Of Men and Bones by Rachel Starr Thomson
Price: $1.99 USD. 4850 words.
Published on December 20, 2012. Fiction.
John Rabbing and his cousin Sagittarius are the favoured grandsons of their grandfather, Smatch, a cheerful old man who plays the bones and holds his eccentric, strong-willed family together like aging glue.
A deathbed promise kicks open the door to a parade of strange musicians whose music haunts and transforms, bringing magic and opening the door to hope for a family that is falling apart.