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BECOMING153: Susan by Mark Lichterman
Taking the picture, holding it in front of her face, her eyes opening widely, swallowing, chewing nervously on her lower lip, the young woman looked at the photo for what must have been at least thirty seconds, then, looking up, she looked at Marsha’s reflection in the long mirror. Becoming..
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BECOMING154: Wedding by Mark Lichterman
Swallowing, closing her eyes a moment, instinctively, Oh, God! moving out of fear itself, Marsha stepped out from under the trellis and began the, Oh, God! long journey to the huppa… And as she did her knees began to wobble and she became faint. Becoming can now be purchased as a Kindle Ebo..
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BECOMING156:Sexual AM by Mark Lichterman
Mitchell Lipensky had a rock-hard erection that, once again, this time by its own volition, had oh-so-conveniently poked through the fly of his pajamas. Instinctively snuggling even closer, it pushed oh-so-comfortably between the backs of her flannel-covered thighs. Becoming can now be purc..
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BECOMING157: Pennies by Mark Lichterman
The elevator door opening, the seven people inside looked knowingly at the cumbersome wedding gown in Marsha’s arms and the bulky tuxedo bag slung over Mitchell’s shoulder and, knowing that the young couple were newlyweds and knowing, so they thought, what they had done last night... Becomi..
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BECOMING158:DirtyWords by Mark Lichterman
Nearly nine hundred miles from Chicago to New York City, the trip would take them through the states of Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and into New York. Once out of Chicago they’d travel on a “super highway,” but would not pick a state turnpike until Ohio. Becoming can now be purchased a..
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BECOMING159:GreenLady by Mark Lichterman
Not wanting to laugh, “As I was saying!” feigning anger, “I’ve never done, uh, what you said, in front of anyone, and most certainly not in front of a boy!” “Boy? Marcie, I am not a boy, I’m a man!” Now his turn at pretended anger. “And I’m your husband and I give you permission to fart! Oh..
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BECOMING160: Home! by Mark Lichterman
“Marcie, just wait until summer.” He’d dreamt of this moment, of showing Marsha Coney Island, and it didn’t matter that it was four in the morning, nor that it was the middle of winter and snow was falling. “You’ll love it! We live close enough so we can walk to the boardwalk whenever we want, and e..
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BECOMING161: Day Two by Mark Lichterman
Luxuriating beneath the comfort of the feather quilt, feeling the warmth of Marsha’s body, he had an all but uncontrollable urge to press against her, and his hand actually ached for the feel of a breast. And his penis, swelled with desire, and a very full bladder and... Becoming can now be..
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BECOMING162:Day Two 2 by Mark Lichterman
Not expecting this, snow in his hair, on his eyebrows and running down his face, stopping cold, “Why, you…” pinning her against the fender with the weight of his body, pretending he was about to mash the ball of snow onto her face, instead, his snow-flecked, cold lips found hers, and her soft, warm ..
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BECOMING163:Day Two 3 by Mark Lichterman
Mayonnaise, mustard, two types of salad dressings, catsup, flour and sugar. They got aspirin, Band-Aids, cough syrup and a thermometer. Glancing at Marsha, a thought passing between them, remembering something he was rather sure they’ll be needing, soon, very soon, he hoped, Mitchell put a small, ro..
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BECOMING164:1st Supper; Day Two 4 by Mark Lichterman
“Uh,” her concentration broken, she looked up. “Yes, Mitch, that looks about right.” Back to her meatloaf: 2 Tablespoons pepper. Eh, I’ll use one and a half, and, filling a heaping tablespoon, sprinkled it over the meat, then another half, as… Becoming can now be purchased as a kindle Ebook..
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BECOMING166:Fourth Day 1 by Mark Lichterman
“Yeah,” laughing, “but that was three days ago. Tell you what, Marcie, how’d you like to see Long Island?” “Sure. Vitch’hever vey ve go, hit’s hokay vit me.” Dropping the dialect, “My period’s over.” The smile leaving his face, “Huh?” Becoming can now be purchased as ..
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BECOMING168:Sexual p.m. - Careful here by Mark Lichterman
Standing above her, looking at her, unable to take his eyes from the beauty, the absolute beauty of the fully nude body of Marsha, of his wife, as… Reaching to him, encircling him... Becoming can now be purchased as a kindle Ebook @ $4.95 ..
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BECOMING169: Betrayal by Mark Lichterman
Knowing how bad he felt, a remembrance of something she’d read coming to mind, It’s possible, I suppose. Trying to placate him, “Know what I think?” Maybe, maybe in a way it was her fault. “Maybe it was the pepper.” Becoming can now be purchased as a kindle Ebook @ $4.95 ..
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BECOMING170: Poop? by Mark Lichterman
“Yeah,” smiling back, “I can see that, too.” Taking her hand, kissing her palm, “I don’t know any doctors, and if I want to go to Public Health, unless it’s an emergency—and I don’t think they’ll think of this,” nodding his chin downward, “as an emergency, I’ll have to wait till I get back to the sh..
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BECOMING172: Pissers by Mark Lichterman
She watched a thick puff of steam rise from the deep bowl as Mitchell lifted the napkin, reached under, picked one out, detached it from its shell and, holding a small, grey object by what appeared to be a tail, swished it through a bowl of clear broth, into another bowl of drawn butter... ..
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Creatures of Habit by Stephen Chiarelli
In the silence of the night a woman is captivated by the odd snoring of her husband...
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Cuban Cigars by L Hippler
Love on the rocks - - - with a twist..
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Cup'a'Joe 3: Retrospective. Careful PG13 rated by Mark Lichterman
The thought of putting that...? That naked red thing in her mouth at least as repugnant to her as the thought of his penis into Rhea’s vagina was to Irving, “No! I don’t do that!” Careful, sexual content..
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Cup'a'joe 4: Aftermath by Mark Lichterman
Peoria hospitals reported only four babies born here in a 48 hour period ending at 9 p.m. Sunday. Normally six to seven times that number are born over the weekend. ..
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BECOMING173: Ghost by Mark Lichterman
Transposed, becoming the seaman in the shack once again, a deep, oh, so deep wave of loneliness assailed Mitchell as… He stands inside the overheated shack with the binoculars pressed against his eyes watching… Oh, so enviously watching… himself and Marsha, just as he’d watched so many peop..
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BECOMING175: Annulled? by Mark Lichterman
We’ve never even had sex! she thought, Well, not all the way. And further thought, as, taking a Kleenex from the box at her elbow, dabbed at the growing moisture in her eyes, as, stifling a sob, Marsha now thought… As had Mitchell, Maybe we can get it annulled. Becoming can now be purchased..
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BECOMING176:Stay Hard! by Mark Lichterman
Knowing that her lack of fluid, that her dryness, that the absence of signs of her physical passion might also be affecting him. Not sure where this was going, actually rather thinking that this, as their other attempts, would be going no place... Becoming can now be purchased as a kindle E..
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BECOMING177:Very Funny! by Mark Lichterman
Marsha, looked, too. “My, God!” But not believing what she saw, blinking her eyes a number of times, having no idea what his reaction was going to be, biting her lower lip to keep from laughing, “My, God,” she repeated as… Becoming can now be purchased as a kindle Ebook @ $4.95 ..
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BECOMING179: Epilogue by Mark Lichterman
Sitting on a bench gazing at the choppy ocean, shiny strands of long black hair moving about her head in the slight, summer breeze, Marsha’s long, slender legs stretched forward, the soles of her sandals pressed upon the bottom slat of the wooden balustrade Becoming can now be purchase..
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BECOMING30:Frank,Guido&Al by Mark Lichterman
Laughing, too, in a show of friendship, though he had to reach up to do it, Frank put his arm across Mitchell’s shoulder. Hesitating a moment, Mitchell put his arm across Frank’s shoulder, also, then, going a few steps further, both boys began to feel self-conscious and their arms fell to their side..
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BECOMING35:Vividly Sexual by Mark Lichterman
On a vaporous cloud of discovery, having no idea what he was touching, thinking, Girls do got something! Mitchell felt as though his entire psyche was contained within the tip of his index finger, and within Gina’s slick wetness. And as he, with Gina’s guidance, touched the soft and the hard, the ro..
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BECOMING41:Meeting Girls by Mark Lichterman
Turning from the pinball machine, she looked at Mitchell. The girl was tall and thin. She had a sharp widow’s peak and short, tightly curled black hair. Darkly tanned, her complexion was perfectly smooth. Her eyes were dark brown and, having a slightly long nose, reminding Mitchell of a pic..
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BECOMING45:Winter 1950 by Mark Lichterman
This guy I know, in R.O.T.C., joined and he’s no older’n’us. This guy says all you gotta do is be big enough to look older, and you’n’me look like we’re eighteen. Well, you look almost eighteen and me at least seventeen, and we do this: I write a letter for you saying I’m your dad and that you’re se..
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BECOMING46:Father&Son by Mark Lichterman
In faded tones of brown, the picture showed a young man standing in a shooters pose pointing a Colt .45. Completely surprised by Walter’s appearance, Mitchell looked from the picture to his father—who was sitting upright, watching, waiting to see his son’s reaction—and back at the picture...
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BECOMING47:Up Shit Creek by Mark Lichterman
“You know,” Martinez said, “it’s really tough shit when my two best men are a couple’a fuckin’ Jews.” Taking a deep drag on the Lucky, he exhaled through his nostrils. Fascinated, Mitchell watched the sergeant’s nose hair wave in the twin streams of gray smoke, as Norman, not sure what to m..
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BECOMING48:North Korea by Mark Lichterman
CAREFUL, COARSE LANGUAGE HERE “Yeah, well I’m glad we don’t have to worry about whether or not I’d want an M1 over a .45, ’cause fortunately there ain’t no war going on now.” “Yeah, La-pimp-sky, thank God there ain’t no war goin’ on now, ’cause I don’t know where we’d be if this co..
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BK #28: Elizabeth 9X by Mark Lichterman
Note: "For Better or Worse" can now be purchased as an Amazon Kindle Ebook @ $4.95 Book 2#28 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback or as Kindle Eboo..
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BK 2 # 23: Elizabeth 4 by Mark Lichterman
Book2#23 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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Bk 2 # 24: Elizabeth 5 by Mark Lichterman
Book2#24 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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Bk 2 #16: Bye-Bye, WHIP by Mark Lichterman
Book2#15 ended the "Ruby" series which are excerpts from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon..
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Cyber Affair 1: Before by Mark Lichterman
Always knowing, thinking, hoping that there would be some way for us to finally meet, for us to finally “break bread” together, for us to sit across a table, finally able to look into the eyes of the other and then...? ..
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Cyber Affair 10: Night by Mark Lichterman
We lay, somehow touching one-another throughout the night as though if not touching, the dream of being in bed together, sleeping together would vanish... ..
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Cyber Affair 2: Preparation by Mark Lichterman
After telling me that she absolutely hates having pictures taken of herself, after much coaxing on my part, Barbara had recently attached two old pictures of herself: one very small, over exposed and the other out of focus, both of which she said were taken years ago. ..
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Bk 2 #18: Poop by Mark Lichterman
Book2#18 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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BK 2 #21: Elizabeth 2 by Mark Lichterman
Book2#20 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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BK 2 #22: Elizabeth 3 by Mark Lichterman
Book2#22 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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Bk 2 #25: Elizabeth 6 by Mark Lichterman
Book2#25 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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BK 2 #38: Elizabeth 19 by Mark Lichterman
Mid twentieth century novels: "For Better or Worse" (sequel to "Becoming")can now be purchased as an Amazon Kindle Ebook @ $4.95. Or if a Prime member, both books can be read for free. Book 2 #38 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which can now be purchased as a Kindle Ebook @$4.95 ..
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BK 2 #7: A Death by Mark Lichterman
Book 2#7: "A Death" is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions. However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I a..
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Bk 2#15:Ruby3; Little Rock by Mark Lichterman
Book2#15:Ruby 3; Little Rock The "Ruby" series are excerpts from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions. However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for fre..
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BK 2#27: Elizabeth 8X by Mark Lichterman
Note: "For Better or Worse" can now be purchased as an Amazon Kindle Ebook @ $4.95. Or if a Prime member, can be read for free. Book 2#27 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can bot..
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Bk 2:#17: Upgrades by Mark Lichterman
Book2#17 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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BK 2:#20: Elizabeth 1 by Mark Lichterman
Book2#19 Is an excerpt from, "For Better or Worse" which is book two of the Becoming series... "Becoming" (735 pages) as "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) can both be purchased in paperback editions.However, "Becoming" can also be purchased, or read for free, as a Amazon Kindle book. I am doing some..
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BK1: Becoming: 1944 # 6 by Mark Lichterman
Mid twentieth century novels: "Becoming" (735 pages) and "For Better or Worse" (733 Pages) (sequel to "Becoming") can now be purchased as Amazon Kindle Ebooks @ $4.95. Or if a Prime member, both books can be read without cost. 1944#6 is a "Becoming" excerpt. ..
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