Friends from 4 a.m.
Daniel Cray’s debut story collection includes:
Silent film legend Lon Chaney built an isolated cabin deep in the woods-- a cabin that's now abandoned. Or is it?
A grieving father with a fist-sized hole in his head makes a desperate attempt to sound the alert about a deadly threat the rest of us can’t… or won’t… see.
What About the Weather?
An astrophysicist kidnaps his ill mother from the isolated mindset of a backwoods town. But her ex-husband is in hot pursuit, determined to conceal the reason why the ailing woman keeps asking about the weather.
The centuries-old inspiration for Santa Claus returns to Earth loaded with dark secrets, family baggage… and a tantalizing opportunity to give people an annual reunion with loved ones who have died.
Plus three other tales—including The Seventh String and The Stewards, a Writer’s Digest short story contest winner.
Looking for tidy, conventional stories? Try a sunshine hour.
This is 4 a.m., habitat of subconscious absurdities and twisted scenarios that make perfect sense... for one hour.