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One Word At a Time

“Virtuous” follows the shocking measures a vindictive ex-wife is willing to go to in order to find her abusive ex-husband. Set in the quiet Florida town of Hialeah, we meet Mrs. Margaret Watkins in her secret rendezvous with her informant, Victor Romanov. Short but very vivid, “Virtuous” is an interesting take in noir fiction. “Cecile,” on the other hand, takes a more melancholy approach as a sickly woman returns home, years after having a fallout with her only relative, in the hopes to make amends. Set in a low-cost apartment complex, her aunt Cecile is the absolution that she seeks. Slow-paced and heart-wrenching, “Cecile” takes what is known about mortality and forgiveness and gives it a poignant twist. “Divorcing in the 16th Century” is a comedic look at one of history’s most controversial monarchs, Henry VIII. In desperation to produce an heir, Henry convenes with his most trusted advisor, Thomas Wolsey, and sweet Anne Boleyn to come up with a tactic that will allow him to rid of his wife, Catherine of Aragon. A parodical snippet of a popular historical fiction topic, “Divorcing in the 16thCentury” will remind you why the Tudors was one of the most notorious dynasties. Last but certainly not least, "Shan's Box" is a fantastical tale of humility. Conceited Shan wants nothing more than to enjoy her fresh-squeezed Floridian orange juice but all that comes to a grinding halt when her doorbell rings. Set in a bungalow upstate, this story will make you appreciate what you've got.

  • ISBN: 9780463941713
  • Author: Lian De La Cruz
  • Published: 2018-08-23 10:50:05
  • Words: 3939
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