By Karin Slaughter
Sara Linton, health worker within the small city of Heartsdale, GA, is named out to an obvious suicide at the neighborhood university campus. The mutilated physique presents little within the means of clues -- and the school professionals are wanting to steer clear of a scandal -- yet for Sara and police leader Jeffrey Tolliver, issues do not upload up.
Two extra suspicious suicides stick to, and a tender girl is brutally attacked. For Sara, the violence moves some distance too on the subject of domestic. And as Jeffrey pursues the sadistic killer, he discovers that ex-police detective Lena Adams, now a safety defend on campus, will be in ownership of the most important details. yet, bruised and angered via her expulsion from the strength, Lena looks slightly in a position to retaining herself, not to mention saving the following victim.
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Her voice trailed off as she realized he must know this. ” Ellen nodded, a quick up-and-down. “I don’t usually stop at the bridge, but something didn’t feel right. ” She pressed her lips into a thin line as she considered it. “There are usually birds, nature sounds. It felt too still. ” Jeffrey knew. He had sensed that same eerie feeling when he was running through the woods looking for Sara and Tessa. The only sounds had been those of his own feet pounding into the ground and his heart pounding even more loudly in his head.
Claustrophobia struck Lena like a sudden flame, and she found herself sweating by the time they reached Jill Rosen’s office. With his usual flair for knowing how to make things worse, Chuck stood close to Lena, almost hovering over her. She could smell his aftershave mixed with the sickly sweet smell of his gum, which he smacked loudly in her ear. She held her breath, turning her head away from him, trying not to be sick. The receptionist rapped lightly on the door. ” Lena pulled at her collar, trying to get more air.
Five years ago two Grant professors had developed some kind of shot or magic pill that made pigs grow fatter in a shorter amount of time. Farmers had gone nuts over the discovery, and there was a framed cover of Porcine & Poultry by the library entrance with a picture of the two professors looking rich and satisfied on the cover. The headline read “High on the Hog,” and judging by the smiles on the professors’ faces, they certainly were not hurting for money. As with most research institutes, the school got a chunk of the proceeds from anything its professors worked on, and Kevin Blake, the dean, had used some of the money to completely refurbish the library.