Blood Country (Worldwide Library Mysteries) by Mary Logue

By Mary Logue

Police officer Clare Watkins strikes together with her younger daughter to Wisconsin to break out from the previous and it really is undesirable stories. yet Clare does not understand that her ten-year-old daughter Meg not just witnessed the hit-and-run coincidence that killed her father, she had additionally noticeable the guy who was once driving...and were noticeable by way of him.

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Blood Country (Worldwide Library Mysteries)

Police officer Clare Watkins strikes together with her younger daughter to Wisconsin to escape from the earlier and it really is undesirable thoughts. yet Clare does not be aware of that her ten-year-old daughter Meg not just witnessed the hit-and-run twist of fate that killed her father, she had additionally noticeable the fellow who was once riding. .. and have been visible via him.

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Maybe it was all over. Maybe the man didn’t care anymore. Meg had started to think that he wouldn’t come looking for her. That’s why it was so hard to feel the fear creep up into her heart again. She had felt someone watching her when she left school today. She had purposely dropped a book and bent over to pick it up so she would have a chance to look around. She hadn’t seen anything suspicious. A truck was parked way down the street, but that wasn’t unusual. Yet her blood was zinging through her veins like it was made of metal.

She hadn’t known what else to do with her. She had explained that Landers was old and ready to die. She had knelt down in front of her daughter, taken her pinched white face in her hands, and said, “This is not like your father. Old people die, and it’s okay. We’re sad they’re gone. We will miss him. But he was ready to go. ” She hoped Meg had believed some of what she said, though she herself believed little of it. But her real reason for sending Meg off to school was so she wouldn’t have to see her mother cry again.

It’s what we call a coup injury. ” During the autopsy, Dr. Lord had mumbled away to himself, and Claire had leaned against the oak desk and listened. She had also listened to the music that floated through the room. It gave the whole proceedings a rather ritualistic effect. Dr. Lord moved so thoughtfully and meticulously through the body that it became a sort of dance, peeling away the layers of the body and then putting them back together. All that was left on Landers were two incisions—one on the back of the head and the Y-shaped cut across the body—when it was over.

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