By Tim Myers
After his ex-girlfriend is located useless, Harrison Black, proprietor of At Wick's finish, unearths out simply how scorching outdated flames-and a ruthless killer-can burn.
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I’d rather not take the deposit to the bank if I don’t have to” ‘I’ll be back in plenty of time to handle that” I said. I walked upstairs, but skipped my apartment and headed to Markum’s office. He was just locking up as I approached. ” I asked. “I thought I’d grab some lunch. ” “No, Eve’s handling things. ” Markum’s eyebrows shot up. ” “He told me what the coroner found. ” Markum frowned. ” “The sheriff believes that she went to the overlook to think things through before she took the overdose, but it’s wrong.
I asked, letting my words bite, not caring if he felt my hostility in them. ” When I saw the softness in his gaze, I knew he hadn’t wanted to ask me that question, but I also realized that he didn’t have any choice, either. ” Millie brought him his coffee as I said, “No, we were just two friends going out together for a meal. There was nothing happening between us, at least not romantically. What about the guy who was stalking her a few months ago? ” Millie hesitated at the table and frowned at Morton— no doubt hovering nearby to offer me her support—when the sheriff said, “As of ten minutes ago he was.
Somebody brought me. ” “Thanks for taking a chance on me. You said something that makes me curious. ” Markum said, “Grover was one of the richest men in this part of North Carolina, but the stress of keeping his fortune growing was killing him. He had a scare from his doctor, a man Grover respected, who told him he’d be dead in six months if he kept at it Grover told me he stayed up around the clock worrying about what to do, then he decided if he was going to die anyway, he was going to do what he’d always longed to, so he sold off his businesses, gave his money to charity and opened his barbeque stand.
A Flicker of Doubt by Tim Myers