Anthologies by Mary E. Lowd
To learn about Mary's novels, check out her page about Otters In Space and Otters In Space 2: Jupiter, Deadly.
To learn more about her upcoming short fiction, check out her bibliography.
For a taste of her fiction, check out this page of free fiction online.
The Necromouser
And Other Magical Cats


     An angry cat who discovers the techno-mystical ability to raise mice from the dead...  A starving kitten who discovers a secret hidden in the San Francisco bay...  A witch's cat, a scientist's cat, and a cat who recognizes no owner...

     In this collection, follow the adventures of the beloved tabby cat Shreddy as he faces off with zombies, ghosts, gryphons, foolhardy dogs, and all sorts of household appliances.  Then meet a series of cats whose stories will take you from heartbreak to joy, showing the magic in our own world through the reflection of a cat's eyes.

     Contains thirteen stories, including five Ursa Major nominated stories and four ALL NEW stories.

Available in paperback from FurPlanet and Amazon.  Available as an e-book from Bad Dog Books and the Kindle store.


Welcome to Wespirtech
A Collection of Short Fiction


     At the Western Spiral Arm Planetary Institute of Technology, the best scientists from around the galaxy push at the bleeding edge of technology. Sometimes their experiments get away from them... Sometimes they run into conflicts with each other... Sometimes they're drawn out into the glittering galaxy around them.

     Welcome to Wespirtech!

     This collection of short fiction includes, "Slug Time," "Einray and the Biologist," "My Words Like Silent Raindrops," "The Nebula Was Empty," "Of Behemoths and Bureaucrats," "Daisy Chaining," "The Faithless, the Tentacled, and the Light," and "The Genetic Menagerie."

Available in paperback from CreateSpace and Amazon.  Available as an e-book from Smashwords, the Kindle store, and e-book retailers around the web.

Beyond Wespirtech
A Collection of Short Fiction


    The glittering galaxy around Wespirtech is filled with exciting aliens and foreign colonies, long forgotten by the Human Expansion. Read about canine aliens and their dying sun, sentient trees, and a planet where all the colonists are conjoined twins...

     Beyond Wespirtech!

     This collection of short fiction includes, "Rekindle the Sun," "Life with the Tumblers," "The Parable of Two Queens," "Apples in Aruba," "Emmanuel and the Cannibals," "The Ambi-Cognitive Man," and "Little Sandy Starstrong and her Faithful Robot Dogs."

Available in paperback from CreateSpace and Amazon.  Available as an e-book from Smashwords, the Kindle store, and other e-book retailers around the web.
The Opposite of Memory
A Collection of Short Fiction


    Can losing your memories make you stronger?  Can it be a form of recreation?  What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred?

    From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.

    This collection includes, "Forget Me Not, "The Screen Savior, "The Most Complicated Avatar," "A Second Enchanted Evening," "'Viewers Like You'," "We Can Remember It For You Retail," "The Opposite of Suicide," "Meet Archive," "My Fair Robot," and "Harvesting Wishes."

Available in paperback from CreateSpace and Amazon.  Available as an e-book from Smashwords, the Kindle store, and other e-book retailers around the web.
Ursa Major 2012
Short Fiction Reading Packet

 
     A collection of the five short stories by Mary E. Lowd nominated for the 2012 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction.  Where else can you read about a mad mouse scientist, a man cursed by the Faerie queen, a cantankerous cat, and a woman who drinks tea with a dragon and a unicorn all in the same book?

     Includes "St. Kalwain and the Lady Uta," "One Night in Nocturnia," "Magtwilla and the Mouse," "Shreddy and the Christmas Ghost," and "Hot Chocolate for the Unicorn."

Available from Smashwords, the Kindle store, and other e-book retailers around the web.
Ursa Major 2014
Short Fiction Reading Packet

 
     A collection of the five short stories by Mary E. Lowd nominated for the 2014 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction.  Read science fiction about a dog, fantasy about a cat, the story of an enchanted carousel, and an epic love story set in the Otters In Space universe.

     Includes "The Best Puppy Ever," "The Wharf Cat's Mermaid," "The Carousel of Spirits," "A Real Stand-Up Guy," and "When a Cat Loves a Dog."

Available from Smashwords, the Kindle store, an other e-book retailers around the web.

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