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"...fabulous little story... unique and deeply disturbing.” ~ Suzy Wilson
When life is unbearable, where can one go to escape? For Alice, constrained by circumstances and unwanted obligations, books transport her to imagined worlds beyond her own, nourishing her spirit -- and her body. But what will Alice do when there are no more pages to devour and reality reclaims full dominion?
From the author of the critically acclaimed short story Annabelle
"...an eerie modern day Cinderella story that will astonish you. As usual, Nancy Christie creates a tortured and torturing world and fills it with an ecstasy of suffering. Hers is a remarkable new voice that, like its song, is unforgettable."
- Morrow Wilson, author "M.I.M." and "David Sunshine"
"...what Christie has accomplished in such few pages, some cannot do in a hundred, which is ... a testament to her beautiful voice as a storyteller.”
"I am full of admiration for Nancy Christie's writing. In a few short pages, she created characters that I can picture, and a story which drew me in."
~ Angela Thomas
Click to listen to author Nancy Christie read the intriguing opening of Alice in Wonderland(an MP3 file).
About Nancy Christie
Nancy Christie is the author of a short story collection, TRAVELING LEFT OF CENTER AND OTHER STORIES (a runner-up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Competition) and two short fiction e-books, ANNABELLE and ALICE IN WONDERLAND — (all published by Pixel Hall Press) — and the inspirational book, THE GIFTS OF CHANGE (Atria/Beyond Words).
Her fiction has been accepted by magazines such as Toasted Cheese Literary Journal, Streetlight Magazine, Down in the Dirt, Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, St. Anthony Messenger, Talking River, Wild Violet, EWR: Short Stories, Hypertext, Wanderings, The Chaffin Journal, Fiction 365, Full of Crow, Red Fez and Xtreme. One of her stories was shortlisted for Pulp Literature’s 2016 The Raven Short Story Contest.
Christie is also the founder of “Celebrate Short Fiction” Day, an annual celebration of short stories and those who write them, and hosts of the monthly Monday Night Writers group in Canfield, Ohio. Connect with her through her website at www.NancyChristie.com, via Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest or Twitter: @NChristie_OH, or at her writing blogs: Focus on Fiction, The Writer’s Place and One on One.