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By Gary Solomon

ISBN-10: 1618130412

ISBN-13: 9781618130419

Dr. Solomon's first novel, A Ballad for Allison Porter, is a mental mystery during which he comprises habit, abuse, loss of life, abandonment, love, betrayal, and revenge, all resulting in a ugly murder.


Allison has now not stated a note to someone because the day of her arrest. whilst information reporter, Kevin Pratt, is assigned to interview the taciturn Allison Porter, astonishingly, she opens as much as him. Kevin leaves the interview decided to discover the lifetime of the true Allison Porter. achieving Allison's vacant domestic, Kevin unearths his solution to a gloomy closet in Allison's early life bed room. discovering an outdated shoe field jam-packed with miscellaneous keepsakes, Kevin alternatives throughout the items of memorabilia. As he touches every one merchandise within the field he flashes again to Allison's prior. earlier than the day is thru, Allison Porter might be useless and Kevin Pratt will vow to maintain her reminiscence in, A Ballad for...

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Leaving the restaurant’s bathroom, a gross, graffiti-filled experience I could have easily lived without, I started toward my destination. The road out of town was a mirror of the town’s incoming road. And with the exception of two haggard- looking women, each carrying a load of laundry on their hip, the rest of the town was all but asleep. Two or three hundred yards outside of Hope more signs appeared, reminding passers-by not to stop and talk to strangers. Warnings were posted telling would-be travelers that they were entering air-security patrol space.

When I looked toward the towers, I caught a glimpse of one of the guards setting her rifle back into its rack. She had been prepared to shoot those who were outside the walls just as clearly as she would have if the commotion had taken place in the confines of prison. So engaged in what was taking place around me, I was stunned when I heard a voice behind me. I confronted the steel doors again to find an armed guard staring me in the face. ” bellowed a rather masculine looking woman. I must have pushed the button in the process of viewing the fracas.

Well this is an event,” she laughed. “But I don’t now how much culture you’re going to find. You’ll get used to it. A few more greasy fries and it will be second nature to you. Look at them,” pointing to those who were sitting in the booths, most of whom were laughing, talking about last week’s party or the up-coming game. “You’ll be one of the gang soon. ” “I doubt it. This is a one-time deal for me. ” “Sounds exciting,” she said sarcastically. ” “Just the check. ” Leaving the restaurant’s bathroom, a gross, graffiti-filled experience I could have easily lived without, I started toward my destination.

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