“Poor Box” by William Boyle

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Anyone who knows Angelo Murphy would tell you he’s no more than a drunk bum with a smart mouth. Forty-years-old, jobless, and living with his mother in New York, it’s hard to argue. He can talk nearly anyone into buying him a beer, but today, he’s managed to hit up the wrong person, and his smart mouth only makes things worse. It isn’t until Angelo faces certain death that he begins to acknowledge his own sins – but it just may be too late for a confession.

Poor Box

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About the Author
William Boyle is from Brooklyn, NY. He’s the author of the novel GRAVESEND, which was recently translated into French and published by François Guérif as #1,000 in the Rivages/Noir collection. He’s also the author of a new book of short stories, DEATH DON'T HAVE NO MERCY. He currently lives in Oxford, MS.
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