A big congratulations to Tracie for the recommendation — it really is a great story. If you’d like to congratulate her, please comment below.
NOTE: Nominations don’t come out until January, the story is “recommended”, not “nominated”. Still, the notice from HWA is welcome.
Tony hasn’t been a taxi driver for going on 14 years without developing a sixth sense about his fares. This one, he decides, is trouble with a capital T. Without a word, she slides into the front passenger seat bum first and swings two stiletto-clad feet inside after her. Her glossy leather skirt rucks up her thighs as it squeaks across the cheap vinyl upholstery. Her blouse is perilously low-cut. Between her breasts nestles a silver scimitar-shaped pendant. A tiny black tattoo adorns one slender ankle… [continue reading this story]