The Latvia Station
The LATVIA STATION collection of sci-fi and fantasy short stories comprises 17 stories ranging from sci-fi to swords & sorcery to modern fantasy and black humour. Book length = 100,000 words. The lead story "The Latvia Station" is a dark fantasy set in Eastern Europe, with spies and war memories. More
The LATVIA STATION collection of sci-fi and fantasy short stories comprises 17 stories totalling 100,000 words. The author has contributed book reviews and articles to various SF periodicals and news-stand magazines.
THE LATVIA STATION: A dark fantasy set in Eastern Europe, with spies and war memories.
HEAT OF THE DAY: An advanced humanoid android throws up a variety of social and legal problems. Is an ex-military android a suitable holiday companion?
HOTEL PARADISIO: Black comedy set in Portugal, about a girl on holiday with her parents, who falls under the influence of an older woman.
NORTHERN FEUD and ONE PLAYS, THE OTHER DOESN’T: A pair of swords-and-sorcery stories about a young singer and her companion. Brutal happenings in a Northern land, inspired by Icelandic sagas and my trip to Iceland.
MOTOR CITY CRISIS: A Sci-fi story about motorbikes, the lure of speed, and gang warfare, in a future USA.
MIAN ON MARS: Daily life among the less economically successful in a future Mars colony.
CENTAURUS DOME: I wrote this to see how far I could go in writing a SF story full of future slang talk, without being incomprehensible.
EASTERN MAGIC: Nine interconnected stories. In a Far Eastern country, something is loose that might be drugs, or virtual reality, or ultra-physics, or nanotechnology, or magic, but whatever it is, it’s dangerous and it worries Western Governments, who send their agents to investigate. Under cover of a games software company, the agents struggle to sort out their own life problems and understand what is really going on.