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“Returned” by Kat Howard

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She is dead. She is neither happy nor sad with death. But he has come to take her back. Back into the alive world. Nobody cares that she doesn't wish to go with him. Doesn't wish to be tethered to him for eternity. But it may take drastic action, and the memories of what happened before she died, before she can finally be free.


Returned

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About the Author
Kat Howard's short fiction has been performed on NPR and nominated for the World Fantasy Award. Her debut novel, Roses and Rot, was named one of the best SFF books of Summer '16 by Publishers Weekly. Saga Press will be publishing her forthcoming novel (2017) and short fiction collection (2018).
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