“Some Place Like Destin” by Sheldon Lee Compton

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Maddie is in trouble: since her bad marriage to Shane, a husband who puts her in hospital several times a year, she's turned to drink and drugs and is now involved in selling them for dealer, Dollar Bill. Trouble is, Dollar Bill's up in court, and she's worried he's about to sing. The only person who might help her is Bone, a down and out former lawyer.

Some Place Like Destin

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About the Author
Sheldon Lee Compton is the author of three books, most recently the novel Brown Bottle (Bottom Dog Press, 2016). His stories can be found in WhiskeyPaper, decomP, New World Writing, PANK, Monkeybicycle, DOGZPLOT, and elsewhere. He was cited in Best Small Fictions 2015 and Best Small Fictions 2016.
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