Another great short story from Tess Karlinski.. #recommended
Find the Rules at Rachael Ritchie’s blog: http://wp.me/p7rsge-cB
Genre: Historical Fiction/Western
The Best of the Best
Bob’s tea cooled on the table beside him. “I bet there isn’t a person alive who hasn’t heard of you. Your husband must be proud.” The young reporter slid to the edge of the armchair. He had not been keeping regular notes. Perspiration beaded his forehead though the temperature wasn’t hot. He drew out an overlarge cloth hankie out of his breast pocket.
Sixty-five-year-old Annie pursed her lips. Hair, like a fluffy cloud, she patted her husband’s hand on the patterned horsehair sofa between them. “Young man, I earned a living doing what I do best. It’s how I met my Frank.” She smiled over her shoulder for a long moment, then switched her attention to the eager visitor.
Bob stuffed the damp hanky into his pants pocket.“But you were…
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