BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold.
In 'Korean Mother is Dying' a divorced mother deals with the difficulties of raising a teenage daughter while coming to grips with her own past.
In 'A Hand to Hold' a mother and her son form a bond over an elderly woman who lives across their street.
In ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried' a father brings her daughter to meet her grandfather for the first time to see if there's anything left to salvage of a damaged relationship.
While mostly known for his horror and suspense novels and short stories, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
Joel Arnold has written dozens of articles and short stories, as well as a few novels in an eclectic range of genres, from horror and sci-fi to suspense and mystery. He lives in Minnesota with his wife, two kids, two cats, a dog, rat, and a ball python named Monty.