Short stories in the genre Historical Speculative Fiction.
Listing 3 stories.
Photographer Jerry Butler has an affair with one of his subjects - Brianna Riley, a famous singer with a curious and rare condition. When his wife walks in on them, he has to choose between the two.
During their discussion of philosophy and the downward spiral of the world’s condition, a group of men is startled by a voice in the dark that recounts for them two stories of the human embodiment of battlefield carnage. When the voice finishes, the men struggle to pinpoint where it came from.
A free black man in the late eighteenth century knows that his enslaved companions envy his liberty — but he soon learns just how much they're willing to sacrifice for their own freedom.