Sit back and savor this mesmerizing collection of short fiction set in multiple eras and locales. Two sisters hike a mountainside in South Korea, ascending to another level of sibling intimacy as they descend. A weary detective weathers a mid-life crisis of faith in everything that is familiar and known--including his own integrity as a man of the law. A dying grandmother tasks her grandson with distributing her massive collection of shoes, with the caveat that each pair must be matched to a suitable new owner.
These fourteen stories provide tantalizing glimpses of death and its impact on those left behind, the tedious grind of day-to-day living and the promise of escape through the magical and supernatural. Though the characters in each story are encapsulated by their own unique worldview, they are a composite reflection of the overarching experience of life lived, in all times and places.
|Publisher:||Barking Rain Press|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||7 MB|
About the Author
is included in several anthologies and has also appeared in publications such as "Independent Ink Magazine," "Notes Magazine," "The Stone Hobo," "Poiesis," "Every Day Fiction," "Aphelion Webzine," "Heater Magzine," "Cowboy Jamboree," "The New Engagement," and "The Liguorian." Jennifer was awarded the Catoctin Mountain Artist-in-Residency in 2012. She was a Tuscany Prize Novella Award finalist in 2013, and was short-listed as a finalist for the Luminaire Award in 2015. She was nominated by Alternating Current for the Best of Small Fictions of 2016 Prize sponsored by Queen’s Ferry Press. Her short story, "The Bottle," won second place in the 2016 Spider’s Web Flash Fiction contest. Jennifer currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Find out more about her at her website, www.JenniferLeeper.net, or follow her on Twitter.