Jean Lorrah's novels have a loyal following, but her many fans are unaware that she's also written short stories. Here are all her best tales collected in one volume. The author provides a lively introduction, telling how she became first a science fiction fan and then a writer. She provides hints for aspiring writers, and shows the pitfalls in a writer's life.
The theme of these seven stories is the power of the word - a truly magical power that can be used for good or for evil. From outer space to the inner city, the characters in these tales of fantasy and science fiction all exhibit verve, flair, and the willingness to take responsibility for their own actions.