Killer Bees from Outer Space

Killer Bees from Outer Space

edited by Theresa Derwin

Killer Bees from Outer Space

 
If you’re over a certain age, you’ll remember double features, and if you were a ’70s child in Britain, you’ll remember the Sat night Universal/Hammer Horror double bill showing such classics as ‘Frankenstein Created Woman’ and ‘Twins of Evil’. Some of those films were great, and some were just plain awful. Everybody loves a good B-Movie. From Plan 9 from Outer Space, to Tarantula, and into the more modern era of B-Movies; Sharknado and Big Ass Spider (referenced in Nick Walters’ decade spanning story Blood Slobber of the Scrunge Worms. There’s something wonderfully nostalgic and entertaining about seeing heroes battle giant CGI sharks or rubber spiders. This anthology is a collection of stories inspired by and paying homage to the nature and style of a B-Movie. And boy, have we got a great eclectic mix of stories. Moth-women of Mars, giant worms, tentacles, Mummy Girls, Shadow People; they’re all in here! The difference is, where some of those old films were a little badly written, these cultural gems are intelligent, witty, and sometimes moving pieces of literature playing with the clich├ęs of the genre. So grab your popcorn and your beverage of choice, sit down, open up this book and immerse yourself into the world of Killer Bees from Outer Space.

Table of Contents

‘Beta Ares Prime’ by Dave Fragments
‘Closed Borders’ by Pauline E Dungate
‘Blood Slobber of the Scrunge Worms’ by Nick Walters
‘Moth Women of Mars’ by Christine Morgan
‘Bite of the Horrorcane’ by Lily Childs
‘There’s Something in the Lake’ by Holly Quinn
‘I Was a Teenage Mummy Girl’ by Amelia Mangan
‘Captain Clone’ by Deborah Walker
‘Bride of Gronk’ by Doug Blakeslee
‘The Devil’s Duck’ by Kevin Redfern
‘Return to the Kingdom of the Shadow People’ by Spindles
‘Punk’d Ya’ by Ken Shinn
‘Arthropod’ by Lynn M Cochrane
‘The Day of the Trifles’ by Ross Warren
‘Council Workers’ by T M McLean
‘An Electric Hum’ by Gene Stewart