Winds of Change

Winds of Change

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by Linda A. B. Davis
     
 

"Winds of Change" is a historical fantasy SHORT STORY which features Martha Jane, a teenage girl of the early 1900s who was taught by her mother to call the wind. Encumbered by a physical challenge, she's afraid she might not be strong enough to save her town from flooding after her brother botches a rainmaking job. Will her magic be enough to convince the…  See more details below

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"Winds of Change" is a historical fantasy SHORT STORY which features Martha Jane, a teenage girl of the early 1900s who was taught by her mother to call the wind. Encumbered by a physical challenge, she's afraid she might not be strong enough to save her town from flooding after her brother botches a rainmaking job. Will her magic be enough to convince the townspeople that she deserves their respect? Martha Jane must push her abilities to their limit to move forward despite personal loss and insecurity.

This short story originally appeared in the DAW Books fantasy anthology Something Magic This Way Comes as edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Sarah Hoyt. The anthology is still available in whole through Barnes & Noble.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012320568
Publisher:
Wicked Wings Stories
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
110 KB

Meet the Author

Linda A. B. Davis lives in the panhandle of Florida dodging hurricanes and swatting mosquitos with her husband and daughter. They are all graciously tolerated by three dogs and three cats, the power of three doing its best to even things out.

Linda's speculative fiction can be found in two DAW Books anthologies and other various print and electronic science fiction and fantasy venues. She holds a Master's degree in print journalism but switched over to writing fiction as it her love. She also volunteers as Managing Editor for AnthologyBuilder.

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