The Coin Collector

The Coin Collector

Michelle Proulx

Science Fiction / Aliens

In this humorous short story, Mr. Quimbly sets out on his first-ever field assignment for the Tax and Revenue Agency to investigate the mysterious Mr. Green on a charge of coin hoarding. He finds both the illegal coin collection and Mr. Green at a dilapidated warehouse down by the docks ... and also discovers that he's bitten off a bit more than he can chew.Levi, an entangled whale, is making a dying journey up the Atlantic coastline. Each day brings the creature closer to a frightening end - strangled beneath fishing nets and lead sinkers. When a science blog highlights the giant’s torment, it is a call to action for one group of teenage boys determined to change the leviathan’s fate.With humor and a thoughtful voice, Jeep Muldoon relates the story of a daring rescue on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It’s a tale of heart, with adventure at every turn. Along the way, Jeep reveals a hidden psychic talent that is essential to the team’s plan.The boys set up their command center ahead of the whale at the Cape Lookout Eco Camp. Each passing day brings a new adventure with a bashful sea monster, a pair of ghostly banker ponies and the unassuming heir to a baseball legend. But, when Levi finally arrives, it’s go time. Following a Moby Dick-like rampage, Jeep and his pals dive right back into danger. Testing the limits of friendship and courage, the boys launch a midnight mission to the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” in WhaleQuest!
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