By Beverly Barton
From the again hide: while a stunning scandal exposes southern secrets... because the blazing warmth of summer time offers solution to sultry September, a shroud of suspicion settles over the Noble's Crossing, a sleepy Alabama city. not anything is because it turns out- and not can be back. Lane Noble Graham stands accused of murdering her ex-husband...and the single guy who may help, Johnny Mack Cahill vowed by no means go back to town that scorned him...or the girl whose love he knew he did not deserve!
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Johnny Mack checked the digital clock on the nightstand. Eleven-fifteen. He sat in the armchair, the only chair in his motel room, propped his sock feet up on the bed and leaned back his head. Stretching his arms, he groaned. Who had said, "the more things change, the more they stay the same"? Noble's Crossing and its inhabitants were not the same as they had been fifteen years ago, and yet Johnny Mack Cahill was still persona non grata, as much now as in the past. He laughed at the irony. His chuckles sounded to him more like self-pitying groans.
The crystal tumbler hit the edge of the marble hearth behind him and shattered into jagged shards. " Edith gave him a murderous glare, then turned back to Buddy. "Find out everything you can about Johnny Mack and call me, even if it's at two in the morning. I'm not going to allow that piece of trash to come back into my town and threaten me. And if he thinks he's going to claim Will as his son, then he'd better think again. " ‘’I’ll go down to the station right now,'' Buddy said. " ‘’Yes. "See yourself out-" When Buddy left the room, James turned to go out before he reached the door, Edith called after nun.
Damning him. "I could have you arrested for breaking and entering, Chief," Johnny Mack said, as he flipped the wall switch to illuminate the room and reveal the iden tity of his uninvited guest. " Dressed in his official police uniform, Buddy Lawler stood on the far side of the room. His hand hovered over his gun belt. Sweat dotted his forehead and moistened his upper lip. " He spread his arms wide in a take-a-good-look gesture. " Chapter 9 He had often wondered what he would say and what he would do if he ever saw Buddy Lawler again.
After Dark by Beverly Barton