Short Fiction ♠ Novellas
"Richly set and beautifully told, Carlson paints a story filled with love and tragedy. She captures tortured emotions perfectly and leaves you wanting more." - Chris Patchell, author of In the Dark
When a retired veteran acquires three mysterious antique dolls combing the beaches of the Oregon coast, a dark curse is revealed that will change his life - and force him to become the hero he never knew he was.
A contemporary dark fantasy set on the Oregon coast, Darkling's Cove hearkens back to the classic feel of Stephen King short stories.
Love and the mystery of winter come together in this short story about salvation and sacrifice.
Dying of starvation in the harshest winter she has ever known, Litha abandons her family to save them. And in the frozen wilds she encounters a mysterious man in white, the only one who can save her.
A rich, haunting tale about the interdependence of life, the mystery of ancient beings, and the fleeting preciousness of time.
Juliette walks out from the Citadel on the night of Black Sun, to be Renewal Sacrifice for the Grasses of the never-ending plains of Hazma-Din. For her survival depends on the Grasses, just as the Grasses depend upon their yearly human sacrifice.