SCOTT WILLIAM CARTER's first novel, The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a "touching and impressive debut" and won the prestigious Oregon Book Award. His short stories have appeared in dozens of popular magazines and anthologies, including Analog, Ellery Queen, Realms of Fantasy, and Weird Tales. His fantasy, Wooden Bones, chronicling the untold story of Pinocchio, is due out from Simon and Schuster in summer 2012. He lives in Oregon with his wife, two children, and thousands of imaginary friends. Visit him online at www.scottwilliamcarter.com.
The Man Who Made No Mistakesby Scott Carter
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels - you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire, make any wish you'd ever had come true. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. The ultimate in wish fulfillment, he calls it. And if something goes wrong? No problem. He just rewinds. He's the man who never makes mistakes.
Until, in a moment of weakness, he succumbs to the darkest impulse he's ever had - and can't find a way to undo it.
This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection. A dragon addicted to eating humans, a robot on a devastated planet with a spellbinding story to tell, Abraham Lincoln in a world of one-eyed dragons and drafty castles - hopping across time and space, genre and style, Carter offers up eleven provocative tales that are sure to please his growing number of fans as well as win him new ones.
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