By Kelvin Bueckert
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James grinned, rubbing his hands in mock anticipation. Will my old beast start? ” Jason chuckled cynically. ” Candace returned the farewell, and then watched as James walked toward his car. Once he reached it, he opened the door and climbed inside. A moment passed. The car roared to life on the first crank. Obviously, the ornery wagon had rested enough to work well for another few moments. Jason raised a hand, waved it slightly and then began backing his beast into the street. Candace felt her eyes wrinkle into a glare.
Maybe I could use a little sleep. I keep thinking of Albert splayed out beside the road. ” Jason felt his eyebrows arch with curiosity. The situation was starting to sink in. F. F. Dyck eh? Well well, it is a small world indeed. Mabel Freed, the woman who showed up at the coffee shop used the exact same initials. Apparently, she was using the initials of a neighbor who saved her life. ” Candace felt a cold chill creeping along the edges of her nerves. “Her neighbor? “ She took a breath. ” “To make a long diatribe short, Mabel thought that Albert’s wife Francis had tried to kill her in February.
Oh yeah, the police think that Albert was dead before you hit him. bein’ a nurse and all. ” Candace glimpsed a colorful travel poster in the window of the stone building before her. She sighed as reality entered her tropical paradise. She had indeed suspected something as soon as she saw and smelled the body. ” Candace said slowly, unsure of how to respond. 32 Her arms glistened with sticky moisture. A cool shower and a warm bed would be enough paradise for now.... Albert’s body had obviously spent a lot of time lying down.
A Summer of Secrets by Kelvin Bueckert