Regarding Dead Things on the Side of the Road: Collected Stories [NOOK Book]

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He admires the cat's restful state. One day, he too will be able to rest, and perhaps urine and blood will surround him as well—like a blossoming bird of paradise or maybe just a dandelion. It's something to hope for. Maybe he might pray to the God he doesn't believe exists.

The dead cat raises its head ...
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Regarding Dead Things on the Side of the Road: Collected Stories

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Overview

He admires the cat's restful state. One day, he too will be able to rest, and perhaps urine and blood will surround him as well—like a blossoming bird of paradise or maybe just a dandelion. It's something to hope for. Maybe he might pray to the God he doesn't believe exists.

The dead cat raises its head and looks around. It licks at a spot of blood on its left side, then rights itself in the snow. Tiny footprints disrupt the blood flower.

"Are you going to cross or not?" the cat calls out.

- From "Regarding Dead Things on the Side of the Road"

Benjamin X. Wretlind presents fourteen short stories--some bizarre, some horrific, some soft and quiet like scissors through skin. Some of the stories have been published in magazines like The Horror Express, All Hallows, Horror Carousel and the Bare Bones anthology series, while others have never been published before.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012362292
  • Publisher: Benjamin X. Wretlind
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 228
  • File size: 271 KB

Meet the Author

Benjamin X. Wretlind, has been--at different times, of course--a fry cook, range boy, greens maintenance technician, reservations agent, room service attendant, editor, banquet server, meteorologist, instructor, program manager for Internet applications and curriculum developer.

Ever since he ran with scissors when he was five, Mr. Wretlind has always wanted to write.

He has been published in many magazines, to include The Horror Express, All Hollows: The Journal of the Ghost Story Society, Horror Carousel and Bare Bones. He's penned a few novels, deleted a few novels, edited a few novels and is, of course, writing a few novels.
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