By Merry Jones
A Harper Jennings secret - whilst Harper Jennings’ staunchest rival at Cornell’s archaeology division turns up on her doorstep, babbling approximately seeing a Pre-Columbian shape-shifter, Harper doesn’t recognize what to imagine. yet she will be able to spot a good chance – Zina gained a coveted submit cataloguing a precious selection of Pre-Columbian artifacts, and if Harper humours Zina, she’ll have the ability to see them for herself. yet then Zina is killed – and the extra touch Harper has with the relics, the extra her lifestyles starts off going incorrect. The artifacts can’t rather be cursed . . . can they?
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Green sensed a true change in the man. A final laying down of the sword he had brandished for so long. Once the battle barricades were gone, Green felt the pull of a question he had never dared broach before. “James? ” Rosten’s face grew rigid and his eyes flew open. Angry and accusatory, the James Rosten of old. “I sent you all those fucking letters! ” How should I answer that? Green thought. He had read them, at least at first, but had tried to dismiss them as self-serving rants. After all, he’d rarely met a con who didn’t protest his innocence and blame even the most unlikely of suspects.
That would be lovely. ” 56 Chapter Four Facing yet a third drive out to Navan in as many months, Green used the Internet to discover a backcountry route that circumvented the infuriating traffic of the Queensway, which alternated between parking lot and NASCAR racetrack. The route did not end up being any faster, but he arrived with his pulse and blood pressure below incipient coronary levels. The farm country was just awakening to spring. Fields still wallowed in mud, and leaf buds gave the merest dusting of green to the skeletal grey trees.
She and fellow detective Bob Gibbs had spent most of their days off since their honeymoon searching for the perfect 45 house. Having grown up on a farm, Sue longed for wide-open fields, bridle paths, and a swimming hole for those hot summer nights. But Bob had never known a yard bigger than a postage stamp. He couldn’t imagine living deep in the country, and, besides, as Major Crimes detectives, they couldn’t afford an hour-long commute to headquarters in case of emergencies or overtime. The Village of Navan seemed like the perfect compromise.