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‘Silent Partner’ by Stan Schatt

The shadowy figure turned from his intended victim and advanced with a knife in his hand and a smirk on his face. Francis “Frankie” Ryan’s phone roused her from the same dream that had haunted her for weeks.

Lieutenant Marks made a half-hearted attempt to sound apologetic.

“I hope I didn’t wake you, Francis. You’ve probably gotten used to sleeping in. It’s been a month, right?”

“Yeah. I’m fine. What do you have for me?”

“It’s a double homicide at a motel on Adams. Should be right up your alley. Sounds like some guy caught a man with his girl and cut off his Johnson.”

Frankie deliberately kept her voice flat because she knew Marks was reminding her in his not so subtle way why she had been on suspension. The LA Sentinel story had labeled her the “Feminist Vigilante.”

“Give me the address. I’ll call John before heading out.”

Once again, my extract for this post poses so many questions, so I shall leave them all for you to ask and ponder upon in your comments.

‘Happy Reading’ everyone 🙂


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