Circling the Brain
Moscow is a severed head in a jar, totally dependent on both his wife and electricity for survival. When she goes missing and their power gets cut off for nonpayment, his struggle for survival takes him down a dangerous road of introspection and intrigue.
Aging outlaw Silje Rash rides into civilized Reno to retire, but struggles with the choice, instead throwing in with a double amputee and his half-Chinese niece against a sadistic Sheriff looking to make a name for himself. (Winner the 2017 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award for Best Short Fiction)
Exiled to Earth for the mental illness of empathy, an insectoid alien refugee must wage an internal war between morality and a hunger for human souls.
Fritz is an elderly mortal sidelined by a culture of ubiquitous immortality. When the milk for his porridge spoils, he must endure the company of a new robot caretaker and the hostility of the outside world in order to replace the milk and regain his self-respect.
Pie in the Sky
An elderly performer must come to terms with both his increasing debilitation and a string of murders in his nursing home, exclusive to clowns.
Peder Danyels, a low-level executive sent to investigate an accident on a high-gravity mining planet, quickly learns that claustrophobia and life on a heavy don’t mix.
– Get it for free on Smashwords in The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Vol II
A tale of life and death and familial greed—in a retirement community.
– Read it in the July, 2016 issue of Fabula Argentea
In a botched effort to duplicate herself, an engineer accidentally travels back in time to 13th century Scotland, where she proceeds to irrevocably alter her future present.
– Arriving December 2017 in The Chronos Chronicles: a SF Anthology from Indie Authors Press
Vanisth is a centuries-old vampire who runs a feudal estate of humane blood production. Exhausted by the constant bombardment of his heightened senses, he seeks a return to the human form of his youth… no matter the cost.
– Arriving June, 2018 in The Society of Misfit Stories
Pascal, a sentient celery plant, must survive a world of agricultural horrors in an effort to reach a distant land of peace and safety.
– Coming Soon to Wild Musette Journal