KATE PILARCIK, suspense author | intrigue promoter (Absolutely*Kate) has moxie. World needs more moxie. Reviewers acclaim her debut noirvella, THE DAMP FEDORA, entices in 1940's noir, pulp, crime, sports and politics. Her ongoing intrigue serial flashes Detective Nelle Callahan's OSS flair into history's shadows. Meanwhile Kate reports from RI shores: jostling politics and sports action.