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The Holiday Killers
By MK Staple
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Copyright 2013 MK Staple
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The Holiday Killers
Chapter 1
Nothing bad ever really happens in Junction Falls, Maine a sleepy little town with
a rural flavour, yet, close enough to the I95 to be readily accessible to most of the
Northeast USA. The people who live in Junction Falls are mainly long time residents
who know each other, each others children and their children’s children. The younger
ones while they longed to stay and continue to make lives for themselves and their young
families they knew that staying was becoming less and less a reality with the changing
times. The recession of 1988 had made it difficult, if not impossible for them to stay. The
two biggest employers in Junction Falls, Jameison Tires and Woodmans Furnit ure had
suffered greatly due to the recession. Both companies had been around since the early
1900s and had been loyal employers and wonderful corporate citizens. They had tried to
keep the wolves at bay by gradually reducing the work force, but in the end had to close
their doors for good. The day the doors closed, was the day that life was sucked out of