Sixteen-year-old Einar goes to Myrtledale and into a whirlwind of tournaments, assassins, and Barbara Bloodbath’s plan for a new ice cream parlor. The tournaments and bake-off contest may end in civil war before any winners are declared.
Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and red lipstick. She is the author of the short story collection Beautiful Sorrows, the novella Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love and her debut novel Nameless. He