By Jonnie Jacobs
Whilst an area waitress and her younger daughter are murdered, the executive suspect's legal professional asks Kali, who's suffering to maintain her perform afloat, to aid within the security, and he or she discovers the darkish secrets and techniques that surrounded the sufferer.
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We hired a new girl last week, but I'm not sure sheV going to work out. " "Seven or eight months is all. She moved to town after her aunt's death, when she inherited the house. But Lisa had a way about her. " Velma brushed a crumb from the table. " I did. Lisa was as sunny and open as a summer's morning. Honey-blond hair, which she wore in a long braid down her back, fresh face, dimples and a smile that never quit. She was the kind of person you take an instant liking to, even before you've exchanged a word.
The mental picture of Lisa and Amy was not so easily washed away. I slipped into old jeans and a T-shirt, then made myself a cup of coffee and sat down at the dining room table with Wes Harding's case file. What it was, actually, was a thick accordion envelope containing several folders, all a bit dog-eared, and a sizable number of loose papers in an equally poor state. Only one of the folders was labeled, and it was empty. The first thing Sam and I were going to have to settle on was a filing system that made sense.
Daryl Benson had been a family friend when I was growing up. He'd been a uniformed officer then; he was chief of police now. And counting the months to retirement. Before my mother's suicide when I was fourteen, Benson had been a regular fixture at our holiday meals and summer barbecues, a sort of honorary uncle whose visits were always eagerly anticipated. I'd seen very little of him after my mother died and my father started drinking heavily, and nothing at all of him in the years I was away at college and then attempting to make my mark on the legal world of San Francisco.
Evidence Of Guilt: A Kali O'Brien Mystery (Kali O'Brien Mysteries) by Jonnie Jacobs