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 Maste The world?s fate lies with a comatose young girl; an android wants to remember a human she once knew under Martia...

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Title:The Sea Was a Fair Master
Author:Calvin Demmer
Rating:
Genres:Horror
ISBN:B07CT4KNB3
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:83 pages pages

The Sea Was a Fair Master Reviews

  • Leslie aka StoreyBook Reviews
    Jun 17, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

    I received an arc copy of this book by the author. This book was a fantastic blend of intrigue, horror and quick mystery. As a short story collection, some of the stories gave you just enough time to digest the plot before coming to an end, which I really enjoyed. The flow of the bo...

    I don?t read many anthologies, particularly the flash fiction variety, but Calvin Demmer is a fantastic storyteller so I decided to take a leap outside my comfort zone. I don?t think I will be able to do this collection justice but here I go. Each story varies in length, some be...

    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 fiction, horror and fantasy. An easy 5 stars for me and I?d recommend it to anyone! ...

    All of the stories in this book are quick reads.  They cover a variety of genres and while I haven't read every story in the book yet, the ones I read were dark and gritty (sort of like that "I need to take a shower now" feel) but the stories make you think about life and how you woul...

  • Jessika
    Jun 10, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

  • Renee
    Jul 09, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

  • Bark
    Jul 31, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

  • Barbara (The Bibliophage)
    Jun 27, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

  • Mindi
    Jul 08, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

  • Donna
    May 28, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

  • Dianne
    May 21, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

  • Leo Robertson
    Jul 06, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

  • Norrie
    Jul 13, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

  • Sherry Fundin
    Jul 17, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

  • Nada Sobhi
    Jun 02, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

  • Theresa Braun
    Jul 13, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

  • Chelsea (chelsea.wilde)
    Jul 18, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

    I received an arc copy of this book by the author. This book was a fantastic blend of intrigue, horror and quick mystery. As a short story collection, some of the stories gave you just enough time to digest the plot before coming to an end, which I really enjoyed. The flow of the bo...

    I don?t read many anthologies, particularly the flash fiction variety, but Calvin Demmer is a fantastic storyteller so I decided to take a leap outside my comfort zone. I don?t think I will be able to do this collection justice but here I go. Each story varies in length, some be...

    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 fiction, horror and fantasy. An easy 5 stars for me and I?d recommend it to anyone! ...

  • Romi || Romi Reads
    Jun 01, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

  • David
    Jul 18, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

  • S.J. Budd
    May 23, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

  • Sunshine Somerville
    Jul 01, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

  • Alexandra GalvĂ¡n
    May 24, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

    I received an arc copy of this book by the author. This book was a fantastic blend of intrigue, horror and quick mystery. As a short story collection, some of the stories gave you just enough time to digest the plot before coming to an end, which I really enjoyed. The flow of the bo...

    I don?t read many anthologies, particularly the flash fiction variety, but Calvin Demmer is a fantastic storyteller so I decided to take a leap outside my comfort zone. I don?t think I will be able to do this collection justice but here I go. Each story varies in length, some be...

    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 fiction, horror and fantasy. An easy 5 stars for me and I?d recommend it to anyone! ...

    All of the stories in this book are quick reads.  They cover a variety of genres and while I haven't read every story in the book yet, the ones I read were dark and gritty (sort of like that "I need to take a shower now" feel) but the stories make you think about life and how you woul...

    I've been lucky enough to read a lot of Calvin Demmer's previous short stories and without a doubt he is a master of his craft. The whole anthology is an eclectic mix, so no matter what preferences of horror you have there's something for everyone. There's terror on the high seas, ...

    I read What is Love? by Calvin Demmer some days ago, but I think the author surpasses that previous work with The Sea Was a Fair Master. These 23 stories are very different from one another, something that makes you feel that they were written by different authors, and I believe tha...

  • adventurebybook
    Jun 17, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

    I received an arc copy of this book by the author. This book was a fantastic blend of intrigue, horror and quick mystery. As a short story collection, some of the stories gave you just enough time to digest the plot before coming to an end, which I really enjoyed. The flow of the bo...

    I don?t read many anthologies, particularly the flash fiction variety, but Calvin Demmer is a fantastic storyteller so I decided to take a leap outside my comfort zone. I don?t think I will be able to do this collection justice but here I go. Each story varies in length, some be...

    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 fiction, horror and fantasy. An easy 5 stars for me and I?d recommend it to anyone! ...

    All of the stories in this book are quick reads.  They cover a variety of genres and while I haven't read every story in the book yet, the ones I read were dark and gritty (sort of like that "I need to take a shower now" feel) but the stories make you think about life and how you woul...

    I've been lucky enough to read a lot of Calvin Demmer's previous short stories and without a doubt he is a master of his craft. The whole anthology is an eclectic mix, so no matter what preferences of horror you have there's something for everyone. There's terror on the high seas, ...

  • The Grim Reader (Beavisthebookhead.com)
    Jul 06, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

  • Candace Robinson
    May 12, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

  • S.E. Casey
    Jul 02, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

  • Bree Lark
    Jun 04, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

  • William Bitner Jr.
    May 21, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

  • Anie
    Jun 13, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

  • Yolande Branch
    Jun 28, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

    I received an arc copy of this book by the author. This book was a fantastic blend of intrigue, horror and quick mystery. As a short story collection, some of the stories gave you just enough time to digest the plot before coming to an end, which I really enjoyed. The flow of the bo...

  • Charlotte
    May 14, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

  • Reads & Reels
    Jun 20, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...

    I have found a new favourite genre: flash fiction. For an impatient person, like me, it's perfect! Each story in The Sea Was a Fair Master is only a couple of pages long, but contains everything you need in a story: suspense, well built characters and a nice plot twist. And talking ab...

    When I picked up this collection of 23 stories by the oh-so talented, Calvin Demmer, I thought I was about to read 23 short horror stories. Oh....people!! This is SO MUCH more than that!! In fact, these stories are the kind of stories that stick in your head and aren?t too quick to l...

    A solid and disturbing collection of stories. While not every tale in this collection grabbed me, the writing is superb throughout. My favorite thing about this collection is how Demmer (for the most part) takes the normal, mundane bits of daily life and casts a dark shadow over them. ...

    Writing short stories is hard, because you need to get your point across pretty quickly, but at the same time provide enough details that the readers won?t get bored out of their brains because of your dry ass wall of text. Writing flash fiction is even harder, but not for Calvin Dem...

    This was my first time reading flash fiction, and I'll be totally honest, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm all about development, so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about stories that were all less than 5 pages long, especially stories from several of my favorite genres. But I have to say,...

    I prefer one-piece horror stories versus mini stories. Correction, I used to prefer one-piece horror stories. Today that thought has changed. The Sea Was a Fair Master is a collection of 23 short horror stories varying from murder to androids. Given the 5/5 rating, I was not just pl...

    Calvin Demmer creates a gruesome collection of flash fiction in The Sea Was a Fair Master. With 23 stories, the book numbers just 83 pages. Each word is considered and not one is wasted. I?m in awe of the atmospheric, creepy tales he creates in so few words. The descriptions are inte...

    The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer is a collection of 23 short stories spanning realism to paranormal, from sad-and-heartbreaking family and romance to stories that will have you hiding under your bed. Most of the pieces in the collection have either unexpected endings or ...

    Genre - Horror/Short Story Pages - 83 Publication Info - June 5, 2018 Format - Kindle Stars - ????? Calvin Demmer is an author that is fairly new to me. I?ve read some of his short stories in other anthologies that were authored by various authors and was quite imp...

    I've been familiar with Calvin Demmer's work for a while now, after we were both published in Sanitarium Magazine way back in 2015. Since then I've been really enjoying his stories which have been regularly appearing on my favourite sites such as, Deadman's Tome, Siren's Call, Dark Got...

    Strap on your seatbelt because this flash fiction ride is about to give you whiplash with all its twists and turns. Each story either drops you off safely at the end of the road, or (more often than not) leaves you needing a neck brace. Either way, you most likely won?t see it coming...

    Nowhere is safe in these 23 flash fiction pieces where the sea rules and it won?t let you forget it, but there is so much more ? zombies, The Peeper is a fave, love that Krampus made an appearance, proves that clowns are creepy, your not so run of the mill murders ? from Heaven t...

    3.5 stars for this collection of flash fiction. I really enjoyed a lot of the shorts. My review can be read here ---> https://wp.me/p5t5Tf-1Ek ...

    Received from Author It was such a pleasant surprise reading The Sea Was a Fair Master. I don?t read many short stories, usually preferring full length novels, but I seriously loves this one. The stories were very unique, there is post-apocalyptic, zombies, ghost, sci.fi, crimi...

    This author is new to me, so I didn't know what to expect when I was asked to read this one. This is an anthology of dark stories, we have murder, ghosts, cannibals and others. These stories are just great! I do like short stories just because it's easy to find a place to stop, but I d...

    Usain Bolt is the fastest 100/200m runner. You know how fast can he run a mile? No one does. He never has. See my point? No? (Maybe that?s because I stole it from this article where they used it about something much more relevant.) Whatever. You already know you?re never g...

    I received an arc copy of this book by the author. This book was a fantastic blend of intrigue, horror and quick mystery. As a short story collection, some of the stories gave you just enough time to digest the plot before coming to an end, which I really enjoyed. The flow of the bo...

    I don?t read many anthologies, particularly the flash fiction variety, but Calvin Demmer is a fantastic storyteller so I decided to take a leap outside my comfort zone. I don?t think I will be able to do this collection justice but here I go. Each story varies in length, some be...

  • Reonie
    Jun 26, 2018

    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 Demmer and was excited to see there would be an anthology with only his written words. He?...

    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 a beat! THE SEA WAS A FAIR MASTER is dark, edgy reading with hints of horror, the unbe...

    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 they?d be a waste of my time. I mean, I have trouble with a lack of a complete story in...

    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 words or under. Flash fiction is not a rushed short story, nor is it simply an exce...

    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 through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it d...

    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 that. I'm thrilled that Demmer and Unnerving Magazine released this book of his fl...

    This author never disappoints in coming up with unique, impressively well-written shorts. This collection of 23 stories has a little bit of everything ? from crime to love to androids to the worst English class imaginable. There?s a great balance of creepy, troubling, sometimes fun...

    The sea is a fair master is a collection of short horror stories. Very short stories. They are like little bite size appetizers. Each one with a different twist or some shock value. I?m very picky about horror, but this type of stories really appealed to me. There is some gore, bu...