Short Stories by Russell Perry … All rights reserved © 2017-2023 Russell Perry

The stories below range in genre, between Speculative Fiction and various other genres. Please feel free to browse.

New stories will be added from time to time so if you would like to be notified of new work please leave your name and email in the box on the right, and I will get in touch each time I add more short stories. 

When I have enough of the right type of stories, I will publish them in book form.

Also I would appreciate any feedback you feel moved to add in the comments below.

Short Stories


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Short Stories - Back for Christmas

Line in the Sand - Freer Short List 2023

When life and family are at stake, a line in the sand must be drawn.

Short Stories - Tin Soldier

What Went Before

My search for something I hoped for. Have we lived before? Will we live again?

Short Stories - Back for Christmas

Out of Darkness 2017 - FAWQ Award

A story of the tragedy of war and the strenght of love.

Short Stories - Back for Christmas

Back for Christmas

He thought that losing her was the end of his world. But he wasn’t getting off that easy.

Short Stories - Tin Soldier

Toy Soldier

When he was a child he had memories of another family. He had to find them.


  1. Trevor Hill

    I read Toy Soldier and What Went Before as a quick glance of the subject matters sparked my interest.
    I have a strange sort of affinity with these stories.
    Good short read Russell

  2. Martie Nees Record

    Man, I am having a hard time telling you that I enjoyed your short story “Back for Christmas.” I keep getting bumped off.

    • Russell Perry

      Hello Martie, thank you for your kind feedback. I love to write and when someone say’s that they like your work, it means a lot. Inspiring.


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