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A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing, a short fiction collection, is available to order from your favorite local bookstore or in paperback, audiobook, and ebook at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or IndieBound.
“From the mountain lakes of the Colorado Rockies to cobbled streets of Spain, this fascinating collection of short stories never disappoints. A Field Guide to Murder and Fly Fishing is a collection you’ll be happy to get lost in.” — Ploughshares
“I found myself consuming [these] thirteen tightly wound tales with addictive delight.” — Fiction Writers Review
“These stories bristle with energy and immediacy. The writing is spare and meticulous and packs a hefty emotional punch. I am not exaggerating when I say this collection kept me up at nights. I just couldn’t stop reading.” — Addison Independent
“Tim Weed proves himself a skilled creator of a sense of place . . . each story deposits one definitively into a geography, of mind and map.” — The Boston Globe
“Provocative and memorable, this collection strikes all the right chords.” — Main Street Rag
“From the title page to the last page, this is a book of gems.” — Big Sky Journal
Tim’s novel, Will Poole’s Island, set in 17th century Connecticut and Nantucket, was selected for the Bank Street College of Education’s list of Best Books of the Year. The novel was reissued in new editions of the paperback, audiobook, and Kindle by Green Writers Press in September, 2020.
“Immersive . . . This riveting portrayal of early Colonial New England shines a speculative but compelling light on the time and place.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Weed writes colorfully and with feeling . . . Will Poole’s Island does several things and does them well. It is a sweet coming-of-age story, a riveting adventure tale, an insightful analysis of a difficult time in American history and an eloquent plea for understanding among all peoples.” — The Recorder (Greenfield, Mass)
“It’s been so long since I felt like a little girl in love with books again. Treasure Island, Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Yearling, lazing around on a spot of sunshine totally engrossed in this other, historical world, that’s how I feel about Will Poole’s Island.” — Suzanne Kingsbury, author of The Summer Fletcher Greel Loved Me
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