Reluctant Key

[<] [>]  by Joel Byers[+]

28 August 2009

Go to: Share | Feedback | Alts | Flash | Links

Drabble Challenge #42

Prompt: key

part 3 of the Wilder Investigations series: Beware Ex-wives Demanding Favors

Sitting across from Matt, AJ crossed her shapely legs. With every wag of her foot, he could see the tell-tale red sole of her Christian Louboutin black leather pumps.

Unsmiling, Matt stared at her and said, “You look fit, AJ. Doing pilates?”

“Cut the crap,” she snarled. “You want the alimony checks to stop?” Matt’s ears perked up with his interest.

“I need your help to close a deal,” she said.


“My client only deals with married couples, so I need a pretend husband.”

“Charlie?” volunteered Matt.

“He flinches,” she said.

“No I don’t,” Charlie said as he flinched.



Alternate Drabbles

TitleDate Posted
Awinita's Puzzle Solved14 May 2012


Return to

All works copyright © their respective authors
Web site copyright ©2007-2021 Shared Words

Shared Words on Facebook

Site Design and Programming by Serious Cybernetics, with JavaScript libraries by MarcaSoft and Stuart Langridge • Hosted by DreamHost