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A Turn of the Wheel

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A Speculative Fiction Anthology.

A haunted Ferris wheel...enchanted dice...the accidental end of the world...a doomed wartime love affair...the last tree on Earth...

Five authors conjure imaginative tales to tickle your fancy and haunt your dreams. The fifteen stories in this collection will amuse, challenge, frighten, and always surprise. Open the book. Turn the page. You'l
Kindle Edition, 172 pages
Published December 19th 2013 by Cogwheel Press
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Feb 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Received Free for Read-for-Review : Goodreads Group : Pro-Active Destruction: Paul Freeman

A collection of stories from Paul Freeman (5 stories), Gary Beck (3 stories), Mark Roman (2 stories), Bruce Hesselbach (2 stories), and Jennifer Eifrig/Evelyn Grimwood (2 stories).

Carnival by Paul Freeman, when a certain carnival comes to town a part of the population forgets the missing people taken from their lives...and it will happen again sometime soon.

RNA by Gary Beck, when a ballplayer gets hurt he
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This is a mixed bag. I really liked some of the stories, and others felt laboured and didn't flow quite right. Mind you, this is often the way with compilations- not every item is going to appeal, and overall the good outweighs the bad. I will definitely look up these authors in the future and check out their other works. ...more
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Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director and worked as an art dealer when he couldn't earn a living in the theater. He has also been a tennis pro, a ditch digger and a salvage diver. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines and hi ...more

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