Exit Strategy

Charleton Pettus

“Which brings me to Claudette Sutherland. You are surely godmother to this, my first. It was your dumb idea after all. I had a little movie pitch and you said, ‘Hey, why not make it a novel.’ And down the rabbit hole I followed. You were the greatest cheerleader, tour guide, champion, critic, editor and mentor a new writer could have possibly asked for.

Thank you.”