James Hartley


James Hartley is a former computer programmer. Originally from northern New Jersey, he now lives in sunny central Florida. He has published a fantasy novel, "Teen Angel," and stories in Illusion's Transmitter, Written Word Online, Clonepod, Every Day Fiction, Lorelei Signal, Beyond Centauri, Raygun Revival, and the "Desolate Places", "Strange Mysteries", "Book of Exodi" and "Christmas in Outer Space" anthologies.

He is currently working on a new novel. He is a member of IWOFA and the Dark Fiction Guild.


Wandering Weeds: Tales of Rabid Vegetation
Price: Free! Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Twenty-five tales of evil weeds to entertain, enthrall and change the way you look at the unwelcome invaders in your lawn. From feral tumbleweeds to ravenous seaweed, from alien life forms to migrating asteroid fields, in these pages you will find fairy tales and weird westerns, space romps and chilling horror stories. Scary or silly, wicked or wily, these plants are here to stay.
Beverly Bronte Space Chick
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Space pirates? Invisible asteroids? Six-limbed aliens invading from the Lesser Magellanic Cloud? Bring 'em on, Beverly Bronte is ready to handle them.
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 27,810. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The never-empty Purse of Fortunatus was back as a small wooden cabinet, but what to do with it?
Change Partners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Jeremy found himself dancing with a beautiful redhead named Vanessa, and she was asking for his help. But when he tried to find her later, there were just a couple of problems. First, there had been no such girl at the dance. And second, she was a perfect match for the portrait of girl named Vanessa who had died over a century earlier. Had he danced with a gorgeous redhead…or the ghost of one?
This Wand for Hire
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When vampires invade the neighborhood and kidnap your wife, silver bullets aren't just for the Lone Ranger!
Magic to the Rescue
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
One hundred and ninety years after the Wiccans settle on Oz, another Earth ship arrives and tells them that the situation on Earth is bad and getting worse. The Wiccan Council sends an expedition to Earth on the Wicca Glory, to try to fix things, by bringing Magic to the Rescue.
Cop With A Wand
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,220. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Do you think magic can help with police work? Daisy does!
Teen Angel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Even as a ghost, Angel wanted to get her boyfriend back, but it just wasn't working out too well.
Ten Years
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Peter Ingraham invented a time machine, and travelled into the future. Ten years too far into the future. But he soon found that the future didn't match the past, and when he returned to where he started, the present didn't match either of them...
A Fork in the Road
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Follow the Yellow Brick Road ... but first you have to find it.
Magic Is Faster Than Light
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Megan Bradley and the rest of the witches were rounded up by a religious crusade and forced onto a spaceship for a 190-year multi-generation trip to another star. They soon discovered the ship had problems and would run out of air long before they reached their destination. They were forced to use magic to get to their destination faster, before they suffocated. And a new world to cope with...
The Ghost of Grover's Ridge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Urban Fantasy Paranormal Investigator Ken Parker discovered his girlfriend Jinny was a witch and then found out that he was too.