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Published (first published March 21st 2011)
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Rachel
Oct 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This short story is set in China under the fear and conformity of the One Child Policy.

When toddler Cheng leads his parents to a baby, screaming and shivering in the stream weeds near their farm, they, although fearful of reprisals, take in the infant girl, naming her Ming.

As Ming grows, helped along by Cheng, the family soon realise the little girl is special...

As things good and bad occur on the surrounding farms, and the authorities close in, this intriguing and beguiling tale really made m
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May 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, read-2012
I reviewed three of Peake's short stories in a single review. Each of Peake’s short stories I read shared some common qualities. They are well crafted, with the obvious story being interesting enough to draw you in and wonder how it will end. Each has a twist, with something completely unexpected changing the direction of the story in the middle or an ending far from the expected. Finally, each has a deeper level, prompting questions and thoughts beyond the immediate story.

Bright Moon raises iss
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USA TODAY and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Marilyn Peake writes Science Fiction and Fantasy. She’s one of the contributing authors in Book: The Sequel, published by The Perseus Books Group, with one of her entries included in serialization at The Daily Beast. In addition, Marilyn has served as Editor for a number of anthologies. Her short stories have been published in numerous anthologi ...more
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