Cold Wind

Cold Wind

Title:Cold Wind
Edition Language:English
ISBN:null
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:14 pages

“Cold Wind,” by Nicola Griffith, is a dark fantasy tale about a woman who enters a Seattle bar on a cold wintry night in the midst of the Christmas holidays, searching for something . . . or someone.This short story was acquired and edited for To...


    Cold Wind Reviews

  • karen

    AND NOW IS THE TIME OF YEAR I FLOAT OLD CHRISTMAS REVIEWS TO COUNTDOWN TO BING BONG BING BONG!!It was one of the most pernicious fallacies, common the world over: old ways are best. But old ways can o...

  • Althea Ann

    When I'm promised 'urban fantasy,' now THIS is what I want to be served!!An unnamed observer enters a women's bar on a holiday evening. Conviviality is all around her, but she is watching and waiting....

  • TL

    You can tell a lot about a culture from its metaphors: the world is fragile, breakable, spillable as an egg. People felt it. Beyond the warmth and light cast by the holiday they sensed predators roam...

  • Trish

    It was one of the most pernicious fallacies, common the world over: old ways are best. But old ways can outlast their usefulness. A wonderfully magical tale of old beings from the dawn of mankind and...

  • Annet

    Wow, a short horror-ish story, building tension and unfolding on the way, word by word.... written in a very poetic way. Weird, intriguing and atmospheric. As the story unfolds, you learn and shiver.....

  • Kaora

    It was one of the most pernicious fallacies, common the world over: old ways are best. But old ways can outlast their usefulness. Old ways can live on pointlessly in worlds that have no room for them....

  • Mairad (is roaming the Undying Lands)

    {March 1st, 2015} REVIEW3.5 stars.Very interesting concept of the cold winter's chill of sorts. Stops short suddenly to leave you almost breathless on purpose to give the sense of thrill almost. Start...

  • SUSAN   *Nevertheless,she persisted*

    A magical,beautifully written short recommended to me by my friend T.L....

  • Anya (~on a semi-hiatus~)

    I've long been fascinated by Washington state and it's ever changing, unforgiving weather. I love rain. I love the sound of it beating against the ground, the loamy, rich scent of earth after a downpo...

  • Ellen Gail

    A precise and beautiful short story - a holiday dream (or nightmare)...