The Mortician and Other Short Stories

The Mortician and Other Short Stories

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There are 14 interesting and enjoyable fictional stories in this anthology. The stories are short and independent of each other, which make for easy stop-and-go reading. You will enjoy a wide variety of stories: mystery, murder, suspense, romance, feel-good, and humorous. (Betcha can't read just one!) The Accident: A man decides he must murder to avenge his sister's death. The Bequest: An aunt's untimely death results in regrettable consequences. The Broach: Hostile twin sisters vie for their mother's broach. The Cabin: An unfaithful wife and her lover take steps to murder her husband. The Counselor: An alienated husband gets advice from a stranger. The Diary: A family learns the contents of Grandfather's diaries. The Encounter: An attractive young woman is not afraid to jog by herself. The Letters: Community newcomers are threatened for unknown reasons. The Loan: A young child loans her parents some money. The Mortician: A man must return a favor ... or else. The Pact: A secret platonic relationship spawns a crisis. The Playmate: A mother has aversion to her four-year-old daughter's friend. The Sale: A homeowner lives through a garage sale. The Ticket: A chance meeting is really not a chance meeting. Do you like surprises? You'll find one or two in each story!The next day the morning paper had a headline story about the accidental death of Billy Ray Carter, the well-known community ... The description of the accident was contained in these words, aquot;Mr. Carter was traveling alone in his car downanbsp;...

Title:The Mortician and Other Short Stories
Author:Charles E. Lake
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2010-06


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