“She was in a fix alright and the only thing that would cure it was miles. Distance. Putting a lot of highway between her and her troubles.”Meet Melinda… a badass, .22-carrying college student battling a destructive meth addiction whilst on the run from her junkie boyfriend, campus drug dealer Sam Tuley.
Melinda is no shining heroine, but she has little time to dwell on the sins of her past when miles of future lie ahead of her.In Further South by Eryk Pruitt, find out just why Melinda has hit the highway in a stolen ride with nothing but a gun and limited options.
Twists and turns lace this bullet-sharp short that deals you characters and a world you’ll be clawing for more of.Pruitt dispenses a fresh insight into student drug culture in Further South, both the selling and the snorting, unveiling how it’s a cruel paradox of blissful escape and cloying prison.Further South is also available in paperback within The Severest Inks Shorts.