She lifted her bottle and drank the seltzer almost to the bottom, then stirred the remaining beverage with the straw. Her shawl slipped down her forearm and Harry’s gaze caught on three bruises the size of fingers that encircled her wrist. He jerked his attention back to her face as she lowered the bottle to her lap. She half smiled. “So where do you work?”
“I work for a tax accounting firm in town, but I work from home. My schedule is pretty flexible.”
by Jon Kohl and Kimberly K. Comeau
Harry Longmeadow flees Philadelphia to escape the big-city terrorism that took his brother’s life. The secret underground shelter he builds in rural north central Pennsylvania is designed to withstand any form of attack. But when an assault comes, the biggest threat isn’t nuclear fallout, but a female writer and homicide charges, for which he has no preplanned defenses.
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