Girls Gone Astray (Paperback)
Short & Shorter Stories
Polished Stone Publishing, 9780998097602, 248pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2016
Girls Gone Astray is a collection of short and shorter stories about women in their teens to eighties who venture off the traditional path to discover unexpected and potent truths about themselves.
A high school student falls in love with her best girlfriend and promises not to tell anyone; a wealthy elderly woman with dementia goes for a drive with a homeless man; a psychic gets locked out of her office and with the help of her spirit guide talks her way back inside; a teenager idolizes her uncle until she finds out who he really is; a woman writer unaware that she has only twenty minutes to live is obsessed with getting a cup of coffee. These and other smart, provocative, humorous and emotionally charged stories will surprise and delight you.