Colorado, January 1977. Eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough lies in a hospital bed, IV taped to the back of her hand, police officer at her door. She is charged with murder. The clues: a sack of chicken feed slit with a knife, a milky-eyed dog tied outdoors one cold afternoon. The motives: the... read more
“Pearl Harbor was hell and tragedy for most Americans, but it was what Lyman Goodnough was waiting for.”Sanders Roscoe
And that old son of a bitch didn’t believe in any such luxuries; kids were laborers to him, custom-made, self-sired farmhands to be ordered around however, whenever, he deemed fit.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
IN THE SUMMER of 1963 I got married. Or, to be more accurate, I should say Mavis Pickett decided she was not going to wait any longer.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
when she was crossed she could run the strong stuff out of your backbone like it was so much water;Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
when you’ve run down at last, believing for once that you’ve persuaded her to see your side of sound reason, she jumps up and goes ahead and does whatever it was she intended to do in the first place,Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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