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The Journey and other Short Stories - Short Stories #1 - cover

The Journey and other Short Stories - Short Stories #1

Elaine Jackson

Publisher: Neon Sky Books

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Summary

Short stories with a science-fiction twist. 
 
Eva and Tom emerge from a train wreck to discover a deserted and partially destroyed London. What has happened to Tom's family? 
 
Gideon wakes to find himself lying in a ditch on a lonely country road. Is that his real name, and why can't he remember his life from before? 
 
Journalist Marc Harrison bends the rules to get a place on the first manned mission to Mars - and lives to regret it.

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