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Four compelling novellas add up to one suspenseful and entertaining collection.

Relish best-selling novelist Donna Hill's gripping tale of desperation and danger in “136 Auburn Lane.” Enjoy author Jennifer Leeper's unique spin on noir fiction in “The Reiger File.” Experience writer & scholar Rita Banerjee's blending of a story of two unlikely allies trapped in a monsoon w
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Kindle Edition, 160 pages
Published November 17th 2016 by Spider Road Press (first published November 13th 2016)
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Judy Sheluk
Nov 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC for this review, but I made it very clear I'd provide an honest opinion. I'm happy to say that I loved this distinctive collection of
four unique voices, which covers everything from mystery to history. In "The Reiger File" by Jennifer Leeper, a young detective-in-trainings youthful passion takes him on a journey better left untaken. In "A Night with Kali" by Rita Banerjee, a taxi driver in Kolkata, India, tells a ghost story to his curious passenger. In "Brave Enough to Follow
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Pamela Hutchins
Nov 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
This anthology of novellas effectively combines suspense with provocative social issues. A creepy piece by Donna Hill is a standout. You’ll love the diversity of the novellas plus the bonus flash fiction pieces, which feature strong female protagonists. All in all, another winning collection from Spider Road Press. Easy to see why these collections are award winners.
R.L.
Dec 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
The story "136 Auburn Lane" was the most suspenseful of the four suspense stories. The others were well written but lacked the page-turning impulse. I really liked the Flash Fiction at the back of the book. Every bit of these were full of suspense.
Linda Grant
Sep 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Really short stories, some with a twist in the tail.

Some of these tales left me wanting to know more, what happens next?, Does it all work out in the end? Others leave you with the knowledge that everything will be fine for the main character. My favourites were 136 Auburn Lane by Donna Hill, Fuzzy Dice by Kathryn Kulpa, Kit-cat Clock by Patricia Flaherty Pagan and Because the Sky is Blue by Andrea Barbosa. There are many other good pieces of work here that other readers may prefer, it's worth a
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Jody Morse
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The four novellas in "Approaching Footsteps" couldn't be more different, you can tell they were written by four different writers. And yet, all of these stories were suspenseful in nature and featured a female protagonist that I connected with. The bonus flash fiction at the back was unexpected, a terrific surprise. Such a fantastic representation of modern, women writers.
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Patricia Flaherty Pagan is a talkative introvert who likes reading and writing about tenacious women. She is the author of "Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories" (The Crossroads Collection #1) and "Enduring Spirit: Stories" (The Crossroads Collection #2). She is the editor of "Up, Do: Flash Fiction by Women Writers," "Approaching Footsteps"," In The Questions," and "Eve’s Requiem," as well as a writer of ...more

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