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Alien Pets [Anthology] by Denise Little

Alien Pets [Anthology] (1998)

by Denise Little (Editor)

Other authors: David Bischoff (Contributor), Gary A. Braunbeck (Contributor), Peter Crowther (Contributor), John DeChancie (Contributor), Paul Dellinger (Contributor)10 more, Karen Haber (Contributor), John Helfers (Contributor), Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Contributor), Jane M. Lindskold (Contributor), Bruce Holland Rogers (Contributor), Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Contributor), Dean Wesley Smith (Contributor), Tim Waggoner (Contributor), Michelle West (Contributor), Jack Williamson (Contributor)

Series: Captain Ah-Lee (Short Story "Winner Takes Trouble" 2)

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This collection of stories focuses on the often-overlooked companions who travel the stars with their masters, human or otherwise. Tales of these faithful creatures vary from cuddly animals from Alpha Centauri, to genetically altered Earth animal, accompanying humans to the edge of the galaxy, and alien invaders disguised as loyal housepets.… (more)



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Age 15 up. Some sophisticated themes and a significant 'yuck factor.' But also quite a bit of fun. These themed sf anthologies are a good way to help short-story writers find more readers. And they're always a mixed bag. I found none of these particularly memorable, but I didn't feel like I wasted my time, either. Maybe 2.5 stars as I wouldn't actually recommend this to anyone, even to fans of sf stories. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Little, DeniseEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bischoff, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Braunbeck, Gary A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crowther, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
DeChancie, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dellinger, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Haber, KarenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Helfers, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hoffman, Nina KirikiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lindskold, Jane M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rogers, Bruce HollandContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rusch, Kristine KathrynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Dean WesleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Waggoner, TimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
West, MichelleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williamson, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Stories in anthology:

Objects of Desire by by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
What Fluffy Knew by by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Diamonds by by Michelle West
Not Exactly a Dog by by Bruce Holland Rogers
Winner Takes Trouble by by Jane M. Lindskold
Then Again by by Gary A. Braunbeck
Bongoid by by David Bischoff
As the Robot Rubs by by Dean Wesley Smith
Dog Is My Copilot by by Karen Haber
A Boy and His Alien by by John Helfers
The Pet Rocks Mystery by by Jack Williamson
In the Storm, in the Stars by by Paul Dellinger
Every Home Should Have One by by Tim Waggoner
Elmer by by Peter Crowther
Watchcat by by John DeChancie
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