Dead Fish Books

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Helen E Davis lives in Ohio with her husband, twin daughters, and two cats. She has been writing Science Fiction and Fantasy as long as she remembers, and her fiction has appeared in MZB Sword and Sorceress and other places.. She enjoys knitting and theological discussions. For more information, go to

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Back To Nature
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2020 by Dead Fish Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Oudeis has but one purpose; how will he fulfill it? Short Fiction from the Volant Flyway
Maroon Sunia: Barbarian Princess of the Frozen North
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,250. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2020 by Dead Fish Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
There once was a maid who longed for adventure. Here, finally, is the full story of Maroon Sunia, Barbarian Princess of the Frozen North.
The Surgeon's Hands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2020 by Dead Fish Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Will Caine Stillman save his friend? Or will he kill him? Dr. Stillman is the only person on distant moon who can perform the high-risk surgery, but nerve damage interferes with his ability to control the cyber-surgery tools. Can he get past his problems—emotional as well as physical—to do what needs to be done?
Flying The Friendly Skies 2015
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Dead Fish Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Who's the terrorist?" It's a game Jeanne plays while waiting to fly in this near-future story of airplane travel, where plane security and economy trumps the comfort of travel. You think it's bad now? Just wait...
The Curious Incident of the Investigation of R'lyeh
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011 by Dead Fish Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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What really happened at R'lyeh? Airman Feginald Hoot explains. Trigger warning: Puns.
Rails Across The Dragonlands
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011 by Dead Fish Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When Sven Svanson, Professional Hero, takes a train across the Dragonlands, he finds the journey taking an unexpected and lethal turn -- and all weapons are locked in the baggage car.


Universe of Attractions: Cross-Species Speculative Fiction Love Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
These twenty stories cover the range of Speculative Fiction—Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror—as well as the entirety of Human experience. From Ancient Greece to a far-flung futures, from suburbia to empty wilderness, these stories look for love wherever it is found. Sometimes there are happy endings. Sometimes it cannot be. Love is always a chancy thing.

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