Melissa MacVicar –Author

NEARER STILL- A Companion Short Story

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If you loved Gram in EVER NEAR, check out my new short story titled Nearer Still. It features Winnie Ferguson as a teenager growing up in Baltimore. Here is the story description.

Expanding on the world of Melissa MacVicar’s debut novel EVER NEAR, this digital-only short story explores the background of Jade’s grandmother, Winnie Ferguson, growing up as a black teenager and a budding clairvoyant in the early 1960s.

When Stanley Irving gets arrested during a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter, he makes the front page of the Baltimore newspaper. Eighteen-year-old Winnie Ferguson’s father is furious with his daughter’s boyfriend and tries to break up the young couple. Will Winnie stand up to her father, or will the pair be ripped apart by the tension surrounding the Civil Rights movement?

You can purchase it on Kindle or any computer here.

Nearer Still

Enjoy!

 

Author: Melissa MacVicar

Melissa was born and mostly raised on Nantucket Island, and she currently lives there with her husband and two teenage children. When not being a wife and mother and teaching writing to seventh graders, she enjoys binge watching shows like Big Little Lies, House of Cards, and Outlander. Despite the rumors to the contrary, she does not actually wish she was a teenager again, nor does she see ghosts like the main character in her first novel, Ever Near. She does, however, love to hear from readers so send her a message on social media or at her email: melissa.macvicar@gmail.com Twitter: @MelissaMacVicar Facebook: Melissa MacVicar Instagram: melissa.macvicar

2 thoughts on “NEARER STILL- A Companion Short Story

  1. Ever Near was a great read~ thanks to a sixth grader, I got my hands on it. Can’t wait for the next one.

  2. Thanks Diane! EVER LOST will be out this summer. Hope you like NEARER STILL too.

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