Friday, January 8, 2010

Long Live the King

It was the first place he'd passed in a hundred miles. Arizona dust had long ago pummeled all the paint from the joint. The sign outside read "Shooters."

If there weren't already two or three cars out front -- two dilapidated pick-ups and an ancient Cadillac -- George probably would have passed the place by as abandoned.

But the prospect of a quick beer and a sandwich made him pull off the highway. That, and what the sign out front called "Air Cond t on ng." The freon in his car was long ago used up.

He parked beside the pickups and went inside . . .

I'm pleased to report that "Long Live the King" is now exclusively available in my collection 21C and Other Sordid Tales:

Available now wherever fine e-books are sold, or click the link in the "My Books" section on the right to find the collection at Amazon. As always, thanks for reading!

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