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The Death of a Partner: A Short Story

4.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A confession either given too late, or at the right time.
Kindle Edition, 4 pages
Published February 2nd 2020 by Kindle Direct Publishing
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Linda Wells
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I read The Death of a Partner in one brief sitting and was immediately drawn into the story. The writing is enjoyable, with believable characters and a surprising “O.Henry-esque” quality. There’s a twist at the end that I especially liked— but can’t give it away!
Feb 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
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At just 4 pages this does weigh in as a short story.
But then it is written by one of my favourite writers and poets so just a few words are a pleasure to read.
I could potentially say more in a review than the actual book, so I will try to be succinct and to the point.
Mark is an accomplished lawyer who has just won his latest case, his star is rising. Yet, as he packs away, he feels a little dissatisfied, like winning isn’t enough anymore. He should be hurrying back to his wife and kids rather
Feb 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Death of a Partner is a thought provoking short story. It will make you stop and think about how your current and previous decisions and actions may impact you in the future since you don't always have accurate and complete understanding of the facts.

The fast paced story is multi-layered, its meaning going well beyond the events the author so eloquently describes.
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Andrea McKenzie Raine was born in Smithers, BC and grew up in Victoria, BC where she still resides. She was enrolled in the Creative Writing program and earned a B.A. in English Literature at the University of Victoria in 2000, and completed a post-degree Public Relations certificate program. She has attended the successful Planet Earth Poetry reading series (formerly known as Mocambopo) in ...more