Short reads, all under 1000 words. A new story appears every couple of weeks. The first twenty are now available as a free e-book. Click here to download.
Running The Gauntlet A challenge, or something else?
The Gift And The Giver Music can be demanding
Eight Hours Sleep, work, play—but is this enough?
Invitation To Dinner Something for Halloween…
Old Bones Burn Strong Sometimes the crazy fight is the only sensible choice
They Need To Learn Misdemeanours need correcting, but how far is too far?
Waiting How long would you wait?
Don’t Go If you live in someone’s shadow, what happens when they go?
Life Story You are the story you tell
The Pinnacle A perfect opportunity
A Little Moment Of Happiness It’s the small things that make all the difference
The Tracker Sometimes, the only thing you can do is run
Clay The pain of creation
Ghost A coffin, and a secret
A Joke Life can be a joke—but that doesn’t mean it’s any fun
Monster They call me a monster, but only because they do not understand
Perfect Sometimes things are that good
The following stories are all in the free Millenary collection.
Never Only One Side There’s always more than one side to a story
Investigation Sometimes thing’s aren’t what they look like.
Artificial Intelligence The code doesn’t do what is expected, but that doesn’t mean it’s wrong.
High Stakes Only play for what you can afford to lose.
Safe Who keeps you safe … and why?
The Customer Is Always Right If customers come for more than food and drink, you have to given them what they want.
Patients It’s better when they have something to keep them occupied.
The Offering They found the offering after a night of heavy rain…
Release Everything has a cost, everything must be repaid.
Just A Bit Of Harmless Fun Games are always serious.
The Greatest Fraud If you lie for a living, can you stop lying to yourself?
Allegiance Some jobs demand allegiance, but so do friends.
Escape They say escape is impossible, but there has to be a way out.
Influential Friends A business proposition, but who has the most influential friends?
The Weather Report If the weather could be controlled … should it?
The Gardener All life is precious … to someone.
Work Units Business can be murder.
Missing An absent cat, a departed woman, and an old man with a dark secret.
A Lesson In Death Rodin gets interrupted at work by an inquisitive child—not what you want when you’re an assassin.
The Job Only the best need apply.
For something longer (about 7500 words), try Gatekeeper (A Dominions Prologue), the start of the Dominions series.