By Margaret Carroll
Simply Caroline is familiar with the reality approximately her husband, the bright psychoanalyst whose record of sufferers comprises a few of Washington, D.C.'s, so much celebrated. Caroline has obvious the darkest part of this merciless, controlling psychopath who watches her each circulation. With just a couple of priceless mins distributed to her, get away is now or by no means. Caroline needs to run for her existence . . . as a long way and quick as she will. yet even thousand miles is not some distance adequate. a brand new identification, new city, and new love—rugged pro-footballer-turned-outdoorsman Ken Kincaid—won't guard her. simply because Caroline is familiar with Porter won't ever cease till he is hunted her down. And there'll be a reckoning . . .
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Bitch! He had been wrong to approach the Crowleys last night. He had hoped to prevail upon John Crowley to locate Caroline in the nationwide databank of commercial airline passengers. Porter knew Crowley and his nosy wife might come up with their own reason for Caroline’s sudden disappearance. He had no control over that. But Dr. Porter Moross knew the value of a half truth, how it could be used to ease doubts. So he had crafted a version of the truth, one that would appeal to a man like Crowley with daughters who lived out of state.
But he couldn’t help himself. “Very good, sir. As you wish. ” “Thank you. ” Porter hung up. Caroline’s Louis Vuitton purse was in the sitting room. Her scent drifted from it. Gardenia, mixed with the mint smell of chewing gum. He found her wallet inside, plus tampons, brush, lipstick, gum, and several crumbling dog treats. He wrinkled his nose in disgust. He had explained to her many times the dog treats would ruin the lining. He dumped the contents of the wallet on the floor. Seventy-one dollars in cash fluttered out, along with her ATM card and credit cards.
Porter turned and walked quickly away from Wisconsin, to the Twenty-ninth Street Park at the end of the block. Heat hung like a thick layer of molasses over the row of immaculate townhouses dating to Thomas Jefferson’s presidency. Porter’s breath burned at the back of his throat. The park was nearly deserted except for a handful of students lying in the shade. There was no sign of Caroline or her dog. Swearing under his breath, Porter checked his watch. The air weighed in his lungs like burning ashes.
A Dark Love by Margaret Carroll