Sefira and Other Betrayals
2019 THIS IS HORROR AWARDS WINNER: Short Story Collection of the Year
2019 BRAM STOKER AWARD(R) NOMINEE: Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection
"This book is a treasure trove for lovers of literary horror fiction."--Publishers Weekly Starred Review
From the award-winning writer of The Fisherman comes a new collection of stories. A pair of disgraced soldiers seek revenge on the man who taught them how to torture. A young lawyer learns the history of the secret that warped her parents' marriage. A writer arrives at a mansion overlooking the Hudson River to write about the strange paper balloons floating through its grounds. A couple walks a path that shows them their past, present, and terrible future. A woman and her husband discover a cooler on the side of the road whose contents are decidedly unearthly. A man driving cross country has a late-night encounter with a figure claiming to be the Devil. And in the short novel that gives the collection its title, a woman chases a monster in a race against time.
Hippocampus Press, 9781614981923, 352pp.
Publication Date: April 20, 2019