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Karen Black

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Karen Black lives in the United States with her husband and two alien creatures disguised as cats. Though both delightful, one is rumored to be ET's second cousin. The rumor has not been confirmed.

Although she writes year around, this author does the majority of her work in the winter. Spring is devoted to planting seeds and nurturing herb plants for the garden, summer is for gardening and watching the birds that migrate from the south. During the fall, she spends time simply enjoying the weather, but throughout the winter, a computer is her primary companion.

A former professional dog trainer and thoroughbred race horse owner, the author has a degree in Criminal Justice, and a fascination with the supernatural. She draws from experience an
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“Aftermath”

“Aftermath” was my debut short story. It centers on a house fire. My grandfather was a fireman, and so firefighting was always a subject for discussion as I grew up.


Excerpt from “Aftermath”


The ceiling beam was smoldering on the staircase, but the flames had not yet ignited the first floor. Michelle grabbed the cell phone from the table.


When they reached the front door, Paul took one last look

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Published on July 06, 2020 08:43
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