Southern Belle: A story for Dani

This was written by my awesome friend, Pete! Him and a few other friends always crack me up about the names in modern books that I promote. It’s kind of a ‘you had to be there’ moment but I just adore Pete’s writing and give him 5 out of 5 Dani-approved Stars and can’t wait to find out what happens next!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™


This is a fictional short story with just a few readers in mind. Anyone who knows about Daniโ€™s book blog will be aware of the interaction in the comments there, and how the names of some characters in modern novels never fail to make me crack up laughing.

I promised a story based around some of those, and here it is.

For everyone else, it is probably best to skip this, and read something else instead.

Dalton Kipper was something of a caricature, even he would admit that. A private eye of the old school, the sort that once only appeared in black and white films, and generally got the girl. But Dalton was long past getting any girls. His paunch connected to the steering wheel, and years of bad food and heavy drinking had made it hard for him to walk more than a few steps. It wasโ€ฆ

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14 Comments on “Southern Belle: A story for Dani

  1. This was such a funny and beautiful story at the same time! It’s just so you, so to speak! Absolutely loved it ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

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  2. Thanks for the reblog, Dani. I am so happy that you enjoyed your story.
    When I see some more ‘crazy names’ here, I will write a Part 2!
    Best wishes, Pete. xx

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