The Summer of Blind Joe Death

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A creepy coming of age novelette from the writer of unflinching fiction with heart:

Wade and his best friend Red Collins have only lived eleven summers, but the one they’ll remember for the rest of their lives is when Blind Joe Death visited their holler, spinning tales of deadly haints and black dogs that steal souls in the night.

Wade lost his father in the mines, and Red wishes his were dead. When the boys invite this strange hoodoo man into their lives they learn that the real monsters walk on two feet and sit beside us in church, and there is no darkness colder than what lurks within the human heart.

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This 35 page novelette first appeared in Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT, as “Black Shuck.”

3 thoughts on “The Summer of Blind Joe Death

  1. The first time I heard of Blind Joe Death was in a very memorable (at least for me!) short story entitled “Boogie Man” by author Tappan Wright King, published in 1987. If you haven’t read it, I strongly suggest you do so.

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