RELEASED Christmas 2020!
Café Street & Other Stories
An unimportant man chats to his television. The best-laid plans for a green and vegan world go wrong. A man wakes up as a woman, or so he thinks. A busy street becomes an eerie café. A plague party with neighbours. A bad-news addict, a doomscroller, gets his comeuppance. And a grandfather writes a book in code. But who's it really for? Sit in Café Street and sip the heady brew. But hurry up. You don't have long.
TIME AERIALS: A Time Travel Diversion
A time machine in a terraced house. Death pulses driven by evolution. An exploding universe resets. Assassins from the future go after a detective. Time-leaking horror flies. The Mind Library opens its doors. A time virus barrels into the past. Books that mutate and words that run like ants. The Numerology Machine stresses reality. And finally, zombies outside your window. And you know that zombies can't be real... Philosophical science fiction that rips your world apart.
Yesterday Makers: A Story from a Time Machine
Paxton's world is smaller than he thinks. Pierce is debonair and dashing, but he's just as trapped. Qualia reads about them both and achieves enlightenment. Philosophical science fiction and time travel to undermine your reality...
Qualia, Pierce, & the Time Ship: A Marriage in Four Parts
Qualia is young again and seeing a psychiatrist. Her suave husband, who's paying for the doctor, ignores her. There's something wrong with Qualia's world. Then she gets a book of clues and a supernatural dog... The metafictional and perverse love child of TIME AERIALS and YESTERDAY MAKERS, this philosophical sci-fi and time travel story will twist your mind.
Words shift. That's the only sign we're in a different life. Lethe is the forgetting river in Hades, but some memories survive death... Metaphysical science fiction about a family moving between parallel worlds. Unsettle yourself.
Global Replace & Other Stories
Two wives share a house divided. A writer writes himself a sexy new partner. A backseat driver's trapped. An elevator runs out of floors. And clothes control the man. Short, sharp jabs into your mind. Philosophical sci-fi quick reads.
Books by Ed (with my pictures):
Influenza Virus: Introduction to a Killer Edward Rybicki
A Short History of the Discovery of Viruses Edward Rybicki