Laura Blackwell is a journalist/editor by day and a speculative fiction writer/editor by night. She likes making stories and kumquat marmalade. She lives in Northern California, which provides plenty of material for fantasy and weird stories (also plenty of kumquats).
A stranger touches Anne just before committing suicide by commuter train. Even as Anne struggles toward her own goals for a stable life, she stumbles into the dark secret that haunted the stranger. In this weird tale of present-day San Francisco, Anne discovers the price that cities exact upon their citizens.