The Warehouse Tour


Fiction - Short Story/Novela
50 Pages
Reviewed on 03/26/2018
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Author Biography

K.A. Cummins is a casual pursuer of adventure with a fear of heights. Her exploits in the multiverse include tandem skydiving, climbing the Mayan Ruins of Lamanai in Belize, hiking through the Belizean Rainforest, exploring Rio Secreto in Mexico, rafting the upper and lower Ocoee River in Tennessee, and cold-weather camping in the Superior National Forest. In her most recent endeavor, she reeled in a couple of sharks off the coast of Southern California.

When it comes to writing, she enjoys delving into the mysteries of the universe and the quantum realm to illuminate human experiences in imaginary settings filled with adventure. Her stories connect possibilities, people, and the peculiar.

Cummins lives in Alabama with her husband and their youngest son, whom she homeschools. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers Association and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Jamie Michele for Readers' Favorite

The Warehouse Tour by K.A. Cummins is a short story that follows Jill as she attempts to find out what happened to her brother Josh after he mysteriously disappears. Jill, Josh, and a small group of friends are waiting in line for a popular haunted "Warehouse Tour", with tickets being collected by the elusive, medallion wearing, redheaded high school hottie named Amber, who is prophetically described as always smelling like warm, toasted honey. At the last moment, Jill decides not to go inside the warehouse and agrees to wait for the rest of the group to come out. When they never do, Jill discovers that many others are also missing. Her mother and the police are unable to help, and it falls to Jill to find out what happened. She's left with no choice but to enter the warehouse alone.

This story is unique and I enjoyed it. This is a really fun read, and both Jill and Amber were surprisingly well drawn characters given the usual limitations of a short story. It's enticing enough to make a reader want to keep flipping the pages, aided (rather than hindered) by the book's length in knowing that it wouldn't be long before we found out what happened. It does, at times, feel slightly rushed and could definitely use some polishing by a good editor, but the author offers readers balanced, even handed storytelling, creativity, and a unique plot. At no point in reading The Warehouse Tour by K.A. Cummins did I suspect how this would end, and would recommend this short escapade to anyone who likes horror and sci-fi...with a side of honey.

Shannon

I havnt read the book yet but it sounds wonderful and I know K.A Cummings personally and shes a great friend and talented author .. This is a must read