Day 12

“So,” she says at last, just when I feel like a specimen beetle in a box, “Are you one of those hard-boiled detectives?”

“Um, uh, no, Miss Gunner,” I stammer, “I suppose I’m more a soft-boiled one, a few minutes short of hard.”

She blinks at me for a moment; now she’s unsure. She’s unsure about being unsure.

Big Swamp – Kelly Dean Jolley (Coming 2022)
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This giveaway has ended. The winner of the Pride & Prejudice Peacock socks is Marlene Hentschel. Congratulations, Marlene.