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While on a rural retreat to cure his anxiety, Framton Nuttel hopes to ease some of his worries by visiting with one of his sister’s friends in the area. As he waits for her to return home, he is left in the hands of her mischievous fifteen-year-old daughter—whose ability to spin terrifying tales will prove to be the last thing that his health needs. A wry takedown of British decorum.
Loretta and Blue got married too young, and had to give up their dreams. But when Blue starts becoming violent, Loretta decides to stop being a victim and to put an end to the matter once and for all. A compelling story about a family tragedy, published in The Best American Mystery Stories anthology.