Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Weirdos Next Door (Volume Three) by Nicky Drayden
Approx. 5,470 words.
Published on May 30, 2011.
A washed-up pirate gets one last chance at pirating again, a mother learns that an apple a day is not all it's cracked up to be, a knock at the door causes terror at the end of the world, and an old peach farmer suspects his plants have a spicier love life than he does. This delightfully twisted collection of four short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.