A grieving PI meets a sick woman he feels compelled to help. A veteran returns from war unsure of his place in the world. A mysterious pack of dogs show up to protect a woman recovering from an abusive relationship. A woman struggles with isolation and a misbehaving sewing machine during a pandemic. Caroline Smith’s stories weave myth and realism into a modern Southern Gothic world, reimagined. They are filled with the tragedy and struggle of what make us human, always with unexpected twists and turns. Gripping and darkly funny, these are stories of men and women who know what it means to suffer and remind us of our shared humanity through that experience. Exploring mythos and morality through a contemporary lens, these characters take us on a suspenseful journey wondering just what will happen next with the turn of each page.