Ruth Anna Evans
BOOKS AND STORIES
NO ONE CAN HELP YOU: Tales of Lost Children and Other Nightmares
Forgotten Daughter: A Novelette
A dark sci fi thriller, Forgotten Daughter tells the story of Julia, a college student whose often-distant father is suffering from dementia. A strange invitation keeps popping up on her phone, and when she goes to the address listed she discovers a disturbing project that sheds light on a long-forgotten part of their shared past. Following a trail of high-tech breadcrumbs, Julia unveils her father's secret...and it changes everything.
Don't Kill the Dog:
A Short Story
No dogs were harmed in the making of this story. No real dogs, anyway. Playing on the cardinal rule that you can kill anyone in fiction—except the dog—this short horror story starts with a vet tech getting a taste of the day-to-day realities of a busy practice. But things get weird fast, and she finds herself dealing with a lot more than she bargained for. If you like some gore and a little black humor, you’ll enjoy this quick read.
Missing: A Short Horror Story
A 6,500 word short horror story, Missing doesn't pull any punches. It will have you rooting for its young protagonist as he experiences every child's--and parent's--worst nightmare.
Sight of Blood: A Short Horror Story
Officer Marcus Shepherd has never been proud of his parenting skills, not since his wife died and left him a single dad. But when he starts having visions of people dying in brutal ways, he becomes even more distracted. That is, until the person he sees dying is his own daughter. Dark and powerfully emotional, this novelette-length story explores parenting, grief, and the quest to make up for our wrongs.