Thank you so much to the author for sending me a gorgeous finished copy of her anthology of short stories/novellas!
- Title: Out of the Nowhere
- Series: Moments in Time Anthology, #2
- Author: K.B. Elijah
- Publisher & Release: Self – May, 2020
- Length: 335 pages
- Rate & Recommend: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Yes for anyone 14+
An excerpt from the synopsis:
Out of the Nowhere: An android, a vampire, a time-traveller and Death himself walk into a bar. It may sound like a joke, yet this meeting is anything but…
Each of these novellas tells a great story with a beginning, a punch, a twist, and an ending, and most had a good laugh in there somewhere too. It is notable that anthology #1 does not need to be read prior to this one!
Death is featured as a normal guy running an office building. He is addicted to sweets and his wife is a vet. I just loved his two stories so much, especially the recap at the end where the book draws it’s title from – Out of the Nowhere.
Some other fun stories include a pirate fighting off the curse of an indignant ghost, which had me laughing quite a bit at the end. These shorter stories really connected over a short period of time which doesn’t always occur. Another features a man trying to go back in time to save his brother, who learns a few things about fate and public nudity.
How about a god hog-tied to a horse, accidently sacrificed to another god? I can not believe how many hilarious, serious, unique things she came up with in such a short number of pages.
I ordered anthology #1 immediately upon finishing and can’t wait to read more from the author!!
Do you like anthologies? Have you read any good short stories or novellas recently?