Five stories of crime, criminals, and people who refuse to remain victims.
In "Missy and the Man," a little girl gets more than she bargained for when she sneaks into her neighbor's garage to see his new kittens. The baseball-loving pickpocket in "Strike Two" has a sweet gig working The Strip in Las Vegas until he lifts a wallet from a woman who's nobody's victim. When a college student's purse is stolen in "Thief" no one except the student and her new boyfriend seem to care. Two kids with too much time on their hands set fire to an empty house in "Firebug," only the game doesn't go exactly as planned. And in "For A Few Lattes More," a Starbucks barista comes face to face with a movie-hero cowboy only to discover that in real life, heroes are never around when you need them most.
"I've been a fan of Annie Reed's short stories for a long time." –Marcelle Dube, author of THE SHOELESS KID
"The appearance of a new Annie Reed story is a treat. Try one and you'll be hooked." -- Dave Hendrickson, author of CRACKING THE ICE
"A friend recommended the works of Annie Reed. I was not disappointed. In fact, if her other shorts are as good as this one, I plan to read many more." -- Carol Davis Luce, author of NIGHT GAME