A Piece of Flesh

January 1, 2019 Short Stories, Writing
Faerie Tales edited by Martin H Greenberg and Russel Davis

Appeared in Faerie Tales edited by Martin H Greenberg and Russel Davis

My creepy take on the brewery of eggshells tale. The title is from a Martin Luther quote regarding changelings, and how they are but a piece of flesh as they have no soul.

“Nowhere in the twelve original stories in this anthology is there room for cute. There is an edge to all of them…[A Piece of Flesh] is a chilling piece as it is a first person narration and the question arises as to [the main charcter’s] reliability as a witness and the reality she relates.”

—SF Crowsnest

“The very best of the collection, though, was the powerful and chilling story, “A Piece of Flesh” by Adam Stemple, about a family with a baby who does not appear to be their own.”

—Purple Pens

 

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