By David Rosenfelt
After Laurie Collins left him and headed west, New Jersey safety legal professional Andy wood worker did not count on to ever see her back. So he is surprised while his ex-girlfriend looks on TV--and then calls him pleading for his support. coeds in Wisconsin were chanced on brutally stabbed to demise. because the town's appearing police leader, Laurie needed to arrest a tender collage scholar with a carful of bloodstains who argued with one of many sufferers prior to her loss of life. but Laurie strongly believes that the suspect, Jeremy Davidson, is innocent.
Trading the refineries and factories of Paterson for the frozen pastures of Findlay, Wisconsin, Andy quickly unearths himself in a small city dealing with a big-time double murder case. He appears to be like into Jeremy's romance with one of many victims--and the potential involvement of a strange spiritual cult--one which could sanction the main unholy, and harsh, of acts.
While Andy attempts to avoid wasting Jeremy, make feel of his love existence, and discover a respectable pizza for his liked puppy, Tara, the secrets and techniques of an ultra-religious neighborhood start to rain down on him like bricks from a cracked citadel. yet as Edgar®-nominated Rosenfelt proves to us once more, the trail to in point of fact suffering from lies and misdirection. And ahead of it is all over, the unforeseen is the one factor Andy can count number on.
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Kevin and Carol met on one of those computer-matching services about three months ago. She’s a personal trainer at a fitness center in Glen Rock; every time I see her I’m afraid she’s going to demand I do twenty push-ups. I know that things are going well between her and Kevin, but I didn’t know they were going well enough that marriage was under consideration. He laughs. “No… but I hope soon. ” Kevin proceeds to tell me the places that he’s thought about but has been forced to reject, due mainly to the fact that he is the absolute biggest hypochondriac on the planet.
I ask. ” He can’t conceal a small grin. ” Kevin and Carol met on one of those computer-matching services about three months ago. She’s a personal trainer at a fitness center in Glen Rock; every time I see her I’m afraid she’s going to demand I do twenty push-ups. I know that things are going well between her and Kevin, but I didn’t know they were going well enough that marriage was under consideration. He laughs. “No… but I hope soon. ” Kevin proceeds to tell me the places that he’s thought about but has been forced to reject, due mainly to the fact that he is the absolute biggest hypochondriac on the planet.
She starts taking questions, though provides very little in the way of answers, claiming that she cannot discuss evidence in an ongoing investigation. She does say that the cause of death in both cases is believed to be multiple stab wounds, but that autopsies are being conducted. Being on national television, especially to announce an arrest, should be a big moment in any small-town police officer’s career, yet Laurie looks as if she would rather be anywhere else than where she is. I’m fascinated by what I’m watching, while at the same time wishing I could turn it off.
Dead Center by David Rosenfelt