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Another Small Gift: A Short Story

“entirely unexpected…”
Vivian HernandezGoodreads

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Publication Date

May 12, 2020

Print Length

20 Pages


978-1-733691-91-8 (eBook)

About Another Small Gift

Emma Brooks loves the Christmas cards she receives every year from her Mom, her younger sister Charlotte, and of course, her very much alive, as far as she knows, Uncle Mike. But when Emma stumbles onto one of her family's biggest secrets, her holidays will be changed forever.


“This story tackles family values, secrecy, and relationships in an entirely unexpected way.”
Vivian HernandezGoodreads

“ANOTHER SMALL GIFT is a story that stays with you after reading it.”
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About the Author

Alan Lastufka is a Hoffer Award-winning author and the owner of Shortwave, an independent small press. He writes horror, supernatural, and magical realism stories.

His debut novel, Face the Night, received a starred Kirkus review, was a finalist for Best New Horror Novel at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and won the 2022 Hoffer Award for Best Commercial Fiction. It was also listed as one of the 100 Best Indie Books of the Year by Kirkus.

When he’s not writing, Alan enjoys walking through Oregon’s beautiful woods with his partner, Kris.

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