The Many Tortures of Anthony Cardno

The Many Tortures of Anthony Cardno

by Anthony R. Cardno
The Many Tortures of Anthony Cardno

The Many Tortures of Anthony Cardno

by Anthony R. Cardno


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Who you are depends on who's telling your story, and in this charity anthology, 22 authors get the chance to tell us who Anthony Cardno is. Some of these stories are horror, some are science fiction, some are westerns ... and some even have happy endings.

On the watery alien planet of Jay Lake's "Cold Statues," an orphaned boy on the good ship Anthony Cardno finally gets closure by visiting the site where his parents died.

In the far future of Mary Robinette Kowal's "The White Phoenix Feather," famous actor Anthony Cardno tries his hand at Extreme Dining. There are ninjas involved. Alien ninjas.

In modern day New York, Joseph Pittman's clever con man Todd Gleason takes on "The Antics of Anton Ardno."

In Steve Berman's ghostly "Three on a Match," college boys looking for a hook-up share cigarettes and personal ghosts of boys they've loved.

And in Kaaron Warren's brutal "The Optimist," is reincarnation into a harsh war-zone life appropriate punishment for an evil man?

The authors of these 20 stories and two songs have donated their words to help Anthony R. Cardno raise money for cancer research and support. All proceeds from the sales will go directly to the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, to enhance their mission of providing aid and comfort to those fighting all forms or this torturous disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692250587
Publisher: Talekyn Press
Publication date: 07/07/2014
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Anthony R. Cardno was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2005 and has been involved in American Cancer Society's Relay For Life ever since. His first published work was a "hero history" of Marvel Comics'
The Invaders for the late, lamented Amazing Heroes magazine back in 1986. His short stories have appeared in Willard & Maple, Sybil, Space Battles: Full Throttle
Space Tales Volume 6, Beyond The Sun, OOMPH: A Little Super Goes A Long Way and Tales of the Shadowmen Volume 10: Esprit de Corps. In addition to a full time job as a corporate trainer, Anthony is a proofreader for Lightspeed magazine,
writes book reviews for Chelsea Station and Strange Horizons magazines, and interviews authors, singers, and other creative types on www.anthonycardno.
com. In his spare time,
Anthony enjoys making silly cover song videos on Youtube. You can find him on Twitter @talekyn.
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