Double or Nothing

Norm Wheeler’s luck at the racetrack runs out, leaving him deep in debt to a ruthless bookie. When he tries to hire a rival thug to kill the man, the negotiation takes a dangerous turn, doubling Norm’s trouble.

Desperate, with time running out, caught between two dangerous criminals, Norm must find the courage to settle his own debts once and for all.

A short crime story from Dale Hartley Emery.

Available ebook formats: epub

Published by Driscoll Brook Press
Words: 8,640
Language: English
ISBN: 9781632610133
About Dale Hartley Emery

DALE HARTLEY EMERY writes fiction in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, and mystery. His short stories include Carrion Road, Yantriel’s Privy, and The Last Whiskey Bacon Cheddar Burger at Saint Florian’s Abbey.

Dale has worked as a failed shoemaker, reluctant dairy farmer, and ruthless ice cream man. For several years he monitored the nuclear test ban treaty, making sure those pesky commies didn’t blow up the planet. (They didn’t.)

When he isn’t writing, Dale advises software teams and leaders about how to play nice together. Colleagues in Dale’s industry once created a special award for him for being reasonable.

Dale lives in California with his wife.

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