Painsharing and Other Stories

Painsharing and Other Stories

by John Walters


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Painsharing and Other Stories by John Walters

After nuclear war, a survivor of the monster-populated ruins of Oakland California joins the crew of a clipper ship sailing the waters of the Pacific; a typhoon shipwrecks him on a tropical island whose inhabitants share a bizarre secret.

An unlikely team investigating the deaths of the crew of an interstellar spaceship near Pluto are confronted with a life-or-death conundrum stranger than anything they could have imagined.

On a distant planet the ultimate civil punishment is to be genetically deformed into an abhorrent beast and forced to live in the forbidden compound called Purgatory as slaves of the State. When authorities arrest and condemn the woman he loves, a man determines to find and save her, even if he must descend into Purgatory itself.

In these and other gripping science fiction tales John Walters explores possible futures on Earth and other worlds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466410756
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/31/2011
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

John Walters is an American writer currently living in Greece with his Greek wife and some of his five sons. He attended the 1973 Clarion West science fiction writing workshop and is a member of Science Fiction Writers of America. He writes mainstream fiction, science fiction and fantasy, and memoirs of his wanderings around the world.

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