Ghost River – Chapter 1 Preview

The following chapter is from Ghost River by Chad Ryan available October 31st, 2020. Note: The following chapter contains mature subject matter, graphic violence, sexual situations, and disturbing imagery for mature audiences (18+) only. 1978 1. Chipped dishes in the sink. Red, frothy mold floated on top of half-scrubbed pans. Fat maggots squirmed around the forgotten edges of the basin. Cigarette butts formed clumpy islands in cups of muddy water. Horseflies tapped on the windowsill. A baby mewled from the nursery at the back of the old stone-stacked house nestled at the base of Orphan Rock. “Coming, Little Snake!” Esther...

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