Portia Oakeshott, Dinosaur Veterinarian

Portia Oakeshott, Dinosaur Veterinarian

The complete short story series, now in one volume!

Portia’s heart quickened. A chance to treat an injured dinosaur! Creatures reconstructed from fossilized bone, genetic extrapolation from modern birds, imagination, and Aussie pride....

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About the Book

As a girl, Portia Oakeshott dreamed of caring for the reconstructed
dinosaurs roaming the preserve near the south pole of her balmy home
planet, New New South Wales.

As a graduate from the planet’s top veterinary school and a recent
hire by the dinosaur preserve, caring for dinosaurs brings Portia into
conflict with land-coveting ranchers, spoiled teenagers, villainous
millionaires, religious fanatics, and scheming politicians.

Her adventures take her from the “big smoke” to the “back of
Bourke”—from the bustling city of Port Bounty, across a continent of
vast fields where farmers raise pigs containing cloned human organs, to
the lush Cretaceous forests where dinosaurs roam at the bottom of a

Series: Portia Oakeshott Dinosaur Veterinarian
Genre: Science Fiction
Tag: short story collections
Publisher: CV-2 Books
Publication Year: 2023
ISBN: 9781952220135
List Price: $14.99
eBook Price: $3.99
About the Author
Raymund Eich

Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe.

His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds (novels Take the Shilling, Operation Iago, and A Bodyguard of Lies) and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures (novels The Progress of Mankind, The Greater Glory of God, To All High Emprise Consecrated, and In Public Convocation Assembled). He has over ten other published book-length works and more than thirty published short stories. His short fiction has appeared in Odyssey, Analog, and the anthology Surviving Tomorrow, and has earned honorable mentions and a semi-finalist award in the Writers of the Future contest. His works are available worldwide in ebook, trade paperback, and audiobook editions.

His most recent prior novel, Exploration 2127, was published in October 2021 by CV-2 Books (https://cv2books.com).

After circling the world by age five, he grew up in the Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri. He earned a B.A. and a Ph.D., both in biochemistry, from Rice University. Though he’s no longer a working scientist, hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins.

In addition to his writing career, he works in patent law, won a national quiz bowl championship, is a husband and father, and affirms Robert Heinlein's dictum that specialization is for insects.

He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter. His last name has one syllable and is pronounced “eye-sh.”

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