Hot Wind, Boiling Rain: Scary Stories for Strong Hearts

Hot Wind Boiling Rain Scary Stories for Strong Hearts Hot Wind Boiling Rain Scary Stories for Strong Hearts is a collection of original creepy tales contemporary folktale variants with source notes and creative writing ideas

  • Title: Hot Wind, Boiling Rain: Scary Stories for Strong Hearts
  • Author: Lynette Ford
  • ISBN: 9781624910579
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hot Wind Boiling Rain Scary Stories for Strong Hearts is a collection of original creepy tales, contemporary folktale variants with source notes and creative writing ideas.

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    • Bryttany Holovach says:

      Many of the stories in her book were inspired from her childhood. Ford expresses her individuality by creating unexpected and original stories. She writes her own true spooky experiences and ones she can remember from her family and loved ones.Though some of the stories are original, others are inspired from known fairytales. Ford twists known tales such as Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs finding a silver lining in each tale. Many are twisted in way to have a deeper meaning. In [...]

    • Mari says:

      Whether you sit by the campfire, hide under covers with your flashlight, or read aloud every story here will send a delightful shiver up your spine. As a lover of folk tales I am always intrigued when an author offers an original interpretation on Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Those classic tales are always bloody and often the stereotype hero wins. For Lyn Ford, once upon a time may lead to a happy ending, but she asks, “Whose happy ending do we really long for?” In Lyn’s stories Cinderella is a [...]

    • Ted Parkhurst says:

      I was amazed at the strength of these scary stories, and very pleased with the contextual essays by the storyteller-author from Ohio. Some of the stories read like folktales--which they basically are-- but some are strikingly original or hauntingly historical. Highly recommended.

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