Recent Fiction

The Great Detective

by Sarah Brooks

15 September 2014

It was the alien that made Mayumi's Grandma into a detective. 'Not just any detective,' says Grandma. 'The Great Detective.'

Podcast: The Great Detective

by Sarah Brooks, read by Anaea Lay

15 September 2014

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Sarah Brooks's "The Great Detective."

Never the Same

by Polenth Blake

8 September 2014

When I was younger, people assumed I was nice. I knew when to smile and when to cry. They never believed it was me who stole the biscuits or set the cushions on fire. Until they ran the routine scans and I failed. Then every tear was viewed with suspicion. Every smile was cause to check for smoke. My sister was the only one who disagreed.

Podcast: Never the Same

by Polenth Blake, read by Anaea Lay

8 September 2014

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Polenth Blake's "Never the Same."

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