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Person of Interest

Caucasian. Pale skin. Blue eyes. Brown brush-like hair. Stubbled jaw. Lean figure. Horn-rimmed glasses. Often a hoodie, jeans and worn sneakers. Occasional black wristband and/or bracelet consisting of brown beads, invariably on right wrist. ********** “This it?” Lieutenant Sanders let … Continue reading

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Looking A Gift Horse In The Mouth

I’m a worryer. I worry. The best thing in the world, an item I’ve longed for my entire life, an object with unparalleled value, could appear in front of me…and my immediate reaction would be to ask, “What’s the catch?” … Continue reading

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Inexplicably Irate

“Joe was the last person on Earth I expected to do that…” She was bawling, tears flowing down her pretty face like a waterfall. Detective Graham McCaffrey remained impassive. He had witnessed a lot of crying over his three decades … Continue reading

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As a cucumber

I hate my name. It comes from watching too many Bogart movies as a little kid, and reading too many Chandler books as a young adult. When I was barely into double figures, I took to dressing up in a … Continue reading

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Tell Saint Peter at the golden gate, that you just hate to make him wait, but you gotta have another cigarette…

– 1947’s Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) by Tex Williams Since I finished LA Noire¬†about a week or so ago and have very little else to blog about, I figured I’d try my hand at something I’ve never done before … Continue reading

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