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Chapter Twenty-Three

“No, that’s not going to happen right now. I love you. Goodbye,” Lia Chang mumbled into her phone. She shook her head. “No, Monroe. Not at Planetary Pictures. Goodbye. I love you…Because. I told you. Goodbye.” She hung up. Monroe was Lia Chang’s boyfriend. At least that’s how she viewed their relationship. She didn’t envision...

Chapter Twenty-Two

The investigator’s report, neatly collated and stapled, and hand-signed by Ed Keen, with his detective’s license number typed below and embossed with a notary’s seal, looked official and convincing. If you read it carefully, which Sheila Harvey had done twice, in one sitting, you wouldn’t be inclined to argue with its findings. There were copies...

Chapter Twenty

Doug Bishop loved to ride his bicycle around Hollywood, on Sunset Boulevard, and Melrose, and Thai Town and Little Armenia. He considered the activity a kind of window shopping, although he seldom had any inclination to buy the clothes and used tires and garden supplies he saw on his perambulations. Doug was window shopping for...

Chapter Five

When Leonard Wizenberg awoke from his dreamless slumber, 34 hours after the scopolamine cocktail he had unwittingly ingested first splashed through his bloodstream, he thought it was the morning after his ill-advised mercy fuck, and he immediately began concocting ways to get that ugly bitch (he couldn’t remember Patricia’s name) with her crooked wig out...

Chapter Two

Times were tough. The thing with the watches, the “Rolex Tribute Series,” hadn’t gone as well as they had hoped. Good cash flow but far too many phone calls from lawyer types droning on about “intellectual property.” Because of the greyhound thing, Lenny wasn’t allowed in Alabama anymore. (How laxatives ended up in the puppy...