You can count the number of mermaid stories I’ve read on my fingers…on one of my hands, so I thought it was time to do something about that. Take a deep breath because behind door number ten the ocean is lurking, ready to drag you down. Today you’ll find The Last Supper – A Christmas Tale of Horror by Ana C. Nunes.
A teenage boy and his family are going to stay with the boy’s uncle over Christmas. They’re served the most delicious fish but the boy sense something is off; his uncle is acting weird. When he goes to snoop around he finds things he never believed existed.
I liked the plot, I just wish the author had invested in an editor. I now know why my editor crosses out all my ‘even’ and some of the odd second language speaker things I’ve got going. Proofreading is a good thing too. Despite having Christmas in the title there wasn’t much of it. I really did like the plot, though.
The Last Supper is free on Smashwords.
Christmas is a time when families are brought together, people who haven’t seen each other in a long time and who, on this day, sit together at a table, share stories, dreams, joys and a traditional dinner. But on this Christmas, one particular supper is anything but traditional. And what gets served is something very few ever get to taste.
A bored and unhappy teen in search of a late-night adventure, in a small farm near the river, will find far more than presents under the tree.
One simple meal can hold many secrets …