IN THE HOUR Chapter 1

Okay, that's it. I've done it. No more drafts. It’s done.

It’s simple. It’s to the point. It works.

Just press Send.


Dear Rory,

I read about your wife’s passing in She seems to have been a wonderful woman, so popular. I hope you were happy together after… well, after.

I’m just writing to say that I think you should come over to the US when you feel ready.  I live in NYC now, with my son Rich. He’s terrific. It would do you good to get away. Bring the kids too, if it suits. I’d love to meet them.

Your old friend (and more)


That's it. It's short and sweet but anything else I say will sound wrong.

I’m pressing Send. I am pressing Send. I am pressing Send.

Send it, godammit!

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