La Femme en Rouge


For some, Mardi Gras is a celebration. For others, it’s a dangerous game.

Masks is a collection of 11 short stories by authors from various writing backgrounds. Each story takes a unique look at the celebration of Mardi Gras, from the bright and beautiful party culture to the dark and dangerous mysteries behind the fun. The collection includes stories in the historical fiction, romance, supernatural, and horror genres, all focused on the celebration of life, death, and all that happens in between.

La Femme en Rouge

Josie is a trans woman struggling to embrace herself despite an abusive home life. When she encounters a strange woman in red one night, she finds herself drawn into a mystery and a discovery she never expected.

“For the first time all week, I finally looked like myself, but I felt like an impostor. I always felt like an impostor on Friday nights.”

Published 3/31/2020 in the Masks anthology from Filles Vertes Publishing.