Category Archives: Short Stories

“And I’d put money on the woman being Mrs. Baxter.”

“A WOMAN,” KATE SAID. “The powder burns weren’t just on the shirt, they were under the flap of the pocket. Would Sturgus let a man get that close? And it was a .22, small, easy to use. And I’d put … Continue reading

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“Like what?”

At the same time the Grosdidier brothers were settling on a command structure at home, they were willing, nay, eager to assert their independence abroad. There were a few years when Park rats had only to see the Grosdidier brothers … Continue reading

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The bootlegger’s friend.

“Windsor Canadian. The bootlegger’s friend. Retail price in Anchorage, seven-fifty a bottle. Retail price in a dry village, a hundred bucks easy.” “Yeah.” The bottle dropped to the table, next to the gun. –”Nooses Give,” a Kate Shugak short story … Continue reading

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