Speculative-fiction stories, books, poems, and more

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Five Star Amazon (UK) Review by author, blogger and reviewer Philip Ide: "Beyond Falcon's Reach by Jay Northearn, is a mish-mash of high fantasy, gothic-horror, steampunk and electropunk, with a dash of semi-intelligent machine-learning AI's thrown-in to boot. Yet for all of this, the world Northearn has created is homogenous and… Read More
Brad, a grad student, needs a job. Hungover, he finds one in Toten Hall, and much, much more. Meanwhile, he tries to maintain his relationship with Keli, a free-spirited ex-Marine metal sculptor. Given any interest at all, I'll consider turning this story into a novel. Read More
What is the secret behind the black disc? Read More
A rewrite of a story I've written in Middle School, which is available on this site, Anne and Margot Frank survive the horrors at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. In the aftermath, however, the two sisters struggle to move on in the immediate aftermath. Read More

Book / Other

April 30, 2019

This is a taste of the tone and content my first draft of Bozo, a book about a well-meaning chap who keeps getting run over by real life. It's drama, with some humour, and has a speculative fiction backdrop for some flavour. The book delves into the psychology present and… Read More
This story focuses on a teen who finds himself in a strange world where he has forgotten who he is. He doesn't even remember his name. His journey of self-discovery will require the help of allies new and old. Read More
Decades ago a rogue AI chased humanity underground. Now a team has returned to the surface to take their planet back. Read More

Short Story / Horror

January 18, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

Glen is a 3D artist for a company that manufactures playground equipment. Although he isn't thrilled with his career, he would soon find his haunting muse. Read More

Featured Review by Markie Bee

"Wow, what a story! You certainly had me gripped with that one! " Read More

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Comments: 5

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James is afraid of the dark. However, on the night of his 18th birthday, he makes contact with it. Read More

Featured Review by Ethan Crandall

"This is fantastic! I love it so much! Thanks for taking the time to read my story. You've got a new fan!" Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Not so long ago, it was becoming recognised that at 3:13 a.m. each morning, everyone heard something disturbing that gave them a jolt and caused the heart to skip a beat. The rogue sound was not the same for everyone. For some, it was the tolling of a distant bell,… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

January 30, 2018

Reads: 456

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The Booksie Classic House

In college, one of our assignments was to write a short story using the genre Speculative Fiction, a kind of Science Fiction. I revisited and decided to make it a novel. It is a short story for now and a work in progress. Read More

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In the future, will we go back to where we came from? Read More
You don’t hear Mozart a lot on the radio these days. While his music isn’t officially banned like that of Beethoven and Bach, playing it is strongly discouraged. You can no longer buy decadent European music in the shops. No Fauré, No Debussy, no Chopin and certainly no Sebelius. Jingoism… Read More
War Will Come is a novel focused on a 20 year-old girl named Serenity Carmichael. She and her family, along with two other families that are grouped with them, are trying to survive throughout a revolution taking place in America, keeping away from patrols and living off the land. The… Read More
Booksie 2019 Short Story Contest

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