Short Story Review: Faster by Calvin Demmer

Brock Johnson made a deal to return home from the war—alive. It’s a contract that follows him throughout his days, a contract he can’t escape. Or can he? One night on the road, he must decide whether to keep running or surrender. . . Either choice has its price.

A short story.

My Review

I chose to read this short story after receiving a free e-copy from the author. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.

What a creepy short story! I’ve read The Town that Feared Dusk and The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer so I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. The thing is that you never know quite what you’re going to get when you start reading one of his stories.

This story starts with Brock picking up a girl on the side of the road and offering to give her a ride to work. She’s happy to get a ride…until she isn’t. I kind of felt sorry for Brock, but he did get himself into this mess. Will he ever choose to stop running?

I liked this story, but I tend to like horror. If you’re looking for something short to read and you enjoy horror, you can’t miss with this one!

About the Author

Calvin Demmer is the author of The Sea Was a Fair Master and Dark Celebrations. When not writing, he is intrigued by that which goes bump in the night and the sciences of our universe.

Twitter: CalvinDemmer