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The Murmuring Field and Other Stories

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SIX SHORT STORIES served up with a twist.

From “The Best Fishing Ever”—a fish story with no fish, a horror story with no horror—to the title story, “The Murmuring Field”—a tale about love, loss, passion and alien visitors—here are six journeys into the strange, the wonderful and the bizarre.

“Hafford House” is a haunted house tale where justice is served up hot, where the barrier between this world and the next is as insubstantial as a wisp of smoke.

At thirteen, “Cassie” knows her future, and that is why she screams.

A symphony conductor runs afoul of a local witch with the insidious ability to implant ear worms. Could "Polly Wolly Doodle" literally drive a man insane?

Mankind has twelve minutes to exist before annihilation by a rogue asteroid. The public has no clue, but in the offices of a computer street-mapping company, a video technician discovers an oddly-garbed man standing in six places at once, staring at the sky, “Photobombing the Apocalypse.”

"This collection is a real find. Jan Strnad gives us quirky characters, sly humor, and devious plot twists. His wry endings always manage to surprise us in a satisfying way. Well done!"

—Harry Shannon, author of The Pressure of Darkness and the Mick Callahan novels

Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book.

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102
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978-1489579430
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3.86 MB
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File Last Updated:
July 10, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on July 10, 2013.
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Jan Strnad