A Tale of Marriage, Medicine and Murder


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Chapter 2: Chapter Two
"...Arriving home, she slowed as Oakwood Street curved around her front yard and looked across the pavement to admire the Vanlandinghams’ large flower bed, where multicolored zinnias, nandina bushes, and ornamental grasses encircled the base of an electric pole. Deep in the lot, moss-draped oaks simultaneously veiled and romanticized the tall Tuscan columns that supported the portico of Oakden. Built as a millionaire planter’s town house before the Civil War destroyed Dixiana’s prosperity, it sat, along with the town’s other grand mansions, stranded in its trappings of antique splendor. It had ..."

Chapter 7: Chapter Seven
"...into the sand driveway and parked where the hand-laid brick walkway began. The rain had stopped and sun broke through the clouds behind the small green house, bathing it in diffused, technicolor light. A gentle breeze carried the aroma of trees and wet earth and lifted Spanish moss on the live oaks. The scene appeared unsubstantial, as if it belonged in Brigadoon. As they stepped up onto the porch, sounds of “You are Sixteen, Going On Seventeen” reached their ears. ..."
"... They ate supper on paper plates and watched the descending sun light up the water, and oak branches and hanging moss become silhouettes against the darkening sky. Rev. Nichols had brought his mandolin from upstairs, but it lay in its case unopened. No one felt like singing. It was ..."

Chapter 15: Chapter Fifteen
"...this far back from the hospital. To her left was a two-story building—probably Maintenance. A stringent odor of dank humus and wet leaves rose from the wooded area in front of her, where tree trunks were overgrown with kudzu vines, their branches weighted down with Spanish moss. ..."

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