Friday Night Knife and Gun Club

Rated 5.00/5 based on 2 reviews
On the night shift a lot of bad shit goes down. This short story takes place in the near-future in the Land of the Free where no gun control exists and everyone packs semi-automatics to deal out justice as they see fit. Tonight Kit Carson, RN, has the worst shift ever. Read 'em and weep.
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Words: 7,590
Language: English
ISBN: 9780989365338
About Linda Collison

Linda Collison's first published novel, Star-Crossed (Knopf), was chosen by the New York Public Library to be among the Books for the Teen Age - 2007. Her latest novel, Looking for Redfeather (Fiction House, Ltd.), is about three runaway teens on the road - but it ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!

Linda is also the author of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series, based on Star-Crossed. She has worked as a freelance magazine writer, a registered nurse in critical care and emergency medicine, a skydiving instructor, a volunteer firefighter, and a mother. Her short fiction and creative nonfiction has won awards from Honolulu Magazine, Southwest Writers Magazine, Maui Writers, and the National Student Nurses Society. Linda writes because she can't sing.

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Review by: James Jenkins on Aug. 01, 2013 :
Interesting perspective, well written, flows nicely
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Review by: David H. Keith on July 21, 2013 :
Ms. Collison has written a frightening and depressing story about a future that very well could become reality, given the proliferation of the gun culture in contemporary American society. That she, herself, is a nurse adds to the chilling possibilities. The woman knows her subject all too well - I know this because I, too, work in a hospital ICU and spent almost 10 years on the streets as a Paramedic. Her descriptions of current medical equipment and procedures is spot on.

What made this book even more well-done is that she took the time to see to the minutiae of grammar, et al. That is the mark of a professional writer. My thanks to her.

Read this book. You need to, given the culture in the United States today. She calls it a satire, but it could far too easily become prophetic.

David H. Keith
www.novemberfirstpublications.weebly.com
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