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By Charles Willeford

From the grasp of Miami noir comes this story of 4 commonplace men dwelling in a singles condo development who event firsthand that there's multiple kind of warmth in Miami.

Larry Dolman is a slightly literal minded ex-cop who now works inner most protection. Eddie Miller is an airline pilot who's learning to get his actual property license. Don Luchessi is a silver salesman who's separated from his spouse yet too Catholic to break up. Hank Norton is a drug corporation rep who will get 4 instances as many dames as any of the opposite men. they're all normal men who wish to drink, play playing cards, meet broads, and shoot a bit pool. but if a pleasant guess is going horribly awry, they locate themselves with useless our bodies on their palms and a homicidal husband within the wings--and performing extra LIKE hardened criminals than upstanding voters.

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The Shark-Infested Custard

From the grasp of Miami noir comes this story of 4 common men dwelling in a singles condo development who event firsthand that there's multiple form of warmth in Miami.

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Sooly whooped as the air rushed out of her lungs, rolled over, gathered the small boy in her arms and playfully massaged his scalp with her knuckles through a shock of cotton-white hair. "Let's go swimming, Sooly," her cousin, Bill, gasped through his laughter. "Twim, Tooly," said young Anne, coming up to join in the roughhouse. "In you go," Sooly said, tossing Bill into the creek. He went out of sight, came up blowing and kicking energetically. Sooly lowered Anne by the arms to let her stand on the lower lip of the dock, which was under water on the mid-tide.

Sooly whooped as the air rushed out of her lungs, rolled over, gathered the small boy in her arms and playfully massaged his scalp with her knuckles through a shock of cotton-white hair. "Let's go swimming, Sooly," her cousin, Bill, gasped through his laughter. "Twim, Tooly," said young Anne, coming up to join in the roughhouse. "In you go," Sooly said, tossing Bill into the creek. He went out of sight, came up blowing and kicking energetically. Sooly lowered Anne by the arms to let her stand on the lower lip of the dock, which was under water on the mid-tide.

The growing incidence of something so simple as a smile was reward for her work. The job was not an easy one. It was a stunning challenge, in fact. A lot of time and energy had been expended on the outward blink in a transferral of certain materials from the cargo wells to their designated places, but as paint was applied to dull walls and bulkheads in pleasing brightness, as soft hangings muted the harsh contours of the quarters, she could see the improvement. She would have to justify the expense of tossing perfectly good but unattractive hard metal furniture out the jettison hatch to be replaced by soft-hued, rich woods from the decorator colony on Ankan II, but she was not concerned.

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