Brain Read - Short Story Collection

Brain Read - Short Story Collection

Four Spec-Fic Stories

4 is an unfortunate number in many Asian countries, holding connotations with death and misfortune.

About the Book

What if human brains (and their contents, our memories) could one day be read, copied, even remixed again and again?

Think of the possibilities, the secrets, the nightmares that might emerge.

A man flees the scene of his family’s slaughter only to doubt his own alibi in ‘Reliving the First Day of the Dead.‘

“Prose: words in their best order; poetry: the best words in the best order.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

In ‘The Many Little Deaths of Lover Boy and Lover Girl‘, an acrostic poem about Valentine’s Day unleashes the power to horrify even Coleridge.

In ‘The Keyboard Prisoner‘, Harod King, a struggling ghostwriter, dreams of making it big. But with his client, best-selling author Stevie Speckter, in prison for first-degree murder, how far will he go to succeed?

When Evelyn Weir, retired and disabled, discovers an inner voice that eases her loneliness, she begins to wonder when might be ‘A Perfect Time to Die.’

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Author: Mark McClure
Genre: Horror, Speculative Fiction
Tags: Speculative Fiction, Short Stories
Publisher: JFR Publishing
Publication Year: 2020
Length: Four Short stories

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