These are trying times, nearly unprecedented, but only nearly. In 1878, a Yellow Fever epidemic broke out in Memphis, Tn. It killed over 5,000 people. It must have seemed the end of days.
Today on THE SURGICAL FICTION PODCAST, I present the first chapter of Voices of the Dead, by John Babb.
In Voices of the Dead, by John Babb, the story of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1878 is told in vivid detail and stunning prose. Babb is a retired Rear Admiral in the US Public Health Service, and is that rare combination of scientist writer who really knows words and how to tell a story. His creative nonfiction account of that surreal time reads more like a novel, and is more than worthy of your eyeballs and mind as you look for something to pass the time during your own self quarantine or social distancing.
Voices of the Dead, by John Babb, is available in eBook today. https://amzn.to/2UOr73D
Visit Edison McDaniels online at surgicalfiction.com, where you can join his newsletter and get additional incentives, such as extra chapters and stories not available to the general public. And remember, many of Edison’s stories, including his novels, are available on Kindle Unlimited. You can read them for almost nothing!
Have a comment about what you’ve heard or read from Edison? Text Edison at 218-248-2237.
Reviews are always welcome. Good or bad, Edison loves reviews of the podcast, as well as his stories. Reviews are the coin of the realm in a writer’s world. Please consider spending 2 minutes and writing a review today. In fact, you can review this podcast right now, by going to wherever you subscribed to it and clicking the REVIEW button. Thanks in advance.
Or subscribe with your favorite app by using the address below
Looking for a great horror novel?
THE CADAVER OF GIDEON CATHCART by Edison McDaniels. A peculiar misery stalks Minneapolis General Hospital. And misery loves company.
Available on Kindle Unlimited right now. https://amzn.to/2UuRKeO