Out in the Blue

By Kelly Jensen

Out in the Blue
Read an Excerpt
  • Release Date
  • Type Short Stories
  • Pages 43
  • ISBN-13 978-1-63476-433-9
  • SKU 6573
  • File Formats epub, mobi, pdf, zip

Select format

At forty-five, Jared Tailler suddenly feels old. When his employer grounds him, he starts thinking in terms of measuring his coffin. Well, not quite, but he’s creakier and hairier than he was ten years ago, and his closest relationship is the one he has with his frequent-flyer card.

It’s time to get out there.

On the first day of a five-day hiking trip, he meets Finley Macrae, a younger, seemingly brighter man. As they inch together in halting steps, Jared learns he’s not the only one lost out in the blue—Fin’s good cheer hides a turbulence deeper than Jared’s midlife crisis. Maybe together they can find the trail to happiness.

A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2015 Daily Dose package "Never Too Late."


Cover Artist: Kelly Jensen

Daily Dose

Genre Contemporary