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Angry and frustrated with his chronic illness, Vincent Poulsen moves into an old lighthouse to live out the few days he has left. After a dangerous collapse, he meets the ghostly Captain Cason, who shares stories of his distant past. In the process, Vincent stumbles over the tragedy that binds the captain to the lighthouse and his haunted memories. Then fate offers them in ...more
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Published May 31st 2010 by Dreamspinner Press (first published April 14th 2010)
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Kassa
4.5

After the Storm is totally unexpected and equally delightful. For those that didn’t read this offering first in the anthology, you’ll definitely want to get it now. The great characters, descriptive writing, clever ending, and above all really wonderful ambiance create an unforgettable story with a great twist. This story just solidifies Munder on my must-read book list.

The prologue begins with a creepy story told around the campfire. The storyteller is telling a scary tale about the lightho
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Merith
Not quite a ghostly tale (or is it?), After the Storm haunts you. Beautifully written, the friendship and understanding between Vince and the Captain captivates. Vincent's illness is real and his struggles with it gripping, but not so much that the reader is completely focused on that part of the story. It's in his efforts to die his way, if not with dignity, then with freedom. The Captain's tale is no less riveting; its resolution emotive.

I will be thinking of this story for days to come, if n
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Rae
Not my usual sort of story to read, but it wasn't bad at all. I actually got into it after a while and ended up really enjoying it. I do like the supernatural little twists in my stories :)
Karen
A terminally ill man, a lighthouse, and a ghost. Nicely written short story/novella, with an evocative setting and an interesting main character.
Indigo
Deeply touching story.
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