Spring 2024 - Eyeshine

Jean was a very serious woman.                                                                      

    “If I joined a book club, I’d end up killing someone.”

    It was one of the first things she said to me the night I met her at Elspeth’s party. I’m not entirely sure how we got on the topic. Possibly because we were standing next to the bookshelf, or because Oprah was in the news that week. Whatever the reason, I knew exactly what she meant …


Preston Lang is a small, honest Ontario-based writer. His short work has appeared in n + 1, Thuglit, and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine. He has written several novels and screenplays.

IMAGE CREDIT: Artwork by Xiaorou Fan

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