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While corpses are came across lovingly entwined in a faculty broom cabinet, Pete Kelsey, husband of 1 of the our bodies, is the major suspect. even though, he swears he has not anything to do with murdering his adulterous spouse. Detective J. P. Beaumont believes him, yet there's a mystery Pete's now not telling which spells severe difficulty to come back.
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Lloyd stood up. ” he asked. ” Lloyd thought of his mother and reached for his rifle, but couldn’t do it. * * * Lloyd ran all the way to 106th and Avalon, composing epitaphs for Famous Johnson en route. His chest was heaving and his arms and shoulders ached from holding his rifle at high port, and when he saw the neon sign proclaiming the “United African Episcopal Methodist Church” he took in last gulps of air to bring his raging heartbeat down to a low ebb; he wanted to be the very picture of armed dignity on a mission of mercy.
The other woman was laughing too, slapping her knee and freshening Linda’s glass every few minutes from the bottle on the coffee table. He was staring into the window, lost in Linda’s laughter, when he suddenly became aware that something was drastically wrong. His instinct never failed him, and just as he was about to hit on the cause of his uneasiness, he saw the two women move toward each other very slowly and in perfect synchronization kiss on the lips, first tentatively, then hungrily, knocking over the bottle of scotch as they moved into a fierce embrace.
He saw that the blood led into a huge vacant lot, pitch dark and eerily silent. Lloyd listened, willing himself to assume the ears of a highly attuned animal. Just as his eyes became accustomed to the darkness and let him pick out BLOOD ON THE MOON 29 objects in the lot, he heard it: a snapping of metal on metal, coming from the direction of a portable construction toilet. 45s, and he knew Lloyd was near. Lloyd hurled a rock at the outhouse. The door creaked open and three single shots rang out, followed by the sound of doors slamming all the way down the block.