Scar Tissue: Seven Stories About Love and Wounds by Marcus Sakey

Scar Tissue by Marcus SakeyFrom the bestselling author of The Blade Itself and Good People comes an anthology of short stories, Scar Tissue: Seven Stories About Love and Wounds.

  • “The Desert Here and the Desert Far Away”
  • “The Days When You Were Anything Else”
  • “No One”
  • “Gravity and Need”
  • “As Breathing”
  • “Cobalt”
  • “The Time Before the Last”

Featuring both award-winners and previously unpublished works, these tales of men and women pushed to–and beyond–the ragged edge demonstrate why National Public Radio declared Marcus Sakey writes “crime drama for the 21st century.”

Scar Tissue is available exclusively as an ebook. Kindle users can download the entire anthology on Amazon, and everyone else can get it at Smashwords.


Marcus has been kind enough to give everyone a sneak peek at the anthology by offering one of the short stories from it FREE. To get the free short story just use this link, add the story to your cart, and put in the following code at checkout: YB98Q


Marcus Sakey is the author of The Blade Itself (a thriller Publishers Weekly called “brilliant…a must read”), Good People, and The Amateurs. To research his books he’s shadowed homicide detectives, toured the morgue, gone shooting with Special Forces soldiers, ridden with gang cops, and learned to pick a deadbolt. Born in Flint, Michigan, he now lives in Chicago with his wife. To learn more about Marcus, visit his website.


  • Naomi Johnson

    August 12, 2010 - 2:29 PM

    These stories are well worth the price of admission.

  • Alan Harmon

    August 12, 2010 - 10:18 AM

    I never heard of this author but it sounds good. Thanks for the info on the free story! Very cool. I will download this to check him out.