Sixteen ordinary souls. Sixteen not-so-ordinary tales.
Ordinary Souls is an anthology about ordinary people. This new collection from J. S. Bailey features an archaeologist in the future who meets a resurrected woman from long ago, a spaceship crew stranded on a distant world, a wealthy divorcee whose love of antiques turns her life into a living nightmare, and much more.
Featuring nine new stories and seven previously-published stories including “Vapors” and “Weary Traveler,” which appear in print for the first time.
The Mirror / The Ghosts of Memory / Agoraphobia / Imaginary Friend / Journal Entry from the End of the Universe /And Lead Us Not / White Lightning / There We Will Be, Diamonds In The Sky / The Author, the Lonely Walker, and the Class / Vapors / Maria / The Outing / Weary Traveler / Rocehelle’s Pizza Run / Solitude
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Page Count: 296
Release Date: 10/8/2016
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…imaginative, expert and deeply chilling.
—Tosca Lee, New York Times bestselling author of The Progeny
…a chilling set of stories meant to frighten you a bit, but it's also a compelling sampling of insights into the human condition and a fully satisfying read from beginning to end.
—G.S. Jensen, author of Starshine
J.S. Bailey gives us a glimpse inside different parts of her mind, delivering a stirring, multi-genre collection that ranges from clever and humorous to ominous and thought-provoking.
—E.J. Fisch, author of Dakiti
At times moving, amusing, terrifying, and disturbing, Ordinary Souls is a powerful collection of stories that not only entertain, but illuminate the often contradictory nature of what it means to be human. Read it.
—Matthew Howe, author of Waypoint