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All Things Thriller

A Celebration of Thrillers, Noire and Black Comedy by Pamela Lowe Saldana

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The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic VII

When it came to women, there was just something about Nat Nelson. Sure, he was handsome, but not “through the roof” handsome. In fact, he was pretty soft. His face. His hands. He described himself as hedonistic. What he was, was elegant. Nice face. Nice things. Nice manners. He had lots and lots of girlfriends. […]

The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic Part VI

Weehawken was an alright town as far as towns go. But it was on the wrong side of the Hudson, so there was that. And since it was on the wrong side of the Hudson, that meant it was in New Jersey, so that was another thing. And Jancie Hansen was a very good looking […]

The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic, Part V

THIS IS A STORY BASED ON THE TRUTH. THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS, THE LOCALE AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE HISTORICAL AND FACTUAL. I HAVE TAKEN LIBERTY WITH SOME INCIDENTALS AND THE DIALOGUE, BASING THEM ON THE ERA, THE SITUATION AND THE CHARACTERS INVOLVED. Part V Drake worried as Little Augie strode toward the car. He […]

The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic Part IV

THIS IS A STORY BASED ON THE TRUTH. THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS, THE LOCALE AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE HISTORICAL AND FACTUAL. I HAVE TAKEN LIBERTY WITH SOME INCIDENTALS AND THE DIALOGUE, BASING THEM ON THE ERA, THE SITUATION AND THE CHARACTERS INVOLVED. Part IV Drake recognized him from the jump. All arms and legs […]

The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic Part III

THIS IS A STORY BASED ON THE TRUTH. THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS, THE LOCALE AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE HISTORICAL AND FACTUAL. I HAVE TAKEN LIBERTY WITH SOME INCIDENTALS AND THE DIALOGUE, BASING THEM ON THE ERA, THE SITUATION AND THE CHARACTERS INVOLVED Part III It doesn’t take long to get accustomed to a little […]

The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic, Continued

THIS IS A STORY BASED ON THE TRUTH. THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS, THE LOCALE AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE HISTORICAL AND FACTUAL. I HAVE TAKEN LIBERTY WITH SOME INCIDENTALS AND THE DIALOGUE, BASING THEM ON THE ERA, THE SITUATION AND THE CHARACTERS INVOLVED. Part II Nerts It’s not like Little Augie had it easy growing […]

The Showgirl, The Capo and The Comic

This is a story based on the truth. The names of the characters, the locale and the circumstances are historical and factual. I have taken liberty with some incidentals and the dialogue, basing them on the era, the situation and the characters involved. Part One It all started with what believers call the sweet science. […]

A Grain of Truth: a Dive into Conspiracy Theories

I am of the opinion that there is a grain of truth in many a conspiracy theory and considerably more than that in “the word on the street.” This is probably due to me overhearing my mom’s shop talk when I was a kid (she was a hair stylist) and seeing her sources confirmed, or […]

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