The Ghoul Goes West by Dale Bailey
Failed father, failed husband, and failed scholar, Charles hopes to put his life back together with a biography of The Ghoul Goes West is a fantasy novelette about two brothers, both obsessed with movies—one a not very successful screenwriter, the other an academic. When one dies from a drug overdose, his brother travels to Hollywood to investigate, and make amends for not being as supportive as he could have been.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Suicide, off-page