Red State

Linda Hirshman
My novel, published as a serial
Created 11 Sep 2021
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  • RED STATE
    03 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Subscribe now CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE Lucy hit the concrete hard. Having a two hundred pound marshal on top of her didn’t make it any softer, but, as she realized after a long moment, she was alive. Cover...
  • RED STATE
    02 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    Subscribe now OK I’m somewhat better. And I feel I must continue to share the story in this dystopia in light of the truly dystopian Supreme Court argument we just heard. So, here is the world you can...
  • Apologies from Linda
    01 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 2
    So I’m sitting here listening to the argument in the Mississippi abortion case. Maybe the Supreme Court will overrule Roe or Casey. and then make the predictable move to protect fetal life under the c...
  • RED STATE
    18 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 1 1
    CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN “No one,” Lucy lied. “I would remind you, Ms. Atreides,” Erickson said ponderously, “that you are under oath.” “Objection!” Larry thundered. “That is the oldest trick . . . “ “Sus...
  • RED STATE
    16 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX “May it please the Court,” Larry began, “After a formal request from the state of Virginia, the United States has requested that my client, Lucy Atreides, be rendition...
  • RED STATE
    15 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    Subscribe now CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE “Get out of the chair and get into the van,” the marshal said. “No.” She went limp, just like she saw the protesters do all those years on TV. If she had to grow up s...
  • RED STATE
    12 Nov 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR Blood. Where did the blood come from? She pulled the prison gown away from her legs. It was coming from her. She was bleeding. She opened her mouth to call the guard....
  • RED STATE
    11 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE “Did I kill anyone?” Lucy asked the nurse. “No,” the nurse said. “But you’re in enough trouble anyway.” She nodded at the federal marshals sitting outside Lucy’s hos...
  • RED STATE
    09 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO “So it’s settled then. We’ll let the courts decide.” The Governor of Maryland tipped her chair back and put her feet up on her desk. She didn’t smile, but her satisfaction was palpa...
  • RED STATE
    08 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE Lucy was puking in the ladies’ room. God, worse than sleeping on the couch in Larry’s office, throwing up in the firm bathroom. She didn’t even have a toothbrush or an...
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