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By Nevada Barr

Simply days after marrying Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna Pigeon strikes to Colorado to imagine her new publish as district ranger at Rocky Mountain nationwide Park. while of 3 young children who'd long gone lacking from a spiritual retreat reappear, Anna's research brings her face-to-face with a paranoid sect--and with a villain so evil, he will make the hairs at the again of your neck stand on finish

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Bring them to me," Heath said to the dog and pointed at the shiver-ing half-naked creatures. Obligingly, Wiley trotted into the circle of illumination made by the two flashlights. The dog Gwen had bought in hopes of increasing Heath's so-called independence might not have won a single show or even placed. He wasn't the best or smartest helper. What Wiley had was wit and charm. His walk was the jaunty distillation of cartoon cocksuredness, and his scruffy demeanor an example of nature mirroring art.

She could feel the leg in her hands but not her hands on her leg. It reminded her of a creepy childhood trick. Her best friend Sylvia would hold her palm to hers, then, feeling the backs of the fingers, one her own, one Heath's, she'd intone: "This is what dead people feel like," and the two of them would squeal in horrific delight. "This is what dead people feel like," Heath said. Gwen ignored her. Wiley watched the baby ducks picking at crumbs with a fluff of ducky butts and murmurs of ducky glee.

The fragile calm she and Gwen had knit for them shredded. The fragment of light or life Heath had seen in the limpet's eyes dove into her internal darkness. The ranger raised both hands as if to show she was harmless and backed away, murmuring, "It's okay. Take it easy. Nobody's going to hurt you. " The tone and gesture might have struck Heath as commendable in another person at another time, but the girls had ceased their shrieking and began to cry silently, not the snotty gulping children's sobs they'd trenched her neck with, but the slow, unstoppable tears of old women who know nothing but despair.

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