A wife overreacts to her husband’s new hobby. A woman’s wish for a tiny house takes a sinister turn. A teenager chronicles the rise and fall of a band that never was. A 21st Century family accuses a neighbor of 17th Century crimes. An unfaithful woman seeks an apology from the lover she crossed. A man’s tenuous grip on reality keeps suggesting that his past is catching up to him. While delivering marijuana to the elderly, a middle-aged woman believes her chance has come to finally avenge a bullied childhood.
The 38 stories collected here open 38 strange little doors into the mind of a new voice in short fiction.