|Just some cows in the rural setting of the story---the county where I live.|
***“Jack,” Clayton began, still unsure of what to say next, “I’m going to have to ask you some questions, and I’m sorry about that, but you understand we have to try and figure out what happened, right?”
“Yes, I understand,” Jack said, as he looked at his wife's blank expression.
“Alright then, so was Margie still working up at McCormick’s Boat Rental?”
“Yes, just the weekends this time of year, until tourist season starts beginning of May.” Jack faced Alice as he answered. “Isn’t that right honey?” His wife gave no indication that she heard the question.
“So she worked yesterday then, I take it, on Friday?”
“I believe she did, every Friday til 4 o’clock,” Jack said.
“No, she didn’t ...” said Alice, her voice barely audible.
***If you've liked my posts of The Milk Carton Murders, you should like this tale too. It was written to predate MCM and includes Sheriff Nazzaro and Pepper Black as well as other characters, from MCM.
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