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On Crime

Taking justice into their own hands

By Hallie Ephron
Globe Correspondent / August 30, 2009

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Vigilante justice is getting a workout in crime fiction. The sleuth who takes the law into her own hands in Sophie Littlefield’s debut novel, “A Bad Day for Sorry,’’ is Stella Hardesty. Having dispatched her own abusive husband with the business end of a wrench, Stella takes tough and ornery to new levels. She has developed a “justice-delivering career,’’ her ... (Full article: 865 words)

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