Sugar Baby and Other Stories by River Jordan

The art of the short story at its finest. Southern to the core and resounding !

Sugar Baby Endorsements:

“This is storytelling of the highest order, plucking up the reader and transporting us to a world of mystery, spirituality, violence, love, and everything in between.  

Sugar Baby is like River Jordan herself: thrilling, tender, tough, and shot through with light.”

Silas House, author, Southernmost

“River Jordan writes with the lyricism and grace of a gospel hymn, and the tales that weave through Sugar Baby ring like the chorus of a choir, rising and falling and then rising again, like all good sinners do.” 

                        Michael Farris Smith, author of Nick and Blackwood

“River Jordan writes to the bone, over and over. Take this book to bed, and expect to stay up late.”

         Clyde Edgerton, author, The Night Train, Killer Diller

“Southern Gothic indeed. SPLENDID, Beautiful, haunting, and ultimately a family story that operates on tribal loyalty, devotion, acceptance – it’s ALL there. Unique, suspenseful with an air of mystery.

                                          Claire Fullerton, author, Little Tea

“River Jordan is a holy truth-teller who can make even the bad things in life seem as sweet as sugar. The stories in

Sugar Baby and Other Stories are as real as life itself, but the language River uses to coat the pain is something from another world. Writer, storyteller, heart healer.

River Jordan is simply the best.” 

                                      Wiley Cash, author, The Last Ballad 

“River Jordan is the torchbearer for Southern Gothic literature. Her sublime writing conjures up vivid characters of the rural South, their hardscrabble landscape and the determination to persevere. Sugar Baby is a beautiful collection of short stories that will linger in the imagination long after the last page has been turned.”
Michael Morris, author, Man in the Blue Moon

This collection of short stories is not to be missed!

River Jordan is a holy truth-teller who can make even the bad things in life seem as sweet as sugar. The stories in Sugar Baby and Other Stories are as real as life itself, but the language River uses to coat the pain is something from another world. Writer, storyteller, heart healer. River Jordan is simply the best.” Wiley Cash, author, The Last Ballad

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Sugar Baby Description:

A union soldier who deserted, a scared girl in an abandoned, antebellum home, a gravedigger looking for a wife, seven sisters who will kill to protect each other, a stake-out at a rundown hotel, a Spanish priest trying to save his people from the Spanish flu, a young girl sneaking off with an encyclopedia salesman, an old woman aiming to use her last bullet. a woman framed for murder on All Saints Day, a one-eyed outcast who lives down by the river.

The characters in Short Baby and Other Stories are infused by desire, touched by love, and seeking retribution and redemption at every turn. Sugar Baby is storytelling of the highest order, plucking up the reader and transporting them to a world of mystery, spirituality, violence, love, and everything in between.”

Author River Jordan:

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https://www.riverjordanink.com/

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Available on Amazon!

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