Spitfire Chapter 10

Cold Shoulder ~ “What have you done, Barbara?” “Nice to see you, too,” I said.  “No Hello, no Has it been two years already?” “I won’t hear a word of that, Barbara.  I have nothing to say until you tell me.  Why are you in prison?” I swept my eyes around, seeking an escape from … More Spitfire Chapter 10

Spitfire Chapter 9

Heat Coming Down ~   “Why the fuck didn’t you lawyer up?” Dick said.  “C’mon, Barb.  Don’t ever say a thing to the police without a lawyer.  Don’t even breathe too loud without a lawyer.” I stood still, watching Dick pace across his hotel room.  “I didn’t need one,” I said. “Yes you did,” Dick … More Spitfire Chapter 9

Spitfire Chapter 8

Stop!  In the Name of Love ~ My truck had started making this unnerving rattle whenever I braked.  I sat at a red light, puzzling over the clatter coming from God knows where, trying to decide whether the noise was worth spending money for repairs.  The brakes worked just fine.  I had no “check engine” … More Spitfire Chapter 8