The drug and booze-filled streets of New Boston’s spaceport district are no place for the uninitiated. Take a walk down these dirty thoroughfares and slip into their darkened alleys with eight new stories centering on what goes on when the most famous fixer in space is not there to hold things down.


  • The Bruise-Giver – Every face in Dockside has a story. Some of those stories are legends if you know who to ask…
  • The Switch – The nicest enforcer in town has to solve a series of robberies before the rent is due to save his neighborhood.
  • No Good Deed – Dockside’s police department is legendarily corrupt, but sometimes even the bad cops have to deal with worse ones.
  • Dangerously Unlucky – Clearing up old mistakes is a very different thing when Dockside gangs are involved.
  • Mad Engineer – Big Woo’s creepiest android engineer takes matters into his own hands when the new neighbors become a problem.
  • Age Before Beauty – Three grizzled old men embark on a secret mission to help a young woman escape a bad situation… while drunk.
  • Getting Square – Two of Dockside’s most bedraggled characters embark on a quest for their next good time.
  • Chekhov’s Guns – Some bartenders sling beer all night. Others sling guns. Guess which one this story is about?

All this and more await in the upcoming collection of stories entitled:


Look for it wherever books are sold this fall!

And don’t forget to check out HEGEMONY.

What happens when genetic engineering runs amuck? In a future where two distinct classes of human beings have to live together, conflict is inevitable. Follow the journey of one mentally unstable genetically-modified agent as he uncovers the secrets behind his own creation and the rapidly unravelling state of his world.