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Step on A Crack [NOOK Book]

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It’s said things come in threes, a run of good luck at cards, a run of bad luck in love. But the penny doesn’t always drop until the third time around. Come the third time, you snap your mental fingers, and tell yourself, I knew that.

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Step on A Crack

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Overview

It’s said things come in threes, a run of good luck at cards, a run of bad luck in love. But the penny doesn’t always drop until the third time around. Come the third time, you snap your mental fingers, and tell yourself, I knew that.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044906204
  • Publisher: David Edgerley Gates
  • Publication date: 6/28/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 69,271
  • File size: 190 KB

Meet the Author

David Edgerley Gates lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The author of the Placido Geist bounty hunter stories, a series of noir Westerns, he is a past Shamus and Edgar Award nominee for best short story. He recently completed BLACK TRAFFIC, a Cold War spy novel set in Berlin, and is at work on his next book, THE BONE HARVEST.


“Many of my characters seem to me to be accidental, or at least uncalculated. The old bounty hunter, for example, stepped into ‘The Undiscovered Country’ about fifteen pages in, without any warning. I had no idea he was waiting in the wings. Benny Salvador, on the other hand, was more deliberate, because he’s modeled in part on stories my friend David Salazar told me about his grandfather, who was a peace officer up in Rio Arriba county for many years.”

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Another short story. About 75 pages long.

    This 75 page short story is better then most stories. I wish the page amounts were listed instead of the memory used.

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    Posted March 9, 2013

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    Well written.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2013

    Excellent mood piece

    The author demenestrates a controlled voice, and an understanding of cultural tensions in a dynamicly changing post war labor/gang miliu. But not too highbrow!

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