Dogcatcher: A Short Story

B. C. Hollywood
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 Samuel Legge, the village dog-catcher, has recently received some news that has cast a shadow over his future. It couldn’t have happened at a worse time because a figure from his past now threatens the person he holds dearest.  But Sam is nothing if not resourceful, and he’s not the sort of man you want to back into a corner. Don’t count the old dog out of the game just yet!
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About the author

 B.C. Hollywood is an Irish author of dark fiction. He spends much of his spare time battering raw story ideas into shapelier form. He is currently working on a historic urban fantasy novel set in nineteenth century Dublin. His short story, ‘Dogcatcher’, and his collection of short pieces, ‘Add me… and other warnings’, are available now.

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B. C. Hollywood
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Published on
Aug 11, 2014
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Pages
52
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
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