Jan M. Leotti


Jan M. Leotti has published short stories in Peregrine, Primavera, and Vine Leaves Literary Journal. She wrote a ghost story called “The Headless Bartender” and her first novel titled CLOSE TO DARK. She rescued two cats, placed twenty-two orchids on her sunny front porch, and married an award-winning landscape painter named Paul Bachem. Jan lives with Paul in a sky-blue cottage in New York, where she eats enchanted mulberries every summer.

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Mouth Like Burned Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
With enchanting language and images, this mini collection explores what it’s like to be a young girl, with all of its challenges and triumphs.
The Headless Bartender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The last time autumn storms blew through the town of Merfisham, a young woman disappeared... This time, the September winds deliver a headless bartender on the front steps of Keels, the local pub. The townspeople become enchanted by his charm, but not everyone believes his presence is a blessing.

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