A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing: Stories by Tim Weed

By Tim Weed

A excessive mountain lake within the Colorado Rockies is the purpose of departure for those tales of darkish adventure, in which vividly drawn landscapes offer an immersive surroundings for narratives approximately fishing courses, beginner sportsmen, teenage misfits, scientists, mountaineers, and expatriates embark on disquieting trips of self-discovery in far-flung areas: the detrimental tidal waters of Nantucket, the granite quarries and ski slopes of latest Hampshire, Venezuela's Orinoco basin, the traditional squares and alleyways of Rome and Granada, the summit of an Andean volcano, and the tension-filled streets of japanese Cuba. 

"Tim Weed's A box consultant to homicide & Fly Fishing is a fiction choice of the 1st order. I discovered myself parceling out the tales to cause them to last. These are tales that may reside decades either at the web page and on your heart." --Joseph Monninger, writer of The international as we all know It

"Each tale is a jewel, cracking open what issues such a lot: love, kinfolk, and our significant appealing planet." --Ann Hood, writer of The booklet That concerns Most

"In his first brief tale assortment, novelist Tim Weed exhibits his stunningly notable range--transporting readers from the heights of the Andes and the depths of the Amazon to the backstreets of Rome and Granada. a lot of Weed's tales have a touch of the mysterious, even the supernatural, yet they're all grounded in sharply-rendered fabric worlds so clean one feels one could step at once into the literary pictures he has created and walk round for a while. A top-notch debut, to not be missed." Jacob Appel, writer of Einstein's seashore House
Classic in think and clean in strategy, the tales in A box consultant TO homicide AND FLY FISHING converse to the inextricability of external and inside adventure; to the robust magnetism of solitude as opposed to friendship, brotherhood, and love; and to the pressing desire for a extra direct engagement with the planet that sustains us.
A box advisor TO homicide AND FLY FISHING has been shortlisted for the hot Rivers Press Many Voices undertaking, the fall condo Press Fiction Prize, and the Lewis-Clark Press Discovery Award. "The Afternoon customer" gained the 2013 Writer's Digest renowned Fiction Awards, and "Tower 8" used to be the Grand Prize winner for Outrider Press's The Mountain anthology. different tales were nominated for the Pushcart and better of the web anthologies and shortlisted for the Tucson pageant of Books Literary Awards, the Lightship foreign Literature Prize, the Glimmer teach brief tale Award for brand new Writers, the Rick DeMarinis brief Fiction Award, the Alligator Juniper Award for brief Fiction, and the Richard Yates brief tale Awards.

"A box consultant to homicide & Fly Fishing is greater than a suite of experience tales. it's a major and relocating choice of principles, snapshots, and visions that depart an enduring impact . . . Never predictable, this assortment is a needs to for tourists, experience seekers, and a person who cares to check the intensity of [Weed's] various and fallacious characters." Ron Samul, We Are the Curriculum

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