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Dead Ends: Stories from the Gothic South

Dead Ends Stories from the Gothic South Look at this picture Tell me what you see The American South is rife with stories of a haunted past especially its houses In this eclectic and impressive collection thirteen novelists were asked to b

  • Title: Dead Ends: Stories from the Gothic South
  • Author: J.T. Ellison
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Look at this picture Tell me what you see The American South is rife with stories of a haunted past especially its houses In this eclectic and impressive collection, thirteen novelists were asked to build their tales around the photo of a dilapidated mansion They were given two requirements the house must appear in the story, and it should be a Southern Gothic tale An Look at this picture Tell me what you see The American South is rife with stories of a haunted past especially its houses In this eclectic and impressive collection, thirteen novelists were asked to build their tales around the photo of a dilapidated mansion They were given two requirements the house must appear in the story, and it should be a Southern Gothic tale And they delivered From childish demons to a mad novelist, from the Mississippi delta to the Appalachians, this collection from emerging voices and New York Times bestselling authors explores what happens when secrets that lie beneath the dust are disturbed and our worst nightmares begin Darkness lurks behind every corner, especially dead ends Contributors Jeff Abbott Helen Ellis Patti Callahan Henry Amanda Stevens Paige Crutcher Dana Chamblee Carpenter Laura Benedict Bryon Quertermous Dave White Lisa Morton David Bell J.T Ellison Ariel Lawhon Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 282 pages Published September 28th 2017 by Two Tales Press More Details ASIN B074Q3HVBS Other Editions 4 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Dead Ends, please si

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    1. J.T. Ellison

      J.T Ellison began her career as a presidential appointee in the White House, where a nuclear physicist taught her how to obsess over travel itineraries and make a seriously good pot of Earl Grey, spawning both her love of loose leaf and a desire for control of her own destiny Jaded by the political climate in D.C she made her way back to her first love, creative writing More than 20 novels la J.T Ellison began her career as a presidential appointee in the White House, where a nuclear physicist taught her how to obsess over travel itineraries and make a seriously good pot of Earl Grey, spawning both her love of loose leaf and a desire for control of her own destiny Jaded by the political climate in D.C she made her way back to her first love, creative writing More than 20 novels later, she is an award winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with thrillers published in 27 countries and 15 languages She is also the EMMY award winning cohost of A WORD ON WORDS, a literary interview TV show She lives in Nashville with her husband and two small gray minions, known as cats in some cultures She thinks they re furry aliens Visit JTEllison for insight into her wicked imagination, or follow her on Facebook, Twitter thrillerchick, and Instagram thrillerchick

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    1. It had been during the Autumn Awakening, a yearly festival when the town sets out candles and candy corn, filling the air with the scents of burning leaves and pumpkin spiced everything A festival meant to awaken the slumbering gods of autumn and bring good tidings for the season We all have read books and watched films about haunted houses They provide an endless source of exciting, eerie, frightening stories and when done correctly, they may make us turn on every single light in our h [...]


    2. I m originally from the southern part of the US and there always will be a love for southern literature flowing in my veins There is something a little darker, brooding about southern tales Naturally when I saw this collection, Dead Ends Stories from the Gothic South, my heart began to race a little faster Gothic noir Old houses What could better It did not disappoint The premise each writer was given was to write about a photo of an old house that they were shown Each story, howev I m originall [...]


    3. I m a little biased because my story is in the collectionbut my review is about my fellow authors An amazing, talented bunch who really produced great work here I m honored to be among them Enjoy




    4. I adore single point inspiration stories You know, those ones that all start from the same image, or thought, or trigger Dead Ends, edited by JT Ellison, is just such a collection I read the first and immediately realized that this is a collection to be savored Trotted out for those occasions when you need good story, often accompanied by good wine, to take you away This collection is that and I will be savoring these stories in special moments.


    5. This book reads like a unique writing exercise, wherein the editor, J T Ellison has presented 13 short stories, which have been authored by different writers, based on a picture of a dilapidated Gothic mansion that was presented to them The only condition was that the house should figure in all the stories Interestingly, the kindle edition of the book even features the photo in question the one that was presented to the authors It depicts a dilapidated mansion in the Gothic style, unkempt gr Thi [...]


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