By Susan Wittig Albert
Police leader Sheila Dawson believes the dying of Pecan Spring's laptop guru, Larry Kirk, to be a suicide, probably caused through his painful divorce. additional research unearths that Kirk's dying wasn't self-inflicted. And in actual fact strengthened by way of her pal China Bayles' news-Larry lately requested her for criminal recommendation with regard to a stalker.As a police leader in a male-dominated strength, Sheila meets many demanding situations, specially whilst her theories rock the boat in excessive profile situations like that of George Timms. He used to be stuck breaking into Larry's computing device store to scouse borrow his personal computing device again as a result of risky own info it contained. Now that Larry is lifeless, she's yes it's attached to the housebreaking. And she's additionally certain she'll get lots of resistance on her assessment...
Timms's time to show himself in to the police comes and is going, and he's nowhere to be came across. In her research, Sheila uncovers secrets and techniques, negative secrets and techniques that will force an individual to kill. So who then? It's as much as Sheila to end up she's received what it takes to seek down the predator that's unfastened at the streets of Pecan Springs.
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Bess and George started for the entrance, but Nancy paused to look closely at the spot where the glowing eye had appeared. Though the wall was of wood and paneled in large squares, there was no visible opening or sliding section near the glowing eye. Nancy found a high stool and set it under the panel where the glowing eye had shone. She stood on the stool but was unable to move the panel. And the wood was not hot! Nancy was sure no image of the eye had been projected onto the wall. “There must be a cold light behind this panel,” she said to herself.
This seemed to satisfy the boys, and the girls hurried off to the guest room. “I certainly need a bath and a shampoo,” Bess spoke up. ” “Go ahead,” said Nancy. She sat down in a chair and stared out a window, but her mind was not on the scenery. She was recalling the day’s adventures and trying to fit the pieces of the puzzle together. She asked herself, “If Crosson goes to the farmhouse, does he bring Ned with him? “Probably not,” the young detective decided. ” she thought wistfully. ” A while later George tapped her on the shoulder.
At that instant the three girls became aware of a loud whirring noise. It grew louder. ” Nancy exclaimed. ” She dashed out the front door with her friends and looked up. A small twin-motor helicopter was descending. ” George cried out, and Bess ran back inside the house. Nancy and George watched in fascination. The rotors suddenly stopped and the helicopter plummeted the last fifty feet. It hit the grass with a thud and the door flew open. ” George cried out. ” Nancy exclaimed. ” She and George hurried to the helicopter.
Cat's Claw (China Bayles, Book 20) by Susan Wittig Albert