What comes after we're done with this life? For elderly cartoonist Belle Creedy, a news story about the scattering of Jerry Garcia's ashes near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco the day before leaves her with a keen sense of her own mortality. Belle's lived a full life, what some would call the life of a crazy, old hippy vagabond, but does that mean she's ready to let it all go?"The appearance of a new Annie Reed story is a treat. Try one and you'll be hooked." -- Dave Hendrickson, author of CRACKING THE ICE, forthcoming from WestSide Press" A friend recommended the works of Annie Reed. I was not disappointed. In fact, if her other shorts are as good as this one, I plan to read many more." -- Carol Davis Luce, author of NIGHT GAME (reviewing Annie Reed's short story CHANGELING)Annie Reed is a prolific writer whose fiction has been published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine as well as in numerous anthologies from Daw and Pocket Books. --Provided by publisher.