GASP! An Anthology of Surprises
by Kelly J. Erickson
Fifteen tales with shocking twists that will make you GASP!
What will you find behind this cover?
Ghosts, zombies, werewolves, vampires, space aliens, a dragon, and a kindergartner.
What won’t you find?
Graphic violence, blood, gore . . . Well, maybe not much.
Suitable for ages 10 to 110.
Stories included are:
- All You Need Is Love - Mr. Love uses unconventional means to win an election.
- Virus - A teenager is the sole survivor of a devastating virus on a deep space mission.
- Gates - Why does the Lupin family have those big gates?
- Steps - When fairies go bad.
- I Used To Think… - a kindergartener reflects on changes school has had on his family.
- Three Mistakes - An old man on a bus bench watches an accident scene.
- Paladins - A small army of Paladins attempt to rescue a strange young woman.
- B - A haunting in an old inn.
- Excalibur - A policewoman is chosen as the wielder of the magical legendary sword.
- Drinks - A bartender tries to make it to her car in a not-so-deserted alley after closing time.
- Barbie Doll - An up-and-coming starlet has an obsessive fan.
- Coffee - A ghost forever destined to clean her house while drinking a mug of coffee.
- The Heroes of Algoroth - A stream-of-consciousness narrative of a woman protecting her children and her “chicken-s*** dog” from zombies…with a frying pan.
- Boomers Crossing - Twin girls on a road trip for spring break end up in a town ruled by the Zombie Queen.
- Mine - A honeymooning couple explore a natural cave with an unusual history.