A Ballad for Allison Porter by Gary Solomon

By Gary Solomon

Dr. Solomon's first novel, A Ballad for Allison Porter, is a mental mystery during which he comprises dependancy, abuse, demise, abandonment, love, betrayal, and revenge, all resulting in a ugly murder.


Allison has no longer stated a notice to an individual because the day of her arrest. whilst information reporter, Kevin Pratt, is assigned to interview the taciturn Allison Porter, astonishingly, she opens as much as him. Kevin leaves the interview decided to discover the lifetime of the true Allison Porter. attaining Allison's vacant domestic, Kevin unearths his strategy to a gloomy closet in Allison's early life bed room. discovering an outdated shoe field choked with miscellaneous keepsakes, Kevin alternatives during the items of memorabilia. As he touches each one merchandise within the field he flashes again to Allison's previous. sooner than the day is thru, Allison Porter might be useless and Kevin Pratt will vow to maintain her reminiscence in, A Ballad for...

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As I became calmer, I found it hard to believe that these were the eyes of a cold-blooded killer looking me straight in the face. She appeared as a very different Allison Porter than the one who was plastered all over the news. She had been transformed from a manic, frenzied-looking killer to a gentle, peaceful soul. The news reports created an image of a huge, muscle- bound woman who could take a human apart with her bare hands. Surely, this was not the same person. With short cropped hair and a pleasant medium build, the woman who sat before me in no way looked like she would hurt another human being, let alone murder two innocent people.

You see, there’s so much stuff, news stuff that is going on, that I was assigned to interview the… the person that…” I was babbling. No words felt appropriate. No matter what she did, she was hours from having her life taken away from her and I had no desire to add to the pain she must have been experiencing. ” “I loved the article you wrote on the Carly Simon concert. I was at both her shows that night. She was amazing. Her words are inspirational. When she sang some of the old songs from the ‘40’s and ‘50’s like, As Time Goes By, I would feel so much peace and tranquility that I’d just go away in my mind.

Attention. Attention! We will clear the area,” a voice echoed authoritatively from a loud speaker attached to the forward tower. “If there are any more altercations, you will be removed from the premises. ” For a moment, the entire population of the prison parking lot was taciturn. And as quickly as the confrontation began, it ended. Within less than a minute, both sides went to their opposite encampments mumbling to each other, slightly worse for the emotional wear. As a crewmember sauntered back to his group, he was greeted with slaps on the back, congratulating him for causing such a ruckus giving the reports something to talk about.

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