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Shadows 4

by Charles L Grant;

  Print book : Fiction  |  Berkley ed

Selected story summaries   (2020-02-11)


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"The Blue Chair" by Tabitha King - Beth has a haunted blue chair that fancies her. She hasn't seen Jay for ten years and they have dinner and sex. After the sex she sits in the blue chair. Jay says he's leaving and the room is quiet for some time. When she feels arms caressing her she thinks Jay was teasing her, but when she opens her eyes, she sees that she is sitting alone in the blue chair.

"The Giveaway" by Steve Rasnic Tem - Marsha's friends tell her that her brother Billy didn't really die like her parents said, but rather they had simply given Billy away because he was too small. When Marsha returns home she sees scary people taking away her mother and her dad tells her that her mom messed up too much and he had to give her away. 

"The Hour of Silhouette" by Juleen Brantingham - Leona cheats at solitaire in the nursing home just to irritate the old man sitting across from her and accusing. She begins to feel stalked by shadow clots of the old man.

"Waiting for the Knight" by Beverly Evans - Heathcliff and Monmouth are two dragons who kidnap a woman in order to lure a knight into attempting her rescue.

"Meow" by Tanith Lee - Cathy's boyfriend is chagrined to discover Cathy is adopting the mannerisms of her five cats.


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