Things Get Weird in Whistlestop
2020 FAPA President’s Book Awards Winner – General Fiction (Silver)
My hometown had a ghost, as every small town should.
If you can imagine William Faulkner penning an episode of The Twilight Zone, you’ll have an inkling of what Julie Carpenter has created in Whistlestop – a town that reflects modern America in a funhouse mirror of disorienting familiarity. From subtly crafted ghost stories to allegorical magical realism, the folks of Whistlestop will welcome you in for tea and cookies and a hefty dose of small-town weirdness that is society today.