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Chapter One, from my new novel, Dirty Little Angels (now available on Amazon.com)

Chapter One



The baby was a white fist of flesh. Mama had placed the ultrasound photo atop her dresser in a sterling silver frame. That night, when the pain bent her over in the kitchen, I imagined that same white fist punching her insides black-and-blue. When Daddy called from the hospital to tell us she’d lost the baby, my brother Cyrus said I shouldn’t worry. He said the baby didn’t feel any pain, that at nine weeks it wasn’t anything but a ball of meat squirming in Mama’s stomach.… Continue

Added by Chris Tusa on March 12, 2009 at 4:05pm — No Comments

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