The Match

The Match In The Match Elizabeth thinks that her boyfriend the detective may be ready to propose but when conversation takes an unexpected turn she must decide how much to reveal about a collection of book
  • Title: The Match
  • Author: Quent Cordair
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Match
    In The Match, Elizabeth thinks that her boyfriend, the detective, may be ready to propose, but when conversation takes an unexpected turn, she must decide how much to reveal about a collection of books and an encounter with the law on a night when life and death hung in the balance Another short story by acclaimed author Quent Cordair.
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    About " Quent Cordair "

  • Quent Cordair

    QUENT CORDAIR was born in 1964 in southern Illinois, raised under a church pew, as the saying went, in a fundamentalist Christian sect, an insular community in which the devout were forbidden the enjoyment of movies, pop music, television, school sports, alcohol, jewelry, and most other temporal pleasures worth mentioning While many things in his youth were proscribed, the reading of fiction was not, and it was amidst the library shelves that his eyes were opened to a marvelous and exciting world beyond the church s walls He immersed himself in boys mystery books and was captivated by the stories of Stevenson, Defoe, Wyss, and Doyle By his teens, he was discovering the dramatic tales of Fleming, Follet, Sienkiewicz and Hugo, the ingenuity of O Henry, and the genius of Ayn Rand.At seventeen, he enlisted in the U.S Marine Corps with the goal of becoming a career fighter pilot, but by the time he was accepted to attend the Naval Academy, he had learned that the only work that could ever truly satisfy him was the creation of the kind of visions that had inspired him through his youth After completing his four year enlistment, he launched his writing career.His first short story was published in 1991 by the Atlantean Press Review To support himself while writing, he waited tables, worked as a security guard, stocked groceries and worked the graveyard shift at a mail processing center While working a desk job at an auction firm, he began seeking paying work in line with his artistic proclivities After teaching himself how to paint, he began taking portrait commissions while working at his easel in a local park, and was soon exhibiting at art fairs.The Quent Cordair Fine Art gallery was opened in 1996 in Burlingame, California, where the work of other painters and sculptors of like vision were offered in addition to Quent s own portraiture, figuratives, landscapes and still lifes, now collected by an international clientele In 2008, Quent and his wife, Linda, moved the gallery to its present location in downtown Napa, where today they offer the finest selection of Romantic Realism in the world Quent s present artistic efforts are devoted to his writing in addition to publishing short stories, he is completing a novel of grand scope, inspired by his life s journey and passions The Cordairs live in Napa with their cats, Lexie and Sadie, and their border collie, Mollie.

  • 733 Comments

  • Mr Cordair hits gold again with this latest short story Without giving away any spoilers, let me just say this was a thought provoking story with a satisfying ending Definitely well worth the time and a bargain at any price.



  • Quent Cordair s short story The Match is a brilliantly executed delight of unexpected moral dilemma and reversal, heightened by its narrative within narrative With the key plot facet addressing a topical social issue under the sunlit moral clarity that is the author s trademark, the story s romantic twists culminate in not just a satisfying end, but a gratifyingly real affirmation of thevalue of values.


  • An interesting short story start with a base of romance, stir in some mystery, season with ethical philosophy and add a dash of surprise A tasty dish that is quick to devour but will leave a lingering aftertaste Consume with wine for your reading pleasure.


  • This short story was not what I expected, but what a pleasant surprise I don t want to give spoilers because I loved the twist and turns It s short, less than 30 minutes of reading time, but very thought provoking Well done





  • Not even taking into account the clever dual meaning of the title, this short story raises fundamental, existential questions regarding man, survival, religion, and love.




  • The romantic dinner scene unexpectedly turns into a confessional.with a very enticing twist Well worth the time to read.


  • A well written and thought provoking short story Never leave the house without a box of matchesd do not hesitate to use them




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