Archibald Grey

Biography

Archibald Grey is the reasonably well selling author of the novels Muriel and The Inheritance, and the story collection The Crashing Tide. He has had his short stories rejected by many of the most prestigious conventional and science fiction publications in both print and digital, and he is noted for having won no awards.

Archibald lives in Semolina, Canada and has no pets or children.

Books

The Crashing Tide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Originally Published: March 11, 2021 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Stories about alien encounters, time travel, the surveillance state, life on distant planets, and love and drugs in the not-too-distant future. Told from the perspectives of wildly differing characters and in a variety of narrative styles, The Crashing Tide is a genre-spanning collection of weird, evocative, and thought provoking stories.
No More, Dear Brother, No More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Originally Published: May 20, 2023 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Seven screenplays set in near-future dystopias, the far-flung future of perfect human longevity, or the realm between dreams, nightmares, and waking life. No More, Dear Brother, No More is a collection of as-yet-unproduced films that explore deeply exitential themes of mortality, self-sacrifice, ambition, greed, and loneliness.
The Institute for Better Speaking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,800. Language: English. Originally Published: May 19, 2023 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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The Magnificent Lightness of Being
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Originally Published: May 11, 2023 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Mpohor City is a futuristic utopia managed by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. Jacob Młynarczyk is an 800 year-old adolescent grappling with the meaning of life, death, art, and autonomy in a perfectly regulated world. A coming of age story set 2000 years from now, The Magnificent Lightness of Being takes place in a perfect future. Do we wish it would actually come true?
The Inheritance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Originally Published: May 1, 2021 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The Inheritance is a laugh-out-loud romp full of black humour and cosy suspense. Set against the backdrop of an exclusive cryogenic facility hidden high in the Alps, where nobody can hear you... squabble like children.
A Real Loo-Loo of a Knock-Down, Drag-Out Fight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Originally Published: May 12, 2023 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A young man wakes to find himself paralysed from the neck down. A drunken old man named Went masterminds a cunning digital heist. An ageing bio-enhanced mercenary past his prime. And an escaped AI that wants a body of its own. What could go wrong?
The Bielefeld Chronicle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Originally Published: May 1, 2023 by Hubris Books. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jacob Młnarczyk is an aimless drifter, who quits his dead-end supermarket job and embarks on a journey to Bielefeld, a city that doesn't exist. Inspired by the psychedelic and social sci fi of the 1960's and '70's, the Bielefeld Chronicle is a surreal encounter with life, death, love, and betrayal — combining elements of magical realism and science fiction into a fantastical journey into the mind.
Muriel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Originally Published: May 18, 2023 by Archibald Grey. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an intelligent machine? Muriel doesn't need to ask, because she is that machine. Through the eyes of the human race that created her, we follow Muriel's growing-pains as she learns the scope of her powers and comes to terms with her limitations. From the playful rebellion of youth to the serious moral quagmire of her responsibility to the...