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The Ideal Household Appliance

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THE IDEAL HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE is the newest science fiction short story from acclaimed writer Laura L. Sullivan. This story is intended for adults.

In THE IDEAL HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, a socially averse entomologist with an interest in robotics has created the perfect cleaning gadget - artificial roaches that hide in the daytime but scurry around at night cleaning up debris. They have all the benefits of insects, without the feces and disease. But when he develops an unhealthy obsession with his neighbor, and her violent ex-husband returns, the scientist discovers that his new invention still has a few bugs.

Laura L. Sullivan, best known for her fantasy and historical fiction for children and teens, is now making her short stories available in ebook form. Many of these have been previously published in magazines, and some are completely new. If you enjoy this story, try her science fiction short LARVAL, or A MAN OF KIRI MARU.

Genre: Science Fiction

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October 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Ideal Household Appliance (A Short Story)
Author(s): Laura L Sullivan
Publisher: Laura L. Sullivan
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