By Karin Slaughter
Sara Linton, health worker within the small city of Heartsdale, GA, is named out to an obvious suicide at the neighborhood collage campus. The mutilated physique offers little within the means of clues -- and the school 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 lady is brutally attacked. For Sara, the violence moves a ways too with regards to domestic. And as Jeffrey pursues the sadistic killer, he discovers that ex-police detective Lena Adams, now a safety safeguard on campus, could be in ownership of the most important info. yet, bruised and angered by way of her expulsion from the strength, Lena appears to be like slightly able to conserving herself, not to mention saving the subsequent victim.
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The two women had been living together when Sibyl was murdered. To take her mind off Chuck, Lena glanced around the library, looking at the students working at the long tables lining the middle of the room. Midterms were on the horizon, and the place was pretty packed for a Sunday. Other than the cafeteria and the counseling center, the library was the only building open today. As libraries went, Grant Tech’s was pretty impressive. Lena supposed that the school’s not having a football team meant more money could be spent on the facilities, but she still thought they would have been better off with some sort of athletic department.
Carefully she took off her glasses, putting the suicide note on the table. ” Lena asked, her mind clicking onto the investigation. “January second. He slit his arm up the center. I found him before he lost too much blood, but . ” She leaned her head on her hand, looking down at the note. She put her fingers on it, like she was touching a part of her son—the only part that he had left her. “I’ll need that back,” Lena told her, even though Jeffrey and Frank had destroyed its value as evidence. ” Rosen moved her hand away.
Yeah,” Frank told him. ” Matt had finished his calls and Jeffrey gave him another assignment. ” Chuck crossed his arms over his chest. “I’ll get a couple of my people—” Jeffrey jabbed a finger at the other man. “Keep your people the fuck out of my crime scene,” he ordered. Chuck stood his ground. ” Jeffrey pointed toward the dead boy on the riverbed. ” “It’s Rosen,” Chuck said, defensive. ” Lena echoed. ” Lena shook her head no, but Jeffrey could tell she was hiding something. ” he said, giving her the opportunity to come clean.
A Faint Cold Fear (2003) by Karin Slaughter