Something Blue and Other Colorful Deaths




“As a writer, L.L. Soares knows how to grip us and scare us, but he also knows how to move us. These stories never let go of their sense of compassion. Soares is damned good! I wish I’d started reading him a lot sooner, but I intend to read everything he writes from now on.” —Ray Garton, author of Live Girls and Sex and Violence in Hollywood

Something Blue and Other Colorful Deaths is a career-spanning short story collection by L.L. Soares, winner of the Bram Stoker Award for his first novel Life Rage in 2012.

From “Little Black Dress,” his first professional sale in 2001, to two new stories presented for the first time in this collection, Something Blue offers the reader a selection of some of Soares’s best short stories.

“When I started Something Blue and Other Colorful Deaths, those first tales jabbed me like an emotional icepick to the heart. As I read further, the author lowered his aim. Those stories were like repeated stabs to the gut. These diverse tales could only be pulled off by a master horror author, and L.L. Soares leaves the reader with no doubt he is in that category. Heartbreaking, gut-wrenching, and terrifying.” —Tony Tremblay, author of The Moore House and Do Not Weep for Me

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Product Details:

Author: L. L. Soares

Publication Date: March 31, 2023


Paperback: $18.95 plus $3.00 shipping, handling and sales tax. Total price: $21.95

Electronic: $6.95

Print Length: 240 pages

Publisher: Trepidatio Publishing, an imprint of JournalStone