Shoebox Train Wreck: Short Story

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ChiZine Publications, Apr 2, 2013 - Fiction - 25 pages
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A former train conductor must confront the ghosts of his past while learning that it’s not the dead that haunt the living, but the other way around. From Shoebox Train Wreck, this short story is one in a collection of sixteen genre-bending tales set against a backdrop of sudden violence and profound regret, and populated by characters whose circumstances and longings drive them to the point of no return . . . and sometimes even further.

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I loved this collection. I think I liked each story better than the last and my favorite was always the one I just read. I'm a Stephen King fan, but even in King's short story collections, I usually ... Read full review

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Could not put it down. Read this book. Read full review

Contents

A LONG FALL INTO NOTHING
THE WATER TOWER
HALLOWEEN COMES TO COUNTY RD SEVEN
WALK THE WHEAT
THIS IS WHERE THE ROAD ENDS
SHOEBOX TRAIN WRECK
THE BEST PART
SLIDE
CHICKEN
JAMES
LITANY
SUCKY
THIRTEEN SCENES FROM YOURTWENTYFOURTH YEAR
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
PUBLICATION HISTORY
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

SAVING DOLL
ON THE MOUNTAIN
THE CECILIA PARADOX
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Copyright

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John Mantooth is an award-winning author whose short stories have been recognized in numerous year’s best anthologies. His short fiction has been published in Fantasy Magazine, Crime Factory, Thuglit, and the Bram Stoker Award-winning anthology, Haunted Legends (Tor, 2010), among others.

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