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Darkness on the Edge of Town by J. Carson Black

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By J. Carson Black

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Used to be youngsters performed outdoor till dinner time, now social media’s the recent online game on the town. nowadays, they play on their smartphones. yet with extra freedom comes better hazard. cellular units are a conduit right into a child’s existence, not only for acquaintances yet in the event you intend damage. this can be the message of J. Carson Black’s Daphne du Maurier Award-nominated mystery, DARKNESS at the fringe of TOWN.

Laura Cardinal, a detective with the Arizona division of Public security, troubleshoots murder investigations in small cities the place assets are scarce. while Laura investigates the homicide of a fourteen-year-old lady present in a town’s park bandshell, she understands instantly what she’s up opposed to: a crafty sexual predator. yet why is she suffering from the kidnapping of a schoolmate eighteen years prior?

In a runaway case that propels Laura from a lavish Tucson property to the secretive middle of a north Florida city, she needs to confront the ghosts of her personal prior. Then one other baby is going missing--and Laura needs to race the clock to discover her.

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Sean said. “I get that. ” The kid snorted. ” That got the kid interested. Sean didn’t elaborate, but said, “We’ll work this out, okay? ” The kid’s face changed, from caution to dark sadness. “You can’t,” he said quietly, looking down. ” Sean mistook the downcast eyes as shame or consideration, he realized, when the kid bolted like a rabbit along the edge of the logging road. He fired his gun into a nearby tree, hoping the sound would make the kid stop. It didn’t. Sean went after him. Faster, he quickly caught up and was about to tackle him when the kid turned sharply right, off the road.

He moved his leg. It wasn’t broken. That was a big fat plus. But something was wrong with it. ” He tried to sound normal, but his voice was scratchy and weak. He could make out faint light from above, but his vision was cloudy. The entrance to the shaft was partly blocked by trees and shrubs, but there was enough light for him to see shadows. He judged that the shaft was about eight feet square and twenty-five feet deep, but his vision blurred again as he tried to focus on his immediate surroundings.

He asked instead. Lucy didn’t sound as though she noticed his hesitation. “After breakfast. ” Sean laughed. She leaned up and looked at him, her eyebrows raised. ” He grinned, then reached up and tickled her ribs. Her spontaneous laugh was genuine, such a rare sound that every time he heard it he remembered how much Lucy needed him to remind her of the good in life, and forget the evil from her past. ” she declared. Before Sean could tighten his abs in resistance, she tickled the sensitive sides of his stomach.

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