Hemispheres - A Cyberpunk Dystopian Novel
Debuted in Amazon's top 5 Cyberpunk Novels at 5 stars
Light is currency, light is big business on the eternally dark hemisphere of Evig Natt. Severum Rivenshear must investigate an organization intent on bringing light to everyone, rich and poor alike, by increasing the planet’s rotation speed. But will he be forced to betray the very system he’s sworn to protect?
Read the first chapter and see why 500 people read it during launch week alone.
Mark contributes Pay-to-Play to this collection from new and emerging cyberpunk authors. Ocelot wants a new game. Bad. Trouble is, it’s not out yet, and only a fool would hack a company with ties to the police state just to steal a pre-release copy. Only a fool...
Silica's got his back, armed with a data connection and her favorite dubstep album, but what they download is hell on Earth.
Sunshine Superhighway - Cyberpunk / Solarpunk -
Mark contributes Digital Undertow to this solarpunk anthology, a story about a young man, Blitz, who dives into a virtual coral reef in the cybersea to shut down a destructive oil rig. A malicious line of code in the form of an eel constricts him, causing his implants to lag. Will he give up his idealism, or risk it all to save the planet?
Unrealpolitik - Slipstream Social Satire
Mark's short stories have been compared to a modern Hawthorne, Poe, and Lovecraft. A Perfect Moment is anything but in this story about Hiro, who walks outside to find the houses have been wrapped like packages. Trouble is, there’s no to or return address. When the windows on the street blink off one by one, shedding themselves of his reflection, he investigates in this piece that satirizes our use of social media and provides resounding hope against our cries of isolation. Mark's other contributions include Misaligned.
The Sleeping Darkness Awakens - Forthcoming early 2021
Mark contributes his cyberpunk short story Glitch Goddess, formerly published in Exoplanet Magazine, to this cyber-horror compilation, forthcoming from Rabid Writing Fall 2020.
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No Virtue in Virtuality
Mark cowrote this cyberpunk short story with Dr. Joseph Hurtgen, which appeared in the March 2021 issue of 96th of October.
Land wants out of prison, so he accepts an offer to steal a cybernetic codex from a military bunker, but only the reader can truly free him in this commentary on entertainment and media in a hyperreal world.
The Mandelbrot Scheme - Short Story
Mark contributed this cyberpunk short story to Electric Spec Magazine, August 31, 2020 Issue.
Gaine is a hacker for hire sent by his former employer on a treasure hunt through cyberspace where he discovers a blueprint for a revolutionary gaming device. Trouble is, it’s all a trap placed by a corporation who will stop at nothing to silence him.