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Travis Richardson

by Lise McClendon

How to wring something positive out of one huge negative—that was the challenge I set for myself this spring. America, and the world, had shut down, locked down, were sheltering in place like victims of a mass shooting. But this enemy was invisible. The coronavirus, COVID-19, had arrived.


Getting the Yes: A Mystery Short Story

IN THE September 14 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andTerrific Tales

by Travis Richardson

Jed knew where the cameras were. As soon as the old man left the convenience store he was going in. He waited in his idling truck as the senior citizen jawed with the cashier; probably this geezer’s big social event for the week. At last he lumbered out, but then stopped outside the door and began scratching off lottery tickets with a coin. It looked like he had a stack of them. “Good Lord Almighty,” Jed muttered.


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