“You’d think an artist could come up with a more creative excuse.” Emma drummed her fingers on the neck of her bottle. The tinkling sounded like a music box lullaby, but it wasn’t soothing her. How many beers had she drunk so far? Five or six, maybe seven. Apparently complete humiliation canceled out the ability to do even basic math, like simple addition. Although, it had been a very long time since she’d been so drunk. “I mean, he can draw a thousand versions of a zombie’s rotting arm, but he used the world’s lamest break up line.”
Oops! It sounds as though Emma has been well and truly dumped and has decided to drown her sorrows in style!
“Must Love Sandwiches” is the first volume of The Bartonville Series of foodie fiction. This is a “cake” sized (novella) story of approximately 30,000 words. Recipes and two “truffle” sized (flash) stories of about 1,000 words each are also included.
This story perfectly fuels my new found appetite for the short story and novellas.
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As this was an author invitation to read and review, a complimentary Kindle download of ‘Must Love Sandwiches’, was gifted to me, by its author, Janel Gradowski.
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