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Caroline entered the stage door of the Night Owl and could hear a woman’s stern voice counting out. She clung to the shadows and scurried to a vantage point where she wouldn’t be noticed to watch. At first she watched the choreographer as she corrected the dancers in their routine. Then her gaze panned over … Continue reading The New Girls
Caroline stood by the railing of the boardwalk and watched as Frank greeted members of the city council next to a sweet shop and a vacant lot. The remains of the burned out building had been torn down and hauled away. The lot was now prepared for new construction and the beginning of Frank and … Continue reading The Groundbreaking
“Where are you?” The words drifted over Micky and the realization that he was being addressed slowly settled on his brain. He pulled the cigarette from between his lips and watched the exhaled smoke be carried away by the wind gushing in from the ocean. He moved his gaze down and saw Delphia staring up … Continue reading By the Ocean
“So Chicago, huh?” he murmured. “Yes,” she breathed. “I’m never going back.” Her voice cracked as sudden, uncontrollable tears rose in her eyes. “…ever again!” Caroline started to sob. Frank had to relieve her hand of the coffee cup before she spilled. “I want to be at peace with Margot and she keeps…” Caroline paused … Continue reading Caroline returns from Chicago, pt. 2
Caroline stepped off the train into the pouring rain. She rushed to shelter under the depot’s roof and anxiously studied the faces of the crowd around her. She was searching for a familiar smile, for Frank, but the people crossing the platform hunkered down against the rain. Their faces in shadow. Except for one, a … Continue reading Caroline returns from Chicago, pt. 1
“Nobody move!” Cylus shouted. He pulled a shotgun out of his long coat and waved it in the faces of the bystanders. There were a few screams before bodies dropped to the floor on Cylus’s orders. Margot blocked the exit and disarmed the lone guard, just as she had been instructed. Caroline already had her … Continue reading Chicago and Caroline