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A Walk in the Garden

By Karen Guffey

Copyright 2011 Karen Guffey

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"Haven't you had enough, Marie?"

"No," she replied, too busy looking around to spare her companion a glance.

"Your father will kill you if you get home past midnight. And me if he finds out where I've taken you."

"Don't worry, Tom--it's barely 11:00. We'll leave in half an hour."

Marie was entranced by the music and lights and laughter of the speakeasy. For months she'd been nagging her cousin Tom to bring her here. She wasn't quite daring enough to come alone or with a girlfriend; she knew that unescorted women were considered fair game for anything a man might have in mind. But she'd been dying to be in the middle of the excitement she was always reading about.

"Another drink?" a waiter asked them.

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