PHOTO PROMPT © JS Brand
“So, if the place is decrepit and unsafe, why does Henry still live here?”
“He runs the fuel station beside it. Sells bait out of this window and sorta stopped keeping the place up when his wife died.”
Bingham squinted. Too bad Jones would be retiring soon. Bingham still had a lot to learn.
Just then, Henry opened up his bait window. “Oh, it’s you guys.”
“Mind if we come in?” Jones gestured.
Bingham felt nervous. Suddenly, jazz music started playing upstairs.
“Gotta go.” Bingham slammed the window shut.
“His wife loves jazz.”
“His deceased wife?”
“Small Town Vibes,” (c) Pamela Schloesser Canepa, 2018
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