Excerpt | Dangerous Mistakes by Susan Hunter
“All of us are dying.”
“Well, yes, I guess I can’t argue with that, Betty,” I said to the slight, white-haired woman seated behind my desk in the newsroom. I had come barreling in to pick up a new notebook, late for my next assignment.
“Oops, sorry, if I could just get into that center desk drawer there.” I gently rolled her away from the desk, edged my drawer out a couple of inches, and stuck my arm into the depths until I felt cardboard. I tweezered out the spiral-bound notebook between two fingers.
“All of us. Dying. It’s not right.”
I slipped the notebook into my purse and moved to scoot Betty back into position, …
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