Category Archives: Science Fiction

Two Stories Read by Angel Martinez

Angel Martinez reads a weekly story (or part of one) on her blog on Fridays. She’s read one of mine before, and this past Friday she read two! Sure as my name is Jeff Baker, this is a thriller: https://angelmartinezauthor.weebly.com/from-angels-cave/friday-reading-day-marsden-tower-camera-obscuraContinue reading

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“By the Light of the Silvery Moon,” shining brightly on Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, July 27, 2019

               By The Light Of The Silvery Moon By Jeff Baker     Manuel stared at the bulletin board. “You sure this is right?” he asked. “Positive,” Alonzo said. “I’ve checked those calculations dozens … Continue reading

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“Invasion of the Saucer Men” by Jeff Baker, for Friday Flash Fics, July 5, 2019

                                               Invasion of the Saucer-Men By Jeff Baker   “They’re coming,” Greg said. “And we’re the only ones … Continue reading

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Out Of the Freezer for Friday Flash Fics, June 28, 2019 by Jeff Baker

  Introducing Dave Danger! By Jeff Baker   I thought he looked familiar when he sat down across from my desk and handed me the sheet of paper. First of all, hardly anybody does this on paper anymore. Second, he … Continue reading

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The Lake at Evening; Friday Flash Fics for June 21, 2019 by Jeff Baker

The Lake at Evening By Jeff Baker   “Look! The lake’s receding. It’s starting!” I pointed across the darkening sky. The lights of the town on the other island were twinkling. I could make out the spires of a couple … Continue reading

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“Best-Of” Anthologies I Love. Short-Story Month Day #21

By Jeff Baker I read (and buy) tons of “Best Of The Year” anthologies. We are living in a golden age for Best-Ofs. Here are a few I love: Lethe Press’ fine “Wilde Stories” (Best Gay Speculative Fiction,) “Heiresses of … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction for Day #18 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker I love historical fiction, and there are plenty of short-stories in the genre. Steven Saylor wrote a series of novels and short stories set in Ancient Rome featuring Gordianus the Finder, basically a private detective. The short … Continue reading

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