By Carol O'Connell
2010 Retail ePub
Police Detective Kathleen Mallory well-known the crime scene: sufferer striking, hair in mouth, fireplace burning. It occurred twenty-one years in the past, whilst Mallory was once a toddler. She additionally well-known the victim...
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The man had introduced himself as Bill, asked her to come closer to look at the picture. Told her the dog was on medication, the dog could die if he wasn’t found. Micaela had walked over to peer at the photocopy, barely aware of the man or the fact that his car was still running. The next thing she’d known, he’d pulled her inside his vehicle, driving off so fast the door had slammed on its own. “I know, real dumb,” she said. Her voice matter-of-fact. Not looking for sympathy, but not blaming herself either.
He described those few wild moments when the agitated mamba rose up like a golf club, seeking. “And then it cruised—man, you wouldn’t believe how fast it was. Both of us climbed up on a table. It was looking for us. ” Fortunately, the snake’s keeper managed to get the drop on it and tossed it back in its terrarium. “After he caught him, he got down on his knees and threw up all over the floor. One drop of that venom and we’d be dead. ” After that, the lazily-curled diamondbacks, mojaves, and sidewinders in his terrariums seemed tame.
Look, Laura, I did my best to give you a piece of this. ” “Just what I said. ” He pushed a slip of paper with a name and phone number on it across the desk. ” The reason Laura had gotten the case at all was because meth labs and murder victims were springing up in the boonies like mushrooms after a rain. The Pima County sheriff’s office had its hands full with the meth wars, so they shunted some of its old cases to the Department of Public Safety. If Kristy Groves’s body hadn’t been found, the case would still be exclusively Laura’s.