Seeing ghosts has caused Dumdie Swartz a world of trouble since she was little. Now in her advanced years, she lost her job because her boss thought she was having strokes and became homeless as a result of her gift. Dumdie is forced to sleep in her car in a shopping mall car park.
When she gets the chance of a room in an old house that has been transformed into a shelter, she jumps at the opportunity to sleep in a comfortable bed once again, but even in her new sanctuary, she cannot escape from the dead. Just when she thought her life is beginning to turn around, the ghost of the former owner of the house reaches out for her help.
Dumdie is forced to choose.
Should she risk upsetting the rest of the occupants with her story by helping the spirit to find peace?
Should she ignore the ghost and walk away, forcing the shelter to close?
About the Author
"Fantasy is a wonderful way to run away from the mundane,” sez me. Others say, "M.K. Theodoratus is a captivating storyteller who prefers the power of short stories. Theodoratus has been in love with fantasy since first discovering the Oz books as a child. She has never stopped delving into the fantasy worlds of other writers. She became inflicted with an addiction to story and writing after creating a Nancy Drew fan fiction novel for a school assignment. Her incomplete assignment turned into her first novel the summer after the sixth grade. Now, Theodoratus has created the worlds of Andor and Far Isles Half-Elven for readers to get lost in. Andor is populated with stalking demons, always hunting for unsuspecting humans to prey on and terrorize, and magic. The Far Isle Half-Elven is a society in upheaval as genetic drift of the hybrid human-elf population changes everything from relationships to politics. Check out her short stories about Andor and the Far Isles, some of them free. M.K. Theodoratus loves connecting with fans. Check out her author hub for news and snippets of upcoming work at http://www.mktheodoratus.com. You can read and comment on her blog, find her on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and Google+.