A Tale of Marriage, Medicine and Murder


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Chapter 2: Chapter Two
"... had originally occupied the whole block. Penny turned into her own driveway as the sun set behind puffy pink clouds. She could see that Johnny’s light blue Mercury Marquis was missing and remembered that he had gone to a Summer League baseball game. The unmistakable odor of snake defecation ..."

Chapter 12: Chapter Twelve
"...Park Hospital, Penny drove home Saturday evening beneath a fading sunset that resembled a strep throat. Lights shone from her neighbors’ houses on Oakwood Street but her own house was dark, and when she turned into her driveway a wave of acute disappointment swept over her. Johnny’s Mercury was gone, and she had been counting on telling him her troubles. ..."

Chapter 18: Chapter Eighteen
"... it?” In the passenger seat of Johnny’s blue Mercury, Penny leaned back and rolled down her window to gaze up at a black-velvet sky hung low with diamonds, each star surrounded by a tiny halo due to her vision. She would soon be motherless. Who would she be with no parents? The ..."

Chapter 22: Chapter Twenty-Two
"... the rest of the house.” In the late afternoon, the Pewitts locked their house and loaded suitcases into the trunk of Johnny’s blue Mercury. He adjusted the rearview mirror and turned to Penny, sitting beside him in the passenger seat. “Did you pack your camera?” “I’ve got it; and ..."

"...She reached home as Johnny arrived to eat an early supper before his game. He parked behind her and hopped out of the Mercury carrying an identical bag. “We must be on the same wave length,” he said. “I’ve been thinking about barbeque all afternoon!” He helped carry Penny’s purchases into the house, then withdrew to change. ..."

"...The temperature in the garage had cooled when Johnny finished checking his tires and unlocked the Mercury’s doors. “I need to check the oil; it’ll just take a minute.” He glanced at Penny’s short-sleeved dress with its sweetheart neckline. “We’re probably in for dogwood winter—you might want a sweater.” ..."

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