The Sea Was a Fair Master

The Sea Was a Fair Master

The world’s fate lies with a comatose young girl; an android wants to remember a human she once knew under Martian skies; men at sea learn that the ocean is a realm far different from land, where an unforgiving god rules; a school security guard discovers extreme English class; and a man understands what the behemoth beneath the sea commands of him.

The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 stories, riding the currents of fantasy, science fiction, crime, and horror. There are tales of murder, death, loss, revenge, greed, and hate. There are also tales of hope, survival, and love.

For the sea was a fair master.

Title:The Sea Was a Fair Master
Edition Language:English
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About Calvin Demmer

Calvin Demmer is a dark fiction author. His debut collection, The Sea Was a Fair Master, was released in June 2018. When not writing, he is intrigued by that which goes bump in the night and the sciences of our universe.


    The Sea Was a Fair Master Reviews

  • megs_bookrack

    The Sea Was a Fair Master was so freaking fun to read! I have never read a flash fiction collection before and I wonder, are they all like this? Are they all so good? I am guessing probably not. Calvi...

  • Sadie Hartmann Mother Horror

    I'm not a stranger to flash fiction. I've written a fair amount of it myself just for fun. In fact, if you ever want to try your hand at it, Chuck Wendig hosts some great, themed Flash Fiction prompts...

  • Char (Tacky Genre Buff)

    THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is a top notch collection of flash fiction!I have always thought that flash fiction consisted of stories that were only a few sentences long. For example: "The last man in th...

  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader

    I think The Sea Was a Fair Master is my first foray into reading flash fiction, and who knew that short, short stories could pack such a punch? I was also impressed with the mix of genres within these...

  • Candace Robinson

    I normally am not a big fan of reading anthologies with short stories when they are by different authors because my level of liking the stories fluctuates. However, I have read several stories by Demm...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    On these dark blue waves, it is the sea who is judge, jury, and executioner. I'd heard so much praise within the horror blogging circles I run over this collection that, when I was offered the chanc...

  • Dianne

    A talented author knows how to set the tone, the atmosphere and tell their story. In the case of author Calvin Demmer, he set that tone, that atmosphere and told several short stories without missing ...

  • Krystal

    Not gonna lie, this was actually a lot better than I was expecting!What can I say? I'm a skeptic when it comes to e-published authors. (Note: I just assume this hasn't been published in physical forma...

  • Bark (Has Atrocious Taste)

    This is a collection of little short stories or as they’re better known “flash fiction”. There are 23 of them and when I realized how short they were I have to admit I was super worried that the...

  • Kimberly

    4.5 stars!THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER, is the first book I have read from author Calvin Demmer. There are 23 flash fiction stories in this collection, and--with only a couple of exceptions--I had assign...