Bazin and three other Beryllians crashed landed on Earth years ago. Stranded due to a rookie mistake, it is a sore issue among them. Finding solitude in a human's abandoned construct, he hopes against hope to be reunited with his bond-mate one day.
Miaxa has traveled thousands of light-years to find her missing mate, only to find he has befriended an organic and is even living in some organic structure. Even more disturbing is how flammable everything is on this strange planet. And Bazin has the audacity to toy with her? She should just kill him and be done with it.
Alexander Maddox has a special job with the government involving aliens from another world. The ones living in his barn were unexpected. Misunderstandings a daily occurrence, he is sure his resident aliens will be the death of him. A life in pieces collection of the Maddox family's everyday life with their alien residents.
Aliens in the Barn:
--There’s a mechanical extraterrestrial living in Alex’s barn, but what will happen if the alien’s wife arrives? Wait, Bazin’s married?
Scared to Death:
--Beth has been married to Alex for over a year and he still can't make it home for dinner. Why do he and his coworker friend spend so much time working on that truck in the barn?
The Skellyd Hunters:
--With a core-bonded strength few understand, Bazin and Miaxa are Beryll's finest warriors. Sometimes they go a little too far and Andler is left with the consequences, for better or worse.
Meet Douglas Fir:
--Being human isn't easy with robotic alien residents misunderstanding the simple stuff. Alex can't imagine his family life without Bazin and Miaxa, however. Time to have them over for Christmas.
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About the Author
Kyndra Hatch grew up with a fascination for science fiction and a deep interest in ancient civilizations, a combination which fuels her active imagination. After twelve exciting years as an archaeologist, Kyndra has decided to take a break from her career to have more time with her husband of nearly two decades. She pursues a passion for writing and is an active member of the SFR Brigade. Her debut story, "The Stranger," won the 2014 SFR Galaxy Award for Outstanding Debut Story.
“The Stranger” can be found in the anthology, “Tales from the SFR Brigade” and is set in the same universe as “Aliens in the Barn.”
“Aliens in the Barn” is featured in the anthology, “Romancing the Stars: 8 Short Stories of Galactic Romance and Adventure.”
Kyndra is currently working on a series for this universe: Fracture. Visit her blog or sign up for her newsletter for more info. Thanks for reading!