“To Sleep in the Dust of the Earth” by Kristi DeMeester

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When Beth comes into Willa’s and Lea’s life, the young girls aren’t sure what to make of her - strange, homely, and full of secrets. The fascinating gift she proves to have is the only reason they keep her around for so many years. Beth takes things a little too far, and what was once fascinating becomes too dark and personal for them to accept – that is until one of them needs Beth’s ability now more than ever.

To Sleep in the Dust of the Earth

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About the Author
Kristi DeMeester received her M.A. in Creative Writing from Kennesaw State University in 2011. Since then, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Black Static, Apex Magazine, Year's Best Weird Fiction Volumes 1 and 3, and others. Her debut novel, Beneath, is forthcoming from Word Horde in spring 2017. In her spare time, she alternates between telling people how to pronounce her last name and how to spell her first.
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