By Elliott James
A fascinating twist on the Prince Charming fairy tale with a modern twist and a hunt for monsters - both supernatural ones and those within . . .
This is the fifth in a series of short stories by urban fantasy author Elliott James. The first of his novels, Charming, is available now.
Somewhere in Alaska is a locked house full of ripped apart bodies and one teacup poodle covered in blood. Somewhere in Alaska, the voice of a dead woman speaks through a car radio. And somewhere in Alaska, the last surviving descendant of one of John Charming's only friends is being pursued by nightmare hounds. The dog days have begun.
Word count: 11,500
Other Short Fiction by Elliott James:
Charmed I'm Sure
Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls
An army brat and gypsy scholar, Elliott James is currently living in the blueridge mountains of southwest Virginia. An avid reader since the age of three (or that's what his family swears anyhow), he has an abiding interest in mythology, martial arts, live music, hiking, and used bookstores. Irrationally convinced that cellphone technology was inserted into human culture by aliens who want to turn us into easily tracked herd beasts, Elliott has one anyhow but keeps it in a locked tinfoil covered box which he will sometimes sit and stare at mistrustfully for hours. Okay, that was a lie. Elliott lies a lot; in fact, he decided to become a writer so that he could get paid for it.
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18 Feb 2014
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