Odd Lot: Stories to Chill the Heart

Odd Lot: Stories to Chill the Heart


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Regular print size. Steve Burt's Benjamin Franklin Award-winning collection from the Stories to Chill the Heart series (2001-2005).
DON'T READ THIS BOOK AFTER SUNDOWN! In any storytelling, but especially in fantasy/horror, there is one thing that is critically important if you want to have your toenails curl and leave holes in your bedspread from gripping it convulsively when reading before sleep. It is that you have to care about the characters or else who cares what happens to them. STEVE BURT IS A MASTER AT CREATING REAL FOLKS, FOLKS YOU LIKE, FOLKS YOU WANT TO SCREAM AT SO THEY DON'T GO INTO THAT DARK ROOM ALONE. Couple that with an imagination that won't quit and a storytelling style that grabs you by the shirt front and pulls you in, and you'd better fasten your seat belt before reading Odd Lot. Because you're in for a heck of a ride!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780964928329
Publisher: Burt Creations
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Steve Burt is the only ordained minister to ever win the Bram Stoker Award, horror's top prize. He has also won several Ray Bradbury creative writing prizes, 4 Mom's Choice Awards, a Moonbeam Children's Book Award, and the NY, London, Paris, New England, Hollywood, San Francisco, Beach Book, Florida, and Halloween Book Festival Awards. He writes the popular FreeKs series (FreeK Camp, FreeK Show, FreeK Week) and the Stories to Chill the Heart series (Odd Lot, Even Odder, Oddest Yet, and Wicked Odd). He is also the author of numerous church leadership and inspirational books and has published 800 shorter pieces in such venues as Reader's Digest, Family Circle, and the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. In 2009 Connecticut Magazine profiled him as The Sinister Minister. In 2015 he won the Grand Prize at the Florida Book Festival Awards and a silver at the Florida Authors & Publishers President's Awards.

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