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Kate Makes it Permanent — Chapter 4

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Chapter 4 As I’ve said many times: I don’t like to run. But being shot at makes me need to run, and that’s what I found myself doing shortly after leaving the Colonel’s house. Running, away from shots fired, and heading toward anywhere but there. I didn’t get a good look at the rude individual who decided my insides needed… Read more »

Kate’s First Case

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Despite the cold relationship with Bob Donnelly I decided to stay in town. It was the roaring twenties, and things were going well even in tis podunk town in the southwest of Mississippi. I put down a deposit on an apartment in town, over a deli owned by a crazy veteran of the war. He was probably the only Jewish… Read more »

Kate Goes Home

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How can it be a home coming if you’ve never been there before? But that’s what I’d like to call it. It was 1923, and I was heading into a small town in Southern Mississippi called Escagoula Point. If what my mother told me on her deathbed was true, the only time I’d been there was the night I was… Read more »