By Walter Mosley
Whilst manhattan inner most eye Leonid McGill is employed to ascertain up on a weak younger lady, all he discovers is a bloody crime scene—and the lady long past lacking. His buyer doesn't wish her came across. the explanation will positioned every little thing McGill cherishes in harm's method: his kin, his pals, and his very soul.
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Additional resources for Known to Evil (Leonid McGill, Book 2)
Myra Jean Lamb,” he said. “Your granddaddy would skin you alive if he caught you up here messing around. ” The three of us stood in a line gaping up at him. I was half afraid he would take matters into his own hands and do the switching himself. He frowned down at us, maybe waiting for one of us to speak up, but my tongue was stuck to the roof of my mouth. Then Myra burst out crying, which was a surprise to me. She wasn’t prone to tears. “Here, now,” Mr. Barnett said, softening right away. “I didn’t mean to make you squall.
The house is lonesome now, but at least I’m not the butt of all the jokes anymore. My tooth got broken when I was seven. It happened one Saturday when Daddy and I went to Millertown after shoelaces. We headed out every week, whether we needed anything or not. Daddy talked more on those Saturday trips than the other six days of the week put together, whistling and tapping the truck’s steering wheel all the way down the mountain. Looking back, he needed that time away from the farm and all the worries that come with it.
I’d pull it up out of the water and close my eyes and take a long drink and it seemed like nothing in life could taste sweeter. I thought it was the prettiest plot of land I ever seen, too, until I came up here to Bloodroot Mountain. I took a job cooking and cleaning for Bucky’s wife, Barbara Cochran, and we found us a church not far from the house. That’s where I seen Macon for the first time. I never was good-looking like Myra, even before I got real old. My ears stuck out and I had a good head of hair but it had an ugly color to it, like dirty dishwater.
Known to Evil (Leonid McGill, Book 2) by Walter Mosley