Sample Reads

Welcome to my menagerie. Feel free to look at any of the exhibits, but please, don’t dangle your fingers in the cages. You never know what may be lurking there.

 

Fragments

Illustration courtesy Rick Sazon

SCIENCE FICTION

Oblivion’s Wake (112,500 words)

All David knows of his first fifteen years comes from journals describing an idyllic childhood. When a new treatment promises to return his memories, he leaps at the chance. He doesn’t know his journals are fiction.

Read the first three chapters of the novel

 

The Mower’s Trial (5,520 words)

Spider needs all his processing power to bring a serial killer to justice in the machine ghetto.

Storyteller’s Award winner, Surrey International Writing Contest 2009

Read the short story

 

Corrective Surgery (3,510 words)

How will you hunt that woman down when you can’t even gather your own thoughts?

Published in On Spec magazine Volume 12 #1, Issue Number 40 Spring 2000

Read the short story

 

FANTASY

Clerk and Dagger (123,900 words)

Not all bookstore clerks have the skills to battle a team of experienced assassins. It helps that Seth is one of the messiahs.

Read the first three chapters of the novel

 

CRIME FICTION

The Hunter of the Guileless (3,790 words)

Predators walk among us. Believe it.

Nominated for the 1999 Arthur Ellis Award for Crime Fiction
Published in Storyteller magazine Fall 1998

Read the short story

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