Erin K Parker’s The Secret and the Sacred is a collection of short stories that will linger long after you’ve closed the book. What happens when your new friend confesses that he has a terminal illness? When the people in the next apartment make you feel like you’re never alone? When you discover you have hidden powers to right the wrongs? When you receive a message from the dead? When you find healing and magic in the most intensive customer service job in the world? When you hit the bottom and there is no other choice but to figure out how to rebuild everything? Sometimes what keeps us going are our secrets. And sometimes it’s the sacred things that save us once we learn how to see them.
Cover artwork by Brooke Shaden