by James D. Macdonald
Published: April 25, 2011.
On October the fourth of the year 1773, the brigantine Jenny Nettles, merchantman out of New Bedford, made port. No sooner was she tied up than the crew was at work with block and tackle, with hammer and chisel, unshipping the figurehead.
A sea story. A ghost story.
"Jenny Nettles," a short story from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. About 3,000 words