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By Thomas H. Cook

ISBN-10: 1453228101

ISBN-13: 9781453228104

Edgar Award Finalist: A afflicted cop obsessively searches for a tender girl’s killer.
 
The younger woman lies in a ditch with out a scratch on her—a white highschool scholar stretched out lifeless within the black a part of Atlanta. She was once a wealthy woman from a chilly relations, too genteel for the local the place she died, and in simple terms the infant in her stomach indicates how she may need gotten there.
 
For Detective Frank Clemons, the scene is way too commonplace. Too on the subject of the way it used to be whilst he chanced on his personal daughter, lifeless within the woods by way of her personal hand, her younger attractiveness cruelly ravaged by way of melancholy. Her suicide ended his marriage and despatched him on a downward spiral that has approximately claimed his personal lifestyles. to hold directly to sanity, he needs to do every little thing he can to discover justice for the dead.

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One of the girl’s arms had dropped over the side and now dangled loosely toward the ground, palm out, fingers open, as if silently begging him for help. 3 It was only an hour later when Caleb lumbered into headquarters and dropped a single slender volume on Frank’s desk. It was ice blue with gold lettering: Northfield Academy. “Page eighty-seven,” Caleb said. Frank opened the book and flipped through it until he reached the right page. ” Frank’s eyes followed the line of photographs until he reached the picture of a young girl whose smile beamed back at him from an open, innocent face.

It was a dingy room, with unpainted walls and a linoleum-covered floor. There were no pictures on the walls, no curtains on the windows, just a set of Venetian blinds which drooped to the left and rattled softly when the wind blew through the blades. “You ought to dump this place, Frank,” Alvin said as he brought a wet dishcloth in from the small kitchen and began gently daubing the bruises on his brother’s face. Frank brushed his hand away. ” He nodded toward the chair opposite the sofa. “Sit down.

Karen shook her head gently. “I didn’t kill my sister, Mr. ” “I was thinking more of money,” Frank said. ” “Yes. ” Frank took out his notebook. ” “Not until recently,” Karen said. “Arthur Cummings administered it. He was my father’s lawyer. And he was, you might say, Angelica’s guardian. ” “I don’t think so,” Karen said. ” Frank wrote Cummings’ name in his notebook. ” “Cummings, Wainwright and Houstan,” Karen said. ” “No. ” “Well, not really. ” The sort of high-powered legal muscle that people in Karen’s circle knew about, Frank realized immediately, and people in his circle didn’t.

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