What If - An Anthology of 13 Short Stories


Asking the simple question what if, where the answer is expressed in thirteen short stories where ONeal pushes the limits of imagination from a man who wakes up knowing the future date his life will end, to a little girls love for her cat that spends each of its nine lives to protect her from danger. Then an evil ghost of a six year old girl trying to return to the living, by replacing the soul and becoming the body of another six year old girl. With the combination of fantasy, the paranormal, ghosts, sci-fi horror, and the unexplained, ONeal's characteristic dark humor, with a savory taste for the macabre and the unknown, extends the bounds of the predictable, and brings the reader to the brink of sanity and insanity, loneliness and friendship, and into the horrors of human and inhuman existence.

Fans of Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Amazing Tales, and The Twilight Zone will thoroughly enjoy this anthology of unique stories where some will be sure to leave you breathless. What if, commemorates the mysteries of the world, and the unexplained that encompasses each of us, and articulates how fast time flies. Never forget that time is the most valuable thing we can spend, ONeal says, so spend it wisely, and don't throw it away.      


About the Author

Author Name : Kerry ONeal

     Kerry ONeal was born in Illinois in 1953, to Italian and Irish parents. His Father was an English/French teacher, who owned two dance studio's, was a concert pianist / piano teacher, and a dance choreographer. His Mother was his strength, encouraged him to always follow his dream with a glass half full, never half empty. Kerry illustrated for college textbook publishers, drew exploded views of newly developed farming equipment, and for the instruction manuals, designed logo's and artwork for city buses, also enjoys woodworking. His first published books were children's stories, “I Wish I could Fly, The lonely Caterpillar” and its sequel, “I Can Fly, The Lonely Butterfly” in 2006. They are both available for the Kindle and in paperback at Amazon. Living in Florida since 2004, he started writing short stories, two years ago, and published his 1st book of stories called “What If-An Anthology of Short Stories” over a year ago. This book is an updated 2nd edition called “What If - An Anthology of 13 Short Stories, including two new stories. Each story originates from the basic question in the title, but then the similarity ends, entering into the realms of ghosts, the paranormal, inspirational, fantasy, sci-fi horror, and the unexplained.


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