By Carolyn Hart
A Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-reporter and journalism instructor at ivy-covered Thorndyke college, Henrietta "Henrie O" Collins calls for of her scholars an identical steadfast commitment to the fact that used to be the cornerstone of her personal illustrious occupation. So while attractive, formidable Maggie Winslow comes to a decision to enquire a trio of hitherto unresolved neighborhood crimes, Henrie O urges her to pursue the tale with unusual vigor.
But the proficient destiny journalist's zeal can have price her her existence. the next day to come Maggie's corpse is found in Lovers' Lane--the very web site of 1 of the unsolved mysteries the extreme younger girl used to be exploring on the time of her brutal, untimely demise. The police and the Thorndyke powers-that-be are rabidly opposed to Henrie O's involvement within the case. yet, for Maggie's sake, the obdurate, sixtysomething investigator is decided to dredge up a prior all people turns out to wish to maintain buried no matter if it ability putting herself firmly in a constant killer's course.
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The boy sat on the ground. He reached into his pocket and took out a dime. The boy was wearing sunglasses and a dark blue rain hat. The boy gently tossed the coin onto the cardboard. It slid and then stopped right inside the middle circle. The boy took the last stuffed animal as his prize. ” Freddy swept the last few dimes into the box. Then he sat next to Cam and Eric. He was holding the box of dimes. “Well, that’s it,” Freddy said. “My booth is closed. ” Cam wasn’t listening. Her eyes were closed again.
She started to run toward the gate. Eric called to her. “Stop! We don’t even know where to go. Let’s find Ms. Benson. ” Chapter Eight Cam, Eric, and Freddy went to Ms. Benson. They told her everything that had happened at the Dime Toss booth. “Once those children leave the schoolyard,” Ms. Benson said, “there’s very little I can do. I’ll drive you to the police station. ” They walked to Ms. Benson’s car. It was a big old blue car. Books and papers were piled on the back seat. Eric began to open the back door.
Cam sat in the front seat next to Ms. Benson. “I think this will be the best fifth-grade carnival ever,” Ms. Benson said as she drove. “All the prizes were donated, so all the money we make will go to the library. ” “We made a whole boxful of dimes at my booth,” Freddy said. Ms. Benson waited at a traffic light. When the light turned green, she started to drive off. “Don’t go straight,” Cam said. ” “I know. ” Ms. Benson put on her turn signal. ” A small table was set up. A tall boy with curly blond hair was calling out, “Bring home a toy for your children.
Death in Lovers' Lane (Henrie O Mysteries, Book 3) by Carolyn Hart