• Home
  • Mystery
  • Looking for Yesterday (A Sharon McCone Mystery)

Looking for Yesterday (A Sharon McCone Mystery)

By Marcia Muller

3 years in the past, Caro Warrick was once acquitted for the homicide of her ally Amelia Bettencourt, however the lingering doubts of every body round Caro are affecting her lifestyles. Sharon McCone is convinced that she will be able to be triumphant the place different detectives have failed (though now and then it really is tough to shake her personal misgivings approximately what happened), but if Caro is brutally crushed correct at Sharon's doorstep, the research takes on an entire new path. what percentage extra humans stay in danger till Amelia's assassin is eventually stuck?

Show description

Quick preview of Looking for Yesterday (A Sharon McCone Mystery) PDF

Show sample text content

Mick’s laptop beeped. He became to it and stated, “Well, good. ” “What? ” I leaned ahead to seem, yet couldn’t make out what was once at the display. “RadioactiveMac is an individual we all know. ” “Who? ” “Do you be mindful a man named Daniel Winters? ” 11:23 a. m. I sat in my armchair reviewing the dossier on Daniel Winters. He’d come to us as a consumer years in the past. A middle-aged archaeologist from Berkeley who had collected a important selection of East African artifacts. He’d spotted definite items lacking, and suspected a loved ones worker used to be stealing them.

I became up the thermostat, took the envelope of Xeroxed clippings from Caro Warrick from my bag, and retreated to my cozy armchair. I reread the clips conscientiously, scanning for any element I hadn’t spotted ahead of. The timeline was once an identical, as was once the forged of characters. although basically 3 years had handed, the paper felt brittle, was once browning. The occasions suggested may need happened a long time long ago. yet there has been a piece of writing from final December that I had one way or the other skimmed or missed the evening Caro was once attacked.

Mick grabbed my arm. “Shar, permit me elect you. It’s too risky alone—” after which he observed the . 357 Magnum I’d simply faraway from my handbag. “I’ll be all right,” I acknowledged. “Give me ten mins. If I’m no longer again via then—” “I’ll come operating. ” I closed the door with simply the slightest click on and moved slowly around the intersection. at the present of evening, there has been little traffic—none at the present. It was once chilly, and fog misted the treetops. Eucalyptus, cypress, and pine trees—many greater than 100 years old—crowded in on my correct; their mixed smelly smells stuffed my nostrils.

I stated, “Tell me approximately Jethro Weatherford’s sheep being killed. ” “Well, it used to be some time in the past. Coyotes, most folk acknowledged; their average habitat’s being destroyed with a majority of these new humans construction within the hills, so that they look for nutrition in areas they as a rule wouldn’t. ” “Jethro proposal the Waldens have been at the back of it simply because he wouldn’t promote him that nook of his land. ” “Yeah, yet Jethro received extra sheep, and to date nothing’s occurred to them. ” “But anything occurred to Jethro. ” A pause. “Well, that’s a truth, isn’t it?

Yet we had not anything with the exception of the straightforward facilities RI supplied. assurance funds used to be coming, so we shopped for a brand new condo. the first actual day of our quest we came upon one on Avila highway within the bayside Marina district: Spanish venture sort, with whitewashed stucco partitions and a red-tiled roof. Spacious courtyard with a scorching bathtub and—of all things—a backyard gnome. 4 bedrooms: one for us, for at-home places of work, one for visitors. I’ve continuously enjoyed the quay: on foggy days, you could pay attention the horns bellowing out past the Gate, and whilst the sunlight breaks via, it kind of feels to the touch the district first.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 21 votes