Arrest Me (before I write again) [NOOK Book]

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Each story in Arrest Me (before I write again) blends longing and rage, heartbreak and disdain. These characters move toward crises step by step, unable to avoid traps set largely by themselves A routine domestic betrayal, a cop unpinioned after being shot on duty, these four short stories are about people stretched to their limits, living counterfeit lives, often exploding into violence.
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Arrest Me (before I write again)

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Overview

Each story in Arrest Me (before I write again) blends longing and rage, heartbreak and disdain. These characters move toward crises step by step, unable to avoid traps set largely by themselves A routine domestic betrayal, a cop unpinioned after being shot on duty, these four short stories are about people stretched to their limits, living counterfeit lives, often exploding into violence.
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Editorial Reviews

Mike Dennis
I loved the cover of this book. It told me to be ready for something unusual. And unusual is what I got.

The stories in this book are wildly disparate in their themes, but they all share one common trait: a deceptive writing style that sneaks up on you and catches you with your guard down. Jessica Argyle is really telling two stories at once in each of these well-crafted tales. On the one hand, she writes of well-intentioned individuals who act as though everything is just fine, paradin
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013012974
  • Publisher: Jessica Argyle
  • Publication date: 9/3/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 50
  • Sales rank: 1,111,188
  • File size: 284 KB

Meet the Author

I moved to Key West from Montreal, Quebec and helped found the Casa Marina Writers Group, an intense and dedicated band of writers who do their best not to lie to each other. I am interested in genre bending, combining plot with language, and am particularly fond of injecting a criminal element to the work, hence the title of this collection.
I hold a Master’s in Literature – specialty Creative Writing from Concordia University in Montreal, write articles for the local (Key West) newspaper, have published short stories in literary magazines and created and edited an early ezine entitled “It's a Bunny” in the late 90′s.
http://jessi.ca
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