An enchanted bookstore in a town full of magic.
A story of childhood and best friends revisited.
A town forced to face the music.
A modern myth from a land before time.
A charming collision of numbers and magic.
Unwelcome change in a land of dragons.
In this second fantasy short story collection from Kari Kilgore, she visits lands familiar and strange, mythological and fantastic.
From Allsentia to Appalachia to Atlanta, from modern mythology to dragons to joys of distant childhood.
Join this talented storyteller on a journey through magical bookstores and haunted towns, lands lost in time and friendships forged across new dimensions.
Includes Odds and Endings, Dawn Visitor, The Earworms, The Spider Who Ate the Elephant (Virginia Writers Club Golden Nib Contest 2019 – Second Place in Fiction), Little Five, and The Last Dragonkeeper.
Odds and Endings
Visit an enchanted bookstore in a town full of magic.
Chris Ramsey grew up visiting the Odds and Endings Bookstore in Lightning Gap, Virginia.
Wandering the shelves. Finding endless adventures in the pages.
Wishing he helped create the magic.
Years later, Chris gets his chance.
What would you do for the opportunity of a lifetime?
A beloved dog brings a special gift, especially to a young girl’s life.
One that lasts and endures no matter how many years pass.
Toby welcomes Ellie home as only a first best friend can.
A touching story of childhood and best friends revisited.
What if your whole town had to face the music?
Estonoa, Virginia. A lovely little town tucked deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Hiking and ATV trails. Kayaking along the scenic Clinch River.
A thriving community focused on the future.
Erin Evans loves her hometown, except for one thing.
Will Erin find the answer before the music drives her and everyone else crazy?
The Spider Who Ate the Elephant
A Modern Myth. An eerie natural phenomenon.
In the distant past, in a distant land…
Grandmother Spider faces a sad problem far too big and difficult for her to solve.
The end of her family and all the creatures in her land.
Find out how her triumph echoes from then to now, and into forever.
A tale of compassion, survival, and love.
Barry Evans: An oddball in the oddest land of all.
A gray-suited accountant navigating colorful hair, crazy clothing, and questionable businesses.
After three months in Little Five, nothing surprises Barry anymore.
Until the day he meets a true stranger in town.
What happens when numbers meet magic?
The Last Dragonkeeper
Wyja, Senior Dragonkeeper of the Upper Abramshire Academy, tends to young dragons and keepers alike.
Each group challenging, and exhausting, in their own way.
Unwelcome change sets in when dragon birthrates drop to dangerous levels.
No one knows why.
Can Wyja solve the problem before it’s too late?