How did David Cairo become one of the richest people in the world?
Genevieve visits Bickering Plummet as the guest of the president. How long before trouble finds her?
Did David Cairo really compare a top developer in Atlanta to General Sherman?
How will Leah react when Genevieve insists on taking part in a risky civil disobedience action against a local monument?
Delilah Barber has led an interesting life. How did she get involved with David Cairo?
Abigail sits outside Starbuck’s at Colony Square with a large coffee. Her phone rings. “Contact has been made,” Genevieve says. “Wonderful. What’s she like?” “She’s about how we expected she’d be. I met Alyssa, too.” “Alyssa was there? Did you have the desired effect on them both?” “Oh yeah. They both looked like Hamlet seeing … Continue reading Worthy, Abigail & Genevieve
Late Friday afternoon, Abigail is in her room getting ready for dinner. Neil is picking her up shortly and they’re meeting Rhiannon and Genevieve at an Italian restaurant. Someone knocks and Abigail is surprised to find Neil accompanied by Jillian, who enters without waiting for an invitation. “So. Where are we meeting Mom?” She walks … Continue reading Worthy, Jillian & Rhiannon
10 January 2016: Marietta Street, Atlanta, Georgia. “Associated Press, Atlanta, Georgia, March 15, 2013: Officials with the Cairo Foundation will neither confirm nor deny reports concerning the disappearance of founder David Cairo and several associates during the recent uprising in the Congo. Sources report contact was lost on Saturday when rebels overran the compound the … Continue reading Boom Town: Introduction
Leonard Stringer Leonard Stringer is a features writer and reporter, mainly employed by the Atlanta Journal/Constitution but syndicated to hundreds of papers throughout the country at the height of his career. Leonard Stringer With the decline of newspapers in the Internet era, Lenny chose not to become a commentator in network news, so he’s semi-retired, … Continue reading Characters: Leonard Stringer
Rosalind is at her desk, grading papers. Leah appears at the door. “Dr. Duchard?” Rosalind looks up and gives her a knowing smile. “Leah Walker. What can I do for you?” Leah enters and sits in front of the desk. “Just curious if you’ve had a chance to consider my request.” “Esther said you’re persistent. … Continue reading Worthy Pursuit, Rosalind & Leah