The Moonshine Maiden and other Lynch's Corner Short Stories is volume sixteen in the series. This volume covers the years 1893-1956 and has twenty stories: Murder at the Chicago World's Fair; the fallout from a lottery between a married couple; the burning of a witch; the Underground Railroad as found in the journals from that period; snake handling in a church; Gethsemane Monastery; a car that splits a family; an archaeological dig in Lynch's Corner that pits Fundamentalism against learning; moonshine and murder; a World War II plane crash and the mystery surrounding it; an election that ends in tragedy; and more. Mr. Summers has been praised for his last two novels, Shalimar and Ruadan. As one critic noted, Summers writes with verve and intelligence.
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About the Author
Mr. Summers is a retired teacher of the gifted/history and he uses that background for his stories. With the current book, he has sixteen volumes in the Lynch's Corner Series. He also has books on geneaology, travel, essays, and poetry.