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This powerful collection brings together 17 short stories linked only by flight or denial. The distinct characters in Claiming One are both incredibly loving and tragically flawed: far from finding anything, and an even longer way from peace. Yet, E.J. Runyon masterfully intertwines a trail of hope, found in the hearts of the characters, to string these tales together. We ...more
Paperback, 219 pages
Published January 14th 2012 by Inspired Quill (first published January 13th 2012)
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Diana
Aug 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
When I first started E.J. Runyon's book "Claiming One" with 17 short stories, I wasn't certain how I could connect with the stories. I was overwhelmed with the emotions that the author was able to show in such few words!! I wanted more to every story, it was like I was so attached to the the people in these stories. I felt like I know them, or have known them. My mind would not stop thinking of the why's and who's and on and on. The author was able to write an unforgettable story in just a few p ...more
Christy Hanson
Feb 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Runyon's expert writing speaks to human nature, our personal habits, and personal tragedies.
Christopher Spalding
A fascinating collection of short stories, glimpses into other lives. This book was akin to finding a photo album in a secondhand shop, filled with snapshots which pricked my curiosity. But what came before, what came after?

EJ gives a taste of, at least for me, the unfamiliar. The imagery is fantastic ~ things I've never seen were crystal in my mind as I read. As with all short stories the writing is tight; nothing wasted, each word expertly chosen and on the page for a reason.
Roof Beam Reader (Adam)
Great collection from a new author via @InspiredQuill.

Review: http://roofbeamreader.com/2013/03/16/...
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