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The Forest Bed: Free ebook

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Short Stories | Fish-eye Perspective

It is finally here! My very own short stories collection: The Forest Bed and other short stories. After long delays for ‘technical’ reasons, my book is finally available worldwide as an ebook. What’s even better?

The ebook is free.

The Forest Bed ebook is available to readers worldwide for free on Amazon Kindle

Offer valid from June 22, 2021, 12:00 AM PDT till June 26, 2021, 11:59 PM PDT.

  1. Open your Kindle app.
  2. Type The Forest Bed in your Search bar.
  3. Select the book.
  4. Download and read.
  5. Provide an honest review.

Or depending on where you live, you can find it on Amazon. Just click the relevant link below:

Just type in the comment box if you can’t find it. I’ll provide the link.

Book in Print: If you are more of a love-the-smell-of-books person like me, you can order the printed book from Amazon or…

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I am an Instructional Designer, avid reader, small-town woman and working mother with a fish-eye perspective. I have just published my first book, The Forest Bed and other short stories. If you like my stories on this blog, feel free to Like, Comment, Reblog and Share. You can reach me at or through my Facebook page

12 thoughts on “The Forest Bed: Free ebook

  1. Just finished it and what a fine book. Both you and Manprett take a bow. A five star work.
    Wrote this review in Amazon:
    What a delightful collaboration of prose/poetry and art/poetry in such a small volume. You can enjoy it on the surface and enjoy it in it’s depths. Snap shots that make you smile, gasp, and think.
    I have followed Shaily Agrawal’s blog posting and always marveled at how she could write interesting fact post concerning being a wife and a mother of a little daughter; and in the next post write fiction that causes you to ask, ‘did I just read what I thought I did? ’and then you go back and read it again. It is this skewed fiction that is the prose in this book. The best way to describe it is in the title of her blog, Fish In The Trees.
    I was not familiar with the art of Manprett Kaur and like the originality of Shaily’s stories, Manprett’s artwork, which introduces each story, is unique in that it tells of the upcoming story in a complex and beautiful painting. Not the illustrations of a Nathaniel Wyeth or Dr. Suess, but a full canvas of realist impressionism, often with the humor of Dali. I just signed up to follow her blog.
    I know the title states it is a work of short stories. That is stretching the point. Each story is a vignette, a complex tale told in the least amount of words possible, most with a twist at the end. The stories run a gamut of emotions, some comic, some bittersweet, joyous, dark, some very dark. Most are told in the first person with the narrator a person, either alive or dead, or maybe a rodent or a fish, or even an object.
    Look at the artwork. Read the story. Bet you go back and study the artwork and reread the story. While the underlying foundation is the culture of India, the art and the prose are universal.
    The tales/paintings in the book are like potato chips, you can’t get by with just one.

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