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.
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.
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 crooked Sheriff cum outlaw hunter. (Winner the 2017 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award for Best Short Fiction)
– Read it at The Missing Slate
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.
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
“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.
– Arriving in the April, 2017 issue of Bete Noire
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 in 2017 in The Chronos Chronicles: a SF Anthology from Indie Authors Press