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By Jonnie Jacobs

Whilst an area waitress and her younger daughter are murdered, the executive suspect's lawyer asks Kali, who's suffering to maintain her perform afloat, to assist within the safeguard, and he or she discovers the darkish secrets and techniques that surrounded the sufferer.

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On both counts. I was a veteran of too many soured relationships to let myself be otherwise. Still, after Myra had gone I pulled out the picture of Tom I keep in the zipper pocket of my purse. It was taken late last summer, the one and only time we'd gone camping together. We'd hiked into Desolation Wilderness, which isn't desolate at all, camped in a meadow by a mountain lake and spent the night under a diamond-studded sky of black velvet. All in all, I prefer the comforts of home, but when I pictured Tom out there now, with a bunch of rowdy ten-year-olds, I felt a pang of jealousy.

Despite the hokey name, the Lazy Q Diner is one of Silver Creek's more upscale establishments. Its offerings are a long way from the braised endive and goat cheese cuisine you find in the San Francisco area, but it's definitely a step up from the hamburger joints and fast-food outlets in town. The couple who run the place are in their mid-fifties, transplants from somewhere back East. I'd never spoken to the husband, who spent most of his time in the kitchen, but the wife, Velma, worked as hostess and cashier, and often helped out with the tables during the lunch-hour rush.

I turned back to Sam. "I'll let you know in a day or two," I said. After lunch I headed back to my office, two upstairs rooms in a converted Victorian. A chiropractor and an accountant occupied the remaining second-floor offices, while the downstairs housed one of the town's two beauty salons. My rooms were airy and light, but spartan. An old oak desk--the kind teachers used when I was in grade school--a couple of chairs, a file cabinet and a wobbly bookcase left by the previous tenant. It was a long way from my plushly carpeted, twenty-seventh floor office at Goldman & Latham in San Francisco.

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