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 publication Review).
ALL round the TOWN
whilst Laurie Kenyon, a twenty-one-year-old pupil, is accused of murdering her English professor, she has no reminiscence of the crime. Her fingerprints, besides the fact that, are all over. whilst she asks her sister, legal professional 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 incredible coping talents. 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 better than ever, be printed.
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The girl she’d once been would have looked at the elderly woman and fallen in love. Theresa looked like Mrs. Claus, complete with a tidy white bun in her hair and rosy cheeks, and was always ready with a kind word or a joke to share. Sara desperately wanted to accept that kindness. Setting her jaw, she shoved the napkin in her pocket and hitched her backpack a little higher up on her shoulder. She was going to go back to the roach motel that masqueraded as an apartment. She was going to pack her stuff.
If you don’t want the apartment, that’s fine. If you don’t want to tell me what’s going on, that’s fine. I don’t expect you to, I don’t need you to, and truthfully, I don’t want you to. But please, Sara, don’t lie to me. ” Those simple words drove a shard into Sara’s heart, and she closed her eyes, dropped her head back against the door. Keeping her eyes closed, she said quietly, “I appreciate that, Theresa. ” “Then let me help. Trust me . . ” Opening her eyes, Sara stared at Theresa. ” Theresa’s eyes, kind and gentle, so full of understanding, stared back, held Sara’s gaze for a brief moment, and then she looked away, smoothed a hand down her skirt.
And by doing it, he’d let her die. Tears burned his eyes, but he wouldn’t let them fall. He couldn’t cry. Not right now. He had to take care of Elena. If he managed that without getting caught, then he would get back to his team. No time to fall apart, not now. God, the team. Man, he needed to get back to them. He’d already sent a message back—the mission had been ready to blow up in their faces and he needed to get back to them—now. But he couldn’t leave Elena . . Trust me . . He should have known better.