A Hand for Each [NOOK Book]

Overview

This collection of short stories features three tales of supernatural change.

In "A Hand for Each", young Lieutenant Davies finds himself at the mercy of the sea when his ship is attacked by islanders. (Originally published in Shimmer Magazine, 2007.)

"Masks of War" explores the 'Masks for Facial Disfigurement' Department in WW1 England. A life-like mask can hide the ghastly wounds of veterans of the Great War, but Lieutenant Grey suspects there's something more at work than ...

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A Hand for Each

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Overview

This collection of short stories features three tales of supernatural change.

In "A Hand for Each", young Lieutenant Davies finds himself at the mercy of the sea when his ship is attacked by islanders. (Originally published in Shimmer Magazine, 2007.)

"Masks of War" explores the 'Masks for Facial Disfigurement' Department in WW1 England. A life-like mask can hide the ghastly wounds of veterans of the Great War, but Lieutenant Grey suspects there's something more at work than mere tin and paint. (Originally published in Fantasy Magazine, 2008.)

"Fleurs du Mal" tells the story of a man who finds himself falling into a botanical trap. Will Bertrand be able to save his brother before he falls prey to a seductive woman? (Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, 2010.)

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011494796
  • Publisher: J. Kathleen Cheney
  • Publication date: 9/1/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 139 KB

Meet the Author

J. Kathleen Cheney is a former teacher and has taught mathematics ranging from 7th grade to Calculus, with a brief stint as a Gifted and Talented Specialist. She is a member of SFWA, RWA, and Broad Universe. Her works have been published in Jim Baen's Universe, Writers of the Future, and Fantasy Magazine, among others.

Her first novel' "Of Blood and Brandy" will be published in Fall 2013 by Ace/Roc books. Her website can be found at www.jkathleencheney.com

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2012

    Odd and disappointing

    I enjoy reading strange stories but these were disjointed and boring. It felt like they were odd for oddities sake and as such they sucked. The third story was the least terrible but only marginally.

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    Posted September 28, 2011

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