Short Stories

Samhain Born

Samhain Born

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

Alana has always seen spirits, but after her parents death they are her only company. Lonely and hungry, she seeks out the spirits on Samhain night – her seventeenth birthday – hoping that on this night they can tell her the purpose her second sight serves.

Mother Mala’s Kitchen

Mother Mala's Kitchen

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

Noctua is not free. Choices are few, and precious.

Lili has been raised in the warmth of her grandmother’s kitchen. But ever since the Comandante closed the city when Lili was small, Grandmama has been fomenting revolution inside the safety of these walls. And the freedom sought in Mother Mala’s kitchen is not without cost. Today the price will be paid.

Giant in the Spruce

Giant in the Spruce

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

A friendly giant visits from another world. There’s hell to pay.

A reclusive artist meets and aids a lost soul, but when his help is repaid, the reward comes with some serious strings.

Mundane and Extraterrestrial Agonies

Mundane and Extraterrestrial Agonies

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

When it’s all too much, he’ll be there for you…

Sometimes the only way to deal with the worst news you’ve ever heard is to invent a problem only you can see. A beneficial distraction. The trouble is, how do you confirm what is invention, and what is reality? And in the end, does it matter?

The Harshlands and Eternal Summer

The Harshlands and Eternal Summer

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

The travelers would change their world.

When Panil sees the newcomers approaching, change is in the air like smoke on the breeze. But his teacher does not hear him – she believes all will be well, or so she says. The elder Nashat has done her best to pass her knowledge on to her young students, but even her patience and unparalleled wisdom cannot save Panil from the pride and fire of youth. And it might be that nothing can save their world from the change to come.

Dragon Dead by Natural Causes

Dragon Dead by Natural Causes

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

The story of a lifetime. The end of a life.

Jennifer and her laid-off reporter husband are on a spur of the moment road trip to lighten Larry’s unemployment blues. There turns out to be more to see in the desert than they imagined. Can Jennifer turn their troubles around with the story of a lifetime?

Fly Straight and True

Fly Straight and True

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

Sometimes a dream is just the beginning.

Isa’s dreams hold power. The entire village knows it, which is why she is not yet married with a home of her own. At the end of a long cruel winter, she receives a dream that she can’t stop thinking about. Could the dream be the answer to her family’s hunger? Might she finally prove her worth at the same time?

Elle-Maid Will Make You Pay

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

Beware the stinging vengeance of tiny people…

Mr. Gordon was a practical man. He believed church was for holidays, if then, but was religious about his semi-annual dentist visits. He believed in eating a good, hearty breakfast after his morning workout, and letting the cat out before he left for his long workday. What he couldn’t understand was how the creature could get into trouble so fast.

In the Arms of Night

Amazon / Amazon UK / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks

You shouldn’t tread in the woods alone.

In the arms of night.

Shouldn’t tread in the woods alone.

In the arms of night…

When Micah finds his pregnant wife suffering from a high fever and a vicious rash, he dreads the diagnosis. The Arms of Night have been known to kill, and their first child is due in a month.

Micah must find the herb the healer needs – tonight, before the full moon sets.

And to do so, he must tread in the woods alone, perilous as they may be…