A Heat Wave in the Hellers, and Other Tales of Darkover

Transfusion and Other Tales of Hope

Pearls of Fire, Dreams of Steel

Azkhantian Tales

Ink Dance: Essays on the Writing Life (non-fiction)




Individual Stories

  • “Many Teeth” (novelette), Sword & Sorceress 34, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2019.
  • “Tricky Things” (novelette) (with Robin Rowland), Crossroads of Darkover, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2018.
  • “The Fallen Man” (short story), Sword & Sorceress 33, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2018.
  • “The Girl From Black Point Rock” (short story), Sword & Sorceress 32, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2017.
  • “Sage Mountain” (short story), Sword & Sorceress 31, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2016.
  • “Four Paws To Light My Way” (novelette),  Sword & Sorceress 30, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2015
  • “The Poisoned Crown” (novelette), Sword & Sorceress 29, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2014.
  • “Pearl of Tears” (short story), Sword & Sorceress 28, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2013.
  • “The Hero of Abarxia” (short story),When the Hero Comes Home 2, ed. G. Harbowy, Dragon Moon Press, 2013. Reprinted in For Want of a Horse, ed. E. Brett, Lethe Press, 2015.
  • “Among Friends” (novelette), Fantasy & Science Fiction March/April 2013.
  • “A Hunter of the Celadon Plains” (short story), Sword & Sorceress 27, MZB Literary Works Trust, 2012.
  • “The Seal Hunt” (short story) Sword & Sorceress 26, Norilana Books, 2011.
  • “A Borrowed Heart” (novelette) Fantasy & Science Fiction September/October 2011. Reprinted in Russian-language F & SF 2012, and It Happened at the Ball, ed. S. Smith, Book View Cafe, 2018.
  • “Fire and Fate” (novelette) Sword & Sorceress 25, Norilana Books, 2010.
  • “The Casket of Brass” (short story), Sword & Sorceress 24, Norilana Books, 2009.
  • “The Price of Silence” (novelette) Fantasy & Science Fiction April/May 2009. Honorable Mention, Year’s Best SF.
  • “Remembering” (short story) Sword & Sorceress 23, ed. Elisabeth Waters, Norilana Books, 2008.
  • “Pearl of Fire” (short story) Sword & Sorceress 22, ed. Elisabeth Waters, Norilana Books, 2007.
  • “Bread and Arrows” Sword & Sorceress XX, DAW, 2003.
  • “Heart-Healer” in DAW 30th Anniversary Fantasy, edited by Betsy Wollheim and Sheila Gilbert, DAW, 2002.
  • “Nor Iron Bars A Cage” Sword & Sorceress XVII, DAW, 2000.
  • “Green Chains” (short story) Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, April 2000.
  • “Enaree” Sword & Sorceress XVI, DAW, 1999. Reprinted in Azkhantian Tales, Book View Cafe, 2013.
  • “Hellhound” (short story) Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, #42, 1999 (cover story).
  • “Jilly” (short story) Bruce Coville’s Alien Visitors, Avon Camelot, 1999.
  • “The Phoenix Blade” (short story) Sword & Sorceress XV, DAW, 1998. Reprinted in Azkhantian Tales, Book View Cafe, 2013.
  • “Totem Night” (short story) Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Worlds, 1998.
  • “Harpies Discover Sex” (short story) Myth Fantastic, DAW, 1998. Reprinted in Beyond Grimm: Tales Newly Twisted, Book View Cafe, 2012.
  • “What the Dinosaurs Are Like” (short story) Bruce Coville’s Book of Magic II, Scholastic, 1997.
  • “For King and Country” (short story) Highwaymen: Rogues and Robbers, ed. J. Roberson, DAW, 1997.
  • “Mother Africa” (short story) Isaac Asimov’s Magazine, 1997. Honorable Mention, Year’s Best SF.
  • “A Single Soul” Sword & Sorceress XIV, DAW, 1997, reprinted in Azkhantian Tales, Book View Cafe, 2013.
  • “Summoning the River” (novella) Warrior Enchantresses, DAW, ed. K. Massie-Ferch (1996).
  • “The Spirit Arrow” (short story), Sword & Sorceress XIII, DAW, 1996, reprinted in Azkhantian Tales, Book View Cafe, 2013.
  • “Sing to Me of Love and Shadows,” Return to Avalon, ed. J. Roberson, DAW, 1995.
  • “Javier, Dying in the Land of Flowers” (novelette), Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction January 1996. Reprinted in Year’s Best F & SF 1995 (German edition) and Breaking Waves, benefit anthology for Gulf oil spill.
  • “Eagle’s Beak and Wings of Bronze” (short story), Realms of Fantasy December 1995.
  • “Transfusion” (novelette), Realms of Fantasy, August 1995.
  • “Silverblade” (short story), Sword & Sorceress XII, DAW, 1995.
  • “Unmasking the Ancient Light” (short story), Ancient Enchantresses, ed. K. Massie-Ferch, DAW, 1995. Reprinted in Nevertheless She Persisted, ed M. Klasky, Book View Cafe, 2017.
  • “Mother Moves In” (short story), Realms of Fantasy, June 1995.
  • “Goatgrass” (short story), Star Wars: Tales From Jabba’s Palace, ed. K. J. Anderson, Bantam Spectra, 1995.
  • “Survival Skills” (short story), Sisters of the Night, ed. B. Hambly, Warner, 1995.
  • “Our Lady of the Toads” (short story), Witch Fantastic, ed. M. Resnick, DAW, 1995. Reprinted in Scared: Ten Tales of Horror, ed. R. Hall, 2012.
  • “Poisoned Dreams” (short story), Sword and Sorceress XI, DAW, 1994.
  • “Cradle of Lies” (short story), Snows of Darkover, DAW, 1994.
  • “The Sorceress’s Apprentice” (short story), Sword & Sorceress X, DAW, 1993.
  • “Destined for the Tower” (short story, with Elisabeth Waters), Towers of Darkover, DAW, 1993.
  • “Madrelita” (novelette), Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1992. 1992 Locus Recommended Reading List
  • “A Midsummer Night’s Gift” (short story), Renunciates of Darkover, DAW, 1991.
  • “A Wolf in the Fold” (short story), Sword & Sorceress VII, DAW,1990.
  • “Turnabout” (short story), Pandora #25, 1990. Reprinted in Beyond Grimm: Tales Newly Twisted, Book View Cafe, 2012.
  • “Accurhir Todo; Nada Perdonad; a Tale of the Hundred Kingdoms” (short story), Domains of Darkover, DAW, 1990.
  • “Under the Skin” (short story), Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Spring 1989. Reprinted in The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, vol. 2, 1996.
  • “Crooked Corn” (short story), Spells of Wonder, DAW, 1989.
  • “The Death of Brendon Ensolare” (novelette), Four Moons of Darkover, DAW, 1988.
  • “Rite of Vengeance” (short story), Sword & Sorceress V, DAW, 1988.
  • “The Wasteland” (short story), Red Sun of Darkover, DAW, 1987.
  • “Storm God” (short story), Sword & Sorceress IV, DAW, 1987.
  • “Dragon-Amber” (short story), Sword & Sorceress III, DAW, 1986.
  • “Midwife” (short story), Free Amazons of Darkover, DAW, 1986.
  • “Fireweb” (short story), Sword & Sorceress II, DAW, 1985.
  • “Imperatrix” (short story), Sword & Sorceress I, DAW, 1984.

Anthologies Edited


Citadels of Darkover, 2019

Lace and Blade 5, 2019

Sword and Sorceress 33 (with Elisabeth Waters), 2018

Crossroads of Darkover, 2018

Lace and Blade 4, 2018

Masques of Darkover, 2017

Realms of Darkover, 2016

Gifts of Darkover, 2015

Stars of Darkover (with Elisabeth Waters), 2014

The Feathered Edge: Tales of Magic, Love, and Daring

Across the Spectrum (with Pati Nagle)

Mad Science Cafe

Beyond Grimm

Lace and Blade 2

Lace and Blade