Deserted Liverpool A Short Story by Mr Pseudonym Chloe Nolan was thinking about Doris Barker again. Doris was a tight-fisted doctor with brunette thighs and spiky toes. Chloe walked over to the window and reflected on her hilly surroundings. She had always loved deserted Liverpool with its quick, queenlike quarries. It was a place that encouraged her tendency to feel puzzled.