Black Quill Award Winner, Best Dark Genre Collection (2010)
A young bride and her future mother-in-law risk everything to escape it. A repentant father summons help from a pot of tar to ensure it. A starving woman learns from howling winds and a whispering host, just how fulfilling it can finally be.
Can it be love?
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Review: Monstrous AffectionsUser Review - Janet - Goodreads
I admit, I got sucked in by the creepy cover. Something about that face just gives me the willies! At any rate, I enjoyed some of the stories and some just didn't come together for me. One or two seemed to not be stories at all but several paragraphs with no discernable beginning or end. Read full review
Review: Monstrous AffectionsUser Review - Bibliophile - Goodreads
Nicely crafted, surprisingly dark short stories. After the first few, I actually dreaded reading the rest of them. Could be I was just in a strange mood, but they struck me as terribly sad and relentless. Read full review
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