By Veronica Smith
A well-worn path can take you to many different types of places…
Veronica Smith presents Transparent Walkways, a collection of short stories and flash fiction in which joy, contentment, and delight can lead to dread and horror if you aren’t careful. And, sometimes, even if you are. Traverse these walkways into the realm of dreams and living nightmares, where even that which is easily seen may not be what it seems.
Everyone believes their children are perfect little angels, even when they know it’s not always true. But what if yours was truly evil?
Space may be the final frontier, but when a rescue ship finds an abandoned Circus Ship, it’s anything but fun.
Five friends take a sneaky trip into the park to party. Torrential rains and flooding take their fun. But something released in the storm could take their lives.
Janice knew it was silly to worry about a simple medical procedure; she’d be in and out in a jiffy. Wouldn’t she?
It starts out like any other Sunday but turns into a living nightmare when a woman alone faces home invaders.
Transparent Walkways collects 31 tales of terror. Here, the walkways in your dreams truly are transparent. Here, nightmares come true.
Okay, so I cannot ethically “review” this magnificent collection because I edited it. But I can share my thoughts with you.
Transparent Walkways is a remarkably creative and eclectic collection of stories by the very talented Veronica Smith. The horror subgenres herein include sci-fi horror, zombie stories, psychological horror, creature horror, even a bit of supernatural horror. There is truly something for everyone within these pages. Veronica Smith’s creative diversity is amazing to experience. All of the stories are well written, if I do say so myself, and the tone of each fits the respective subgenre. The flash fiction pieces are appropriately shocking and the longer short stories are delighfully engrossing.
And I just love Veronica’s characters!
Transparent Walkways is an excellent addition to any horror library and a great way to introduce yourself to the wonderful work of this incredible up-and-coming author in the world of horror fiction.
If I do say so myself.
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About the Author: Veronica Smith
Veronica Smith once fancied herself the next Carolyn Keene when she was but a pre-teen. When she reached adulthood, she wanted to be the next Stephen King or Anne Rice. Now that she’s older and wiser, she realizes it’s better to want to be herself and morphed into The Mistress of Horror. Besides writing, she developed an obsession for all things horror, and even started many petitions to make Halloween a year-long holiday. Despite the support of several Senators and a retired US President, the bill was vetoed in the House. To her chagrin, Halloween still remains a one-day holiday only. But she decided to improvise, putting out her Halloween decorations in the yard at Christmastime as well. So far no one has had her arrested for it. She and her husband live in Katy, Texas with their son and several pets, including a small horse-sized mastiff.