Dirty Girl, Broken Woman is an erotic tragedy set in Ronald Reagan’s 1980s America, when the Sexual Revolution was dying and the AIDS epidemic drove a final spike into love’s heart. Narrated by Tucker Brophy, a confused bartender/journalist/writer, it tells the story of Kay Weatherby, a stunning and highly sexual figure who is the dirty girl and broken woman of the tale. She breathes life into Tucker and brings him hope, as the flame of an orgiastic affair ignites between them in the small artists’ town of New Hope, Pennsylvania. Kay, a teacher, is about to receive her master’s in education and has a handsome boyfriend and house in the country, but she is dissatisfied with a certain aspect of her life. She turns to Tucker for fulfillment with the complete agreement of her boyfriend. Their passion burns so fiercely that she and Tucker get more than they bargain for, as the affair again and again turns even more wildly torrid and the relationship between them deepens. But there are ulterior motives lurking, and unseen intentions, and friends who have their own insoluble problems who impede and enable the affair, all while driving the story toward its shocking conclusion.
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About the Author
Carl Reader trained as a journalist at Temple University and has worked as a reporter, photographer and editor in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Montana. He's published short stories in literary magazines and on the Internet and has self-published a children's Christmas story called THE TWELFTH ELF OF KINDNESS.That book was partially published in Russia under the Sister Cities program. He's also self-published a novella called THE PERSECUTION OF WILLIAM PENN, which has been well-received in several college libraries. He works as a professional photographer and freelance writer.