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Harvey's Agenda

I ain't sayin' he's a gold digger.

The woman sat at the bar and stared into her drink and Harvey stood behind her. He laid a hand on her back and leaned in so his mouth was in her ear. “Did you get it?”She nodded at her drink.Harvey sat down. “Beautiful.”The bartender walked over. “What ca...

How many miles to Babylon? Chapter One

This is a work in progress. I'm slow. I will appreciate any suggestions.

There were still twenty days to go till Christmas, but everybody was celebrating. After twelve years, ten months and nineteen days, prohibition was finally over. It was good news for the drunks, but hard luck for the people who ran the speaks, the people...