By Laura Lippman
Little women banished from an area party take a improper flip down an surprising Baltimore street--and stumble upon an deserted stroller with an little one within. What occurs subsequent is surprising and poor, and 3 households are irreparably destroyed.
Seven years later, Alice Manning and Ronnie Fuller, now eighteen, are published from "kid prison" to start their lives another time. however the secrets and techniques swirling round the unique crime proceed to hang-out the fogeys, the attorneys, the police--all the adults in Alice and Ronnie's lives. And now one other baby has disappeared, lower than freakishly comparable situations ...
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The kids make it insane. Wait until the 0 Wolf hears about this. He’ll have puppies. ps 8/29/03 3:37 PM Page 87 Chapter 24 THE NAME OF THE WOMAN who’d been purchased was Audrey Meek. She was a celebrity, having founded a highly successful line of women’s fashions and accessories called Meek. It was her mother’s maiden name, and the one she used herself. The Couple watched her closely, tailed her into the parking garage without creating suspicion. They jumped her as she was putting her Neiman Marcus and Hermès and other shopping bags into a shiny black Lexus SUV with New Jersey plates.
Can you talk? ” “Might be able to squeeze in a couple of minutes for you. I hope you’re calling from home. ” “Been here since around six. We had a family night at the Kennedy Center. ” 2 We talked about what she was up to, then my big night 3 with the kids, and ﬁnally my life and times with the Bureau. 4 But I had the sense that Jamilla needed to get off after about 5 ﬁfteen minutes. I didn’t ask if she had anything going for 6 tonight. She’d tell me if she wanted to. 7 “I miss you way out there in San Francisco,” I said, and 8 left it at that.
Please help me. Somebody, please! I’m here! I’m right here! I don’t want to die. Because that was the one thing he’d told her that was certain — he was going to kill her. ps 8/29/03 3:37 PM Page 66 Chapter 17 BUT NO ONE COULD HEAR Lizzie Connolly. The party went on and got larger, noisier, more extravagant, vulgar. Eleven times during the night, stretch limousines dropped off well-heeled guests at the large waterfront house in Fort Lauderdale. Then the limos left. They would not be waiting for their passengers.
Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippman