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By J. A. Jance

Sheriff Joanna Brady needs to resolve complicated instances which may be tied jointly in New York Times bestselling writer J. A. Jance’s exciting story of suspense that brings to existence Arizona’s Cochise County and the desolate tract Southwest in all its attractiveness and mystery.

An outdated lady, a hoarder, is loss of life of emphysema in nice Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleansing out her apartment, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred buck debts hidden within the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd each corner.

Tracing the money’s origins will take Liza on a trip that might lead to Cochise County, the place Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a private secret of her personal. a guy she considers a family members buddy is located lifeless on the backside of a gap in a limestone cavern close to Bisbee. And now there's the secret of Liza and the cash. Are the 2 disparate situations hooked up? It’s as much as Joanna to discover out.

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The only on Junior Dowdle? ” Claire inquired. “Yes,” Joanna agreed. “Junior’s. ” “Okay, we’re speaking instances instead of one,” Claire proven. “What are you suggesting? ” “My mom will most likely supply me all types of hell for this, specially considering that she and George are approximately to move out for his or her summer time cabin in Minnesota. in spite of this, i would be ready to speak them into delaying their departure lengthy adequate for George to aid us out. He’s primary. we all know him, and we all know his paintings. If we provided to take him on a freelance foundation with an analogous type of pay we’d need to fork over for a sub from Pima County, George may be prepared to aid out for a time. the matter is, I don’t are looking to increase the problem with George with no first having a few kind of go-­ahead from the board. prior to I broach the topic, i must be ready to say with a few self assurance that he’ll be properly paid for his hassle. ” Claire thought of that for a second. “Even if we provided him an analogous hourly price, we’d nonetheless be getting a discount simply because we wouldn’t be having to pay shuttle time, too. correct? ” “That’s the way it seems to be to me. Assuming he is of the same opinion and is presently to be had, shall we have a person on the crime scene no less than hours ahead of somebody else might get there. Time counts in instances like this, Claire,” Joanna further. “The quicker we technique the crime scene, the earlier we will be able to resolve no matter what occurred. ” “Where are you immediately? ” “I simply left the rodeo grounds in Silver urban. The GPS says I could be again in Bisbee in a bit lower than 3 hours. With my blue lighting flashing, I’ll be capable of shave a while off that. if you happen to can get me a few type of quasi-­official go-­ahead, I’ll name document Winfield and notice if i will be able to negotiate a peace treaty with him. ” “With him or together with your mom? ” Claire requested. That used to be one of many purposes Joanna and Claire bought alongside so good. Claire’s prickly dating along with her personal mom was once strangely just like Joanna’s courting with Eleanor Lathrop Winfield. Claire can have been the individual elected to the board of supervisors, yet her mom, Winifred Holland, thought of herself to be an ex officio member of that very same physique, entire with the entire rights and obligations thereof. “A little of both,” Joanna agreed with a moderate snicker. She was once no longer watching for tackling Eleanor at the topic, but when it needed to be performed, she used to be the single to do it. Joanna doubted George Winfield might brain stepping as much as the plate if the county wanted him, yet she knew her mom will be lower than delighted. “Drive safely,” Claire prompt. “I’ll be again involved. ” Joanna’s mobile rang earlier than she had time to name someone else. “Chief Bernard here,” Alvin acknowledged. “You comprehend what’s occurred? ” “Yes,” Joanna responded. “Deb introduced me up to the mark. ” “Is it ok with you for me to claim this a joint operation? ” “Whatever you wish. ” “Where are you currently? ” leader Bernard requested. “Coming again from Silver urban as quick as I can,” Joanna instructed him. “What’s occurring in your finish? ” “For without delay, we’ve obtained the crime scene secured.

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