Hard to beat the death of Henry Blake on MASH. But there have been a lot of surprises. Some to accommodate a cast member's desire to move on (like McLean Stevenson) but many to accommodate the writers' desire to move on or surprise. What death took you by surprise?
Patricia Abbott is the author of more than 125 stories that have appeared online, in print journals and in various anthologies. She is the author of two print novels CONCRETE ANGEL (2015) and SHOT IN DETROIT (2016)(Polis Books). CONCRETE ANGEL was nominated for an Anthony and Macavity Award in 2016. SHOT IN DETROIT was nominated for an Edgar Award and an Anthony Award in 2017. A collection of her stories I BRING SORROW AND OTHER STORIES OF TRANSGRESSION will appear in 2018.