By Karin Slaughter
Sara Linton, health worker within the small city of Heartsdale, GA, is termed out to an obvious suicide at the neighborhood collage campus. The mutilated physique offers little within the approach of clues -- and the varsity gurus are wanting to keep away from a scandal -- yet for Sara and police leader Jeffrey Tolliver, issues do not upload up.
Two extra suspicious suicides keep on with, and a tender girl is brutally attacked. For Sara, the violence moves a long way too with reference to domestic. And as Jeffrey pursues the sadistic killer, he discovers that ex-police detective Lena Adams, now a safety defend on campus, can be in ownership of an important details. yet, bruised and angered by way of her expulsion from the strength, Lena appears to be like slightly in a position to maintaining herself, not to mention saving the following victim.
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Her quick mind was the thing Jeffrey missed most now that she was gone. ” Jeffrey shut her out, and not just because Chuck was taking all of this in. Lena had chosen to stop being a cop seven months ago. She was not part of Jeffrey’s team anymore. ” “It was under a rock at the end of the bridge,” Frank said. He reached into his back pocket and pulled out a folded sheet of notebook paper. Jeffrey did not have it in him to reprimand Frank for not putting the note in an evidence bag. Both of their hands were bloody enough to stain the page.
Richard sat up quickly. ” Rosen stood at the door, looking around for Lena. The woman seemed lost, and Lena was debating whether to say something to her when Richard tossed one of his girlie waves. Jill Rosen smiled weakly, walking toward them. Richard stood, saying, “Oh, honey,” as he took both of Rosen’s hands. “Brian’s coming in from Washington,” she told him. ” Richard frowned, offering, “If there’s anything I can do for you or Brian . ” “Thank you,” Rosen said, but she was looking at Lena.
Long time ago. ” “Yeah,” Lena lied. Sara was far from a close friend. ” “Sore spot for her,” Chuck covered. ” “Right,” Lena said, thinking this was typical Chuck. He thought that everything that came out of his mouth was believed, and he labored under the false impression that he was well respected on campus, even though it was common knowledge that the only reason Chuck had gotten his job was his daddy had made a phone call to Kevin Blake, the dean of Grant Tech. Albert Gaines, president of the Grant Trust and Loan, had a lot of pull in town, especially with the college.
A Faint Cold Fear (2003) by Karin Slaughter