By Sue Henry
A number of award-winning writer Sue Henry takes us into the center of America's final frontier with a gripping story of suspense set in a rugged land that appeals to the adventurous and powerful ... and to those that are attracted to darkness. Famed Alaskan "musher" Jessie Arnold thinks she's ultimately positioned her darkish prior in the back of her. however the excavations on her new cabin unearth a decades-old skeleton entombed in a crumbling basement wall -- in addition to a butterfly pendant necklace worn by means of the alleged sufferer of a brutal serial slayer who preyed on zone ladies two decades prior. Pulled once again right into a homicide research opposed to her will, Jessie fears a grim, half-forgotten nightmare has been reborn. For, during this stark and lonely position, within the first days of the all-too-brief Alaskan summer season, one other girl has disappeared with out a hint. The indicators recommend the unthinkable: an insatiable human monster has again. And the clues she's uncovering trace that Jessie Arnold may be his subsequent sufferer.
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Forget it,” she told him emphatically. “I don’t want to look out a window and remember that I found a skeleton there. ” 4 Q FOLLOWING THE DEPARTURE OF THE FORENSICS TEAM, the construction crew was half a day behind schedule in forming up to pour the concrete that would be delivered by a subcontractor the next morning. Taking advantage of the extended June daylight, they worked until after seven, Jessie laboring along with Vic Prentice’s crew of four, while Hank Peterson used his Bobcat to level the ground and move forms into position.
I’ll bring you right back here when we’re done. Even give you the three hundred now. ” He shifted to tug his wallet out of a right hip pocket, took out three hundred-dollar bills, and held them in her direction. “Here. ” The sight of the money was enough to silence her concerns. Opening the door of the pickup, she climbed in and took the bills, stuffing them into a pocket of her tight pants as he pulled away from the curb and headed east on Fourth. ” “Not far. You’ll like it. I got a good place.
She had visited three different offices and spoken to the assessor, an archaeologist in the Cultural Resources Office, and the recorder of deeds. Now she could hardly wait to reach home and study what she had collected, but first she had one more errand. Pulling into a mall between Palmer and Wasilla, she parked and went into the florist she had identified from the small envelope on her single rose. A short dark-haired woman wearing a rainbowstriped apron met her at the counter. ” “I hope so,” Jessie told her, and described the floral tribute she had received the day before.