Playing With Matches
Copyright 2011 Julie Hyzy
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The problem with being a private dick was that I didn’t have one.
In fact, but when I first announced my career aspirations, my foster mother, Mae, fixed me with a squint. “Shee-it, Riley,” she’d said, “that’s no way for a respectable woman to earn a living.”