By Jack Ketchum
Bloody occasions carry a poor fascination for Wayne. There's loads of blood he want to spill himself, yet thus far he's controlled to suppress those ideas. even if, whilst he witnesses a homicide he can't carry again from now on.
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He wasn't sure he could manage it. Finally he nodded. " A canvass of the home was standard procedure for detectives in instances like this. The techs processed the actual crime scene, but careful inspection of a victim's personal possessions revealed a lot about his or her life. Some of it interesting, most of it dull and irrelevant to the murder. Sometimes, though, they got lucky. A receipt, a phone number, a photo, some small tidbit that would eventually lead them to the killer. But normally the detective and the victim were strangers.
His mind flashed on an image of Sloane at fifteen. His freshman year at USC, John had gone home with Reed for Thanksgiving. Fraternity brothers, roommates, both so full of themselves their heads were the size of weather balloons. And Sloane hadn't been the least impressed. "Strut and show," she'd told her brother. " She'd been a beauty in the making even then, despite the thick glasses, a mouthful of braces, and the perpetual scowl. John could see her, hip jutted to the side, arms crossed, railing against the evils of capitalism and narrow-minded people, which in Sloane's adolescent mind encompassed ninety-nine percent of the country.
It was far from desolate. Pine forests, meadows, streams, a jewel of a lake. No motorboats or Jet Skis, only the quiet of canoes, kayaks, and tiny sailboats. The lake and surrounding cabins sat in a basin at the foot of a mountain range whose granite peaks were still dotted, albeit sparsely, with snow. She'd discovered the lack of electricity was a small price to pay for such natural beauty, and that a bucket of well water went a long way. It wasn't the surroundings that gave her pause, but Bryce himself.
Joyride by Jack Ketchum