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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bark

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Grim Reader (Beavisthebookhead.com)

    Calvin Demmer’s debut collection features 23 stories in which the author leaves no stone unturned. Demmer runs the gamut of genre fiction and in doing so gives us a varied, often stunning journey th...

  • Chelsea (chelsea.wilde)

    This is a quick collection of flash horror and it is done right! Each story is unnerving in its own way, with some being left for you to draw your own conclusions. It’s an ideal blend of science fic...

  • S.E. Casey

    The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 stories, spanning the depths of horror, science fiction, crime, and fantasy. The commonality here is the form: flash fiction, or stories that are 2,000 ...

  • Mindi

    This book was sent to me by the author in exchange for an honest review.Flash fiction is fairly new to me. I don't read a lot of stories in magazines, and I'm beginning to think that I need to change ...