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By Peter Abrahams

The monster typhoon "Bernardine" did greater than devastate the tiny Gulf Coast neighborhood of Belle Ville. It exposed suppressed proof that exonerates a guy wrongly imprisoned for homicide. two decades in the past Nell Jarreau pointed out Alvin "Pirate" DuPree because the assassin who killed her boyfriend correct in entrance of her—and she later went directly to marry the detective, now the police leader, who made the arrest. She and Clay raised a daughter and had a cheerful life—but now Pirate is unfastened, leaving Nell haunted by way of doubt, guilt, worry . . . and troubling tricks rot could be festering at her personal family's center. For the sake of her sanity, her marriage, and the security of these she loves, Nell needs to discover the reality a couple of nightmare that may not finish. however the seek is top her into twisting darkish alleys she may possibly by no means break out from . . . the place a wild card ex-con waits within the shadows.

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Parish Street dead-ended at the bayou. Lee Ann parked by the side of the towpath. ” said Nell as they got out of the car. Lee Ann gazed at her over the roof, the sun glaring off her glasses. ” she said. ” 44 PETER ABRAHAMS “Maybe to someone like you,” Lee Ann said. ” “No offense,” said Lee Ann. “Just the opposite. ” They walked onto the towpath. Nell hadn’t been here in twenty years, accompanied that last time by Clay, Bobby, and an evidencegathering team. Her memory of that day—of so many days after the murder—was blurred and streaky, like images on a failing screen, but she didn’t think much evidence had been found; certainly not the knife, which never turned up.

The gun came up, pointed right at the center of Lee Ann’s forehead. “Uh-uh,” said the man. ” “But the card’s just inside the—” The man made a dismissive gesture with the gun. “Don’t wanna argue,” he said. Lee Ann tossed her bag to him. He caught it with his free hand—the gun back in that loose grip, pointing nowhere special—raised the bag to his mouth and unzipped it with his teeth. Then he squatted down, laid the bag on the ground, and fished around in it, his eyes on Nell and Lee Ann. “The card’s in that compartment at the side,” Lee Ann said.

How does that do anything for the black community? ” Lee Ann came to Parish Street, headed toward the bayou. The old Creole elite had lived on Parish Street until thirty or forty years before, their pastel houses shaded by huge cypress trees, many overhung with Spanish moss. But Bernardine had swept the trees away, and now the houses looked shabby. “There are other interpretations,” Lee Ann said. Parish Street dead-ended at the bayou. Lee Ann parked by the side of the towpath. ” said Nell as they got out of the car.

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