By Chris Rogers
Houston bounty hunter Dixie Flannigan is a legend within the jails and courtrooms for her blend of brains, crafty, and macho kind. yet she's approximately to benefit that there are limits to even her longevity. Parker Dann, accused of killing a baby in a drunk-driving coincidence is a bail jumper. Dixie tracks him to North Dakota and has him cuffed and in her vehicle whilst a snow fall hits. it is going to take every little thing Dixie has in her to get them again to Texas in a single piece.
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Pine needles clung to her denim jacket from shouldering a Christmas tree into the back of her pickup, and her hands smelled of pine sap. A janitor, lazily mopping an inch of water off the women’s rest-room floor, had refused to let her enter—even the men’s—and Belle Richards’ message had said hurry. Pausing at the receptionist’s desk, Dixie tossed a green and red handful of Hershey’s Hugs on a document the woman was proofing. The military-strict assistant glanced up. ” Dixie grinned. The woman’s scowl lifted almost a centimeter.
We met last year, during the Kids in the Arts project. Remember, my drawing won a District Honorable Mention. So did Betsy’s story. ” Ryan turned to the newspaper photo taken in the courtroom. ” Watching the taillights on Carl’s Buick fade into the night, Dixie mentally ticked off the places Parker Dann was most likely to be found at nine o’clock two nights before Christmas. According to the depositions in his file, the man’s closest friend was a bartender at the Green Hornet Saloon. ” Perhaps the neighbor invited the “charming gentleman” over for some Christmas cheer.
Then the day Kathleen learned she had cancer, Barney called a family meeting to discuss the property. “I don’t want to run a pecan farm,” Amy had told her parents. “And Carl wouldn’t know how. I’ll never understand why Dixie loves this moldy old house, but she does, so she should have it. ” After Barney’s death, the will specified that proceeds from the pecan farm would be split seventy-thirty in Dixie’s favor, with a provision that she could sell at any time. So far, she hadn’t wanted to. A thunder of drums blasted from the stereo.