By Margaret Carroll
Merely Caroline understands the reality approximately her husband, the intense psychoanalyst whose checklist of sufferers comprises a few of Washington, D.C.'s, such a lot celebrated. Caroline has obvious the darkest part of this merciless, controlling psychopath who watches her each circulate. With just a couple of useful mins disbursed to her, get away is now or by no means. Caroline needs to run for her lifestyles . . . as some distance and quick as she will. yet even thousand miles is not a long way sufficient. a brand new identification, new city, and new love—rugged pro-footballer-turned-outdoorsman Ken Kincaid—won't guard her. simply because Caroline understands Porter won't ever cease till he is hunted her down. And there'll be a reckoning . . .
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Porter waited a beat before seizing the moment. ” He snuck a glance at John Crowley, who was frowning at a point in the darkness. Crowley cleared his throat, which Porter took to be an encouraging sign. He waited, hardly daring to breathe, keeping his eyes on Crowley’s face in a silent plea. But it was Lindsay who spoke next. ” Lindsay was digging for information, not yet ready to assist him. Porter evaluated her question before settling on the truth. If Crowley did take the bait, he’d need to know which flights to scan.
Today she was late. Ten minutes already. That never happened. A woman with long brown hair walked past, and for an instant his heart leaped. But the woman was not his wife. His stomach curled and contracted until it twisted into a tight ball, leaving him nauseated. The feeling dated back to his childhood, and Porter’s knowledge of that didn’t help. His first patient was lying on the couch. There was no sound from the upper floors of the historic townhouse he shared with his wife and her dog. Caroline was gone.
She was becoming schooled in the business of hocking jewelry, trading it for the cash she had smuggled out in her Keds. Just yesterday morning. It already seemed eons ago. She was already growing wise in the ways of her new life. Pawnshops, she now knew, were conveniently located near bus stations and train depots. She got buzzed in and deposited her wedding and engagement rings on a worn velvet mat of midnight blue. She waited while the man behind the counter studied them with the aid of a jeweler’s loupe.
A Dark Love by Margaret Carroll