Double or Nothing
by Dale Hartley Emery
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.