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By Brett Halliday

A lady is abducted and her ransom funds is going lacking. Why is a former senator serious about the cash and what may be his connection to all of it?

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So that’s what this was about. Tully tried to keep the disappointment from his face while Emma pecked a kiss on his cheek. She scooted across the seat and was out the door, backpack in one hand, latte in the other, brushing aside any hopes he had of an actual truce. CHAPTER 4 Elk Grove, Virginia Maggie didn’t like what she saw. The address in the note was in the middle of a quiet neighborhood of well-kept bungalows that were surrounded by huge oak trees and carefully manicured yards. The house owned by Anne B.

But Tully viewed it as his last bastion of civility that he wouldn’t cross that line. There were so few in this business left to cross. At least, that’s what he told others. Fact was, it made his skin crawl just a little to combine the idea of eating a meal with the blood and guts of a murder. Tully was still thinking about his stomach when he picked up the two plastic bags, one containing the note, the other the envelope. He had used plain white paper sold anywhere from office supplies stores to Wal-Mart.

Normally she didn’t keep tabs on her partner but if Tully wasn’t there to testify then she would get stuck doing it, and for once she was taking off early. She actually had weekend plans. She and Detective Julia Racine had scheduled another road trip to Connecticut. Julia to see her father and Maggie to see a certain forensic anthropologist named Adam Bonzado, who showed some hope of taking Maggie’s mind off the e-mails, the voice messages, the flowers and cards that a very persistent Nick Morrelli had been showering her with for the last five weeks.

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