When a family tragedy rips apart Delia’s quiet existence, only two things give her solace: steely determination, and the butcher’s son. That, and the ominous whispers that warned her of impending danger throughout her childhood. The whispers in the shadows have never been more urgent, as the ties of her violent past collide with all she holds dear.
HOW TO NOT TELL A WAR STORY is a collection of short stories about veterans who went to war but left without a war story to tell. Forty years after their experience, these veterans begin asking if there is something more to say about their military service. Among other things, they come to appreciate the lovers, friends, and family who helped them shape a new post-war identity.