Carry Me Away
Carrie Destin, a biracial military brat, learns the injuries she sustained in a car accident will prove fatal before she reaches adulthood. Facing an abbreviated life with a brash attitude and a biting, sometimes morbid sense of humor, Carrie races to experience life before it ends, but spirals out of control, leading to a physical and emotional collapse.
Trixie, a single mom and the small town’s only prostitute, knows the winning lottery ticket in her purse is about to change her life. Trouble starts when she decides the rest of the town needs changing too.
june bug gothic:
tales from the south
These eighteen stories are either set in the south, or the characters are southerners... or not. A few of the stories might be described as Southern Gothic. One outright horror story. Others might be sweeter than molasses.
In this collection, june bugs and magnolia trees rest alongside the saguaro cactus of the Sonoran Desert and the street corner girls of Manila. A “meet-cute” at a speed-dating event might follow a story about a persistent suitor who just won’t die. Memories and grief may bring tears or smiles. Rusted old cars bring memories and grief.
Sometimes reuniting the head with the body just doesn’t help a bit.