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Flip the Polaroids like a deck of cards, fan them in your hands. See the age-tinged colors mingle; shifting and mutating into an earthy kaleidoscope. Watch the images themselves creating an original composition. A new story that you could reorganize as you will. Any story can have a happy ending if you edit carefully.

Dani and Eric spent their childhood summers at a cabin
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Paperback, Nightworms Exclusive, 69 pages
Published 2020 by Thunderstorm Books
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Sadie Hartmann Mother Horror
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
From my review of CHIRAL MAD4 where this story was originally published:
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"Right out of the gate is the story, HOW WE BROKE written by Bracken MacLeod and Paul Michael Anderson: two of my favorite authors. This story is about grown siblings revisiting some painful memories from their past through a project that the sister is conducting through a series of polaroid pictures taken during a childhood vacation destination. The suspense was delicious--I hung on
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Mar 15, 2020 rated it liked it
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This novella was the perfect example of how horror doesnt have to be all blood and guts and bodily fluids everywhere. Its a quiet yet haunting family drama, featuring a brother and sister who go back to their familys cabin in an effort to confront their old demons. I was reminded of what I love about horror - that creeping sense of unease and dread which inches its way up your spine, all the while knowing youre safe in your cosy home. I lowered my rating because I
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Alex  Gray (gray__pages__616)
3.5 out of 5

Thanks so much to Night Worms and Thunderstorm Books for providing us lucky subscribers with this exclusive, signed special edition in our March packages.

I enjoyed this little novella (and it is LITTLE, 69 pages to be exact) in one sitting today. This was a fun little flash of emotion, dysfunction and creepiness! Its a two person show, as we follow estranged siblings Dani and Eric on a trip to what was once their family vacation cabin in the woods. The pair are forced to travel to
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Got this from #nightworms and loved it.

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Bracken MacLeod has worked as a martial arts teacher, a university philosophy instructor, for a children's non-profit, and as a trial attorney. His short fiction has appeared in several magazines and anthologies including LampLight, ThugLit, and Splatterpunk and has been collected in 13 VIEWS OF THE SUICIDE WOODS by ChiZine Publications.

He is the author of MOUNTAIN HOME, a novella titled WHITE
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