Take Five: Stories of Speculative Fiction

Overview

An emotional and thought provoking mix of suspense, mild horror, and ironic twists...

Give It All You've Got
A new job as school librarian in a small town brings both joy and deep tragedy to the life of a young woman with a secret, an over-aged senior, and an alcoholic janitor.

The Good News
An elevator ...

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Overview

An emotional and thought provoking mix of suspense, mild horror, and ironic twists...

Give It All You've Got
A new job as school librarian in a small town brings both joy and deep tragedy to the life of a young woman with a secret, an over-aged senior, and an alcoholic janitor.

The Good News
An elevator filled with tourists stops and a small boy's life hangs in the balance. Above ground, a man tries to restart the elevator while a man and woman race against time to stop him.

Winner Take All
Ready for battle, a man returns to claim the old homestead, but an intruder has a strong hold. An accident leaves the man as prey to his enemy, and there can be only one winner.

Three to Make Ready
Three students are caught up in the changes wrought by the school busing mandate. When the anger and frustration reach boiling point, the outcome will touch an entire city.

Nathan, the Buttercups Are Blooming
Growing old is not easy, even for the prosperous. Grown children, doctors, and nursing homes wrest away control. But one man decides to change the seeming inevitable course of events.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781479230488
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 9/10/2012
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda Swift divides her time between her native state of Kentucky and Florida. She is an award winning author of published poetry, articles, short stories, and a TV play. Linda holds an Education Specialist Degree from Murray State University with post-graduate work from U. of Alabama and was a teacher, counselor, and psychometrist in public schools in three states.

She credits her husband and adult children for providing encouragement and technical support necessary for survival in the cyberspace world.

Linda's first two books were published by Kensington. She currently has ten e-books (also in print) available from the publishers below. Additional books of fiction and short stories are scheduled for 2012.

For more information, please visit her website at http://www.lindaswift.net/

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