The Last Cowboy in the East

      Kate Dempsey / Mystery & Detective
The Last Cowboy in the East

When Detective Sergeant Harriet is working the night shift in a backwater town in Ireland, she doesn't expect to arrest a fully blown cowboy, bruised and belligerent. She digs into his story and faces up to some home truths of her own.A Why-Done-It.1,989 Words. Includes chapter 1 of The Story of Plan BDetective Sergeant Harriet is working the night shift in a backwater town in Ireland. In the interview room, she is surprised to see a fully blown cowboy, bruised and belligerent.“It was three hours past sundown,” he says. He describes, “some no good wastrel whooping it up with a lady.” Then he clams up like a clenched fist. He will say no more in front of “a lady.” I almost look around for one but he means me. She digs the truth out of him, and in getting him to acknowledge his influences, finds some truths out about her own.Please note: This is a COMPLETE short story, 1,989 words. I think one of the reviewers has the wrong end of the stick. At the end of the short story is the first chapter of my full length novel. You can skip it if you like!
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    Adonis in Adidas

      Kate Dempsey / Romance & Love
Adonis in Adidas

A holiday short story set on the idyllic Greek Island of Paros. Come swim in the wine dark sea, sip retsina in the shade and enjoy Moira's attempts to subvert the course of Greek justice in defence of the beautiful but narcissistic boyfriend, Sean.Includes Chapter 1 of The Story of Plan B.Moira has followed the beautiful Sean to the idyllic Greek island of Paros for the summer. They swim in the wine dark sea and eat Greek delicacies but there's trouble in paradise; Sean is even more in love with himself than Moira is. It takes an arrest, a few drinks and a limping policeman for Moira to take control.
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