No Where Fast: A Mercy Watts Short

A.W. Hartoin
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A crabby nun and a runaway girl. Mercy should’ve stayed in bed. Instead, she bows to her aunt’s guilt trip and is hot on the trail of Charley Horton, a girl the police can’t find. With the help of her nerd posse, she’ll find Charley, but somebody isn’t going to be too happy about it. 
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A.W. Hartoin
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Published on
Dec 23, 2014
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43
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English
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Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Humorous
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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