By Linda Ladd
Hilde Swensen is a good looks competition queen with a face to die for and a physique to kill for. yet by the point Detective Claire Morgan unearths her in a bath stall--posed like a grotesquely grinning doll--Hilde is whatever yet beautiful. She's the sufferer of a in poor health, deranged killer. and she or he won't be the final. . .
Brianna Swenson is the wonder queen's sister--and the female friend of Claire's companion Bud. She tells Claire that Hilde had lots of enemies, together with a creepy stalker, an abusive ex-boyfriend, and a slew of jealous opponents. yet what she doesn't say is they either shared a gloomy, anxious mystery. A mystery that refuses to die. . .
From the after-hours events of a sinister funeral domestic to the underworld vendettas of the Miami mob, Claire follows the path together with her lover Nicholas Black, a psychiatrist with secrets and techniques of his personal. yet it's no longer till she uncovers proof of unspeakable acts of depravity that Claire realizes she's simply develop into a diabolical killer's subsequent objective. . .
'One of the main creepy, crawly and compelling mental thrillers ever.' --Fresh Fiction on Dark Places
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Now when Rachel looked at the earliest squares and their designs, she saw more than a quilt. Sarah had made 31 a stitched record of her journey from slavery to freedom. “Sarah sewed many quilts for many people for many reasons,” Grandma said. “I’m told that she started this quilt on the day she reached freedom. ” “I understand, Grandma,” Rachel whispered, her eyes bright with pride.
It took her months to reach Canada— months of sheer terror and exhaustion, every hour of every day fearing injury or capture or death. “She set foot on Canadian soil on her twentieth birthday,” Grandma said. Rachel felt her heart pounding. Grandma chuckled. “On Saturday, I asked your mother to leave the birthday quilt with me,” she said. “I want you to look at it again. ” Together, they carefully unfolded the quilt. Now when Rachel looked at the earliest squares and their designs, she saw more than a quilt.
I remember seeing it when I was little. You’d open it and show me pictures inside. I thought it was so neat the way it opened. ” Grandma opened the locket. “This is Sarah,” she said, pointing to the old 29 sepia-colored photograph. “And that’s her husband,” Grandma added. ” Rachel drew her breath in sharply. She reached out to touch the glass over the photo. The people in the photograph had meant nothing until now. But today—maybe for the first time in her life—Rachel felt a close link with her many-times-great-grandparents.
Die Smiling (Claire Morgan, Book 3) by Linda Ladd