“The Watchers” by James Winter

Zakir could not recall when or how he first caught sight of the watchers. No more than a silhouette on a rooftop, a pair of knowing eyes in a passing taxi, or a waxy face peeping up through a sewer grate, they had monitored him, a ghatti, a beggar child …

“The Ghosts of Santa Teresa” by James Winter

“I was young,” Evie’s mother said. “The boy had charm. One night in your nonno’s barn I told him to stop. He didn’t, and the next day we met on the old side of the bay where the beach is littered with stones. I picked up one of the largest, …

“Nothing Shall Hurt You” by James Winter

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“The Watchers” by James Winter

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“The Ghosts of Santa Teresa” by James Winter

“I was young,” Evie’s mother said. “The boy had charm. One night in your nonno’s barn I told him to stop. He didn’t, and the next day we met on the old side of the…

“Seven Drums” by Sheldon Lee Compton

When two men and the Lakota tribe set out to find Fights with Earth, daughter of the chief, it is she herself who does the saving.

“Some Place Like Destin” by Sheldon Lee Compton

A desperate woman selling drugs, worried her dealer is going to sing now he’s in court, turns to suicidal ex-lawyer Bone to avoid prison.

“The Visitors” by Sheldon Lee Compton

Falling in love with your long-haired cousin can be a confusing time.