It’s Valentines Day, and love it or hate it, thoughts turn to romance. So here are some of my more romantic short stories, available to read for free:
Surprise Me – a barista tries to express his feelings in a magical coffee shop.
My Origami Heart – a love story on the way to the stars.
The Wonders of Earth – a traveler finds wonders and friendship as he returns to humanity’s roots.
Phoenix Season – poetry and magic meet on a smugglers’ shore.
Misprints – batling printers and hidden messages in 17th century Scotland.
Not All Hands Tell the Time – Professor Liveci finds more than she expected when Master Forenti fits her with a mechanical hand.
All the Beautiful Sunsets – Romance lingers on the cusp of night and day.
Taking Time – obsessed with his competitor, an engineer hacks a difference engine.
Songs of a New World – songbirds bring beauty to a terraformed world.