A Tale of Marriage, Medicine and Murder


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Chapter 1: Chapter One
"... Faye’s voice sent Penny’s blood racing. “Reva phoned from Westview to tell me Dad knocked her down and yelled at her, that he’d call the police if she didn’t leave, but she said she would stay until I got there, if I came quickly.” “Oh great!” Penny stood up, barely able to ..."

Chapter 7: Chapter Seven
"...smiled and fluttered a hand at them from behind the wheel of her Volvo. Her once-dark hair, now silvery, was dramatized by hoop earrings and a silky scarf. “I came straight from work so I haven’t seen our parents today, but last night I drove out to Westview and Dad was sorting books.... Mom doesn’t have a handle on any of this yet.” ..."
"... murmured. They continued around the other side of the island, coming back to Westview from the opposite direction. David disappeared into the garage, then caught up with Penny and Faye as they skirted the house to sit again on their father’s bench, their last night on the river. “Would ..."

Chapter 8: Chapter Eight
"... could barely hold his bones together. Faye watched from the terminal window as the men lifted her mother up six steep steps into the aircraft, then she turned and hustled to her car. David needed her back at Westview to help load the U-Haul. Once inside the plane, Penny and her ..."
"... her last few days in Roanoke seemed like a blur. However, the scene Sunday morning as she had left Westview with her parents was indelibly printed upon her brain. It repeated again and again, and she was unable to control her tears. She had stepped into her parents’ room to dress her ..."

Chapter 12: Chapter Twelve
"... of Grape-nuts. Her brother’s voice sounded strained. “I’m glad you’re home; you’re hard to catch. Alice and I have planned a trip to Charleston to finish getting Westview ready for the painters–-we have renters who want to move in the first of next month.” Penny swallowed. ..."

Chapter 14: Chapter Fourteen
"...After three night shifts that made moving her parents out of Westview seem like a walk in the park, Penny’s trip from the hospital to the Jacksonville airport through rush-hour traffic was a nonevent. Leaving her car in the long-term parking lot, she pulled her suitcase toward the terminal, wondering when exhaustion would overtake her. Sometimes, after working three ..."
"...sleep, Penny had relaxed by visualizing herself driving into Charleston. She would envision the bridges and marshes until she could almost smell the paper mill and swamp air, then she would picture herself crossing the last bridge onto the island, driving beneath overhanging live-oak branches, and arriving at Westview where her parents waited in the doorway. ..."
"... else?” or “And then what?” Penny had hoped to witness the old warmth come back to her mother’s eyes, but her gaze was barren. “Mother, remember when we sat on the porch at Westview and watched the sunset? Do you miss that beautiful river?” “There are many things I miss,” ..."

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