Waiting Out Winter by Kelli Owen

Waiting Out Winter is a blast to read. This is a novella that is filled to the brim with awesome characters, brilliant set-ups, and brutally gross descriptions in all the right places. This is the definition of a great piece of short fiction.

Nick and the boys return from the summer’s last hunting trip to find the streets empty, the beachfront and park abandoned, and the windows of their own homes boarded shut. The hunters have become the hunted, in an apocalyptic plague that pits man against beast – very tiny beasts. And Nick is determined to keep his strength, courage, and family alive during what could very well be the last winter of their lives. Continue reading