Space Tramps is the fifth anthology in the Full-Throttle Space Tales series. Edited by Jennifer Brozek, Space Tramps is the collection of 16 campfire stories about tramps and vagabonds in outer space.
Tales woven by the spacefaring lost:
"Odd Jobs" by Nathan Crowder: Roscoe does the jobs that need doing and finds salvation.
"Backup" by Ivan Ewert: A clone is rejected by its original and becomes a prisoner of poverty.
"Inaís Day" by Andrew S. Fuller: Ina has never known the freedom of an unscheduled day.
"Locator Beacons" by David Lee Summers: A clever trap for a notorious Privateer Captain.
"Oh Give Me Land, Lots of Land, Under Starry Skies Above" by Shannon Page and Mark J. Ferrari: A real estate agent becomes a refugee and then a prisoner.
"Mass" by Rick Silva: In a ship where mass is king, scavenger Diamyo Chen is ready to give it.
"Running in Wonderland" by Nayad A. Monroe: Former symbiote host, Jocera, flees her past.
"In a Dangerous Wild" by Kay T. Holt: Rogue anthropologist Far La stops at nothing to protect an Earth treasure from the Union.
"The Frigate Lieutenantís Woman" by Erik Scott de Bie: Can Smithís loneliness be assuaged by an unexpected passenger?
"Riding Westbound" by Tyler Hayes: A storyteller tell a story that upsets a criminal overlord.
"Finding Freedom" by Dylan Birtolo: Lost by choice, Bronya remains in the underbelly of the spaceship.
"Travelliní Show" by Danielle Ackley-McPhail: Gypsies travel the black as they once travelled the roads.
"Indoctrination" by Warren Schultz: Rajani is a child of war with an opportunity to better herself.
"The Hunt for Liberty Jones" by Brandie Tarvin: Only one person, Undertaker Dodge, knows who Liberty Jones is.
"Toll Booth" by Matthew Marovich: Remora Grisham must fight to survive against an evil plot.
"What a Mother Will Do" by Ryan Macklin: Will two refugees kill untold numbers in cryo-chambers in order to survive?
Jennifer Brozek is an award-winning editor and author. Winner of the 2009 Australian Shadows Award for best edited publication, Brozek has edited seven anthologies with more on the way. Author of In a Gilded Light and The Little Finance Book That Could, she has more than 35 published short stories, and is an assistant editor for the award winning Apex Publications company. When she is not writing her heart out, she is gallivanting around the Pacific Northwest in its wonderfully mercurial weather. Jennifer is an active member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and Horror Writers Association.
Space Tramps: Full-Throttle Space Tales #5 is available wherever great books are sold.
Space Tramps: Full-Throttle Space Tales #5.
Edited by Jennifer Brozek.
Published by Flying Pen Press LLC, September 2011, under the imprint Flying Pen Press Science Fiction.
ISBN: 978-0-9845927-4-6. Trade paperback. Cover Price: $17.95
5.5" x 8.5" x 0.625", 0.769 lb.
Flying Pen Press catalog number FIC-S-01005.