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By Neil Tarpey

Flashes of Lightning includes fifty-two fiction tales (each one a hundred and one phrases or much less) that contact the reader's humorous bone, middle, mystery-solving brain and infrequently, darkish aspect. What drives this selection of budget friendly tales are a medley of memorable characters and a decent mixture of life like conversation, inside monologues and irony. the solid of characters—both likeable and despicable—have reasons various from fit to diabolical, regardless of the restricted note counts fighting specified again tales. The tales occur in various settings, together with the desolate tract, forests, a funeral domestic, shores, bayou, basements, bars, cliffs, church buildings, a counseling consultation, a marriage reception, eire, long island urban, and Paris. Characters comprise scoundrels, liars, cheats, murderers, hit males, psychics, ghosts, sleepwalkers, evil faeries, cats, canines, a horse and a skunk

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