New PDF release: Compression Scars

By Kellie Wells

The 11 tales in Kellie Wells's debut assortment hide a variety of eccentric characters—from a tender lady experiencing her friend's unusual loss of life to a suite of opposite-sex conjoined twins. compelled to house the debilitating confines of the actual world—usually occur in a few form of deformity or sickness, from compression scars to mysterious blue skin—Wells's characters fight to go beyond their existential disappointments and locate a way and somebody to love.

In the identify tale, Ivy and her ally Duncan fight to appreciate their mortality as Ivy learns of his almost certainly deadly inner scarring as a result of a moped twist of fate. As Ivy says, "Things can get so unusual so fast," and so they usually do in Wells's tales. yet Ivy and Duncan aid one another break out their scary, tough global, if simply momentarily, via mind's eye, reliable humor, and closeness.

"Godlight" addresses so much particularly the questions which are glaring in all of the tales: Do you think in God, and do you think in reincarnation? Jonas, the Hyatt Regency Hotel's live-in mild bulb substitute guy, encounters diversified characters—a baby who lives within the resort and a girl who claims that her identification has been altered for the Witness safeguard Program—who reflect on those questions. in the meantime, Jonas is left pondering what has particularly develop into of his lacking daughter, Emma.

The actual international is introduced into query usually during this assortment, and in "My dad or mum, Claire," we see what can ensue whilst an individual attempts to go beyond it—and succeeds. in the course of a séance to arrive the narrator's past due mom, Claire reaches the spirit global and not actually returns. The narrator attempts desperately to retrieve Claire via a hilarious journey to the unique Animal Drive-Thru Paradise.

Compression Scars is an eloquent and unique assortment that vibrantly captures the eccentricities of either the typical and the out-of-this-world.

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