From Lone Star Lawless: “When Cheese Is Love”

I’m sharing an excerpt from my story “When Cheese Is Love,” which appears in Austin Mystery Writers’ second crime fiction anthology, LONE STAR LAWLESS. Click over to Writing Wranglers and Warriors to read the entire excerpt. (Click below on “View Original Post.”)

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Posted by M. K. Waller

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In November, Austin Mystery Writers, my critique group, published its second crime fiction anthology, LONE STAR LAWLESS. Today I’m sharing an excerpt from my story, “When Cheese Is Love.”

Lone Star Lawless (Wildside Press, 2017)

To set the scene: English teacher Tabitha Baynes has come to Fonda de Paz, the best Tex-Mex restaurant in Central Texas, at the invitation of Gonzalo, the owner, who moved up from Mexico last year. Tabitha has been giving him English lessons; she has also just finished a year-long medically supervised liquid-only diet, and as a result has skinnied down from XXL dresses to a Size One. She looks stunning, and she’s desperate to stay that way. She must be perfect, because Gonzalo is perfect, and tonight, they will dine together–alone. But first, she must do battle with an old enemy. We watch her cross the parking lot and…

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