Like most Femmes Fatales, Laura Hunt is beautiful, elegant, utterly ambitious and mysterious. Her charm makes it difficult for men to resist her, including the detective suspecting her of murder.
How would you react if you were told that your two young children were murdered?
And then, not only have you seen their dead bodies at the morgue, but you are being interrogated by The District Attorney about your love life.
Kitty Keeler is not a woman to take accusations of murder lightly.
Dorothy Uhnak, Policewoman in The NYPD for 14 years, draws from her experience to bring us a character that has all the traits of a femme fatal.
She slid around in the chair and blazed at the men standing on the side of the room. “You bastards been having fun? Listen you,” she turned back to Neary, “you want to know about my love life, my sex life, you just ask me. Ask me and I’ll tell you whatever the hell you want to know to get your kicks, to make your day.” She leaned back in the chair, folded her arms, tilted her head to one side. “And that’ll save you time, so you won’t have to send all these goddamn overpaid son-of-bitches digging into my private life. And then maybe, maybe, you can start finding out who killed my kids.” Her anger fed itself, generated an even greater fury, strengthened her, made her more than equal to deal with all of us.
Is Kitty sincere? Do you believe her distress? Continue reading
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