He could hear the woman muttering, her voice low and dim in an atmosphere where the air felt heavy. As his officers moved quietly through the room, carefully circumventing the body, she turned her head away, focused on some abstract plane outside the window. He had only a moment to decide, to pocket one of the fruits and sneak it away.
Tales For A Lazy Afternoon - A SVWL Anthology
From distant planets to the waters of the Skagit River, from CIA agents to the shadowy world of vampires, you hold in your hands a work penned by both multiple-award-winning authors and up-and-comers. Nearly 50 writers bring you tales that will wrap around your soul and make you feel glad to be alive. Humor, philosophy, fantasy, romance, mystery, and paranormal live side by side in this collection of prose and poetry from the oldest literary society in Washington State. So, settle down in a comfortable chair in your garden or in front of the fire, and enjoy some of the best writing in the Pacific Northwest.