Hot Wind, Boiling Rain (Paperback)

Scary Stories for Strong Hearts

By Ms. Lynette Ford

Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc, 9781624910579, 140pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2015

List Price: 12.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Hot Wind Boiling Rain: Scary Stories for Strong Hearts is a collection of original creepy tales, contemporary folktale variants with source notes and creative writing ideas. 

About the Author

Honored by her peers as a member of the Circle of Excellence of the National Storytelling Network, Lyn Ford is frequently featured at storytelling festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad. Her first book, "Affrilachian Tales, " was published by Parkhurst Brothers Publishers in 2012, winning the Anne Izard Storytellers Choice Award. Lyn resides in Columbus, Ohio, the center of her work as a performing artist.


Praise For Hot Wind, Boiling Rain: Scary Stories for Strong Hearts

“You can hear the blood drip in these lovely, twisted stories of
darkness and glee. Snuggle down, turn on your reading light, and let them
invade your imagination. Just don’t forget to lock the doors and windows first! Lyn
Ford’s delightfully ghoulish stories will make your spine tingle, and your heart skip.
Deliciously fractured tales.”

“Deliciously scary stories for grown folks, these haunting characters will stay with you.
For those who write, Lyn generously provides sources, motifs and story-crafting exercises
guaranteed to jump start your creativity. This small book of finely crafted tales is a
‘must have’ for storytellers and story lovers.”

“A must-have book if you want to expand your technique of crafting stories, achieve an
authentic voice, and tell stories successfully. Lyn Ford shares strategies she has used to
make her stories more attention-grabbing, audience enveloping, and thought provoking.”

“These tales are deliciously dark and not for the faint of heart. Lyn’s brilliant and bold
twists and turns and ins and outs breathe new life into old stories that grab a hold of us
and won’t let go.”