From young Leonard and his pal’s attempts to free the genie (from Leonard’s dad’s ashes urn), to Hans Zoff and Bea Aware’s unexpected meeting and adventure in the Laundromat, to the marital strife of the Amours and who is going to get who first… Tales for Sale II is a collection of twenty-one eclectic and accessible short stories for those who have little time to read.
From squabbling married astronauts piloting a new ark to a new Earth, to Al’s decision to join and later rat out ‘the Family’. From a serial killer who must decide if he should kill his own son to ensure his own safety, to Luke N. Goode—hitman—trapped by his own portrait. From young Clark Barr’s unexpected delivery of his new superhero suit, to the vampirous fate that befalls Mildred because she gets on the wrong bus…All the tales within this book place their protagonists at the crossroads of choices.
In Tales for Sale II, Matthew O’Malley delivers a compelling collection that runs the gamut of emotions from uplifting and sad to scary and whimsical. Get ready for the unusual!