By Kathryn Cushman
Alisa Stewart sounds like she's misplaced sons: her youngest to a negative tragedy and her eldest, Kurt, to a existence ruined via habit. yet now Kurt has checked himself into rehab and located a therapeutic religion that turns out genuine. it is like he is been raised from the lifeless. Then a detective arrives at Alisa's door asking questions on a murder--the demise of a drug broker earlier than Kurt entered rehab. Alisa fears wasting her son back, and whilst she reveals facts linking him to the killing, she destroys it. Her boy is various now. he is replaced and merits a moment likelihood. but if one other guy is charged with the crime, Alisa reveals herself dealing with an very unlikely selection: be silent and preserve her son or hand over every thing for the reality.
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I wanted him to live the life that Nick was no longer able to. Kevin nodded and turned. I followed him toward his truck and swung the bag. ” He cleared his throat. “Just to warn you, I think there are a few pictures from New Orleans in there. We spent a while talking about whether or not we should get rid of those, but Sheila argued that a mother would want to have pictures taken of her son the day before he died. ” And she was, but I wondered how I would ever get the courage to open this bag and look into it.
Or maybe it wasn’t guilt at all. Maybe it was my own envy I saw reflected. I pulled the bag away, careful not to look at the contents. ” “Oh, he’s doing fine. ” And I was. I’d only met Chris on a few occasions before the tragedy, but he’d been one of Nick’s best friends at USC, and one of the two surviving members of the Mardi Gras attack. I wanted him to live the life that Nick was no longer able to. Kevin nodded and turned. I followed him toward his truck and swung the bag. ” He cleared his throat.
When Kurt checks in next, give me a call with the name of the rehab center. ” I watched Detective Thompson walk to his car, having no idea whether he believed me or was just waiting for me to slip up. Seven Between worrying about Kurt, caring for Caroline, praying over the book I’d been asked to think through, and just the day-to-day stress of work, my commutes to and from the church were the only quiet moments I’d had in recent weeks. And most of the time my brain just shifted into autopilot. I’d even managed to pull into my driveway before realizing a truck had been following me for the last few minutes and had pulled up right behind me.