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Found 3 works tagged 'small town'.

Featured June 3, 2021



Stephen Dedman

Bid Time Return

Published May 30, 2021 · 3,158 words (12 minutes) · 4 likes · 302 views

Science Fiction survival Travel small town stranger

In a lonely post-apocalyptic backwater, residents turn back the calendar every year, hoping to reach happier times—and they don’t take kindly to suspicious outsiders, like Rob.

Author Stephen Dedman has been publishing short stories and novels for more than twenty years. He’s been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, and many more.


Featured December 5, 2020



Rebecca Campbell

We Love the Store

Published Dec 4, 2020 · 3,191 words (12 minutes) · 6 likes · 768 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction weird fiction small town family biography ghosts

The Store is full of the odds and ends you can’t get at a suburban megamart, like creamed corn dating from the Bush era, spectral figures, and your long-lost hopes and dreams.

Rebecca Campbell writes weird fiction, often about the islands and woods on the west coast of Canada. Her work has appeared in F&SF, Clarkesworld, and Shimmer, among others, and has been shortlisted for the Sunburst Award.




Fiction Series: Ongoing 4 Chapters

Mary Rajotte

Thicker Than Water

Updated Mar 18, 2020 · 18,239 words (67 minutes) · 233 views

Horror Mystery suspense small town thrillers superstitions

When Duncan MacDoyle learns of a death in the family, he is forced to return to the hometown he left after his mother died. Immediately reunited with the superstitions of the towns people, Duncan is plunged headlong into the history of the eccentric old mill town and his family's role in its mysterious past.


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