Artie and the Green-Eyed Woman
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Artie and the Green-Eyed Woman (The Artie Crimes #3)

4.8 of 5 stars 4.80  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Artie is beginning to rethink his profession when he again meets a stunning woman outside the door of a store he has just robbed. This one only wants him to use his lock-picking skills to open a door across the alley. Until, that is, she's attacked, kills her attacker and demands Artie pull the guy inside. They're not quite even now, but close. She knows he robbed the stor...more
ebook, 15 pages
Published May 16th 2012 by Untreed Reads

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I love these Artie short stories! As much as Artie should be disliked (after all, he IS a thief) there's something about him that makes him so lovable. You fear for his imminent jail time (he has to get caught at some point) as you know he'll be in for a long stretch of time. You fear for an accidental death. Dealing with so many other sultry criminals leaves Artie open to all sorts of evilness. Like the Green Eyed Woman - Maureen. Being held at gunpoint is not his idea of a fun time. And I beli...more
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It's amazing what a talented author can do with relatively few pages.
I usually think page turners can only come in novel form, but this short story had me hitting the button on my e-reader trying to figure out what was going on and what the green eyed woman was up to. Just when you think you’ve got it all straightened out the author did a great job taking the story in another direction. I won’t give anything away because it would spoi...more
Another in the series from “The Artie Crimes” by Jan Christensen finds Artie yet again attempting to slip into the night with the jewelry he just lifted from a jewelry store. A quiet getaway on foot down a dark alley is foiled when he bumps into a woman who has been waiting for him in the shadows. She has a gun and a job for him. She wants him to pick the lock of a door across the alley.

When a woman points a gun at you there really isn’t much choice. Artie picks the lock and is about to be safel...more
P.J. Nunn
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Jun 09, 2013
Apr 27, 2013 Jan rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Some short stories written by Jan Christensen began to appear in print magazines in the mid-to-late-90s. By this century, more appeared in both print and ezines, and now her list of published stories is over fifty. She‘s been nominated for two Derringer Awards, and one story from Hardluck Stories has been published in an anthology edited by Dave Zeltserman and Ed Gorman titled, On Dangerous Ground...more
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