By J. L. Drake
Emily McPhee is within the clutches of a monster…
Despite the security of her boyfriend Seth Connors and his colleagues with the Orange Police division, Emily is imprisoned in a basement by means of her psychopathic stalker Jimmy Lasko. His weird and wonderful habit provides to her terror, and a video hyperlink forces Seth to witness her captivity, leaving him feeling helpless as he, the OPD, and the FBI look for her.
Freedom isn’t loose, and safeguard is simply an illusion…
Though Emily escapes the basement, the chance is much from eradicated. in truth, issues she discovered whereas being held by way of Lasko lead her to think he isn’t operating on my own. Lasko continues to be in the market, decided to get her again, and crazier than ever. If he does have a companion, Emily has no suggestion the place the chance may possibly lie or who she will be able to trust.
It’s very unlikely to reside a standard lifestyles whilst kin ties develop into tangled.
Emily is deeply harm while Seth is reminded that their courting may possibly endanger her additional and he pulls away back. She’s much more pissed off whilst her globe-trotting mom returns and is captivating to everybody…except her personal daughter.
When Emily meets Seth’s family members, she loves his mother and little sister, isn’t certain what to make of his flirtatious brother—who is usually a cop—and unearths herself very uneasy round his father, who's a robust attorney.
Sometimes issues look very clear…until you glance extra heavily.
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The steeple of the Shore-side Methodist Church. The old-time street lamps. The raffish beach hotels with the decaying verandahs and boarded-up windows. The broad "sea houses," lavishly shingled and dormered— architecture of the day when lumber was plentiful and carpentry could be afforded. Quahog Point was a period piece. Ed Brewster, our host-to-be and guide, met us at the pier. A wide man with an amiable face, he stepped out of a 1920 Kissel that suited the atmosphere, and came over to pick up our gear.
In the actual case the elder son faced trial proceedings much like those herein related. The actual judge pronounced on the real case exactly as quoted in my text. And the fantastic denouement of my story follows the actual. For the rest, this book is fiction. I trust it conveys the spirit, if not the letter, of the real-life drama. If my characters are fictionalized, so were those who played the leading roles on the stage of reality. And when it comes to public images, aren't we all? R. "Quahog Point" April 1959 ONLY IN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER 1 As someone once said, heredity deals the cards and environment plays the hand.