Ruins of the Mind

BHC Press
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In Ruins of the Mind, Jason Statlander examines friendship, love, family, tragedy, and American culture throughout this collection of contemporary short fiction. His poignant words touch on—and make us question—what it means to be human, the ups and downs that connect and affect us all, and how family is the rock that will get us through. 


Highlighted stories include:


Feathers in the Wind: Jake boards an airplane for a fateful flight while traveling home to make his daughter’s birthday.


The Ter’roc: Fourteen-year-old Heidi seeks adventure and makes the discovery of a lifetime when she follows her curiosity through a storm drain.


Surviving the Messengers: Ashley and her father Chris are dealing with the loss of her mother and need to find the strength to battle a fantastical foe.


In the Shadows of a Moment: Five-year-old Frankie sets off for a birthday party on a rainy day with his father Howard, and the ensuing day leads to a shocking discovery.


Downward Spiral: In this moving commentary on the American economy, Dominic loses his job and his family, sending his life into a tailspin.


Springtime Roses: Rose goes to a routine doctor’s appointment and receives shocking news that changes her and her family’s life.


Other stories in this collection: The LanternThe Glass PyramidChance—“Don’t Lose Your Head,” The SheadrochThe Talasum, and The Journals.

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About the author

Originally from Ohio, Jason resides in northern Massachusetts. He has had a love for writing since he wrote his first story in sixth grade. Since then, he has written more than two hundred short stories, and he has published numerous articles and columns in newspapers, magazines, and The Huffington Post. He is also the author of the suspense novel The Steel Van Man and the upcoming science fiction novel Ter'roc Evolution. He enjoys connecting and philosophizing with his readers through book signings and speaking engagements.  

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BHC Press
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Published on
Sep 26, 2019
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Pages
236
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ISBN
9781643970196
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English
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Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / General
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
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