A excessive mountain lake within the Colorado Rockies is the purpose of departure for those tales of darkish adventure,
in which vividly drawn landscapes supply an immersive surroundings for narratives approximately fishing courses, beginner sportsmen, teenage misfits, scientists, mountaineers, and expatriates embark on disquieting trips of self-discovery in far-flung areas: the detrimental tidal waters of Nantucket, the granite quarries and ski slopes of recent Hampshire, Venezuela's Orinoco basin, the traditional squares and alleyways of Rome and Granada, the summit of an Andean volcano, and the tension-filled streets of japanese Cuba.
"Tim Weed's A box advisor to homicide & Fly Fishing is a fiction choice of the 1st order. I discovered myself parceling out the tales to lead them to last. These are tales that may dwell many years either at the web page and on your heart." --Joseph Monninger, writer of The international as we all know It
"Each tale is a jewel, cracking open what issues so much: love, kin, and our great appealing planet." --Ann Hood, writer of The booklet That issues Most
"In his first brief tale assortment, novelist Tim Weed indicates his stunningly extraordinary range--transporting readers from the heights of the Andes and the depths of the Amazon to the backstreets of Rome and Granada. a lot of Weed's tales have a touch of the mysterious, even the supernatural, yet they're all grounded in sharply-rendered fabric worlds so clean one feels one may step at once into the literary pictures he has created and walk round for a while. A top-notch debut, to not be missed." Jacob Appel, writer of Einstein's seashore House
Classic in suppose and clean in procedure, the tales in A box consultant TO homicide AND FLY FISHING converse to the inextricability of external and inside event; to the strong magnetism of solitude as opposed to friendship, brotherhood, and love; and to the pressing want for a extra direct engagement with the planet that sustains us.
A box consultant TO homicide AND FLY FISHING has been shortlisted for the hot Rivers Press Many Voices venture, the fall condominium Press Fiction Prize, and the Lewis-Clark Press Discovery Award. "The Afternoon purchaser" gained the 2013 Writer's Digest renowned Fiction Awards, and "Tower 8" used to be the Grand Prize winner for Outrider Press's The Mountain anthology. different tales were nominated for the Pushcart and better of the web anthologies and shortlisted for the Tucson pageant of Books Literary Awards, the Lightship foreign Literature Prize, the Glimmer teach brief tale Award for brand new Writers, the Rick DeMarinis brief Fiction Award, the Alligator Juniper Award for brief Fiction, and the Richard Yates brief tale Awards.
"A box advisor to homicide & Fly Fishing is greater than a suite of event tales. it's a major and relocating selection of principles, snapshots, and visions that go away a long-lasting influence . . . Never predictable, this assortment is a needs to for tourists, experience seekers, and a person who cares to ascertain the intensity of [Weed's] different and improper characters." Ron Samul, We Are the Curriculum