Can I entertain people with my writing? Will people (other than my family) take a chance on a character they've never met before, never heard of? Might not even like? I'm about to find out. I have finally finished a short story I was working on for a long time, and it has been published by Musa Publishing (musapublishing.com) and is also available where all ebooks are sold (amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com) It is titled "House and Garden" but it will not give you a feeling of sweet comfort as you read it. In fact, I hope you'll be terrified. As it turns out, although I see myself as a humorist, I love horror stories and this story, which started out as a humor piece, ended up far differently. It’s an unsettling tale of what happens when a city girl buys a country cottage and sets out to tame the garden, and slowly but surely finds out that nature has other plans for her.
Books by Deb Victoroff
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