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The Mother Anthony

A Novella by

"Emergency landings were definitely not in the recruiting video. Bess remembered the Winston Interstellar Transport recruitment video quite clearly. 'See other worlds.' Yes, they delivered on that promise..."

"The Mother Anthony" (11,300 words, approximately 60 pages in print) tells how young teacher Bess Anthony struggles to protect her students as their damaged starship seeks out a habitable world. Can she teach them to overcome their fears? Can she teach them to survive against long odds? With help from the handsome Lieutenant Masterson, she's going to try her best; but what will it cost them?

A science fiction adventure with a mix of romance, humor, and tragedy, "The Mother Anthony" is also a tribute to dedicated teachers everywhere. It was selected as a Finalist in the Writers of the Future contest for the first quarter of 2011. This story is suited to all ages.

Genre: Science Fiction

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November 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Mother Anthony
Author(s): Martin L Shoemaker
Publisher: Old Town Press
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