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For Rome

Breakfast was impossible. Hard bread was never the most appetising of meals, but that morning I just could not find the courage to force it down. The...

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You're Fired

I remember getting the call at home. The Lieutenant said, in his Irish brogue: “Jesus, Joseph and Mary, What’s this job coming to, Frankie, you got m...

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Fly the Friendly Skies

by Keith G. Laufenberg -1-THE DECISION Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.—Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Ch. 1...

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What Kind of Cop Wears Glasses

I got a telephone call last week from my old NYPD radio car partner. We rode together back in the early 1980’s patrolling Manhattan’s Thirteenth Pct....

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Penalty Time

Shea O’Brien was tired of listening to Kirill Sholokoff ramble about his prowess, all the girls he’s had and all the ones that still want to get with...

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Damp Earth

The gas lamp rose and fell as his arm swung back and forth. He carried a garden fork in his other hand. It was the only thing he could think to bring...

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Miracle at Midnight

Mike Feeney threw a lighted match into the rusted half-barrel of firewood he had scrounged from nearby abandoned buildings and watched as the flames...

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Happily Ever After

"Didn't I tell you I haven't been with anyone? I'm not sleeping around!" yells Mr. Whitfield to his wife. "You’re always out late and you n...

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