Darkness on the Edge of Town by J. Carson Black

By J. Carson Black

Laura Cardinal booklet I

Used to be young ones performed outdoor till meal time, now social media’s the recent video game on the town. nowadays, they play on their smartphones. yet with extra freedom comes higher possibility. cellular units are a conduit right into a child’s lifestyles, not only for buddies yet if 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 safeguard, 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 affected by the kidnapping of a schoolmate eighteen years previous?

In a runaway case that propels Laura from a lavish Tucson property to the secretive center 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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Gabe shook his head in disbelief, clearly stunned. After a brief moment of recovery, he was almost certain he had misunderstood his mother’s response, so he decided to tell her again. ” Joella Blackwell raised a dark brow as she continued the task of setting the table for dinner. Christopher Chandler, Gabe’s best friend and business partner, whom she considered her surrogate son, and his wife and their ten-month-old son would be coming, and she looked forward to seeing them. She was pleased that at least one of her sons had finally put aside his whoring ways to marry and start a family.

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She stretched to a more comfortable position when she heard Erol cross the room and go into the bathroom for a shower. Moments later when he eased into bed beside her and pulled her into his arms, she went willingly. Her heartbeat quickened, and her body automatically responded when he reached between her legs and began stroking her. “I need you, baby,” he whispered, just moments before joining their mouths in a scorching kiss. She closed her eyes, thinking that making love to him was the best stress reliever there was.

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