, her choices become harder.

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To Go Home to Leal

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 6,228 words (23 minutes) · 439 views

Fantasy

Kaul — a boy on the brink of manhood — is torn in two when his alternately loving and abusive father is turned into a crippled beggar. Can a wizard who deals with demons help Kaul bring his father home to the healing country of Leal?

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Back

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 4,605 words (17 minutes) · 436 views

Humor Science Fiction

Two time machine inventors become famous when they send small objects back in time; but the real breakthrough will come when they can send a sentient being to the past – and retrieve him to the present. Finalist for the 2009 Aurora Awards.

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