Redemption and Ashes, Book Two by seamus o'bannion
Approx. 52,020 words.
Published on July 26, 2010.
A collection of ten dark stories from the road less taken: a frustrated office-worker who ponders a mysterious dream; an adolescent from the inner city who falls in love with an older coworker; a woman wondering at the nightly burning cigarette in her yard in the small hours; a "Santa Claus" finds a young crack-addict; a rookie cop impresses by shooting the "blood brother" of his adolescence.