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The Perfect Christmas Gift

Giving someone a new idea or perspective is a perfect gift. So is the gift of laughter or even a good cry. When you give someone a book, you give someone any and all of those thoughts and emotions. Most … Continue reading

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Everything’s Better in Black and White

Rick and Virginia were missing. As there had been no ransom demand, kidnapping had been ruled out. Murder and suicide had seemed unlikely based on their apartment in which nothing was disturbed, and from which nothing had been taken. The … Continue reading

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Walkin’ After Midnight

This was the girl of his dreams. Yes, Jason had just met her that night at the IHOP out by the highway, but her smile had encouraged him to flirt with her a bit. When she left the check, she … Continue reading

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He Ain’t Heavy, He’s An Idiot

Kyle straightened up, leaned on his hoe, and peered at the cloudless sky. “When in the hell are we gonna get any rain,” Kyle half-asked and half-exclaimed. “That’s why we don’t get any,” said his brother “Wrench” who was hoeing … Continue reading

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