By G.M. Ford
Underneath the rotting floorboards of an deserted shed are human bones -- plenty of them -- the final issues a runaway rogue true-crime author and his photojournalist ex-lover anticipated to discover after they took look after from a vicious Wisconsin snowstorm. The grisly nightmare Frank Corso and Meg Dougherty have exposed is not anything they could flip a blind eye to. The hideous slaughter of a kinfolk, undetected for fifteen years, has to be avenged, because the hunt for a killer contains Corso midway around the state, and during a chilling background of violence, terror, and bloodshed. yet turning into an software of justice has made him a aim of a rage-driven maniac -- and it is resulting in ashocking fact hidden in an remoted position the place dying lives ... and the place no legislations protects the blameless.
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He moved a shoulder and brought a tentative hand to his face. She watched as he blinked several times, trying to focus on his bloodied fingers. “Corso,” she said again. He looked her way with nothing in his eyes. “I think you busted your nose,” she said. His lips blew bubbles in the blood as he touched his face and winced. ” He said it as if he’d never before heard the word. Without warning, the car began to slide, the sickening sound of ripping metal again filling the air. A silent scream stalled in her lungs as the Ford slid downward, bouncing twice before coming to rest again.
Before she could reply, the sound of breaking glass rose above the roar of the storm. They stood on the snow-covered road, wincing as they listened to the Ford bouncing off trees and boulders as it made its way toward the black silence at the bottom of the ravine. Shaking in the cold, Dougherty reached over and fastened the five buttons on Corso’s overcoat. “We’ve gotta find shelter,” she said. ” 26 G. M. F O R D “Down,” Corso said. ” His words seemed to anger the storm. Above their heads, the trees swayed like frenzied dancers.
Or me, or anybody else they can get to say anything at all. ” She gestured toward the TV. “Don’t matter what channel. Turn it on and there’s some old picture of you and they’re running on about your troubles with the New York Times and all that. If it isn’t you, it’s me or the state boys tellin’ ’em we got no comment. That’s how the Dallas boys got a 50 G. M. ” She used her right hand to massage the back of her neck. ” “He’s digging my grave, Mr. ” “He’s sure as hell setting you up to fail. ” Corso watched as her eyes turned inward.
A Blind Eye: A Novel by G.M. Ford