By Chris Rogers
Houston bounty hunter Dixie Flannigan is a legend within the jails and courtrooms for her blend of brains, crafty, and macho variety. yet she's approximately to profit that there are limits to even her longevity. Parker Dann, accused of killing a toddler in a drunk-driving twist of fate is a bail jumper. Dixie tracks him to North Dakota and has him cuffed and in her vehicle while a snow fall hits. it is going to take every little thing Dixie has in her to get them again to Texas in a single piece.
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Flannigan holiday meals always included dishes made with the rich meat of paper-shell pecans—from pecan rolls at breakfast to tuna-pecan sandwiches at lunch to pecan stuffing and buttered-pecan ice cream at dinner. Each Christmas Eve, the family would gather in the kitchen, Kathleen rubbing oil on a turkey in a blue granite roaster, Barney chopping pecans from the family stash. Heat from the stove turned their faces rosy. Kathleen, her knot of white hair springing loose to halo around her face, always looked happiest in her kitchen, and Barney sang the goofiest Christmas songs.
To Dixie—short, plain, brainy, a total nerd—Amy had been a goddess. You didn’t compete with a goddess, you worshiped her, even when she asked your help with homework two grades harder than your own, or when she cried in your room over a different boy every week, but especially when she knuckled your head and said you were the world’s greatest sister. Now Amy’s glamorous curves had softened and spread. “Happy fat,” Dixie often teased. ” Dixie said now. Red and gold Christmas balls peeked from the top of the bag.
Six-foot-eight and thin as a shadow, the Highway Patrolman moved through the diner with a loose-jointed, sticklike grace. People stared. He didn’t seem to notice. Once, in apprehending a criminal, Dixie had seen McGrue stretch his long legs to cover the length of a football field in an eye blink, as if time itself had folded a stitch. Scary. With his deepset eyes, the iridescent green of pond algae, finely chiseled nose, and sensuous mouth, McGrue was admittedly handsome, but as spooky as a walking cadaver.