The Waitress, the Whiskey & the Handcuffs: Part 1 of The Ruby Chronicles

The Waitress, the Whiskey & the Handcuffs: Part 1 of The Ruby Chronicles

by Les Becker

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The Waitress, the Whiskey & the HandcuffsPart 1 of The Ruby Chronicles

Ruby Daniel is a 30-something widow trying to get by in a small backwoods Northern town in the 1950’s. Her chicken farm is failing, and she takes a weekend job as a barmaid at an illegal drinking establishment run by a crooked police officer, hoping the extra income will allow her to keep her farm and raise her kids.

When her crude and offensive employer plays an embarrassing prank on her, Ruby gets revenge with the help of her mother, whose devious tactics and unrestrained glee in the details of retaliation leave Ruby in awe, and a little fearful of the woman who raised her.

This comedic short story will leave you laughing out loud and cheering Ruby on, as she learns that standing up for herself can sometimes backfire, but revenge really does taste sweet – and an indignant mother is a surprisingly fierce force to be reckoned with…

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BN ID: 2940046407983
Publisher: Les Becker
Publication date: 11/12/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 140 KB

About the Author

Les Becker is a writer based in Sault Ste. Marie, ON CANADA. You can find her online at

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