A child spells away the changeling that haunts her. An Appalachian girl marries young and learns that men don’t die easy.
A dying astronaut yearns to return to space and the alien dreams that crept inside her head.
An old woman chases down her most elusive prey and realizes the
hunt isn’t worth it.
From sunny kitchens to arid Mars, this collection of stories traces the quiet things that haunt us, whether it be suspicions of neighbors, the failures of memory, or the ghosts of planets.
See review at Publishers Weekly.