I'll Go to Bed at Noon by Gerard Woodward

By Gerard Woodward

Colette Jones has had difficulties of her personal with alcohol, yet now it sort of feels as if her complete kinfolk is at risk of turning to booze. Her oldest son, Janus, the family's golden boy, has wasted his skills as a live performance pianist. His ingesting sprees together with his brother-in-law, invoice, a pseudo-Marxist grocery store butcher who sees alcohol as critical to the proletarian revolution, have grew to become violent and landed him in hassle with the police. in the meantime Colette's lately widowed older brother is desirous to numb his grief. this can be a darkly humorous novel a few quirky, afflicted relatives because it lurches from farce to tragedy to pub and again again.

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Annabelle appreciated the loyalty. ” The door opened and Heidi walked in. She saw them and waved. Heidi hurried over. “Shane said yes. He’s going to teach you to do the horse dance. Well, ride a horse. ” “Probably better to sneak up on him with that one,” Charlie said. ” Heidi grinned. “He’s a successful horse guy. He’s not going to be into the dancing thing. ” This was what she loved, Annabelle thought happily. Her friends and, for the most part, her life. She had a great job in a town she adored.

As she spoke, she shifted, holding out one gorgeous leg to show him the four-inch heel on her sandal. He supposed she’d done it to make a point about her height. All he could think was that she was small enough and light enough that supporting her weight would be easy. The image of them up against a wall, her legs around his waist as they… He closed his fists against the visual, reminded himself that his mother knew he was meeting with Annabelle and thought about horse racing stats. When that didn’t help, he worked a couple of fractions in his head.

He managed a smile. “I work with what I’ve got. ” “Hardly. Although I would have loved to be a ballerina. Anyway, I need to ride because I’m raising money for a bookmobile. We just finished up the new media center the first part of this year. ” He nodded. “I wish.

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