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 instances e-book Review).
ALL round the TOWN
whilst Laurie Kenyon, a twenty-one-year-old scholar, is accused of murdering her English professor, she has no reminiscence of the crime. Her fingerprints, even though, are in all places. while she asks her sister, lawyer Sarah, to mount her safeguard, Sarah in flip brings in psychiatrist Justin Donnelly. abducted on the age of 4 and victimized for 2 years, Laurie has built magnificent coping talents. basically while the insufferable stories 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 printed.
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He laughed warily and reached for her. ” She backed away. “You’re supposed to be calling your friends at the FBI, remember? ” Then she jutted her chin forward defensively. ” McGregor snorted. “Russo’s unorthodox tactics usually involve fooling around with some female when he’s supposed to be working on a case. ” “At least he knows how to be romantic. ” McGregor winced. ” “Assistant Director,” she reminded him drily. McGregor seemed about to respond but ended up just shaking his head instead. Then he pulled out his cell phone, punched in a number and was soon lobbying the FBI to find the best attorney the Justice Department had to offer for Special Agent Justin Russo.
Fair enough. So how do you want to approach this? ” “Let’s start with the punch line. ” “A woman named Gia Masterson. ” Suzannah bit her lip. “In that case, I already have the big picture. From reading the newspapers. Not that I’ve kept up with it faithfully, but she was shot a couple of weeks ago, right? ” When Justin nodded, Suzannah rubbed her eyes, acutely aware of the ache forming behind them. The Angel of Mercy, as the papers had dubbed him, had been in the headlines for a couple of months.
She pulled a business card out of her purse and handed it to him. “That’s my office number. ” Then he trailed his companions into the courtroom. Suzannah hung back for a moment, enjoying the unfamiliar sensation of being a little weak in the knees over a guy. This is going to be the best vacation ever, she told herself with an embarrassed laugh. Then she remembered that this week wasn’t completely about fun. She had to prepare for an upcoming conference in Hawaii, where she was slated to make a presentation—a presentation that was quite possibly the last step in the rigorous timetable she had set for herself and her career.
All Around the Town by Mary Higgins Clark