The source texts me.

All my sources text me these days. Or send me pictures and videos they’ve taken with their cell phones. The rich ones have smartphones; those with just a little money use pay-as-you-go phones. Doesn’t matter to me, as long as the message gets through and the image is clear.

Most journalists have a sixth sense. So even though the message I’m looking at is bare of story, it makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up. It’s going to change everything….

Novel; Crossed Genres 2012; out-of-print edition.