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The Summer Job ~ Not a Christmas Story

The Summer Job – Not a Christmas Story by Kerry J Donovan © Dec 2015   Pure Whimsy   The summer sun flared through the window, highlighting the dust hanging in the stifling air. The fifty-something woman behind the desk smiled without mirth and waved him into the applicant’s chair. “Take a seat please, Mr St Nicholas.” Graham St Nicholas obliged. Never let anyone say he wasn’t an obliging fellow. The woman, Gladys Emmanuel according to the rectangular nameplate atop her workstation, paused for a moment before dropping a hand into an open drawer. She retrieved a thick sheaf of [...]

By |2018-09-23T11:21:59+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Short Stories|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

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  • There has been a proliferation of novels spawned by Jack Reacher, many of which are long on killings per page and short on writing skills. Ryan Kaine: On the Defensive does not meet either of the above criteria. It is a superb story crafted by a terrific writer. Peter
  • Donovan’s skill as a writer is apparent in the way he allows his story to unfold piece by piece, almost like a jigsaw puzzle. There are quite a few red herrings which build the excitement and the big reveal at the end left me reeling as I never saw it coming. E L Lindley

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