By Mary Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, crafts a terrifying tale of homicide and obsession with "a slambam finish" (Los Angeles occasions e-book Review).
ALL round the TOWN
while Laurie Kenyon, a twenty-one-year-old scholar, is accused of murdering her English professor, she has no reminiscence of the crime. Her fingerprints, despite the fact that, are all over. while she asks her sister, lawyer Sarah, to mount her protection, Sarah in flip brings in psychiatrist Justin Donnelly. abducted on the age of 4 and victimized for 2 years, Laurie has constructed magnificent coping abilities. simply while the insufferable thoughts of these misplaced years are published can the reality of the crime pop out -- and in basic terms then can the ultimate sadistic plan of her abductor, whose obsession is greater than ever, be published.
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We travel widely, Claire. I couldn’t tell you every place you’ve ever been. And I wasn’t expecting you here anyway, remember? ” Her gut twisted, and she curled her hands into fists in the lap of her stained and torn dress. The cowardly part of her didn’t want to get into it tonight when she was exhausted and shocked, but she’d been drifting too long, asleep in a pleasant dream where nothing bad ever happened. Something terrible had happened here. She could feel it, could sense the way every cell in her body cringed at the sight of this place.
My parents were here when I was a child, and we had a birthday in the garden. ” The woman took a step toward the door. “I was here then, yes. I really should be getting back to work. ” Claire reached a hand toward her. “Please, just a few questions. ” Priscilla took another step toward the door. “Well, no wonder you were fearful. ” “Can you tell me what happened? ” Priscilla sighed. “It was a long time ago, Ms. Dellamare. Maybe it’s best if you don’t remember. It had to have been traumatic. ” We?
Priscilla sighed. “It was a long time ago, Ms. Dellamare. Maybe it’s best if you don’t remember. It had to have been traumatic. ” We? ” She clucked her tongue. “A thing like that—a child lost in the woods—is every parent’s nightmare. indd 40 1/20/15 8:12 AM T H E I N N AT O C E A N ’ S E D G E Just thinking about it made Claire’s gut clench, and she didn’t even have children. ” “Your parents had invited the children from Folly Shoals to your birthday party as well as close friends, and the garden was overrun with children.
All Around the Town by Mary Higgins Clark