Shelfari edited the description of Tryptych: A Trio of Tales Sunday, March 18, 2012.
"Saint Gemma" - What happens when a frantic woman waddles into the hospital Emergency Room trailing blood, refuses all treatment, delivers a cryptic message and simply vanishes into thin air when approached? You'll need faith to grasp this 1500 word locked-door mystery. Previously unpublished. "The Night Walker" - The 4000 word story of how Nedham (Need-um) Whitfield sold a ghost to save his marriage. Hilariously mystifying, this short story shines brighter than the full moon that illuminates these two characters as they make their way toward a dramatic conclusion. Previously unpublished. "Up The Gump Stump" - Originally published in The Piker Press, this folk tale is riddled with colorful dialogue, a familiar setting to any fan of Webb's other stories - and one of the snarkiest, most cantankerous chickens you'll ever meet. The longest story in this collection at nearly 7,000 words - this will be hard not to share with your children! What Readers Are Saying: "What a fun read. The chatter was so clever." "Fantastic story! I loved the banter between the animals a lot. The ending made me scream. I didn't see that coming...He caught the language of the southern characters well and told it in an old fashioned type way that made me want to share it with my kids!" "A good read! This author has great imagination and provides great imagery in the story. Good dialog between characters. A twist ending that tickled me. I didn't see it coming! Would like more from Mr. Webb!" 35 pages.