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The Cursed Arm of Driftwood Beach - Hallowind Cove #2 - cover

The Cursed Arm of Driftwood Beach - Hallowind Cove #2

Cora Buhlert

Publisher: Pegasus Pulp Publishing

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Summary

A disembodied arm terrifies a seaside town… 
Strange things keep happening in the permanently fog-shrouded seaside town of Hallowind Cove, earning it the nickname "Harbour of the Weird". 
When a beachcomber finds a giant wooden arm on the beach, the people of Hallowind Cove are excited about a new addition to the town museum's collection. 
But the wooden arm has a mind of its own – and the tendency to go walkabout by night… 
This is a short story of 2400 words or approximately 10 pages in the Hallowind Cove series, but may be read as a standalone.

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