Hurricane Shoes and
Kristie Smeltzer's debut short story collection contains 13 unique and engaging tales. In "Hurricane Shoes," an unexpected pregnancy inspires Katrina to make big changes in her life and reconnect with her mother. In "Bridges," young Linda realizes her playmate Kristin is spinning out of control after a family loss. And in "Da's Violets," Cheryl learns her elderly father is having a romance after the divorce from her cheating mother, though Cheryl fears it may be with his African violet plant.
These very different stories lure readers in with strong characters in situations that drive them to evaluate and reevaluate intimate relationships.