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“The Spirit Moves” by John Mantooth

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It’s a chilling November when tragedy sweeps this small town, and young Jimmy’s grieving father knows just who to blame. He’ll do anything to exact retribution with the belief that sin is justified if done in honor of a victim – a fatherly lesson Jimmy finds himself struggling to defy – especially since he’s the only one who knows the truth.

The Spirit Moves

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About the Author
John Mantooth is an award-winning author whose short fiction has been published in Crime Factory, Thuglit, and the Stoker winning anthology, Haunted Legends (Tor, 2010), among others. He's represented by Alec Shane of Writers House. His first book, Shoebox Train Wreck, was released in 2012 from Chizine Publications. His debut novel, The Year of the Storm, came out in 2013 from Berkley. He lives in Alabama with his wife, Becky, and two children.
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