Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Buy a Book for Christmas – #Short Stories Mary Smith, Annika Perry and Hugh W. Roberts

Reblogged from Smargasbord:

Time for another selection of books that I am sure will make perfect gifts for your family and friends. The first short story collection is one that I can recommend as I read and reviewed last year. Donkey Boy & other Stories by Mary Smith is wonderful. You can read more about Mary on her Blog and follow her on Twitter @marysmithwriter

About the collection

Shot through with flashes of humour the stories here will entertain, amuse, and make you think. Mary Smith’s debut collection of short stories is a real treat, introducing the reader to a diverse range of characters in a wide range of locations. A donkey boy in Pakistan dreams of buying luxuries for his mother; a mouth artist in rural Scotland longs to leave the circus; a visually impaired man has a problem with his socks; and a woman tries to come to terms with a frightening gift – or curse.

One of the reviews for the collection

on 8 January 2018

This is a fascinating collection of short stories, set in various places with a wealth of diverse characters, all wonderfully rounded. The author has a talent for setting the scene and giving a sense of place with few well-chosen words.

Continue reading at Smorgasbord

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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6 Responses to Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Buy a Book for Christmas – #Short Stories Mary Smith, Annika Perry and Hugh W. Roberts

  1. Mary Smith says:

    Thanks for spreading the word, Sue.

    Like

  2. Thanks so much for sharing, Sue.
    xx

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