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By Victoria Houston

A sizzling August afternoon and Midwest hospital CEO John McNeil has been operating overdue. engaged on his most recent conquest, that's. Jen Williams is twenty-six, accountable for photos for the hospital's PR division—and particularly beautiful in a fit, athletic type of method. She is speedy to chortle and a bit too speedy to fall for men. She is not any virgin. and she or he is certainly one of 3 women—including his wife—intimately conversant in McNeil.

When Jen's younger physique is located with a unmarried stab wound during the center, suspicion falls on either McNeil's spouse, who insists she is being stalked, and the amazing sanatorium medical professional with whom he had simply ended an affair. strain to discover the killer falls on Loon Lake Police leader Lewellyn "Lew" Ferris and Dr. Paul "Doc" Osborne, the retired dentist and forensic dental specialist whom she has deputized to assist with the investigation—when they aren't taking a holiday for fishing and different own goals. whilst the mayor calls for Lew take early retirement—and document has to babysit his teenage granddaughter who won't cease texting—the frustrations mount.

Desperate for a couple of hours off—and persuaded through Ray Pradt (a fishing consultant who wears a filled trout on his head, in order that they must have identified better)—to try out fly fishing from kayaks, document and Lew locate themselves in life-and-death straits at the river. This results in an unforeseen and macabre discovery that simply could holiday the case.

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That was the thing, though. She flipped her long hair out of her face, leaned against Lisa, and played her fingers over her daughter's forehead where the golden hairs drifted across. LuAnn took a deep breath, filling her lungs with the sweet spring air from the open bus window. The thing was, she wanted desperately to be someone else, anyone other than who she was. Most of her life she had felt, believed, and hoped that one day she would do something about it. With each passing year, however, that hope grew more and more hollow, more and more like a dream that one day would break completely free from her and drift away until finally, when she was the shrunken, wrinkled owner of a quickly fading, unremarkable life, she would no longer remember she had ever possessed such dreams.

Yes, very soon. He expected to have an extremely productive meeting with her; more to the point, a mutually beneficial meeting. He only had one question to ask LuAnn Tyler, one simple question that carried the potential for very complex repercussions. Based upon his experience, he was reasonably certain of her answer, but one just never knew. He dearly hoped, for her sake, that she would give the right one. For there was only one “right” answer. If she said no? Well, the baby would never have the opportunity to know its mother, because the baby would be an orphan.

Those accomplishments were serving him very well. Indeed, if his classmates could only see him now. In keeping with today's character—a middle-aged male, overweight and out of shape from leading a sedentary lifestyle—a bead of perspiration suddenly sprouted on Jackson's forehead. His lips curled into a smile. This physical reaction pleased him immensely, aided as it was by the insulation of the padding he was wearing to provide bulky proportions and to conceal his own wiry frame. But it was something more than that too: He took pride in the fact that he became the person totally, as though different chemical reactions took place within him depending on who and what he was pretending to be.

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