Welcome to the Days gigastore!
Seven storeys high, two-and-a-half kilometres to a side. Within its walls, you can buy anything and everything! But there is a price to be paid... A savagely funny satire on a society obsessed with consumption, Days paints a picture of a future that is just around the corner. A remarkable feat of visionary writing - blackly funny, lyrical and tightly plotted - it affirmed... [click here for more]
After the Femme Fatale virus wiped out 20 percent of women, the world fell into chaos. One father has to make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. A short story of 2,000 words, plus samples of other short stories. Includes a PDF and an EPUB version.
This short story appears in the collection Short Lives, which contains 30 short stories for a dollar, and is available here. ... [click here for more]
This volume collects 19 stories of robots in their many guises. Some obey Asimov’s 3 Rules of Robotics. Some are of alien design. Some serve mankind. And some…don’t. All are great reading. Included are:
HELEN O'LOY, by Lester del Rey
SIDNEY, THE SCREWLOOSE ROBOT, by William P. McGivern
JAMES P. CROW, by Philip K. Dick
HAVE IT YOUR OWN WAY, by Richard Wilson
A BAD DAY FOR... [click here for more]
After a series of disastrous political decisions the United Kingdom has finally fallen foul of the International Community. Ostracized and bombed at random, the country has fallen apart. With the infrastructure in ruins, tiny communities struggle on relying on ancient traditions and myth for their structure and identity. In the village of Downbourne the mayor has styled himself the Green Man. But even... [click here for more]
The sun's intense draw lures out all the people of the world, while agoraphobic Chava Logan hunkers down inside her San Francisco apartment in terror. Slowly, more and more people succumb to the allure of the sun. The Sun Pandemic is a global phenomenon that no one seems to understand or be able to fight. Alone in her apartment, Chava struggles against this unknown force. Can her neurotic behaviors... [click here for more]