There are fourteen excellent stories in this Spring 2021 edition of Fenechty Publishing’s Anthology of Short Stories.
‘Saunagus’ by Jim Tritten is our Editor’s choice for this edition. It is a reminder to think twice before joining Scandinavians in a sauna.
‘Sweet Caroline’ by Patricia Elliott is a romance with a surprise ending. ‘Finding Jenni’ by Jenean McBrearty is an intriguing mixture of aliens, time-travel, and romance. ‘Creating a Legacy’ by David Russell provides a salutary warning to listen to what our bodies are telling us. ‘Apparition’ by Madeleine McDonald is the story of a future where computer games blur the boundary between reality and imagination. ‘Tribunal’ by Richard Underwood is a reminder things are not always the way they first seem. ‘A Traveller’s Tale’ by Victor Nandi is a story about a traveller who stays close to home. ‘The Strange Light’, also by Victor Nandi tells us ordinary but courageous heroes are needed to save the world. ‘The Bus’ by Roxana Negut is a ghost story of second chances. ‘Big Sister’ by Janis Butler Holm reminds us even aliens have a difficult adolescence. ‘Riding the Blue Mist’ by Stephen Johnson is a time travelling story in which a doctor changes the course of history. ‘Judgement’ by Steven Ross is a story about the most insignificant person making a difference. ‘Blue Kansas Sky’ by Randy Attwood reminds us of the perils of wanting something too badly. ‘Do Not Ever Look Away’ by Tabassum Hasnat tells of the mixed emotions abused people sometimes have for their abusers.