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Beyond Reach (Grant County, Book 6) by Karin Slaughter

By Karin Slaughter

In a stifling medical institution room in a small Georgia city, Detective Lena Adams sits, silent and angry--the purely suspect in a awful homicide. quickly, 100 miles away, Police leader Jeffrey Tolliver gets the decision that his younger detective has been arrested. And Jeffrey's spouse, pediatrician and health worker Sara Linton, has issues of her personal and little endurance for Lena or her dramas. scuffling with a heartbreaking malpractice swimsuit, Sara can't bet that inside days she herself may be on the heart of a extraordinary and murderous case.

For Lena has fled again to where the place she grew up tough, careening again in the course of the shadows of her previous and right into a surprising underground international of bigotry and rage. And now simply Jeffrey and Sara can unfastened Lena from the net of lies and brutality that has trapped her--as this powerhouse of a singular races towards its shattering climax...and a last, unforgettable twist.

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She smiled. ” Gennie managed a smile. ” Fiona’s grin was a bit smaller than Gennie’s. “Are you absolutely certain this is what you should be doing? ” As would I, Gennie thought. Close this door if You do not intend me to walk through it, Lord. ” This time her smile was genuine. ” From the corner of her eye, Gennie watched the conductor make his way toward them. ” She squeezed Fiona’s fingers, then released her. ” “Are you certain? ” Fiona stepped into the aisle. ” Fiona looked as doubtful as Gennie felt.

Mae Winslow’s finely tuned senses jumped as the fire bell rang, setting the populace into a motion akin to the stirring of a nest of hornets, and sending Mae into a fit of the vapors. Before the sounding of the alarm, the only stings fair Mae felt in the bleak light of dawn were from her heart and her conscience. She had disappointed dear Henry once again, allowing the calamity that dogged her steps to set her on yet another path leading away from the home and hearth he so freely offered. Surely the long-suffering Henry understood that beneath her buckskin-clad exterior beat a heart that held nothing but love for him despite the vagabond life she must lead.

Gennie suspected the flush in his cheeks was not from the exertion of hauling her luggage. By the time she climbed out of the carriage, her trunk sat atop a pile of luggage beside a Boston-bound train, and Chandler Dodd stood beside the porter with his money clip in hand. She pushed her way inside the train station. Fewer people populated the building than the platforms, and they moved about in a more orderly fashion. Still, the sounds and smells competed with the occasional roar of a train whistle to make Gennie feel genuinely less than well.

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