These are stories that are as-yet unpublished for one reason or another.

Ismene Daughter of Oedipus

A novelette

25000 words

“What must we do?” Creon asked. The King of Thebes had aged greatly in ten years.

“You must leave Thebes,” the Oracle replied.

The army at the seven gates of Thebes forces the court to flee, but Ismene—the only surviving child of the shamed Oedipus—discovers that her beloved city has more to fear than swords and arrows.


The Liana Vine The Liana Vine

A long-ish short story

8300 words

At first, Alexander thought it was a child. Had Craig fathered an illegitimate son? They stared for a moment before one of the ladies exclaimed suddenly, “my goodness! It’s a fairy! Isn’t it? It’s one of those little creatures!”

In Victorian England, a naturalist unveils the discovery of a tiny race of people living on the East Indian island of Flores—people who are not quite human. Can these two sentient species live together on Earth? It will take 150 years and the invention of space flight to find out.