Daughters of Monsters by Melissa Goodrich

By Melissa Goodrich

Melissa Goodrich's debut brief tale collection, Daughters of Monsters, is a uncooked and magical ebook of spells, a decent but harrowing examine the beauty and possibility of the realm. In those 17 brief tales, a poisonous cloud sweeps west to east around the kingdom, devouring all in its course. prior models of a guy appear on the party he is thrown himself. A lonely trucker grants two-headed angels as a part of a money-making scheme. And, within the name tale, a daughter of monsters awaits her coming-of-age. The characters during this assortment tempt disintegration as they try to develop into their fuller selves, staring challenging into the treacherous fog of their ways.

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