Our wounds were self-inflicted. We created without foresight. We erased ourselves and made pretensions reality. Now Snow falls.
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Praise for Snow Falling:
“[H]ighly recommended.”—Midwest Book Review (Reviewed by Jack Mason for MBR Bookwatch, May, 2013)
Content Warning: This story contains a scene of drug abuse and violence unsuitable for some audiences.