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By Grant Jerkins

ISBN-10: 042523830X

ISBN-13: 9780425238301

ISBN-10: 1101444762

ISBN-13: 9781101444764

A twisting debut novel of homicide and darkish relatives secrets and techniques from a riveting new voice in crime fiction. A murdered lady. A grieving husband. And their son-a mentally handicapped grownup with a background of violent outbursts. an easy case. Or is it? Leo Hewitt, an Assistant DA as soon as blamed for atmosphere unfastened a infamous child-killer, is raring to redeem himself with this intimate and grisly crime. As he digs under the skin he discovers greater than he ever anticipated-including an emotionally disturbed spouse, a husband who'd do whatever to flee his disastrous marriage, and an accused younger guy without obvious technique of safety. yet with each one surprising new revelation, Leo is just led deeper and deeper into the darkness-an inescapable capture of blood bonds and twisted kinfolk secrets and techniques.

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That’s fine,” I say, not willing to give up this last bit of fortitude I’ve found. ” Monty sighs over the phone. “First of all, I’m a criminal defense lawyer. I don’t do divorces. Secondly, all I’m saying is give it time. ” Oh, but I am, I am. “You don’t understand. She’s . . She . . When we have sex, it’s as if she . . ” “No, that’s not what—” “I know, I know. Listen, all I want to know is, is she forty million crazy? That’s what her old man’s worth. I checked. Are you willing to give up that kind of money?

I do not like it when she brings her sickness into Albert’s room, mourning for a son who is not dead but may as well be. I open with a mild accusation. ” Rachel thrusts her hand into her pocket. Pulls out a prescription bottle. She dumps the pale green pills into her drink. She waves the glass at me in a bitter toast and swills the mixture down. She spills most of it. She picks soggy pills off her blouse and inserts them in her mouth. ’ I haven’t become. This is what has been done to me. I miss Albert.

You blame me. Don’t you? For Albert. ” I couldn’t look. It was true. “You hate me. Wish I were dead. I can tell. ” “Yes you do! I can see it in your eyes. Right now you’re afraid I’ll do something crazy. ” “Rachel, I’m not scared of you. You’re my wife. ” “No you don’t. You can’t love me. ” I remained silent. “See! See! I knew it! ” “No. You asked me if I’d ever thought about it. Of course I have. ” “Well, let me tell you, you’ll never leave me. ” She turned from me. Her shoulders were shaking.

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