By Mark Reece
The Dreams of the Eternal City
Living in an age of harsh austerity, Ethan Thomas works to enforce the ‘Sleep Code’ – laws that regulate sleep to promote economic security.
But when he develops a sleep disorder, Ethan finds himself increasingly compromised personally and professionally.
Will he maintain his faith in the system he defends?
My short story ‘stockpilling’ has been published in the latest edition of Orbis magazine http://www.orbisjournal.com.
Available now in the stories section.
The Cosmic Jigsaw
My story The Cosmic Jigsaw has been published in the latest edition of Stand magazine.
Kitchen Sink Gothic 2
Kitchen Sink Gothic 2, an anthology that features one of my stories,
is out now published by Parallel Universe Publications.
One of my stories has been longlisted for the HISSAC short story competition.
“Idiot,” somebody in the queue behind me muttered, just loud enough for me to hear. I’m indifferent to public opinion. The feeling is so ingrained that I can’t imagine being…
The Cosmic Jigsaw
After going through the procedure for immortality, I became very bored. I spent decades on trivialities that were only a way to pass the time…
I’d examined seven thousand, six hundred, and thirty-three pigeons without finding any dangerous objects. Or any objects at all, in fact. In the initial briefing, six months ago, ‘dangerous objects’…
I never used to daydream whilst I was working. I did not concentrate on what I was doing either, because my job is simple enough to require only dexterity and…
Promising debut with a fascinating premise. The story itself does get off to a roaring start
The book was interesting and I really liked the idea. The mystery and paranoia was good.
Intrigued by the premise of the storyline. I have to say, on the whole, the author delivered a fascinating book