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If she screamed, he wonders, would they hear her up there, up there in the houses? If she ran, he wonders, could I catch her?  And if I caught her, could I…?  He coughs again, furious. Would I?

These unsettling short stories, which include the prize-winning novella ‘Quarry’, expose an anatomy of worry in its many guises—unease, fear, dread, and terror. Through a multitude of distinct voices, H.C. Gildfind’s startling tales explore the absurd, macabre, surreal—and too-real—whilst wrestling with the irrevocable acts, immutable facts, and relentless uncertainties that lie at the dark heart of every life.

Sample Story: Ferryman

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