|A scene of Silver Lake, in this story Spirit Lake.|
“She didn’t what Mrs. Webster," asked Clayton.
“She didn’t go to work Friday,” Alice said, “She was supposed to--normally did--but not last Friday.”
Jack released the hold on his wife as if the shock of her words were electric. “She didn’t go in? Why didn’t you tell me?”
“She took the day off. Some day trip or other with that book club.” Alice was on the edge of collapse. “That ridiculous club of hers. You know the one, Jack; you forbade her to go.”
***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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