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Found You Could Dance and Still Look Tough Anyway*

Most of us have soft spots, even if we’re cynical about a lot of things. A tough soldier may be sentimental about dogs. A hardened cop may be an art lover. 860 palabras más

Agatha Christie

Book Beginnings & The Friday 56: This Poison Will Remain by Fred Vargas

Every Friday Book Beginnings on Friday is hosted by Gillion at Rose City Reader where you can share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. 369 palabras más

Fiction

I Misjudged You*

I’ll bet most of us have had the experience of being wrong about someone. You know, the grumpy loner next door who, it turns out, runs errands for elderly people who can’t drive. 1.033 palabras más

Agatha Christie

They Tell of All the Old Tales*

There are some stories (legends, if you prefer) that are deeply woven into a community (and perhaps even more widespread than that). Even people who aren’t at all superstitious listen to the tales and perhaps avoid a certain house, or don’t go to certain other places. 961 palabras más

Agatha Christie

Patterns of Behavior Sometimes Seem Unfair*

People often have patterns to the way they act. For instance, if you see some graffiti on a wall, your first guess is that the culprit is that kid down the street who’s gotten caught spray painting before. 887 palabras más

Agatha Christie