A Wing and a Prayer - (ebook, superheroic science fiction) Suddenly given the powers of an ancient Sumerian goddess, Sheena Gardner, a young Wisconsin game warden, must learn to use them properly before the superpowered villain who covets those powers kills her or her husband. But this sudden transformation out of the depths of time poses changes not just to Sheena's abilities, but also to her relationship with her husband, her mutant pop-star friend, and everyone else she knows. In order to adapt, she must stretch and test her own limits while her husband, Eric, has to learn to deal with a very different dynamic of risk, responsibility, and power in their relationship. In the process, Sheena learns of the real reason she was given the powers and has to discover and foil a plot not just against her, but against civilization itself.
Written in the spirit of the City of Heroes MMORPG, The Secret World Chronicles, Arrow, The Flash, The Avengers, Iron Man, and many other works of comic book-based heroic science fiction.
Land Grant - (short story, fantasy) The secret of creating irridesium, a power magical metal, has been lost from the world of Saltwave but for one lone kingdom of the tiger-like Ishan on the tropical continent of Rashand. In order to get the secret from the Ishan, a burly catling warrior has to prove herself worthy of the ruler's trust. She must first pass a challenge of arms, and then complete a "simple task" for the prachkt. But in order to meet the challenge honorably, she must do so without using her magical earthen powers. Facing the champions of a warrior race, will her own un-augmented skill be enough, and what else will the prachkt ask of her?
Submitted for "Women in Practical Armor" anthology, to be edited by Gabrielle Harbowy and Ed Greenwood for Evil Girlfriend Media.
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