Tales the Crows Taught Me
Seventeen Supernatural Tales to Make Your Skin Crawl
Fans of Ray Bradbury and the Twilight Zone have reason to rejoice!
Here are 17 tales with a twist—many of them award-winning: a traveling sideshow, a shadowy something waiting in a deep Oregon forest, an ancient fishing village where there’s a price to pay for magic, a strange parcel dragged for miles over ice and snow, a Florida boarding house full of residents who would VERY much like to meet you…
The Uncanny waits to make your acquaintance.
Protection: Probably best not to earn a Gypsy’s curse…but maybe you can bargain your way out?
Tap: Maybe Grandmother hears better than we think she does.
Stir: Young hot-shot lawyer takes his stage 4 cancer down to Florida, to live out his days fishing in peace. But someone else sees the opportunity of a lifetime…
Small Onya: Two children in a sideshow weigh their options.
Churn: A mushroom-picking young girl holds a secret that will change a man’s destiny.
Remission: Young Aggie finds a mostly-dead body washed up on her island’s shore…but there is something unsettling about the visitor.
Island Tale: This witch hunt might not be over…
Festival: Villagers burn a man while a woman hides a parcel beneath ice and snow far, far away.
Moving On: A couple is pursued by a shadowy movement in the forests of Oregon.
Barking Town: An almost-ghost town’s elderly resident knows something. If only she could remember it long enough to tell someone…
Shoelace: Beware the little old ladies.
A Fisherman’s Tale: In an ancient Scandinavian fishing village, a couple seeks magic to save their family from starving. But there is and always shall be a price to pay for your magic…