Southern Gothic, Short Stories
Publisher: Pen-L Publishing
Church suppers and bingo nights.
Dreams of Mexico.
The shadowy world of thoroughbred horse racing.
If the Creek Don’t Rise is a collection of hard-used characters, tangled relationships, family angst, and fortitude.
Eighteen tales and six postcard vignettes, highlighted with original artwork, make this collection a skillful and moving exploration of the commonplace, the hidden, and the unforgettable.
About the Author
Nancy Hartney, a daughter of the South, writes about gritty characters and family angst from her native piney woods and sweat-filled hardscrabble farms. Additionally, she writes non-fiction for regional magazines and free-verse poetry.