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Excerpt from Company Files 2: The Naming Game

The Writers’ Pool was the pinnacle, the latest in office design. The desks were arranged according to status. Junior writers worked on black Remington’s Noiseless Model Sevens in the back of the room. Proofreaders used large desks for the continuous … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Company Files 2: The Naming Game

At seven minutes past the hour while reviewing the classified documents at his desk, one of the two colored phones, the beige one, rang. He placed the receiver next to his ear, closed the folder, and waited for the caller’s … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Man of Honor

There was another smile, the scrape of tines, and a pause. “I also know that your father left you and your mother.” Though he squirmed in his chair, Alessandro tried to not feel humiliated by that truth. He had learned … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Corporate Citizen (Roma Series Book 5)

“Is this Mr. DiBello?” said a woman’s voice through the long-distance connection. “This is he,” Gennaro answered. Bianca raised her eyes at hearing him speaking in English. She had just come into the room with their afternoon drinks. She was … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Two Warriors

He had the AC on. He waited for his chance to claim his spot on the highway. He had the radio on. Retro song. He heard the Spanish word colitas in the lyrics. He thought of the language he hadn’t … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Roma Series Book 4: Turning to Stone

“We should go, Alessandro,” Gennaro said. “Just a minute, Boss. I’m waiting to see what the financial analysts have to say.” “We can listen to the news in the car.” “I know, but why wait when we can get the … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Roma Series Book 3: Threading the Needle

L’Italia è l’antica terra del dubbio. Italy is the ancient homeland of doubt. —Massimo D’Azeglio 1 This was a bad idea from the start. Isidore Farrugia sat in a car, watching Bianca from across Via Manzoni. He was off-duty, out … Continue reading

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