Mary Heath's A Good deal: selected short stories from The Massachusetts PDF

By Mary Heath

ISBN-10: 0870236393

ISBN-13: 9780870236396

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Woman after woman came to Billy in the dark, and they were all guilty of killing by passion, in the heat of the moment's passion. He could think of only three who had planned the murders they were involved in, and they were sent up with male accomplices. It seemed that unless a woman became angry, and damned angry at that, she was unlikely to take a life. In contrast Billy could think of dozens of male killers, nearly everyone in Black Raoul's exercise yard, who had planned their crimes or who had not been particularly excited when they had carried them out.

The logical thing to do after all, it seemed, was to advertise locally. His white prison sedan climbed the long low rise to gate one, a breach in miles of towering galvanized chain-link fence topped with razor-like concertina wire. After checking in with the guard, a drowsy old man nursing a Winchester pump shotgun, he drove up the asphalt a mile to his office in a squat rectangular brick building. He went in, sat down and called Marvin Trouple to tell him what he had done. " "It's a strange business to begin with," he retorted.

That's right. Class. I guess. Give me a call when you get someone. " Billy hung up and loosened his tie; although it was a chilly day, he felt hot, and he walked over to the radiator by the window, turning the valve to shut off the steam. He threw up the window and looked over the grassy grounds of the office compound to a stand of gray Page 20 hardwoods, huge pin oaks about two hundred yards distant. One oak, inside the wire fence, twice as large as the rest, stood out from the ranks, its empty branches soaring into a milky sky.

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