By Meg Gardiner
Evan Delaney learns that not just has her ex- sister-in-law joined a spiritual cult, however the risky younger mom plans to regain custody of her son and disappear with him into the fold of the fanatical staff. but if homicide increases the stakes, Evan is dragged even deeper into the nightmare.
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I cannot imagine his hand wavering on the stick as he swung into the wind for the carrier landing. But divorce is a buzz saw. It slices and mutilates, and I know that despite his cool mien he felt shredded. His commanding officer knew it too, telling him to suck it up, not to let a woman give him a case of the snivels. Understandably, the CO disliked the idea of Brian Delaney dropping a fifty-million-dollar fighter jet onto the deck while wondering where the hell his wife had gone. Tabitha had disappeared.
Priscilla Gaul’s long-term thievery had ended disastrously on the night that the owner of Beowulf’s Books decided to defend the store. ’’ That was why she was suing the bookstore for damages, and that was why Jesse’s cocounsel wanted him to cross-examine her, though Jesse was a courtroom greenhorn, only twenty-seven years old. Fight hard luck with hard luck, and let him be the one to throw fastballs at her, low and inside. Counting items on his fingers, he said, ‘‘An espresso maker, a thousand dollars in cash, and the collected works of Jackie Collins .
Delaney. ’’ The cameraman swiveled to spot me in the lens of his minicam, but Wyoming jumped in. ‘‘Miss Delaney thinks I’m cruel, but Claudine Girard sent people to hell. ’’ The reporter turned to me. ’’ I gestured at Wyoming and his people. ’’ Wyoming said. ‘‘She up and claims she’s an expert on obscenity. ’’ They each had a script: Snappy Fundamentalist Sound Bites and Lights, Camera, Emotion! I was irrelevant. ’’ Sometimes I am too clever for my own good. The hip-shot quip can ricochet.